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Cat and Owl Steak and Seafood

110 Karnes Rd, Exit 21, Covington, VA 24426-6234
+1 540-862-5808
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Steakhouse
££ - £££
110 Karnes Rd, Exit 21, Covington, VA 24426-6234
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We dined the Cat & Owl as a nostalgia visit, having lived in the Covington area many years ago. It was comforting to see that many of the features I remembered remain intact. There are several good cuts of beef on the menu and some...More

Thank MissPawley
Reviewed 10 July 2017

What a friendly place! And interesting and good menu selections. Perhaps the choices are not as healthy as they can be, but the salad bar was good (fresh tomatoes from their garden!) and grilled prime rib was excellent. The service quite exceeded any and all...More

Thank worldtraveler24153
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Grew up in the area and go often to visit family. Looked online to find a nice place to dine for my mother and self on Saturday evening. I was thrilled to find the Cat and Owl. My mother and I both ordered the exact...More

Thank paige9182017
Reviewed 23 May 2017

good food great service reservations helpful,management was helpful location was great,plenty parking

Thank James C
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Something seemed a bit tired about this railroad-themed place; perhaps 40 years of two-generation ownership are taking their toll. Nonetheless, we enjoyed good steaks and salads, friendly service, and an unusual collection of art and antiques.

Thank FamSiam
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We drove over from the Homestead because everything else was closed on a Monday night. It was an interesting place. Food and service were good, not great but worth the trip over. Prices were high especially for the prime rib. Seems like they can charge...More

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 15 December 2016

My husband and I had dinner at the Cat & Owl last night, which we try to do whenever we're in the area. And as usual, it was awesome. I think I could have cut my filet with my fork, it was so tender and...More

Thank judiharry
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is an upscale restaurant that offers great food such as seafood, steaks, pork chops, and chicken. The food is always delich! The décor is eclectic with a little of everything. The atmosphere is very nice and elegant. The Cat and Owl is located right...More

2  Thank NancyLovesRehoboth
Reviewed 12 September 2016

On the recommendation of Hill Crest Inn, we tried cat and owl. The prime rib grilled steaks were cooked as ordered and very tasty.. We had tempura batter green beans and baked potato sides while my husband had sautéed mushrooms. Service was excellent. My only...More

Thank BDeSignor
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Trout, bbq shrimp, and filet mignon were outstanding. The wait person and owner were nice as could be. The varied items decorating the restaurant will capture your attention and bring back some memories!

Thank tdarone
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Karnes Rd, Exit 21, Covington, VA 24426-6234
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: +1 540-862-5808
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