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“not bag” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Cowboy - CLOSED

The Cowboy
Price range: US$8 - US$26
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Bar, Pub, Fusion
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: A casual local establishment with a Tavern style atmosphere serving a fusion of global food. We cater to large parties and private functions as well as our window view dining area. We feature weekend brunch and lunch, dinner and cater to special occasions. Enjoy a cocktail and dinner at our wrap around bar and during the warmer months take advantage of our spacious deck. We welcome families with children.We now offer on-site and off-site catering as well as take out.
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“not bag”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

liked the food but asked the waitress to split the bill (cause we were 2 couples) before we ordered and i thought she was going to have a heart attack!!

Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Luand2012
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Savannah, Georgia
Level Contributor
18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“This Cowboy knows how to cook!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

I was expecting a basic meat and potatoes kind of place and was delighted to experience a wonderful fusion dining experience. The corn chowder was beyond delicious with a sophisticated blend of flavors. Likewise the spicy peanut tofu with udon noodles had wonderful vegetables,perfectly crisp cooked in a light sauce that was so good, I didn't want to miss a drop.
My husband who enjoys more basic fare, enjoyed his chicken sandwich (made to his specifications, no cheese please) with tasty sweet potato fries. Portions were very generous and prices extremely reasonable. Go for the food, nor the ambiance. A comfortable setting for family dining.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank SkidawayBaby
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Virginia
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“two visits this week”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014

We had dinner here twice this week . The first visit was great from service to food. The second visit didn't go as well. The food was as good, but the service was a bit disappointing. Drinks were slow in coming and our appetizers came out with our dinners. The server said "sorry", but didn't offer any solution . They seemed like they were trying to "turn over tables" . Very different from our visit earlier in the week.
Food and drinks at The Cowboy are always good , but next time we won't count on the server to be experienced and space out the appetizers with the entrees.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank SVtravelsalot
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Belleville, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Not just Beef!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

Don't let the name fool you. Almost everyone in our party said they probably would't have stopped because of the name. Thankfully I had been here a couple years ago and convinced them it was great.
There were 8 of us in our party and every one of us were extremely happy.
The menu is interesting, the food is excellent snd the service was superb!
If you are staying in this end of town, don't feel you have to go downtown for a good meal.
The Cowboy is great!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank 732Dave
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Niagara Falls, NY
Level Contributor
94 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“The locals eat here”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

After a bad experience down the road we stopped in here. The service was wonderful--very friendly. We noticed lots of locals in and out and some around the bar. That's always a good sign. The menu is unusual for a place called "Cowboys" but in a good way. Hubby had a burger and I had a steak and both were big and yummy! Again, difference between a chef and a cook, I believe. The presentation of the dishes was classy. It was a little pricey but it's a tourist town so I would say it was worth it. We'll go here again if we're ever in Lake Placid. Cute decor.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank indigodawn
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