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Reviewed November 5, 2019

This is a college dining hall with the food served buffet style. So you can get in and get your food very quickly. It can be noisy at certain because it is a college dining hall. Overall if you want decent (college dining hall) quick...food then this is the place to go. The price makes this cheap eats in a nice clean place. Our office is only a couple of blocks from the campus so this is one of the closest places to get quick, good, food for us. I have no complaints about the food, service or cleanliness of the Cowan Dining Hall.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

I was on campus for an event and our host took us here for dinner. I was very pleased with the quality of the food. It is very good. I found them to have a wide selection of food - both traditional college food and...some fresh healthy choices. THe salad bar is very large with lots of options and was very fresh. If you are on campus - Cowan is a nice dining option.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Great place for lunch. A group of us go often for lunch. The food is good and the variety is great. Located on a beautiful college campus.

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2015

The cashier Sue is fantastic. Everybody (the Centre College Students, the Centre College Faculty, the Centre College Staff and Visitors to the Campus) loves Sue. Most of the Cowan staff is friendly and helpful, as with any place there are a few exceptions to the...rule. The food is good.More

Date of visit: May 2015
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Reviewed July 16, 2015

Dining here with groups that were celebrating a certain occasion. The food was catered by Center College especially for the gathering. Good, too.

Date of visit: February 2015
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Reviewed March 11, 2012

I'm fairly sure the only other comment for this place is a joke, especially since they call the food "Armenian." This is the local college's cafeteria and everything served is of very poor quality. The workers are slow and often rude. The dishwasher must not...work, because the dishes are never clean.More

Date of visit: August 2011
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Reviewed February 4, 2012

Would have never thought to visit the college for such delicious food!

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Reviewed November 19, 2011

"The Commons" as it is known by the students at Centre College, is a buffet but the servers on the lines are extremly helpfull and courtious. The food quality is the best and is prepared to prefection. There are several lines to choose from, including...cold and hot sandwichs, loaded salad bar, breakfast bar plus a seperate custom egg and omelette bar, meat, veggie, drinks, dessert and more, all this for $8.95 per person. Now, you do have to carry your own tray. Remember this is a college dining area and it can get a little noisy at times. But the memories it brings back is well worth the experience. You need to call ahead at -- and ask for the Dining Commons to check the dining times, for there are special events that can superceed the public dining. Centre is rated in the top 10 private colleges in the nation and they provide their students with the same quality dining. I find the 11:00 AM Sunday Brunch is especially good. We in Danville are lucky to know about this experience, so don't everone come running al at once.More

Date of visit: November 2011
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Cowan Dining Hall is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4