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Cat and Owl Steak and Seafood

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110 Karnes Rd, Exit 21, Covington, VA 24426-6234
+1 540-862-5808
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“scallops” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
110 Karnes Rd, Exit 21, Covington, VA 24426-6234
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

Two of us had a late dinner a few nights ago, and of course, had made a reservation. We were coming from another event in the area and were rapidly seated with immediate and excellent service. We both had (I believe) the char-broiled steak ......More

Thank whiteoakspring
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Quant and delicious! Best in char.broiled shrimp and scallops, great steaks, or go for the surf and turf! Love this family run restaurant!

Thank Heide M
Reviewed April 9, 2018

This restaurant is tucked away and you need to find it. What great decor and atmosphere. The staff was wonderful and a lot of fun. The food was very good and there was plenty of it. There is a back room that could be used...More

Thank Bonnie5901
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Found this on TA and went as much out of curiosity as wanted a good dinner. Just as you're wondering if you went the wrong way, you see the sign. It's definitely off the beaten path, on a dead end road. I had the clam...More

Thank Yorkiemom19
Reviewed January 29, 2018

For years and years this special little restaurant didn't advertize or market themselves--because the word of mouth was all it needed to keep the tables full. There is now a decent size sign to help you find the place that my husband and I go...More

Thank MillboroGirl
Reviewed January 13, 2018

Atmosphere and food were great! Never disappointed when we eat here. They have a lot of regular customers.

Thank Brenda W
Reviewed December 23, 2017

Our church group ate at the Cat and Owl last week to celebrate Christmas. If you are a group, it is a good idea to pre-order, so the staff knows what you want in advance. Call and ask for this service. They will give you...More

1  Thank NancyLovesRehoboth
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Traveling through Virginia looking for a place to eat, found this on TA. Its a fun place to stop because of the decor that surrounds you. Hubby ordered steak, well done, as he is cutting into more of it, discovers it wasn't. Server offered to...More

Thank brdnut
Reviewed September 8, 2017

This place hearkens back to, what, the 60s? The warm, intimate decor also delivers outstanding service and perfect food. Be careful to ask if any of the seafood is frozen. A steak and crab cake combo is a must. But beware, prices are surprisingly high...More

Thank UVAJD99
Reviewed July 10, 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
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
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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