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Cougar Lane Lodge

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4219 Agness Rd, Agness, OR 97406-9710
+1 541-247-7233
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun 08:00 - 18:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During a backpacking trip along the Rogue River Trail I decided not to make the return trip back to my starting point due to weather. Needing to make arrangements for pick up at the opposite end of the trail than planned I was able to get a room for a reasonable price and the clerk let me use his cell... More 

Thank krsmith77
Eugene, Oregon
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This was the restaurant stop on the 104 mile Jet Boat ride up the Rogue. A great vegan option for me, and good salads and bbq for the others in my party. Delicious food and plenty of it.

Thank lizcratty
Central Coast, California
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We stopped at Cougar Lane as part of Jerry's Rogue Jet Boat trip. Reviews said that you can catch a ride up the steep hill from the boat to the restaurant, but there were none available (it's difficult for me to walk distances). But the food and service were very good. We had salmon burgers, tacos, and pulled pork. All... More 

Thank lolly63
Salem, Oregon
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This restaurant is absolutely worth driving from Gold Beach to Agness for. My husband had incredible brisket, and I had the hand crafted veggie burger (let me underscore hand crafted, not something taken out of a freezer). They serve Arch Rock Beer, an award winning microbrewery (also local to Gold Beach). If you are a foodie, you love finding secret... More 

Thank Lorre R
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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634 reviews
375 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 847 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This was our lunch stop on our river jet boat ride. They cater to boat loads of tourists and feed groups of 45 to 90 at a sitting. Menu is mostly burgers and BBQ as well as chicken and tacos. My BBQ brisket was mostly fat and gristle. The half chicken was decent. After several hours bouncing in a crowded... More 

1 Thank Malice6
Mesa, United States
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45 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped here as part of Jerrys Jet Boats tours, and it was incredible. Jerry's offers a choice of three stops, and we selected Cougar Lane because of their menu. We were not disappointed. The food was great, the portion sizes were very generous. Totally recommend. If you're older, it might be wise to just share a meal because the... More 

1 Thank Dan A
Spring, Texas
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446 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Since this was part of the Jerry's boat ride excursion, we expected poor overpriced food. Instead we received excellent service, food, beverages, at a reasonable price.

Thank Ron R
Fort Harrison, Montana
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Nicely remodeled since the last time we were here - and the food & service was absolutely amazing! In our party, we had the brisket, pulled pork & cheeseburger and they were all wonderful and not super expensive. We were too full for the cobbler, unfortunately...but I later wished we would've ordered one to share, as I heard so many... More 

1 Thank mcnugget2014
Portland, Oregon, United States
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This was the meal break in a four hour Jet Boat tour We were warmly received The service was fast warm and very accommodating... They took our orders and served very soon after... It was as we ordered and very good... I had the brisket sandwich. Very tender and moist. Good Eats...

1 Thank David S
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112 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Some of the best BBQ we have ever had, the brisket was incredible, the beans were amazing. This is saying a lot as we are BBQ and Smoke House fanatics, this was a surprise to us and truly great. We chose to eat outside on the deck overlooking the river with a choice of sun or shade tables. Also inside... More 

Thank Dave M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4219 Agness Rd, Agness, OR 97406-9710
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Agness
  • Phone Number: +1 541-247-7233
Shadowed by a towering grove of Oregon Myrtle wood trees and nestled along the bank of the Rogue River in the town of Agness Oregon, Cougar Lane Lodge is that place you've been searching for. Authentic slow cooked BBQ on our open air deck with beautiful views of the Rogue River.
Ribs, Brisket, Pulled Pork, and Chicken are smoked daily in our Ole' Hickory BBQ pit. Newly renovated in 2014.
You'll also find a grocery store, liquor store, gas, propane, full bar, and six lodging units. This is a one stop shop for your Agness vacation!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?