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Restaurants in Cookeville

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Mauricio's Italian Restaurant 232 N Peachtree Ave, Cookeville
Mauricio's Italian Restaurant
Italian • $$

Mauricio's Italian Restaurant

232 N Peachtree Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

Truly outstanding meal last night. Me and my wife took a date night and wanted to try there. Not disappointed. We will have to go back. The Seafood Maurico...

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  • Superb241 Reviews4.7
Tennessee Legend Distillery at Maddux Place 323 E Spring St, Cookeville
Tennessee Legend Distillery at Maddux Place
Distilleries • $$

Tennessee Legend Distillery at Maddux Place

323 E Spring St, Cookeville, TN 38501

WOW!!! What a great experience talking with Trey. His knowledge and expertise during our tasting made a huge difference in helping me pick what to taste and...

  • Superb118 Reviews4.9
Big Tony's Pizzeria 866 E 10th St, Cookeville
Big Tony's Pizzeria
Pizza • $$

Big Tony's Pizzeria

866 E 10th St, Cookeville, TN 38501

Fantastic food, great staff!Best cauliflower pizza I've ever had, husband and kids loved their pepperoni and meatball pie. Cannoli was perfect! Will...

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  • Superb182 Reviews4.6
Seven Senses Food & Cheer 32 W Broad St, Cookeville
Seven Senses Food & Cheer
American • $$

Seven Senses Food & Cheer

32 W Broad St, Cookeville, TN 38501

First time to visit and what an awesome experience. Casual, comfortable atmosphere. Our server, Katie was knowledgeable about the menu items and a purely...

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  • Superb194 Reviews4.5
Nick's Restaurant & Lounge, Inc. 895 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville
Nick's Restaurant & Lounge, Inc.
Steak House • $$

Nick's Restaurant & Lounge, Inc.

895 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

We traveled to TN from out of state. We wanted a nice sit-down place to eat and a chance to dress up a bit compared to the rest of our trip. We had such a...

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  • Superb168 Reviews4.5
Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen 1375 Interstate Dr, Cookeville
Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen
American • $$

Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen

1375 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, TN 38501

Passing through and ordered dinner to go for hotel. Good food as always. Forgot my husband's Caesar salad. My 6 oz steak was slightly over cooked to me....

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  • Superb190 Reviews4.4
Persis Indian Grill 601 S Jefferson Ave suite b, Cookeville
Persis Indian Grill
Indian • $$

Persis Indian Grill

601 S Jefferson Ave suite b, Cookeville, TN 38501

Another fantastic meal at Persis. This is our ultimate in authentic Indian cuisine. My husband loves the Tandoori biryani (reminds him of Delhi). I love...

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  • Superb182 Reviews4.4
Father Tom's Pub 32 N Cedar Ave, Cookeville
Father Tom's Pub
Pubs • $$

Father Tom's Pub

32 N Cedar Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

Excellent service and food. Our group had salads, the pretzel, fish and Tom’s Dog. All excellent, fresh and perfect portions. Highly recommend the any of...

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  • Good221 Reviews4.2
Marco's Pizza 447 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville
Marco's Pizza
Pizza • $$

Marco's Pizza

447 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

Ordered a large pizza, a sub, and some wings. Got there in a reasonable amount of time and everything was SO. GOOD. The leftover pizza was even better....

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  • Superb133 Reviews4.6
World Foods 22 N Cedar Ave, Cookeville
World Foods
Pizza • $

World Foods

22 N Cedar Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

Found this place online and it had great reviews - but that doesn't always mean the food really is good. Around here it seems good reviews are based on...

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The Back Room Bistro 39 W Broad St, Cookeville
The Back Room Bistro
Bistros • $$

The Back Room Bistro

39 W Broad St, Cookeville, TN 38501

The food is phenomenal! The staff is always friendly and smiling... if you go in having a bad day they always seem to cheer you up! Healthy options and locally...

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  • Superb109 Reviews4.7
India Palace 120 W 1st St, Cookeville
India Palace
Indian • $$

India Palace

120 W 1st St, Cookeville, TN 38501

This was my first experience of Indian food. I had no idea what to order or expect. The lady who was the host and cook as well was very sweet and helpful. The...

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  • Superb144 Reviews4.5
Fuji Hibachi & Sushi 864 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville
Fuji Hibachi & Sushi
Sushi • $$

Fuji Hibachi & Sushi

864 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

Excellent Bento Box Teriyaki Chicken with Tempura. Really enjoyed our meals. Server was very attentive and sweet. Great experience inside. The exterior needs...

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  • Superb161 Reviews4.4
Cinco Amigos 1 N Willow Ave, Cookeville
Cinco Amigos
Mexican • $$

Cinco Amigos

1 N Willow Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

Probably one of the best Mexican restaurants in Cookeville. My first time there, I ordered a dish I had never seen on any other Mexican restaurant menu in...

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  • Superb179 Reviews4.3
37 Cedar Restaurant and Bar 37 N Cedar Ave, Cookeville
37 Cedar Restaurant and Bar
American • $$

37 Cedar Restaurant and Bar

37 N Cedar Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

Just had a super fun night at 37 Cedar. Had some specialty cocktails Sweet Ginger Kiss is great-not too sweet and the Persephone was really good too. Then got...

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  • Superb179 Reviews4.3
Bubba Gandy Seafood Cajun Market 370 S Lowe Ave, Cookeville
Bubba Gandy Seafood Cajun Market
Seafood

Bubba Gandy Seafood Cajun Market

370 S Lowe Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

We have passed Bubba Gandy’s for several months, not knowing this gem was sitting there. This place honestly had the best blackened red snapper I have ever...

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  • Superb111 Reviews4.9
Spankie's 203 E 9th St, Cookeville
Spankie's
Bar & Grill • $$

Spankie's

203 E 9th St, Cookeville, TN 38501

Good food, good fun, good laughs, & a GREAT server. We were a party of 9 and everything went smoothly. The time for the food was great & the drinks...

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  • Good188 Reviews4.2
A Taste of the Philippines 402 W Main St, Cookeville
A Taste of the Philippines
Filipino • $

A Taste of the Philippines

402 W Main St, Cookeville, TN 38506

Oh my goodness! This place was delicious! The food was simply divine! The meat from the BBQ Plate 2 was so tender and has a wonderful taste! The grilled...

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  • Superb114 Reviews4.8
Chick-fil-A 1370 Interstate Dr, Cookeville
Chick-fil-A
Chicken • $

Chick-fil-A

1370 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, TN 38501

Food good as usual. Wanted coffee, no one could figure out when last made, no senior, so busy, busy asked for carryout, never heard my name called, my order...

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  • Superb201 Reviews4.4
Red Lobster 1410 Interstate Dr, Cookeville
Red Lobster
Seafood • $$

Red Lobster

1410 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, TN 38501

We were seated immediately. The place was clean. Bathrooms needed a little attention. Our waiter was very nice and attentive. Our meal was delicious! Fried...

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  • Good178 Reviews4.2
Hooligans Half Irish Pub 586 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville
Hooligans Half Irish Pub
Sports Bar • $$

Hooligans Half Irish Pub

586 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

The food is always amazing here. The Caribbean jerk and pineapple chipotle wing sauce is to die for. I got the pineapple chipotle on the fried shrimp, I'd...

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  • Good176 Reviews4.2
Rib City - Cookeville 1431 Interstate Dr, Cookeville
Rib City - Cookeville
Barbecue • $$

Rib City - Cookeville

1431 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, TN 38501

Pretty good place to eat. Stopped on the way home from Pigion Forge. The server Paige was amazing. Checked on us often but not to much. Drinks filled...

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  • Good191 Reviews4.1
CH Steak Lounge 14 S Washington Ave, Cookeville
CH Steak Lounge
Steak House • $$

CH Steak Lounge

14 S Washington Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

Went for the first time tonight and my God the food was to die for! The stake? Wonderful. The mashed potatoes? Unbelievable. The mac n cheese? So good it...

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LongHorn Steakhouse 1000 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville
LongHorn Steakhouse
Steak House • $$

LongHorn Steakhouse

1000 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

The food was very good but our server had other things occupying her time....like talking with other servers at what seemed to be another coworker dining...

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  • Good188 Reviews4.1
Chicken Salad Chick 1265 Interstate Dr Suite 205, Cookeville
Chicken Salad Chick
Southern • $$

Chicken Salad Chick

1265 Interstate Dr Suite 205, Cookeville, TN 38501

This place has a great variety of different chicken salads, every one that I have tried has been delicious. The service has always been very friendly and...

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  • Superb85 Reviews4.7
O'Charley’s Restaurant & Bar 1401 Interstate Dr, Cookeville
O'Charley’s Restaurant & Bar
American • $$

O'Charley’s Restaurant & Bar

1401 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, TN 38501

I normally wouldn't leave a review about a big, national chain restaurant unless it's a terrible experience. However, we had a great meal, and great...

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  • Good181 Reviews4.1
El Magueyal Mexican Restaurant 1068 E 10th St, Cookeville
El Magueyal Mexican Restaurant
Mexican • $$

El Magueyal Mexican Restaurant

1068 E 10th St, Cookeville, TN 38501

Had lunch fajitas. Generous portions. Guac is included no extra charge! Fat tortillas. Chunky veggies. Nice flavors. Beans had melted cheese on top....

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  • Superb122 Reviews4.4
Golden Corral Buffet & Grill GOLDEN CORRAL, 1380 Interstate Dr, Cookeville
Golden Corral Buffet & Grill
Buffet • $$

Golden Corral Buffet & Grill

GOLDEN CORRAL, 1380 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, TN 38501

We caught it on a good day when we took our daughter and grandkids there during their visit. Something for everybody, everything we had was fresh and tasty....

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  • Good169 Reviews4.1
The Blue Pig 35 W Broad St, Cookeville
The Blue Pig
Barbecue • $$

The Blue Pig

35 W Broad St, Cookeville, TN 38501

Excellent bbq in a surprising environment. Don't be fooled by what may look like an empty dining room in the front - the best seating is behind the back...

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  • Good168 Reviews4.1
P-Dilly's Cupcakes 168 W Broad St, Cookeville
P-Dilly's Cupcakes
Cupcakes • $$

P-Dilly's Cupcakes

168 W Broad St, Cookeville, TN 38501

Everytime I get cupcakes from PDillys, I’m blown away. Flavor, presentation, and service - 5 stars all around! Always delicious, super friendly staff, and a...

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  • Superb78 Reviews4.7

American Restaurants

American in Cookeville
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 1295 S Walnut Ave, Cookeville
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
American • $

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

1295 S Walnut Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

Super busy on our visit. Our server Patricia P was wonderful. We ordered two sunrise samplers and all of the food was delicious. The wait after ordering our...

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  • Good178 Reviews3.9
John's Place 11 Gibson Ave, Cookeville
John's Place
American

John's Place

11 Gibson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

The experience was incredible! We had fish! I just don't think I can get enough? Service excellent! Laughter & just a good old time! Thanks Mr. Bill,...

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  • Superb66 Reviews4.7
M & M Country Cafe 618 E Hudgens St, Cookeville
M & M Country Cafe
American

M & M Country Cafe

618 E Hudgens St, Cookeville, TN 38501

The building might not be aesthetically appealing, but they have good food and good prices. Only complaints are the gravy could have been warmer, and they...

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  • Superb55 Reviews4.6

Pizza Restaurants

Pizza in Cookeville
Bellacino's Pizza & Grinders 377 W Jackson St Ste 1E, Cookeville
Bellacino's Pizza & Grinders
Pizza • $

Bellacino's Pizza & Grinders

377 W Jackson St Ste 1E, Cookeville, TN 38501

Today we had a late lunch here and it was very good! I has a chicken grinder and he had a chicken bacon ranch grinder and we both had fries! Fries were...

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  • Good134 Reviews4.1
Fazoli's 1063 S Walnut Ave, Cookeville
Fazoli's
Pizza

Fazoli's

1063 S Walnut Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

Got a chicken salad and a loaded Alfredo chicken and broccoli first time here and everything was perfect the softest bread sticks and tasty order from Uber...

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  • Good140 Reviews4
Little Caesars Pizza 122 S Willow Ave, Cookeville
Little Caesars Pizza
Pizza • $

Little Caesars Pizza

122 S Willow Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

Always check your pizza before leaving. I always order a thin crust and ask for it sliced like a regular pizza instead of in small pieces. Last 2 times I...

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  • Good92 Reviews4.1

Mexican Restaurants

Mexican in Cookeville
Blue Coast Burrito - Cookeville 1010 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville
Blue Coast Burrito - Cookeville
Mexican

Blue Coast Burrito - Cookeville

1010 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

Every Trip to Cookville has to include a trip to Blue Coast for a humongous burrito with a fruit tea to wash it down. Clean environment and friendly staff....

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  • Superb168 Reviews4.4
Fiesta Cancun Grill 780 W Jackson St, Cookeville
Fiesta Cancun Grill
Mexican • $$

Fiesta Cancun Grill

780 W Jackson St, Cookeville, TN 38501

The food is always great, I've never had a bad meal or experience here. The staff are always friendly and provide excellent service. My family eat here...

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  • Good135 Reviews4.2
Victor's Taco Shop 642 N Walnut Ave, Cookeville
Victor's Taco Shop
Mexican

Victor's Taco Shop

642 N Walnut Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

Excellent food and service! The fish tacos and chicken tacos were great. Cheese dip was good and I loved their chips! Will be back next time we're in...

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  • Superb102 Reviews4.7

Chinese Restaurants

Chinese in Cookeville
Panda Garden Buffet Inc 166 S Willow Ave, Cookeville
Panda Garden Buffet Inc
Chinese • $

Panda Garden Buffet Inc

166 S Willow Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

Good food at a good price. We ate the buffet and the staff all wore masks and there was disposable gloves to wear at each food station. The best hot and...

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  • Superb173 Reviews4.3
Super Hibachi Grill Buffet 791 S Jefferson Ave #4028, Cookeville
Super Hibachi Grill Buffet
Chinese • $$

Super Hibachi Grill Buffet

791 S Jefferson Ave #4028, Cookeville, TN 38501

Had the lunch buffet with my wife and the food was outstanding nothing was cold or old so if you ever wanna take the wife and kids for a day or night out and...

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  • Good148 Reviews3.9
A Taste of China 1068 N Washington Ave, Cookeville
A Taste of China
Chinese • $

A Taste of China

1068 N Washington Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

Probably the best Chinese buffet I've ever had. Food is always fresh and hot and tastes amazing. Would give it 5 stars but the waitress is not the most...

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  • Good112 Reviews4.1

Fast Food Restaurants

Fast Food in Cookeville
Cook Out 869 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville
Cook Out
Fast Food • $

Cook Out

869 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

Amazing customer service and the food was so delicious! The price for everything I got was great! I will definitely go back again. 4 stars because my tea...

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Arby's 1073 S Willow Ave, Cookeville
Arby's
Fast Food • $

Arby's

1073 S Willow Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

Quick and easy stop while on a roadtrip. Wish the location was easier to get in and out of, but that is not their fault. Was sad the inside was closed as I...

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  • Good108 Reviews4
Sonic Drive-In 724 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville
Sonic Drive-In
Fast Food

Sonic Drive-In

724 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

My a/c quite working it was hot. I was getting hungry.i love sonic sweet tea route 44 .and the onion rings are the best. with the chill cheese tots hit the...

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  • Good123 Reviews3.9

Burger Restaurants

Burgers in Cookeville
Mini Burger 310 W Broad St, Cookeville
Mini Burger
Burgers • $

Mini Burger

310 W Broad St, Cookeville, TN 38501

Small southern style in a vintage building.Pros: Burgers are fantastic, nice cheap food, friendly staff, good parking, southern feel. Drive thru on the side....

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  • Superb76 Reviews4.4
Wendy's 1029 S. Jefferson, Cookeville
Wendy's
Hamburgers & Hot Dogs • $

Wendy's

1029 S. Jefferson, Cookeville, TN 38501

I stopped in for a quick meal while running errands. The service at the drive-up was fast, the food was excellent (especially the frosty), and I was quickly on...

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  • Good139 Reviews3.7
Hardee's 230 South Jefferson, Cookeville
Hardee's
Hamburgers & Hot Dogs • $

Hardee's

230 South Jefferson, Cookeville, TN 38501

We have 2 Hardee’s in our town of cookeville. Both are very well maintained. There staff are always so professional and friendly and the food is always so...

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  • Good114 Reviews3.7
McAlister's Deli 1360 Interstate Dr, Cookeville
McAlister's Deli
Sandwich Shop

McAlister's Deli

1360 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, TN 38501

I ordered the French Dip and the Southwest Chicken and Avocado. The French dip was hot and good. This is my first time ordering that salad and it comes with...

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  • Superb72 Reviews4.5
Quiznos 831 S Jefferson Ave 2nd Floor, Cookeville
Quiznos
Sandwich Shop • $$

Quiznos

831 S Jefferson Ave 2nd Floor, Cookeville, TN 38501

It's Quiznos, nothing else need be said about that. The service now that could use some work. We waited on someone to come back from break or something...

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  • Superb35 Reviews4.3
Subway 606 W Main St, Cookeville
Subway
Sandwich Shop • $

Subway

606 W Main St, Cookeville, TN 38501

In a time of crisis in this country it's nice to see people wiping down counters and tables with disinfectant as I walked into the subway you could smell...

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  • Good54 Reviews3.7
Bojangles 1033 S Willow Ave, Cookeville
Bojangles
Chicken

Bojangles

1033 S Willow Ave, Cookeville, TN 38506

First time here. The chicken was tender and juicy, the coating was a bit bitey for me. I had mac & cheese, green beans and a #2 (1 leg and 1 thigh) and a...

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  • Superb111 Reviews4.3
Buffalo Wild Wings 1385 Interstate Dr, Cookeville
Buffalo Wild Wings
Chicken Wings • $$

Buffalo Wild Wings

1385 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, TN 38501

We tried food from here for the first time today via delivery. We have tried various places for a good burger. Ten thumbs up to you guys, in our opinion you...

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  • Good167 Reviews3.3
Zaxby's Chicken Fingers & Buffalo Wings 320 Big Mac Dr, Cookeville
Zaxby's Chicken Fingers & Buffalo Wings
Chicken • $

Zaxby's Chicken Fingers & Buffalo Wings

320 Big Mac Dr, Cookeville, TN 38506

I just love their wings-n-things (original), so delish! Plus at the Algood location your nit blocking traffic, or have to wait 40 minutes in a line of cars!...

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  • Good114 Reviews3.7
Bar On The Green 907 E Broad St, Cookeville
Bar On The Green
Bar & Grill

Bar On The Green

907 E Broad St, Cookeville, TN 38501

I've read great reviews so decided to stop by to pick up a to go order. The establishment was clean and the staff was very nice, I was greeted...

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  • Superb76 Reviews4.5
Vinnie T's Clubhouse 221 E 8th St, Cookeville
Vinnie T's Clubhouse
Bar & Grill • $

Vinnie T's Clubhouse

221 E 8th St, Cookeville, TN 38501

Great local pub . Friendly staff ; pouring excellent drinks . Fantastic beer selection . I stop in every time I'm in Cookeville, TN . Owner is a great...

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  • Superb57 Reviews4.4
Nowhere Bar & Grill 102 N Cedar Ave, Cookeville
Nowhere Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill

Nowhere Bar & Grill

102 N Cedar Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

It was good. Real good. They didn't have Dragon's Milk on tap this time and they turned the TouchTunes Jukebox off for some reason, but we were there...

  • Superb24 Reviews4.5