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1607 Walnut St, Cary, NC 27511-5928
+1 919-319-5414
10:30 - 00:00
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Apex, North Carolina
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69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This cook-out is strictly a drive-thru or walk-up, no place to eat your food. If you need time to review the menu and decide what you want, you will almost certainly hold up the drive-thru line. If you have to wait in line, bring up the menu on your phone. Burgers are always good, as are the shakes. Shakes are... More 

Thank Rich H
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped here to grab a bite. Ordered the BBQ plate of pulled park with hush puppies and slaw. WARNING: This is not the BBQ you are looking for! This is some odd interpretation of traditional BBQ. They put tabasco sauce or some other brand of hot sauce on the 'finely grated pork' and the hush puppies were not like any... More 

Thank GumboSnow
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Delicious food and fantastic shakes. Prices are extremely reasonable. You can get a full meal spending a little over five dollars. Well worth the visit.

Thank LMenard0215
Iowa City, Iowa
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This was great for a casual meal. I had a great grilled chicken sandwich and the rest had cheeseburgers that were huge plus each had 2 sides for $4.99. The milk shakes were delicious and over 40 kinds. 5 of us ate for $35.

Thank sheila H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I got a cheeseburger fries and a strawberry shake. A regular burger was like a double cheeseburger to me so a huge would probably be even bigger! The fries were thicker but also crispy which is rare to find both. The strawberry shake was super good, not fake strawberry tasting, but was super thick and I had to wait to... More 

Thank Jackie Y
Apex, North Carolina
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207 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Whenever at the Crossroads mall, I try and hit Cookout if I'm in a hurry. The burger, fries, onion rings and large drink for $4.99. are the best buy in town. The food is excellent. My only complaint is that the order sometimes gets messed up. Check your order before you leave and enjoy the food. We usually pull in... More 

Thank wjm8309
Apex, North Carolina
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115 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

If you are looking to fill that Cookout craving, this is the location. If you are looking for a nice meal with a candle, go elsewhere. If you are craving a little grilled taste with good service and prices, this is the place. I've been going to this location since 2007 and it's been really consistent. I really like their... More 

1 Thank FoutsNC
Whiteville, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2015

sorry ..,i have eaten at other cookouts and the food was yummy this one left me on a sour note....Not good at all... old building that looks like it used to be a bank.

Thank Ray J
Toronto, Canada
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114 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Typical chicken takeout. Some people go absolutely crazy for this place - I think it's OK. Nothing wrong with it when you're in the mood. Shakes are good.

Thank TravellerDavy
United States
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443 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Few do burgers as well. About my ratings: In an effort to compare apples to apples, my ratings are strictly for establishments within thirty minutes travel of each-other. It makes no sense whatsoever to give five stars to a top Paris restaurant or hotel and then only give three stars to the very best hotel or restaurant on a small... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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American, Fast food, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 01:00
10:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1607 Walnut St, Cary, NC 27511-5928
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
  • Phone Number: +1 919-319-5414

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