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20936 Torrence Chapel Rd, Cornelius, NC 28031-6322
+1 704-895-2250
05:00 - 21:30
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Sun 07:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 05:00 - 21:30
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Cornelius, North Carolina
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Country fare. Large... affordable servings. Good Leek potato soup or chicken noodle are always free with entrees and made fresh daily. Booth seats are worn out but its a local favorite. Corn bread and vegtable soup is not my favorite, however so I'd avoid them. Always enjoy the grouper and fried okra.

Thank Jennifer D
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and large portions of food. Always a good food and good service whether you want breakfast, lunch , or dinner.

Thank bbblackbelt08
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103 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't go wrong here if you're hungry. The portions are very generous. It's a diner trying to be a restaurant. It's dated. If you're going for atmosphere this isn't the place. If you want lots of home cooked food, then this is the place for you.

Thank 71182sac
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

My family and I visited the Cookhouse with a friend who boasted that they has the best breakfasts around. She was right! The portions were large and they had a very large selection of offerings. Corned beef hash and grits to name a few. The service was excellent!!

Thank Dpanzeter
Statesville, NC
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47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Never thought you can ruin an egg but they did. Gave them a second chance after a terrible supper meal but breakfast was even worse.

Thank Sunshine19225
Huntersville, North Carolina
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We had a Groupon back some time ago and went here. The food prices are really low, the food is great and the menu selections are huge!! I love to have breakfast so now we go here every Sunday for breakfast! It has become a regular weekly thing for break fast. The food is always excellent!

Thank brmomthree
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

They have a good breakfast selection. Service is good. It definitely beats the long wait at IHOP. Clean restrooms.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

One of the best places in Lake Norman that I love to eat at. Family friendly, decent prices, and delicious, homemade food done right. I absolutely love that they offer breakfast all the time!

Thank CKHCornelius_nc
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Tasty food....wraps, biscuits, veggies, just about everything plus breakfast served all day. Everything we've had is always tasty and fresh! Good service.

Thank CKHCornelius_nc
Mooresville, North Carolina
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278 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Breakfast around here seems to be either really expensive brunchy places or dives. We were hoping this would be in the middle, kinda like a nicer PikNik's, but it was disappointing. Everything was bland. I would not recommend it.

Thank saibot

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:30
05:00 - 21:30
05:00 - 21:30
05:00 - 21:30
05:00 - 21:30
05:00 - 21:30
05:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20936 Torrence Chapel Rd, Cornelius, NC 28031-6322
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cornelius
  • Phone Number: +1 704-895-2250

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