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Rib City- MOVED

780 W Jackson St, Cookeville, TN 38501-3994
+1 931-372-7100
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“beans” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
“bbq sauce” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Barbecue, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
780 W Jackson St, Cookeville, TN 38501-3994
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

No waiting...hostess was nice and sat us quickly. Waitress was friendly and knowledgeable as to the menu items. I choose the chicken with slaw and beans. The chicken was moist and full of smoky flavor. The slaw was fresh and tangy. I didn't care for...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Best ribs I have ever had. We eat them frequently and even have family who have to eat there every time they come in town. I think their other offerings are good too but did so mention the ribs?

Thank Amy11278
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

I've been to rib city many times but went recently with our family an out of town guest and it was perfect as usual. The ribs were perfect and fall off the bone. Two in the party ordered wings and they raved about them and...More

Thank VOLSatty
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Since the location moved, it has a much bigger and friendly atmosphere. The pulled is amazing every time and the wait staff is great about checking up on you.

Thank Oddrey
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Husband had the full rack, I had the sliced pork. Fried okra, baked beans, slaw and corn were our sides. The slaw was fresh and delicious. The ribs were not the best he had EVER eaten, (he says "I'm 45, I have had a LOT...More

Thank Becky354
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We have been to this place tons of times. We have never had bad food or bad customer service. I usually get the smoked turkey and it is amazing. The smoked turkey comes with two of their wonderful sides. I love this place and I...More

Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Met friends fit dinner at need location. We called ahead to mashed sure they were open and that there happy hours was the same.... They doubled the price of the beer... Still coldest in town. Dinner was still reasonable and good.

Thank poolboyal
Reviewed 5 January 2016

There are multiple sauces that have great flavor. Some of the beef is sliced and prepared different than other barbecue restaurants. Regardless, it is tasty. We enjoy visiting this location.

Thank BigDaveBo
Reviewed 23 October 2015

This unpretentious spot isn't likely to be recommended by hotel clerks if you're searching for a quiet dinner in Cookeville, but it should. The ribs and sides are very good, the prices are moderate and service is fast and efficient.

Thank mesatraveler
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Get the ribs(not slab type) ..they were really good ..service was good..not best I ever ate but good ..no problems with service or food , clean, fair price I think better than most chain restraunts and not just warmed in microwave.

Thank Wendy C
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Restaurant Details

Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 780 W Jackson St, Cookeville, TN 38501-3994
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-372-7100
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