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The Gondola Pizza House

1156 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38506-4219
+1 931-854-1466
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
10:30 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
1156 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38506-4219
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The restaurant was overwhelmed by the turnout of guests that arrived for supper, but looked after everyone. The food was recommended and excellent 1

Thank Keith Allan R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been here several times, each time has been a great experience. Food is awesome, service is awesome, owner will go out of his way to make your dinner perfect.

Thank teri g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered take out pizza. Granted it was a 15 min drive home, but the pizza had very little flavor, cheese was dried and hard, sauce was like tomato sauce, very bland. Crust was crispy but bland. Wife loved, kids wouldnt eat it. LOL

Thank Rob A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We totally enjoyed the pizza at this restaurant. Fresh ingredients and excellent crust. Not thin and not thick, it was just perfect. Greek salad was good but would have enjoyed a few more dark olives. The server was attentive without being overbearing. The baklava was...More

Thank MiniChickTexas
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We love everything at Gondola but especially the pizza!! My family has been a Gondola family for almost 50 years!! Worth a visit!

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We were passing through town and stopped here for a break from road trip drive thru syndrome. We ordered pizza for our large group. There was plenty of seating for all of us, which was nice! Waitress was friendly and attentive without being over-bearing. Pizzas...More

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

50 bucks, eggplant and lasagna with salads. No drinks, just water and a cup of tea. I know we're from out of town, but we weren't feeling the great ambiance that others enjoyed. The staff was friendly and attentive. I can't give this a high...More

Thank sdarcy55
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped when in Cookeville on business. 8 people total. The waitress was very friendly and happy to help with everything. We had a variety of food, including sandwiches, the daily special - which was baked ziti, calzones, dinners and salad. Everything was hot and fresh...More

Thank K P
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Took a few clients there last week and most had never been there. We ordered different pizzas and shared them. All were WONDERFUL. My clients said they would return and bring their family.

1  Thank JimbuckTootle
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Just passing through and stopped here for dinner. Excellent food, extensive menu, and friendly service!!! Everything is made fresh, in house, and its noticeable from the salsa dressing to the marinara sauce. If you are in the area, definitely give it a try. You won't...More

Thank Mindy M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1156 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38506-4219
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-854-1466
Family-owned pizza, pasta and more...also referred to as The Original Gondola at Cookeville....on Facebook as The Gondola Pizza House...some of the best pizza I have had and very friendly owner.
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