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The Cooke House

319 E Spring St, Cookeville, TN 38501-3311
+1 931-854-9550
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good14%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“salad” (2 reviews)
“small plates” (16 reviews)
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319 E Spring St, Cookeville, TN 38501-3311
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time to visit this restaurant and actually found it on the internet while trying to familiarize ourselves with this college town. Arrived for a very late lunch and there were only 4 other patrons in the establishment. We were promptly greeted and seated. The...More

Thank T M
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Right in the heart of my hometown, located on the southeast end of the courthouse square, this local flavor glows with confidence, culture, charm and personality. The have entree style meals. But my favorite are the tapas-style "small plates" which can be purchase "buy one,...More

Thank Cabanajulz
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Gordonsville, Tennessee
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing food and service. The pork tenderloin and poultry were on point! We will definitely be back! Great little find in a small town!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Sit at the bar with Dana, get small plates! Friendly atmosphere, great food and happy hour. Martini bar, lots of bartop space.

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 8 April 2017

So disappointed in the food and service. We were looking forward to this place being on our regular weekly list. We ordered the "chefs special" The steak was rancid tasting, it was obviously spoiled. The waitress took the food back to the kitchen charged us...More

Thank anniewinn76
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We drive between Knoxville and Nashville often and what I always thought of Cookeville was a lot of chain restaurants across 2 exits off the interstate. I never thought stopping to eat could be a destination. The Cooke House had a great happy hour. We...More

2  Thank Luv2go27
Reviewed 19 February 2017

this place provides upscale dining in Cookeville. I enjoy the the happy hour specials on appetizers and coattails before 6pm.

1  Thank rthurmanatty
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is in an old spacious building in downtown Cookeville. It has a modern flair decor. We had the chicken salad sandwich was served on a toasted croissant. It was made wih a dijon dressing, candied pecans and strawberries on fresh wild greens. It...More

1  Thank debbie w
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Excellent dinner! The pairing of flavors in this dish were extraordinary! I have eaten here serveral times and the food has been great! I never miss a chance to eat here.

Thank Alesia J
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I personally have eaten at the Cooke House once, but my son eats there often. He is very impressed with the quality of the food. It's a bit pricy for my taste, but the food is very good. My son likes it because the meals...More

Thank Fragiam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 E Spring St, Cookeville, TN 38501-3311
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-854-9550
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