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Cracker Barrel

1780 E Center St, Madisonville, KY 42431
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Ranked #15 of 58 restaurants in Madisonville
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jul 8, 2014
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23 reviews from our community

59% Recommend
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

My husband and I were traveling through Kentucky and decided to pull of the interstate in Madisonville, Ky. for some comfort food. It was 4:00 p.m. on a Monday night. As we sat down, we overheard a couple at the table next to us complaining to the waitress and asking several times to see the manager of the restaurant. We... More

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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This place can always be depended on for a good experience when comfort food is on the menu. Staff is always helpful and courteous.

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9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Hostess wasn't very friendly, older lady, never saw her smile. Our waitress was a young man, a "rising star" and he was late to our table but nice young man. Food wasn't as good as other Cracker Barrels, very busy though. Picked up a four pack of sodas, had only three in it, the cashier didn't offer to get some... More

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Knoxville, TN
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129 reviews 129 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I ate here alone the night before a half marathon to carb load. Service was super fast! Food was good and staff was very friendly. I loved the mac and cheese! And the biscuits were great. Server if brought me extra in a to go box for my breakfast the next morning ( I was staying at the hotel walking... More

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Dawson Springs, Kentucky
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61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We've all eaten at Cracker Barrel. Not great but usually consistent. We decided to stop in for breakfast. No wait for a table...good so far. Waited a long time for anyone to show up to our table .Still ok we enjoy each others company and talked.We had a simple order..Old timers breakfast and a sausage biscuit and apples. From my... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is the first time in many visits to Cracker Barrel that I was disappointed with my meal. I ordered the fried catfish and it was dry and had too much breading - I have had it before at other locations and it was great.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I am not really a fan of Cracker Barrel's food, but love shopping in their store. We do not have any in our state.

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Salem, Oregon
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80 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

The only thing that wasn't perfect about this visit was the yelling naughty little child in the table behind us. At one time, he threw a glass on the floor and it broke. The only good thing about that was how the very calm and poised waitress handled the situation. She was really cool, and within a minute had the... More

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Madisonville, Kentucky
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Every time I go I order something different. But, I think the homemade chicken and dumplings are my favorite. The staff is always friendly. The restrooms and store is always clean. You always find something you like in the store. Love it!

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Wellington, NZ
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35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

I had another good experience at Cracker Barrel, here in Madisonville, KY. The gift shop was nice, the restaurant was super clean, and full of country decor. It is a real nice atmosphere. I found my feed to be good today. My food was served fresh, and hot. I had a Country Dinner Plate which included the half pound chopped... More

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