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Cookhouse

20936 Torrence Chapel Rd, Cornelius, NC 28031-6322
704-895-2250
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Ranked #26 of 84 Restaurants in Cornelius
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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  • English first
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English first
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Good place to eat breakfast. This place seems to actor to the older crowd but food is good. I love the chicken and dumplings.

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Shelby Township
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Friendly wait staff and hostess. So much food you could actually share. The spaghetti and meatballs are excellent.

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Greensboro
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Best meal for the money in many years. A simple menu but the food was prepared with care, made to order and served hot. The wait staff was attentive and very cordial. I will definitely eat there again in my next stay in Cornelius, NC.

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Really enjoy this restaurant. Seems family owned. Great service. Grits are awesome. The sanitary rating sometimes is lower than most would like. That does not take away from the quality of food and great servers. Eating here has never disappointed our family.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Top Contributor
293 reviews 293 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I have been here a few times over the years when I come down to visit friends. It has always been good food at a good price. This time it was a busy Sunday morning. They didn't appear to have any silver ware. No one at the table got a knife. We only received forks after our food was brought... More

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Lake Norman, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you want a yummy and reasonably priced breakfast or lunch, this is the place. Nothing fancy, but good food and service. If you can save room, try the cobbler with ice cream.

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Orlando, Florida
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60 reviews 60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I stopped here on my way thru town. It was a slow Saturday night. Not many in the restaurant. I ordered the open face turkey. It came very quick and I know why. They must have been in a hurry. The gravy was cold and had a funky flavor. The mashed potatoes were cold. Service was a little lacking. I... More

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Denver, North Carolina, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I have been here on many occasions. Before I get to the food part let me say that the woman whom I assume owns or manages it isn't overly friendly so you won't get a warm welcome. Its been that way every time we visit. For a place that serves country cooking, you would expect a nice welcome. One thing... More

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Fairport, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Stopping for the night on our way home from Florida, we were directed to the Cookhouse by the clerk at the nearby EconoLodge. She did not steer us wrong. The Cookhouse was part of a plaza, but had its own building. It's close to I-77, but not on the main exit road but a right at the first stop light... More

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Cornelius, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

If you're looking for good ol' home cooking-here's the place! I love the fried chicken, fried squash & okra the best! The place really needs to be remodeled though. You can feel the springs in most of the booth seats. Service is usually great too.

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