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Cooleys Restaurant & Pub

711 North Main St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526-2224
(919) 552-0543
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Ranked #10 of 60 restaurants in Fuquay-Varina
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We came here in the morning for breakfast and we will definitely be coming back! Our waitress was really friendly and was accommodating when I asked to have cheese on my eggs for my little one. My husband and I both ordered the Cooley's Slammer and the food arrived quickly and was hot and delicious. The pancakes were unbelievable and... More

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Garner, North Carolina, United States
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The last time I ate here the service was so bad. Our waitress was very stressed out because they were so busy. She could not handle a Friday night. But, I thought I would go one more time and see if everything was better. Service was better, however the cook came out and looked at us and gave me a... More

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Angier, North Carolina
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

I ordered the chicken penne...when I got it there was grease on the side under all the noodles! There was so so much grease that I couldn't even taste the Alfredo sauce! And when I sent it back the waitress looked at me like she was fixing to ask "what do you want me to do about it"! Service was... More

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I love Cooley's restaurant but I am so unhappy that they have quit serving the fish tacos. My favorite and shouldn't be too difficult to make.

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

My family and I highly recommend Cooley's!!! They have delicious home-cooked, freshly- prepared food for adults and children. Their tea is southern-approved, consistently! We have never been disappointed with any meal we've chosen whether breakfast/brunch, lunch or dinner! After a hard days work, when my husband says "We're going to Cooley's", I say "Yaay"! The atmosphere is very relaxing...and clean.... More

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We have lived in the area for about a year now. Been here about 5 times and every time the food is delicious! Great place for a good home cooked meal. The desserts are awesome too! The service is always good and the atmosphere is very cozy and welcoming. We love this place!

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Willow Spring, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Okay I'm writing this because Travis is making me lol...... He wants everyone to know that he had the best PORK CHOPS ever !!!!! He also wants everyone to come and try them. If you don't believe him. ....The PORK CHOPS were so moist and not dry at all, Travis and I will both be back to eat ever chance... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Just came back from our usual Saturday morning breakfast with friends. Wonderful breakfast. Always hot and well done and if my eggs aren't quite where I want them they are more than willing to redo them. Staff is always friendly and helpful. Great way to start the day! Saturday night will find us at Cooley's because I love their pork... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Cooley's appears to be a popular restaurant based on the full parking lot at meal times. Our party of 5 ate here on a recent Friday night. It was moderately busy with a 20 minute wait for a table. Service was good. Not so with the food. It appears that the bulk of what is served here likely comes out... More

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Newton Grove, NC
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

By-pass this restaurant if what you are looking fresh and flavorful food. Wings were good,but not special. Sirloin over-marinated, shrimp quoted as grilled no reference to being spiced, ribs cooked well but lacked flavor. Salad is lacking if you like vegetables, basically a plate of not so fresh lettuce. The blue cheese dressing lacked blue cheese flavor likewise the french... More

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