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English first
Greenville, South Carolina
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114 reviews 114 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This place more than satisfied my need for a weekly Bar-B-Que "fix." Southern style pulled pork was moist and tender with just enough smokey flavor. Portions are large, prices are reasonable and service is good. Come early. Lunchtime was a bit crowded.

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Tennessee Ridge, Tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Huge Hushpuppies, big catfish, hot pool room slaw.... Those three things you will never have 'so good' of a taste again. It is heavenly battered and fried!!!!! Sweet tea is amazing too!

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This was my wife and I's first visit in about 6 years to Bobby Q's. As of November '13 it had moved to a new location right by the square in downtown Cookeville. The new location is much smaller but they have done a nice job of renovating it into a restaurant and it still has the old Bobby Q's... More 

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Cookeville, Tennessee
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

I usually get the bbq sandwich or chicken strips, they have a very varied selection with some healthy sides. Don't forget to ask about the Banana pudding!

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Sparta, Tennessee
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43 reviews 43 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

I've eaten here several times as well as used their catering services. All times everything was great. The BBQ is definitely smoked and never boiled or microwaved like other reviewers said.

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Crossville, Tennessee
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

All meat is pre-cooked and microwaved for the customer. Seasoning was shaked on the beef as an after-thought, then it was still cold when served. The beef is not brisket, which is traditional in BBQ, but rather a roast, sliced thinly. The flavor of the pork was, frankly, absent. The waitress was a very sweet girl, intent on making it... More 

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

We like the ribs dry, not smothered in sauce, and that is what they have here. There are delicious baked sweet potatoes, though these are not always printed on the menu. The servers are college girls, and some are agreeable and some not. THe place is always crowded, so they must be doing something right. I would have given this... More 

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Top Contributor
308 reviews 308 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

The resturant has interesting Decore but the BBQ was dry required alot of sauce and cold slaw service ok it just was ok not that good could not recommend this little resturant only had the pulled pork sandwich which was ver dry

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Looks like an old store inside. Greatest "Fruit Tea". Try the Pool Room Slaw, it will light up your world!! JRC

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Hilham, Tennessee
18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Waited an hour. We never got our food. Drinks filled once in an hour. Never saw our waitress last 30 minutes. Left frustrated and angry. Why? There were even empty tables because the church crowd had just left. we will never be back. bbq joints are a dime a dozen service is the difference!

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Additional Information about Bobby Q's

Address: 1070 NORTH WASHINGTON AVENUE, Cookeville, TN
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:45 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:45 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:45 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:45 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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