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1070 NORTH WASHINGTON AVENUE, Cookeville, TN
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11:00 am - 8:45 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:45 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:45 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Description: Closed on Sunday and Mondays.

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Takeout

Bbq ribs Delice. Pull pork ok sides ok. The best was the banana pudding very sweet but excellent. Would eat there again in dining room probably

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2014
Corinne C
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Athens, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Bbq, ribbs, slaw,fudge pie. THE SAUCES WERE PERFECT! Will try the catfish on the next visit. The sampler platter is huge, if we get it again, we will get one and order extra bread, to feed two. The banana pudding is different than I've had before, almost a caramel instead of vanilla pudding, but still great, I could only eat... More 

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saint louis, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Took a detour off Hwy 40 West on our way home to St. Louis just to try Bobby Q's. Great experience and delicious food. We will definitely be back! BBQ beef sandwich and ribs were fabulous. Had to try the hush puppies and bans pudding, must leave room for these!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Bbq ribs Delice. Pull pork ok sides ok. The best was the banana pudding very sweet but excellent. Would eat there again in dining room probably

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Greenville, South Carolina
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121 reviews 121 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 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
26 helpful votes 26 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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TN
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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
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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
15 helpful votes 15 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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USA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1070 NORTH WASHINGTON AVENUE, Cookeville, TN
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Description

Closed on Sunday and Mondays.
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

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