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1070 NORTH WASHINGTON AVENUE, Cookeville, TN
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11:00 am - 3:00 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
Dining options: Dinner
Description: Closed on Sunday and Mondays.

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Yummy BBQ

Great BBQ, spicy hot pool room slaw. Always enjoy eating at Bobby Q's. More favorites are the grilled chicken salad, BBq ribs. The banana pudding is the best you will taste.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
sriddle7
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Cookeville, Tennessee
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Cookeville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Great BBQ, spicy hot pool room slaw. Always enjoy eating at Bobby Q's. More favorites are the grilled chicken salad, BBq ribs. The banana pudding is the best you will taste.

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Decatur, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Bobby Q's is a really jewel! The proprietor is friendly and welcoming. The lines outside show its popularity. Above all THIS IS GREAT Q! I had the combo platter and it was excellent! Pork: Nice pulled pork. Bits of bark, most, flavorful and a little more smoke flavor than I've been finding at restaurants lately. Delicious! Ribs: Bite-off-the-bone, not fall-off-the-bone.... More 

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Cookeville
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I've eat at Bobby Q's for several years. The bbq is good and the catfish is excellent, never greasy like some places. I always get the banana pudding if they haven't sold out. It has a little different twist there with a streak of caramel running through the pudding. It's awesom in my book!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Bobby Q's has been a staple of the Cookeville restaurant scene for many years. Their food is legendary and they have been featured in Southern Living magazine. I took my family for dinner there on Thursday, May 28. Our server, Toni, was efficient. She was helpful in my kids selecting side items. The meal consisting of ribs, chicken, and pork... More 

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Athens, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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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102 restaurant reviews
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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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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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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