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106 Tennessee Ave S, Cowan, TN 37318
(931) 962-3380
Monday
Closed
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Now that's Italian!

A very nice Italian restaurant. Great food (very tasty, healthy portions, well prepared & presented) and timely service. Semicola is located in the quaint little town of Cowan (there is a stop light, but still, don't blink. You'll miss the town). It's a short drive from Chattanooga and makes for a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
TravelBoy27
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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98 reviews 98 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

A very nice Italian restaurant. Great food (very tasty, healthy portions, well prepared & presented) and timely service. Semicola is located in the quaint little town of Cowan (there is a stop light, but still, don't blink. You'll miss the town). It's a short drive from Chattanooga and makes for a nice afternoon if you take the back roads to... More 

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Cowan, Tennessee, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

well decorated, but food is mediocre at best, pizza was burned but we did eat it. salad bar was good but buffet was too much carbs for anyone watching their calories. would not recommend.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Excellent and surprising to find a restaurant this good in a very small town. Service was adequate but not impressive. Bbut the food was excellent, abundant and a great value.

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Fayetteville, TN
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70 reviews 70 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I would call this a "best kept secret" except Sernicola's is no secret within 150 miles of the restaurant. This was our first experience here...having meant to visit many times before but not anxious to drive the 40 miles each way to get there. Well...the drive is beautiful and you could double the miles, and we would still go back.... More 

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Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

Oh so delicious. Italian is there specialty, pasta, pizza and a terrific tomato soup. Even our 13 yr loves this. The pizza is the best in the area. It does take awhile but well worth the wait. The desserts are beautiful and taste as good as they look. They are also BIG Portions, so only get one and share.

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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This place is small but packs a punch. Food is homemade Italian recipes and the salad bar is awesome even though it's small in size as we'll, they use fresh local veggies. Worth any wait to get in. It is decorated as if your sitting in an outside ally in Italy.

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Sewanee, Tennessee
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165 reviews 165 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We are frequent guests of this restaurant. Why? The pizza is superb. The other menu items are fresh and tasty. The buffet at lunch is an excellent value, and the staff is warm and friendly. When you consider this restaurant is tucked in tiny Cowan, TN it is even harder to believe. We love Sernicola's and so do many of... More 

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Tennessee
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I am not sure that Sernicola's should be ranked amongst Cowan restaurants, but probaly in a county wide list. They would certainly hold their own for quality of food, service, ambiance and all over delicious. We have been by often, never on the right day to stop. We were lucky to be there last night, and know we will make... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Me and my husband have been here several times the food was great every time friendly staff and love the decor inside its like your sitting outside

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Tennessee Ridge, Tennessee
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Small establishment owned and operated by a local family. Food is fresh. Prices are reasonable. Decor is fun. Space is small. Wait staff is friendly and eager to please. But most importantly the dishes are always delicious. We've tried lasagna, salad bar, pizza, spaghetti and chicken.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 106 Tennessee Ave S, Cowan, TN 37318
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cowan
  • Phone Number: (931) 962-3380

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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