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“the worst fast food I've ever had” 2 of 5 stars
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Cook Out
1177 Blowing Rock Road, Boone, NC
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Ranked #67 of 128 Restaurants in Boone
Cuisines: American
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New Bern, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“the worst fast food I've ever had”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Very mediocre onion rings. The "home style" chicken tenders were the pre-made, frozen kind. The fries were soggy. The only thing I can say good about it was that it was OPEN when we needed it. We had been out late at a function and needed something to eat. There is no seating, so you have to take away things. When we were there there were young people hanging out in the parking lot throwing things and yelling. It was a mistake to eat that kind of a meal so late anyway. When I finally went to bed I felt like the food was sitting like a rock in my gut. No, I would not go back. If this is your only choice for a late night meal, go to a convenient store and get something!

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Yorktown, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Excellent for student on budget!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

The food is good, the milkshakes are very good. Very consistent. Staff is friendly and efficient. Everything is affordable and you can't beat the quantity/quality for the price. Late hours works well for the college students.

Visited August 2011
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Boone NC
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24 restaurant reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Great place for a very good, cheap meal.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

Cookout has good food and quick service. For less than $5 you get a tray with a main item, two sides, and large drink or milkshake. It is strictly drive-thru or walk-up, no inside seating. If you aren't wanting a whole meal check out their milkshakes. 40 different choices with a special watermelon one for the Summer and eggnog for the Winter. There are two drive-thru windows so even if there is a line it moves pretty quick.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Birmingham, Alabama
2 reviews
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“Best Burger EVER!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2011

Cook Out is just a little place -- in fact, you can't eat in. Drive up only, or walk up -- but the food is MARVELOUS!! The burgers we had tasted like we'd just pulled them off the grill at home. The staff is so friendly, and even though we ate in the car, it was an excellent dining experience.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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