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“Meat and Three and $$$” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Cool Cafe

Cool Cafe
1110 Hillsboro Rd, Franklin, TN 37064
(615) 599-0338
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nashville
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“Meat and Three and $$$”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

Okay, I know food prices are going up, but 75 cents for HALF of a deviled egg. Please, give me a break. Yes, I can get my greens, peas and fried chicken but it's pricey. I believe in a decent wage and prices, but I think they need to re-evaluate some prices....corn bread, eggs, etc.

Visited February 2013
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Sherrie P, Public Relations Manager at Cool Cafe, responded to this review, March 28, 2013
mtknash- Thanks for the review. We work hard to keep our prices down at Cool Cafe while still providing fresh and high quality foods. With rising food costs, and other business expenses we have to keep our prices at a place that helps continue the growth of our business. If you would please come back in and let us know it's you we are happy to give you a dessert shot on us. Have a great day!
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Franklin, Tennessee
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Great Meat and Three (or two if you prefer)”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Cool Cafe serves huge portions of well cooked typical southern fare - fried chicken, meat loaf, greens, okra, squash, corn bread, biscuits, sweet or unsweet iced tea. It's a great value for the money and there is almost always enough to take half home for another meal. I would rate it slightly higher except that it's cafeteria style service and the food comes in throwaway styrofoam. A real plate and decent cutlery and napkins would upgrade the rating substantially. But if you are hungry and want some comfort food, it's a good place to go. We took our 2.5 year old grandson one day. He got the child's portion which was enough for a large man. Not only did we have doggy bags for our servings - he had enough for two more meals at home. He thinks the mac'n cheese is really good, and he is an expert on that particular dish.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Franklin, Tennessee
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Home style cooking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012 via mobile

Great home style cooking. Wonderful southern comfort food. Fresh and prepared daily. The menu is wonderful and a good variety for adults and children. They have the best meatloaf, mashed potatoes, and broccoli salad. Best home cooked meal away from grandmas. Great staff also.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Kingston Springs, Tennessee
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“Come Hungry”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Bring a good appetite because they are going to load up your plate with some great southern cooking. Cafeteria style service and entrees vary from day to day. Huge selection of hot and cold veggies. Be sure and try the deviled eggs. Great in house made desserts. Lunch only, Sunday to Friday.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Sherrie P, Public Relations Manager at Cool Cafe, responded to this review, March 28, 2013
Thanks so much for the review! We work hard to keep great options at a fair price. Our hours are Monday-Friday 5pm-8pm and Monday-Thursday Lunch 10:30am-2:00pm . Sunday 10:30am-7:00pm. Please come back and see us and bring a friend! Let us know it was you and get a free dessert shot. Thanks for the review~!
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New York City, New York
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“Delicious but pricey”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012 via mobile

The cool cafe is an awesome place with delicious food but soooooo pricey!!

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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