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Cracker Barrel

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1780 E Center St, Madisonville, KY 42431
+1 270-821-5444
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

While visiting my daughter we came here often. You can always depend on the quality of the food here! And do some Christmas shopping here to boot! Highly recommend this place!

Thank Linda D. W
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

I just went to breakfast on Sunday at our local Cracker Barrel after church which means it is crowded. Not only that but they got a bus while we were there. Neither was a problem as we got a table and ordered and it didn't take long to get our food. The service was good and the food was just... More 

Thank Janice R
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

I have to rate this location a bit lower as I have not been impressed at all with the level of politeness. From the hostess to the server I have been disappointed. Barely got a smile out of the hostess as I was seated. The server was just blunt and asked for order and left. Must be a sign of... More 

Thank John S
Oakland, Maryland
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152 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

We usually count on Cracker Barrel to be a tried and true experience. French dip sandwich was excellent. Potato soup was gravy with large potato chunks at the bottom. Topped with three salad croutons. Skip it. Two dinners came with French fries. Seemed to be skimpy and looked shorted. We had to ask for our biscuits . Waiter said you... More 

Thank dee8306
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Delicious meal of roast beef, mashed potatoes & gravy, fried okra, and mixed greens. Yum! To add to the great service to complete a super vacation. God is great!

Thank Cindy L
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Cracker Barrel has good food consistently. That said..... their Sunday Fried Chicken Breasts are awesome. 2 boneless, super moist, extra crunchy crispy Chicken Breasts. Amazing.

Thank Bovinescat
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

The worst experience I have ever had. We picked this location to meet some relatives that we haven't seen in years. We were seated at a small group of tables in the middle of the restaurant. We waited 30 minutes to place a drink order. We had 2 servers and couldn't get refills. They finally took our order. It came... More 

Thank Jennifer P
Forest, Mississippi
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168 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We went to eat here when visiting because my 20 month old will not eat fast food. I got a fried catfish plate and veggies. The fish was horrible, tasted like dirty water. Carrots, okra, macaroni and cheese were very good. My husband ordered grilled chicken, dumplings, butter beans, and corn which was all great. The other two adults in... More 

Thank PrettySpoiled
Mortons Gap KY
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

All the food is great. Price is great and love the atmosphere and it's great that they have a place outside with rocking chairs to relax when there is a wait time. Food is always worth any waiting time but most of the time there are no long waits. It's great they have the great gift shop. I always end... More 

Thank tpmase77
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113 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

We have been to many Cracker Barrel's over the years, but this was a very disappointing visit. The meat was mostly fat, bread was hard, salt shakers were caked over. On one meal the baked was cook enough. We ate about 20% of our meal and left.

Thank Terry N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1780 E Center St, Madisonville, KY 42431
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Madisonville
  • Phone Number: +1 270-821-5444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?