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Cracker Barrel

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1780 E Center St, Madisonville, KY 42431-2253
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars 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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141 reviews
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5 of 5 stars 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
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5 of 5 stars 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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87 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Prices have not changed much, the food has lost some of its quality, The service has not been as good for a pretty good while. alot of the food is warm, not hot enough.

Thank Gary V
Hendersonville, Tennessee
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75 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

I love the weekday specials at Cracker Barrel. Something different each day with meat & 2 sides for $5.99. My favorites are meatloaf, turkey & dressing, & chicken pot pie. I will return.

Thank smoky5
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148 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

We visited Cracker Barrel on the way to Indiana.i must say that Cracker Barrel NEVER disappoint! Our server Alysia was excellent!! The chicken and rice meal was homemade!! The pecan pancakes are ALWAYS the same great !!! We will return!!! Dr. Mac

Thank LMcNeese
Madisonville, Kentucky, United States
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Great place to eat, great food, good menu selection, friendly staff, good prices. BUT, pick your time to go there... at certain times it is VERY crowded...Sunday after Church, in the afternoon around 5:00 or so, but if it isn't impossible to get in, it is well worth the trip. Take out is available, either order there or phone in.

Thank Larry C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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 42431-2253
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Madisonville
  • Phone Number: 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?