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Crawdaddy's West Side Grill

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53 W Broad St, Cookeville, TN 38501-2573
+1 931-526-4660
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Seafood
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53 W Broad St, Cookeville, TN 38501-2573
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Reviewed June 1, 2016

5 star for server Chelsea. She was great. 4+ star for ambiance both in and out. 2+ star for food and that was before we got sick. Jambalaya was mushy. Fried green beans just warm and wrinkled. Sea Bass was awful with a terrible sauce....More

Thank GregStLouis_Missouri
Reviewed June 1, 2016

Without a doubt, this was a gem of a recommendation. It's located in the main area of Cookeville and requires driving off I-40 to get to it, but the distance is minimal. The locally owned restaurant fashions itself after a New Orleans atmosphere though the...More

1  Thank sunandsizzle412
Reviewed June 1, 2016

Great food, great atmosphere,friendly staff.Beautiful outside dining , great bar.Its a wonderful place to take a date! kid friendly menu!

1  Thank Dale S
Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Just found this wonderful place. Food is excellent. Had sea bass, which was great. Dessert we had creme brulee, excellent!! Definitely coming back!!

1  Thank Mary L
Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We were passing by on vacation and found this restaurant on TripAdvisor. It was a nice day and ate our lunch outside in the courtyard. Well prepared food, good service and a nice courtyard. Great place to eat.

Thank Kingsville_Mike
Reviewed May 28, 2016

Being a special occasion, my wife wanted to take me to Nashville or Knoxville to eat at a higher end restaurant. I really did not want to drive that far considering I wanted to have a few cocktails also. I am so glad we went...More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed May 25, 2016

Continue to make this place a top target for my annual trip to Cookeville and it never disappoints. Highly recommend the sea bass and the mahi!

Thank blaine41
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Look, for cajun food in an east tn town, it was pretty good. If i were in Cookeville again, I would go back. The ambiance was cute and the waitstaff was friendly and attentive. if you're from Louisiana, you should probably skip it. :)

1  Thank nashvillebeth2015
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

The prep and presentation of the meal was the best. Outside tables are in an enjoyable courtyard and service is first rate. Highly recommend.

Thank Joe L
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We were in town for only one night visit. We went there for dinner last week on Friday night. We were seated in the second floor dining area. There was a decent crowd, but the restaurant was not packed. We waited 15 minutes at our...More

2  Thank Thom D
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Do they accept reservations? Or do call ahead seating? It is always so crowded.
May 7, 2017|
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Response from travelingteacher1111 | Reviewed this property |
They do not accept reservations. Not sure about call ahead.
Looking to bring my son for his birthday in November. I have a severe corn allergy. Are there menu options available for me?
October 18, 2016|
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Response from klabarnes | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are menu items without corn
Do you have gluten-free options?
February 14, 2016|
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Response from sooznthro | Reviewed this property |
They have no gluten-free items listed on their menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 W Broad St, Cookeville, TN 38501-2573
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-526-4660
  • E-mail