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106 Tennessee Ave S, Cowan, TN 37318
(931) 962-3380
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Great Family Restaurant

First come, first serve seating. Definitely worth the wait! Charming decor and friendly staff. The Chicken Alfredo is a must try.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Daniela O
via mobile
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First come, first serve seating. Definitely worth the wait! Charming decor and friendly staff. The Chicken Alfredo is a must try.

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Thank Daniela O
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Infrequent visits to Sernicola's but always a treat. No matter the time of day or day of the week or menu choice... aways a winner! Found a great draft beer to go with that marvelous thin pizza on my last visit.

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Thank CaroChampion
Cowan, Tennessee
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Had several dishes and some pizza too -- and it was all excellent. This place was such a welcome surprise in such a little town. Definitely worth a drive to check it out. Small, quaint, friendly nd the food is awesome! The baked carbonara is absolutely the best I have ever eaten and is a great big serving that will... More 

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Thank K M
Tennessee
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Sernicola's is my favorite Italian Restaurant! I love everything on the menu from the pizza to the pasta dishes. My favorite side dish is the Hot Mozzarella Tomatoes! Salad bar is awesome too! The bread is great too! Yum, yum, yum.Go before 6:00pm to beat the crowds. Service can be slow, but trust me.....it is worth the wait!!!!!

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Thank bballmom2018
Monteagle, Tennessee
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89 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Sernicola's is a true Italian food restaurant, owned by Italians, operated by Italians and to take it one step further, they are all family. The food which is mostly prepared by one daughter is simply excellent, be sure to try any of their soups, her sister prepares the deserts which are also excellent. The pizzas are out of sight, the... More 

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Thank Larry W
Manchester, Tennessee, United States
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

No way to run a business, out of food at 6:30 when they close at 8:30!!!! Drive 40 miles only to not be seated! Won't make that mistake again! They lost a regular!

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Thank James S
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I cannot begin to tell you just how wonderful the food is that this little restaurant serves. The portions are huge ( you better split a dish) the quality of the food is fantastic, the service is good and I cannot wait to go back next year when I will bein the area again. I highly recommend!

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Thank Foodieman4
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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107 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

A very nice Italian restaurant. Great food (very tasty, healthy portions, well prepared & presented) and timely service. Semicola is located in the quaint little town of Cowan (there is a stop light, but still, don't blink. You'll miss the town). It's a short drive from Chattanooga and makes for a nice afternoon if you take the back roads to... More 

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Cowan, Tennessee, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

well decorated, but food is mediocre at best, pizza was burned but we did eat it. salad bar was good but buffet was too much carbs for anyone watching their calories. would not recommend.

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Thank Doris R
Nashville, Tennessee
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Excellent and surprising to find a restaurant this good in a very small town. Service was adequate but not impressive. Bbut the food was excellent, abundant and a great value.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 106 Tennessee Ave S, Cowan, TN 37318
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cowan
  • Phone Number: (931) 962-3380

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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