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Cherokee Steak House

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450 Cherokee Dock Rd, Lebanon, TN 37087-7580
(615) 444-2783
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Causal setting, good food. Be sure to order the fried frog legs for an appetizer. Best baked potatoes. Steaks are cooked to order. Enjoy

Nashville, Tennessee
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant came highly recommended. I personally wasn't impressed. The steak I had was tough and chewy. The server couldn't keep up with refills and to check on us. Probably not going back again.

Thank Yvonne C
Lebanon, Tennessee
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

This is a smaller restaurant open for dinner only located at The Cherokee Boat Dock on Old Hickory Lake. The food was wonderful. It's not just burgers and fries....it's a real steak house with real restaurant quality food. You don't have to be fresh off the water, you can eat here just like you'd go to a normal restaurant for... More 

Thank mom4vols
Wheaton, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

This is a BYOB place. A little hole in the wall place in a marina on Old Hickory Lake just outside of Gallatin. The menu is not complicated, just great Midwest beef, chops. They also have seafood, but we did not try any. I had the ribeye with Bilbo seasoning (mesquite ) , and my wife had a tenderloin filet.... More 

Thank Michael P
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Best primerib Ive ever had.They are byob and cut all steaks inhouse.Also they are very good with large parties...Ask for Tiffany

Lebanon, Tennessee
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Celebrated my mother and father in law's 70th wedding anniversary at Cherokee. Waitress, Tiffany was excellent. She was very accommodating and tried to make sure everything went well. A great place with a wide selection of food.

Thank nanabg
Cookeville, Tennessee
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84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Since discovering this restaurant a couple years ago I have been back a number of time. The steaks are cooked perfectly to temperature. The views of the lake and especially the sunsets are marvelous. I'd highly recommend a trip here and on a Friday or Saturday night just get comfortable because there will be a wait.

Thank VOLSatty
Nashville, Tennessee
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77 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

As a owner of a large boat at the attached dock. We have ate here over 100 times in the last 8 years. Here are some details to know: yes it's an older building, most weekend evenings are jammed packed, especially during nice weather, no reservations, place your name on a list, opens at 4pm, bring your own cocktails, some... More 

Thank Dawn K
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Don't expect fine dining and classy decor but the food speaks for itself. Hubby had ribs.... Best he's eaten this road trip . Rest of us had filet which was great and such good value. Our waitress was very attentive and filled out glasses soon as they needed it.

Thank Cairolass_12
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

We decided to go despite mixed reviews. After arriving I knew it was a mistake. Absolutely nothing special except a run down, trashy one story building next to a trashed dock. Went in and put our name in which seemed to be a huge in convenience to the hostess. We were told an hour and half to two hours. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
American, Steakhouse
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Television
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 450 Cherokee Dock Rd, Lebanon, TN 37087-7580
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Lebanon
  • Phone Number: (615) 444-2783

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