We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

Cherokee Steak House

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
450 Cherokee Dock Rd, Lebanon, TN 37087
(615) 444-2783
Website
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

92 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 92: English reviews
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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

Helpful?
Thank DEBBIE S
Nashville, Tennessee
Level Contributor
49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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.

Helpful?
Thank Yvonne C
Lebanon, Tennessee
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 

Helpful?
Thank mom4vols
Wheaton, Illinois
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

Helpful?
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

Helpful?
Thank PHINZSTRONG
Lebanon, Tennessee
Level Contributor
35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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.

Helpful?
Thank nanabg
Cookeville, Tennessee
Level Contributor
69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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.

Helpful?
Thank VOLSatty
Nashville, Tennessee
Level Contributor
77 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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 

Helpful?
Thank Dawn K
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
95 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
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.

Helpful?
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 

Helpful?
1 Thank tfields09

Travelers who viewed Cherokee Steak House also viewed

 

Been to Cherokee Steak House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

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

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Cherokee Steak House and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Cherokee Steak House staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?