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“Good American Fare” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cheddar's

Cheddar's
Ranked #6 of 167 Restaurants in Cookeville
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Warner Robins, Georgia
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300 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Good American Fare”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2012

I normally eat steaks at Cheddars but for this visit I went with the Beer Battered shrimp and the appetizer was the chips and Salsa. Sides were rice and steamed veggies (no they don't have skewerd grilled veggies). Overall I feel it was an average meal. The shrimp were butterflied and well cooked, also had enough shrimp for the price. Rice was OK, had an odor to it which I did not really like. Chips and salsa were ok. Service was Excellent, seated right away, drinks right away and food came fast, server was real good.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Knoxville, Tennessee
2 reviews
“Bad Experience!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2012

Was wanting a nice dinner out with the family. That didn't happen. We started off with worst tasting tap water and smelly glasses, tried to cover it up with lemon. Server was on her cell phone texting or face booking while taking our order. Food came and my daughter wanted a plain dish. Her hamburger came loaded. We advised the waitress that the order was incorrect, she checked her pad and realized we were right. She apologized and took the dish. She brought back another dish with the same hamburger, all the loaded options were scrapped off with reminets of lettuce still stuck to the bun. We returned it again and ask for what we ordered.... My food was setting on the table in a normal way, the waitress dripped water from the water pitcher that was currently sweating on the outside of the pitcher. Gross.... Unknown how many germs were on the side of that. I will never be back to this Chedders again

    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Thank JohnBishop4545
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Level Contributor
37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Excellent Restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2012

We were passing through Cookeville on a Friday night and decided to try it. The parking lot was packed so we thought we would ask how long the wait would be, expecting it to be 1-1 1/2 hours. They said 15-20 minutes. Sure enough, in 15 minutes we were shown to a table. The waitress was excellent and very courteous. The food was great and the portions were large. The chicken fried steak was very good and the ribs were good (but needed sauce, which was provided upon request). All in all, a very good visit and we would definitely try it again if passing through the area.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank JoMOtex
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great everything”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2012

The food, the service, the price were spectacularly good. And a lot of other people thought so, too; we went at 5pm and it was packed!

Visited September 2012
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Thank drewbiesviews
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Hilham, Tennessee
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“POOR SERVICE...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2012

OK. We sat for 50 minutes before I complained.

They said their computer went down...so we were patient. They refused to give us something to snack on...seeing as we had been sitting for 50 minutes...you'd think.
Waitress...no
Waitress supervisor...no
Floor manager...we'll see....

I went up the chain of command until the manager finally allowed us an appetizer *after* they verified when our drinks were served almost an hour before.

Jerks,,their mistake and made me get nasty to get a snack. WE WERE STARVING!

Food was OK...just OK.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank TNDowntheRoad
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