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“Been eating here for 20 years, and it's still wonderful.”
Review of Spankies - Bar

Spankies - Bar
Ranked #19 of 170 Restaurants in Cookeville
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Kingston, Tennessee
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
“Been eating here for 20 years, and it's still wonderful.”
Reviewed May 1, 2010

I love Spankies. I ate here as I could afford to in college, and fortunately ended up about an hour away after graduation, so I have been able to continue to visit. In that time, the food has remained as addictive as ever. First off is the Cheezy Bread appetizer. I have never had better. New friends and old love it equally. You want an entire pizza wheel of it to take home. Staple menu items like Chicken Spankies (an Alfredo sauce and pasta), Chicken Stir Fry( chicken on Baked potato or pasta in a ginger sauce with brocolli and mushrooms), or the Spankies Dip call to you in the middle of the night in your dreams. The prices are the same as most chain restaurants, but isn't craving with a fantastic dinner so much better? The night life cranks up around 11pm when all the servers from every other restaurant in town and students come to the bar, so be prepared. Lunch is equally fantastic. I talk with friends about the bread and meals here weeks or even months afterward, so this place gets the rare 5 stars because it totally deserves it.

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“Great bar and food!”
Reviewed August 18, 2008

Great bar and food!

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“Its ok.”
Reviewed March 5, 2008

The atmosphere is usually great and the food is pretty good (I happen not to like the cheese bread, but every one else does. It has mayonnaise on it). But beware if you are in a hurry. Lunch is pretty quick but I have spent 3 hours there for dinner before, and not because it took that long to eat. Sometimes it takes forever to get food and then to get the check. Worth going to to see if it is for you.

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