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Cooleys Restaurant & Pub

711 N Main St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526-2028
+1 919-552-0543
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“prime rib” (7 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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711 N Main St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526-2028
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So it had been a while since I had been here so decided I'd see why not. First thing that greeted us was a 83.5 % sanitation rating !!! Decided to try anyway, folks were still breathing inside. Service was fine, even the salads were...More

2  Thank MacJoeFQV
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Large menu. Pleasant staff. good food - had philly cheesesteak wrap & clam chowder + tuna salad sandwich. Large restaurant.

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We went here 730 on a Tuesday evening... it wasn't very busy but they had plenty of servers. We have lived in the area 10 years but this was our first time coming here. The decor is very old, cheap, and in need of a...More

Thank wangus
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I recently took 2 clients here for lunch. We were just passing by, looking for somewhere for a quick lunch. Cooley's was a pleasant surprise. We all enjoyed our food, and I especially liked the She Crab Soup. The crab cakes were very good, too....More

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Very family friendly restaurant . Obvious full of regulars and locals. I had surf and turf. Steak was a good flavor but a little thin. Crab cakes were good but not best I have had. Very good homemade ranch dressing. Kids chicken tenders were delicious....More

Thank John D
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The prices and food is average. Nothing super special to write home about, but at the same time I'll go back. It's really one of the only small intimate restaurant that is a blend between fancy sit down and fast food. Still better than a...More

Thank rcdude07
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We really want to like Cooley's. It's nearby, has a full bar, competitive price point and wonderful servers. Their soups, especially onion and crab, have rich, deep, honest-to-goodness flavors; hamburgers are a safe choice. But it's all bland and somewhat tired, from the yellow and...More

Thank MontyJack
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We have been eating at Cooleys Restaurant for many years. The food has always been good and the staff always friendly. It recently was sold. While we were a bit hesitant on what would happen it turns out that is still the same. It's not...More

1  Thank wx4dx
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We waited for about 10 minutes in an un air conditioned entry way -- it was hot. So try to sit at the bar or stand around the hostess desk.The only bad thing I can say about this place. I had the special and it...More

Thank ridesinnc
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We were in town for Fathers Day and met at Cooley's based on a request from my dad. They had a very nice breakfast selection and the prices were very good. The food tasted great and while service was a bit slow, it was to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 N Main St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526-2028
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Fuquay-Varina
  • Phone Number: +1 919-552-0543
  • E-mail
We are a full service restaurant with lunch and dinner Tuesday thru Sunday and we serve a brunch menu on Saturday and Sunday from 9am til 2 pm . We have a large assortment of sandwiches,burgers and dinner items including steaks and seafood.Our weekend brunch features an assortment of omelets,platters,waffles,pancakes and french toast.
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