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Mauricio's Italian Restaurant

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232 N Peachtree Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-2549
+1 931-528-2456
Today
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been here many times. Absolutely fabulous Italian cuisine. I have had the Garlic parmesan sauce and marinara w meatballs or chicken parmesan. I have never had a bad meal here. Salad, bread, soup, desert, all are fantastic!!!! The chocolate cake is wonderful. Service is excellent 90% of the time. If you want to impress for business, friends/family, or... More 

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Thank Davis M
Jeffery C, Owner at Mauricio's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your rating and comments. We are happy that you have visited us several times and have enjoyed yourself while dining with us. We look forward in seeing you soon. Jeff and Tonya / Owners More 

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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the go to romantic restaurant in Cookeville. The entire restaurant is located in an old home in the hospital/Tech District. Usually the dinner scene is candlelight with Italian or holiday music playing softly. The wait staff is incredibly knowledgeable and very helpful. While the basis of the restaurant is Italian, you can never go wrong with the steak... More 

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Thank J Y
Jeffery C, Owner at Mauricio's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are happy that you enjoyed yourself while dining with us. I would like to ensure you, that the quality has definitely improved because we now make all our soups, entrees from scratch. Also, once I became the new owner over 2 years ago, the prices has remained the same except for 8 entrees in... More 

Cookeville, Tennessee
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75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food was delicious. I look forward to eating there again. The atmosphere was very cozy. I think the bread sticks and dipping oil was my favorite.

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Thank klabarnes
Jeffery C, Owner at Mauricio's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments and rating. We appreciate you dining with us and are happy you enjoyed yourself. More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First thing.. I like the smaller feel. Our waitress was very courteous and helpful. I ate the ribeye which was amazing... I also love the fact they had my Gentleman Jack. We had a great experience and I would definitely do it again. I honestly went in with a negative feeling about it and came out loving it

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Thank Brian K
Jeffery C, Owner at Mauricio's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments and are excited that you ended up loving it. I am curious on why you had a negative feeling about it at first. We look forward to you visiting us again I the near future. Jeff and Tonya/Owners More 

Pall Mall, Tennessee
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each Christmas Eve my wife and I plan a night out...."Date Night" if you will. We go to Cookeville and eat at Mauricio's and then catch a movie. The restaurant is superb in every way. The atmosphere sets the tone. We started with the stuffed mushrooms and lobster bisque....both were a perfect "10!" Sheryl had the seafood pasta special and... More 

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Thank JimbuckTootle
Jeffery C, Owner at Mauricio's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments. We are glad that you enjoyed yourself and especially glad that you have a tradition dining with us. Don't forget, you can still come throughout the year also...LOL Tonya and I look forward to your next visit. We wish you a Happy New Year. Jeff and Tonya/Owners More 

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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The most quaint romantic restaurant I have ever eaten. Service was excellent and food was as well. Would definitely do again!

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Jeffery C, Owner at Mauricio's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

We really appreciate all your comments and your rating. We attempt to provide a great dining experience and love that you enjoyed yourself here. We look forward in seeing in the near future...Jeff and Tonya / Owners More 

Miami
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The atmosphere is very nice but the service needs to improve. The waitresses are very unprofessional and don't care about the patrons. The food is very well below par.

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Thank Fenicio
Jeffery C, Owner at Mauricio's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

I am sorry for your experience and I would love to discuss why exactly you feel that the waitresses are unprofessional and what food you received that was below par. Please contact me through my web site, mauricioscookeville.com and go to the contact page. there, we can discuss the details so I can correct any problems. This is not a... More 

Union, Kentucky
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Our daughter goes to school at TTU so we have been in Cookeville off and on for the past 3 and 1/2 years. We decided to try something different and Mauricio's was on the list from the hotel as dinning options. Well I have to say we were pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere was wonderful, old house, but wonderfully decorated and... More 

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Jeffery C, Owner at Mauricio's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and rating. We really appreciate you dining with us and enjoying what we have to offer. We look forward to you visiting us more since now you have found us...Jeff and Tonya/Owners More 

Cookeville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I have eaten at Mauricio's several times, and find it to be one of the very best places to dine. The place is an large home that was converted to a restaurant. The owners are great people, the atmosphere is very comfortable, the food is excellent, I personally have never been disappointed.

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Thank Fragiam
Jeffery C, Owner at Mauricio's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and rating. We try to be consistent and provide a dining experience for all our guests. We are looking to update our menu in the next month or so and introduce some additional entrees and apps. We hope you will continue to enjoy yourself and if you ever have a problem, please let us know... More 

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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

My husband and I ate at this restaurant about a year ago, we ordered the boneless beef short ribs with risotto and vegetables, it was AMAZING!!! The beef melted in your mouth, I have been wanting to go back and yesterday we finally got to. Our server was very nice and did a great job. Salad and bread with the... More 

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Thank tinybear
Jeffery C, Owner at Mauricio's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

I appreciate you letting me know about the short rib. I assure you that we have not changed our product and we hand cut all the slices. It sounds like to me that they cut it too thick and maybe over cooked it. I wished that you would have let your server know immediately so that we could have taken... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 29
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 N Peachtree Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-2549
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-528-2456
Description
The restaurant, formerly a residence, was built in 1910. It features hardwood floors, 14' ft ceilings, and 5 fine dining rooms, three with fireplaces. If you like good Italian food, old music from the 40's and 50's, and great atmosphere, come see us. Dress is casual and reservations are recommended on the weekends.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?