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Mamma Rosa's Italian Restaurant

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200 S Lowe Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-3524
+1 931-372-8694
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Nashville, Tennessee
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90 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

The food is OK, but the interior is tired. Rips on seating and worn floor. Some folks love this place but I will not go back. We also has a takeout pizza with friends and were disapponted. World Foods pizza is way better.

1 Thank MrandMrsT24
Rogersville, Alabama
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117 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

Looking for a local meal. This was a good place for family and friends. Had combo dinner. It would be better if all meals did not have red sauce on the. Get the garlic bread, wonderful.

Thank Marshall L
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015

We went here yesterday for the first time. Needless to say the restaurant is clean and neat. The service was good but the food is tasteless and nothing I want to eat again. Spaghetti sauce has no flavor nor does the meat. The noodles are too firm. The bread has no garlic flavor at all. The sauce for the bread... More 

Thank Tncritic7
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

We go here several times a year. Their thick crust pizza is amazing.. And the steak and cheese sandwiches. They are really slow though so if you are in a hurry you might plan on ordering it to go.

Thank Samantha T
e tn
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2014 via mobile

Best Stromboli in the country, bar none. I've searched all over the country looking for better but there is none. Be prepared for a wait though. They don't understand the concept of American speediness. They're more concerned with the perfection that us the Stromboli.

2 Thank boblaabs
Cookeville, Tennessee
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452 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

Always order the Stromboli Best we have ever put in our mouth. Great service. Hot fresh food. They make it fresh so do not be in a rush when you go. Sit back and enjoy the atmosphere and company.

2 Thank judy177
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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

I had been here for lunch a couple of times. The spaghetti is very good. So we went last night for pizza. The crust was doughy and not good at all. I am so disappointed. The manager did give us half off. No place in town that we have found sells draft beer with pizza.

Thank Evelyn V
Sierra Vista, AZ
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135 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

I travel from AZ just to get the best Stromboli going. Crispy and piping hot, the cheese oozes out blending the flavors. Service is always good and kids eat for free Monday nights....great for parents on a budget. If crispy pizza is your thing, they have that too.

2 Thank kokapelli
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014

Waited over 1 1/2 hours AFTER we ordered for a simple pizza. After an hour I asked when we would be served, no one apologized for the wait. The oblivious servers actually said this was normal and we should expect this wait ANYWHERE in Cookeville! And then said cooked to order food takes time...an hour and a half? Nobody apologized... More 

Thank julitoodles
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118 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014 via mobile

First time to visit this restaurant - we were visiting college friend who lives in area. The large pizza was very large- enough to feed 5-6 people. The wait was not bad at all but we went at 2 in the afternoon on a week day. The server was nice enough not overly attentive but ok. We ordered pizza took... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 S Lowe Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-3524
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-372-8694

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?