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The Gondola Pizza House

) #35 of 133 Restaurants in Cookeville ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Pizza
1156 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38506-4219
+1 931-854-1466
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible6%
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Opens in 13 min
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Italian, Pizza
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1156 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38506-4219
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We totally enjoyed the pizza at this restaurant. Fresh ingredients and excellent crust. Not thin and not thick, it was just perfect. Greek salad was good but would have enjoyed a few more dark olives. The server was attentive without being overbearing. The baklava was...More

Thank MiniChickTexas
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We love everything at Gondola but especially the pizza!! My family has been a Gondola family for almost 50 years!! Worth a visit!

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We were passing through town and stopped here for a break from road trip drive thru syndrome. We ordered pizza for our large group. There was plenty of seating for all of us, which was nice! Waitress was friendly and attentive without being over-bearing. Pizzas...More

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

50 bucks, eggplant and lasagna with salads. No drinks, just water and a cup of tea. I know we're from out of town, but we weren't feeling the great ambiance that others enjoyed. The staff was friendly and attentive. I can't give this a high...More

Thank sdarcy55
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped when in Cookeville on business. 8 people total. The waitress was very friendly and happy to help with everything. We had a variety of food, including sandwiches, the daily special - which was baked ziti, calzones, dinners and salad. Everything was hot and fresh...More

Thank K P
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Took a few clients there last week and most had never been there. We ordered different pizzas and shared them. All were WONDERFUL. My clients said they would return and bring their family.

1  Thank JimbuckTootle
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Just passing through and stopped here for dinner. Excellent food, extensive menu, and friendly service!!! Everything is made fresh, in house, and its noticeable from the salsa dressing to the marinara sauce. If you are in the area, definitely give it a try. You won't...More

Thank Mindy M
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Got there a bit before closing, it did not matter. We were treated as if we were the first of the day. Staff friendly and the owner asked if we were pleased, I felt he really was sincere .

Thank DaveMargs
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This restaurant was directly across the street from the Country Inn & Suites in Cookeville, TN. We called in our order for a small pizza, an order of meatballs, along with a liver and onions dinner which came with a salad. It was a little...More

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Greek salad was iceberg lettuce with ranch dressing. Garlic bread was stale white bread with butter and salt? The meatballs, forget it. This place is not worth going to. It sucks.

Thank Guzzi1960
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1156 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38506-4219
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-854-1466
Family-owned pizza, pasta and more...also referred to as The Original Gondola at Cookeville....on Facebook as The Gondola Pizza House...some of the best pizza I have had and very friendly owner.
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