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O'Charley's Restaurant and Lounge

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American, Bar, Contemporary
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1401 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, TN 38501-4122
+1 931-520-1898
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 22:00 - 00:00
Mon 00:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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McKinney, Texas
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909 reviews
534 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. The food and service were both excellent. I had the Nashville hot chicken sandwich and it was excellent with just the right amount of heat. I had a salad to accompany my meal and everything was fresh and delicious.

Thank DDay1959
Jonesboro, Arkansas
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were traveling through the area and stopped for a late lunch. The restaurant was busy for 3pm but the server was attentive to filling out drinks and making sure we had everything. My husband ordered the fish and chips which was delicious! I ordered the chicken tenders which were good. Overall, a very pleasant chain restaurant experience.

Thank janeen2278
Irrewillipe, Victoria, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing home style meal! My mouth has re-watered thinking about it. Food was fresh, delicious and exactly what I was craving after a few hours on the road. Served promptly by 'James P' who gave outstanding customer service, was extremely polite and a little bit of local knowledge went a long way. Will visit again.

Thank Lori B
Smithville, Tennessee
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274 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We eat in Cookeville frequently. We had not been here lately so decided to give it a try. The service seemed better than our last visit and the menu had definitely improved. The rolls are yummy, as always. The only complaint was the food was served medium warm. My husband had to send his back to be re-heated. I would... More 

Thank Lindy031
Nashville, Tennessee
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97 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We try to stop here whenever we are passing through Cookeville. This is the best O'Charley's in the chain, in my opinion. We sat at a table in the bar and had Reece as our server. He was excellent as usual. What a delight to see someone enjoy his job. We had the Carolina BBQ chicken sandwich and it was... More 

Thank Jim5460
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant for a reasonably priced dinner. Total there were four of us having dinner. We requested a quiet area so we could talk and we're accommodated. On Wednesday, with a dinner, they offer a free dessert. The French Silk Pie was delicious, as was the meal. Particularly if you are traveling on I-40 through Middle TN, this is a... More 

1 Thank Kenneth D
Pall Mall, Tennessee
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81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We dine at O'Charley's often and at locations all over. You often "take for granted" things that you get accustomed to. We were traveling across the state and stopped at the same restaurant at a location other than Cookeville. I would rate it a 7-7.5..still good but not a "10" as the one in Cookeville. The service was slow throughout... More 

Thank JimbuckTootle
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39 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We used to go to this location constantly, but hadn't been in about seven months. Pleasantly surprised. New items on the menu that were good. I would recommend the Grilled Chicken w/Chutney Sauce that comes with mashed sweet potatoes and one side of choice. Our server, Brandon, was always one of the best, and he was still the same. We'll... More 

1 Thank CrossvilleChuck
Paris, Tennessee
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88 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The potato soup was delicious as always. My wife and I ordered the Low Country Shrimp and it was very good. We love the rolls, they are almost like dessert, The only complaint I have is that where my wife was sitting, the servers bumped into her chair every time they passed by her. It got rather annoying, and there... More 

Thank Drfoodlover2
Cookeville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We were seated right a way we went in for a mom and daughter lunch. Our drinks and rolls where brought promptly. it only took about 10 min for our food to arrive, hot and ready the Chicken Tenders are the best.

Thank Deborah Sue D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
22:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Interstate Dr, Cookeville, TN 38501-4122
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-520-1898

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