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Bobby Q's

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1070 N Washington Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-1834
11:00 - 15:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:45
Fri 11:00 - 21:45
Sat 16:00 - 21:45
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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bobby Q's is a regular for our work team to visit for lunch. We go every month or so. Everything I've had there is great, but you have to leave room for the Banana Pudding! It's fantastic!!!

Thank Robert C
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Met several couples there and enjoyed a very good meal. The beans are some of the best I have ever had. The barbecue is excellent every time.

Thank John S
Cookeville, Tennessee
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

They have amazing pulled pork, grilled catfish, chicken strips, curly fries, Mac and cheese. You name it they most likely have it. They have great food. It's worth a try you get a lot of food!!

Thank kvinson63
Nashville, Tennessee
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

A locally owned restaurant that is busy all the time you get very good service and delicious food every time you go. Their banana pudding is awesome.

Thank wandjwilson
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Great Ribs, Sliced Beef Sandwiches, Slaw (Pool Room Slaw), Banana Pudding! Simply a great BBQ Restaurant. One of the best in the USA!

Thank Jesse C
Cookeville, Tennessee
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87 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We love the food at Bobby Q's and the "new" location is nice but service can be hit or miss. Always ask about their specials as they are quite good at reasonable prices. Examples: small sandwich, baked beans & slaw $6. House salad with grilled chicken $9. Fountain drink, tea or fruit tea $1.95. Best things on the menu are... More 

Thank LabCruiser
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195 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Just took a chance and it turned out very well. It's a small place but locals kept going in. I wasn't sure what smoked meat was rather than brisket, but I found out. It's not brisket. Anyway, it was okay. The ribs, however, were very good and tender. The pulled pork was very good as well. My favorite, however, was... More 

Thank Michael E
Cookeville, Tennessee
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174 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

It has been a while since I have eaten at Bobby Q's. I took some friends there that were visiting and I was a little hesitant as I had heard that the quality has gone down. I ordered pretty much my usual with some extra sides and everything I had was very good. The service was not the best as... More 

Thank TnOakTree
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in while we were riding around simply because we hadn't been yet. My brother in law lives in Cookeville and says it always smells amazing. We sat down in a very comfortable and cozy atmosphere and was greeted by a splendid waitress with light purple hair. (I'm so sorry I didn't get your name, I know you told me... More 

Thank Heather S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great food, service was outstanding and the servings were more than we could eat. Gotta try the banana pudding!

Thank Matthew P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 20:45
11:00 - 21:45
16:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1070 N Washington Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-1834
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
Closed on Sunday and Mondays.

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