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The Gondola Pizza House

) #40 of 137 Restaurants in Cookeville €€ - €€€ Italian, Pizza
1156 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38506-4219
+1 931-854-1466
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
10:30 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Pizza
€€ - €€€
1156 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38506-4219
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu looked great and this was across the street from our hotel so I got take out. The garlic bread was below average. The pizza was average and the lasagna was average or a bit below at best. For the price, I would expect...More

Thank namasteladeana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gondola used to be a favorite dinner spot when visiting family in Cookeville. It had fabulous pizza, pasta and Greek food. Sadly it is awful now. My family visited last week at prime dinner time. Three tables were seated and rest were vacant. I noticed...More

Thank jordiepoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to like this place, and the service was very good and friendly, but the meal was really only average at best. Big fat Greek salad was okay: basically an iceberg salad with large strips of gyro meat. The Greek dressing is good. The gyro...More

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant was overwhelmed by the turnout of guests that arrived for supper, but looked after everyone. The food was recommended and excellent 1

Thank Keith R
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Have been here several times, each time has been a great experience. Food is awesome, service is awesome, owner will go out of his way to make your dinner perfect.

Thank teri g
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Ordered take out pizza. Granted it was a 15 min drive home, but the pizza had very little flavor, cheese was dried and hard, sauce was like tomato sauce, very bland. Crust was crispy but bland. Wife loved, kids wouldnt eat it. LOL

Thank Rob A
Reviewed 22 June 2017 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 1 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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