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1254 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4838
10:30 - 03:00
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Great grilled burgers, you can select from several different sizes, dont like that cheese is .40 more, but then, a lot of fast food places dont take off the price if you dont want cheese! Everything tastes fresh, fantastic shakes!!!

Thank lwl55
Level Contributor
60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Decided to stop by this Cook Out for lunch after a tour of U. VA, since it is one of our family's favorites. We ordered the tray with chicken strips, fries and beef quesadilla. Everything was wonderful as usual although the quesadilla was flavorful, but smaller than we had expected it to be. We upgraded our drink for $1.00 and... More 

Thank Candy S
Haymarket, Virginia
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69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

If you want fast food at a very affordable price this is the place to go. I had tots and a delicious shake and am glad I had the experience but would not hurry back for an encore. This place is perfectly suited for the college town it is in. Okay, maybe I would hurry back for the shake--I mean,... More 

Thank Justmemela
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253 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

as far as fast food goes, this is some of the better I've had. I'm not saying it's In and Out level, but it's not that far behind. Beats the heck out of McDonalds and Burger King.

Thank Yankeebaseball
Level Contributor
179 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We've driven by Cook Out so many times, so when we heard about their wonderful shakes, we decided to give it a try. Are we glad we did!!! The hamburgers and chicken sandwiches were better than those you get higher-priced restaurants and both the shakes and fries were fantastic. And, you can't beat the price -- our family of four... More 

Thank CyrusMoo
kinderhook, United States
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Late night bite of anything without breaking the bank. A zillion flavors of shakes, cool people working there.

Thank Clark M
Level Contributor
47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

Real flame grilled burgers, good fries. Lots of combinations of burger type sandwiches made to order.

Thank PhiloFarnsworth
Chesapeake, Virginia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

The Cookout is not a gourmet food, but it is a fast food restaurant that offers a wide variety of food at a good price.

Thank HoosU
Waynesboro, Virginia
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168 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

For the money a great place for a fast meal. We had cheeseburgers with two sides a great value and good food. My wife had a mike shake which she enjoyed. Will return.

Thank Va5traveler
Crozet, Virginia
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

Chicken tenders, bbq sandwiches, milk shakes are all delicious and inexpensive, Good service and lots of variety.

Thank sherry m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 03:00
10:30 - 03:00
10:30 - 03:00
10:30 - 03:00
10:30 - 03:00
10:30 - 03:00
10:30 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1254 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4838
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville

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