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Cool Hand Luke's

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1830 W Cleveland Ave, Madera, CA 93637-9284
+1 559-661-2100
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Today
04:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 04:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 04:00 - 22:30
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Fresno, California
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Great western decor. every room has fun stuff to look at. I had no idea how cute this place was and has fabulous food!

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Thank Connie W
Ocala, Florida
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Food is very good. There was a very good selection. It was at a good temperature and presented very well. The waitress wasn't around a lot. The Buss boys did a good job of keeping tables cleaned off. The place was decorated very nice and was very clean.

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Thank chemicaldude
Madera, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

First, unable to make one of the menu advertised cocktails, second, the wine list changed, again, favorite wine missing, and the bar was out of bitters and unable to provide the drink ordered. Waiter returned with champagne?? that had not a bubble in sight. Hmmmm. Food was average

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Thank _jimncarol
Madera, California
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49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We have eaten here several times. While the food is good it is a tad overpriced for what you get. It is not fine dining but the prices are closer to that. Love the bar area to spend time socializing with friends. If they had lunch hours or were open more often it would help a great deal.

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Thank Michael R
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

The place was very near hi way 99 at the Cleavland St exit on the West side of the freeway next to major shopping area easy accsses to freeway.Food was delisious.great selection and great service. Bar on premises for a good time with great people.

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Thank Rocky C
Madera, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Oh, my! The food was delicious. Treated my husband to steak & lobster & we were not disappointed. The lobster was very tasty & cooked to perfection. Ty chef! The steak was juicy & flavorful, pilaf moist & buttery & the gumbo soup was full of okra. Totally delicious meal! We will return for another meal & definitely have lobster!... More 

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Thank _retiredcne
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

This branch of Cool Hand Luke's is probably the worst I've visited. Their steaks are always over cooked, thought and taste like propane gas. The salads are awful and don't even try to get any type of seafood dish if you are expecting freshness!

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Thank Pancho4him
Arnold, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

So this is just a chain food restaurant, like all chain food and nothing extra special or fabulous, just someplace to eat. I really had high hopes, I had heard how great Cool Hand Luke's was, and as I don't have one where I live, I was ready for an awesome experience with my friends. I was completely let down,... More 

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Thank SchoolEE
Madera, California
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

If you are a big eater this is the place for you. I did find the servings a little large. One so so experience with a very dry hamburger whch I had ordered medium rare.

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Thank Jobar53
Madera
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Great food and always great service. We know we can go there any night for dinner and not be disappointed

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Thank Paul T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
Monday
04:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
04:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
04:00 - 21:30
Thursday
04:00 - 21:30
Friday
04:00 - 22:30
Saturday
04:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1830 W Cleveland Ave, Madera, CA 93637-9284
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Madera
  • Phone Number: +1 559-661-2100

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