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Cooleys Restaurant & Pub - CLOSED

711 N Main St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526-2028
+1 919-552-0543
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (11 reviews)
“she crab soup” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
711 N Main St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526-2028
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Cooley's has closed. The passing of a local icon will be sorely missed by Cooley's locals. The food was above average. I would guess that part of the reason for closing was due to the surly attitude of some of the wait staff.

1  Thank Traveler M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Excellent most delicious Haddock Fish Fry!!! Nice hot crispy onion rings, tasty coleslaw! Very happy to find this, as I've been missing my NY Friday night fish fry for 10 years!!! Great service as well!

Thank Gloria Y
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We've stopped coming to this restaurant. We gave it three chances, but now realize that things are not going to get better. The food is average to below average....while at the same time, the prices are way too high for what was brought to the...More

Thank pamelabudapest
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This place sits back a little from the road and there is no sign along the highway but it is so worth the search to find it! The hamburgers were thick and tasty, the fries were homemade and the appetizer platter was delectable.

Thank schweetums
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

So it had been a while since I had been here so decided I'd see why not. First thing that greeted us was a 83.5 % sanitation rating !!! Decided to try anyway, folks were still breathing inside. Service was fine, even the salads were...More

2  Thank MacJoeFQV
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Large menu. Pleasant staff. good food - had philly cheesesteak wrap & clam chowder + tuna salad sandwich. Large restaurant.

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We went here 730 on a Tuesday evening... it wasn't very busy but they had plenty of servers. We have lived in the area 10 years but this was our first time coming here. The decor is very old, cheap, and in need of a...More

Thank wangus
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I recently took 2 clients here for lunch. We were just passing by, looking for somewhere for a quick lunch. Cooley's was a pleasant surprise. We all enjoyed our food, and I especially liked the She Crab Soup. The crab cakes were very good, too....More

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Very family friendly restaurant . Obvious full of regulars and locals. I had surf and turf. Steak was a good flavor but a little thin. Crab cakes were good but not best I have had. Very good homemade ranch dressing. Kids chicken tenders were delicious....More

Thank John D
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The prices and food is average. Nothing super special to write home about, but at the same time I'll go back. It's really one of the only small intimate restaurant that is a blend between fancy sit down and fast food. Still better than a...More

Thank rcdude07
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 N Main St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526-2028
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Fuquay-Varina
  • Phone Number: +1 919-552-0543
  • E-mail
We are a full service restaurant with lunch and dinner Tuesday thru Sunday and we serve a brunch menu on Saturday and Sunday from 9am til 2 pm . We have a large assortment of sandwiches,burgers and dinner items including steaks and seafood.Our weekend brunch features an assortment of omelets,platters,waffles,pancakes and french toast.
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