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Crawdaddy's West Side Grill

53 W Broad St, Cookeville, TN 38501-2573
+1 931-526-4660
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“gator bites” (16 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
53 W Broad St, Cookeville, TN 38501-2573
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have three friends I meet with on a regular basis. Normally we meet at a local coffee shop. As the weather has been absolutely wonderful, we decided to meet outdoors. Crawdaddy's has a gorgeous patio with lots of shade, beautiful flowers (which reminded me...More

Thank bethbL4451QS
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Decided to pay a visit based on the high TripAdvisor rating. Nice facility with decent ambience and hard-working, friendly staff. That's the majority of the good. The menu is diverse and interesting with a definite Cajun flare. The problem was that the food came out...More

Thank Britain R
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Everyone raves about this place for a reason-- its food is incredible, the atmosphere is casual, and its wait staff is incredibly efficient.

Thank sadie1970
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We were spending the night in Cookeville for one night while traveling through TN. The desk clerk at our hotel recommended this restaurant and it is wonderful. They have an outside seating area that reminds you of a courtyard in New Orleans. There are even...More

Thank LenexaRoamer
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I went here thinking the food would be amazing for a more upscale place but it was all rather average nothing special at all. The food was okay just not worth the price tag. Waitress was very good.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Crawdaddys is the place to go in Cooksville! Atmosphere is awesome. Fried green tomatoes, jambalaya, rice, salads...everything was really really good! Service was excellent & we all enjoyed our time here :)

Thank Rye E
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Great selection of food, big size orders, excellent value food/price. The food is tasty, made to order from scratch and the orders are big. The atmosphere is great, you can sit inside or outside on the patio. The servers are helpful, friendly and patient if...More

Thank andre30002017
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Heard good things and was not disappointed. Was looking for something more traditional so choose the shrimp and scallop creole with double okra add the side. Good flavor without much heat at all. On the list for the next time in the area.

Thank Chuck W
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit today. Located in Historical square area. Offers outdoor seating in courtyard with large umbrellas which was our preference on such a gorgeous sunny day. I think the outdoor seating makes it a special place. Offers brunch on Sundays till 2:00. We...More

Thank V3100RKamyb
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Really good food! Lots of options, everyone in our party ordered different things and everyone was happy with their meal. Goat cheese dip appetizer was delicious, as well as the fried green tomatoes and calamari. Very happy with this place!

Thank Shelby H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they accept reservations? Or do call ahead seating? It is always so crowded.
7 May 2017|
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Response from travelingteacher1111 | Reviewed this property |
They do not accept reservations. Not sure about call ahead.
Looking to bring my son for his birthday in November. I have a severe corn allergy. Are there menu options available for me?
18 October 2016|
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Response from klabarnes | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are menu items without corn
Do you have gluten-free options?
15 February 2016|
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Response from sooznthro | Reviewed this property |
They have no gluten-free items listed on their menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:30 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 W Broad St, Cookeville, TN 38501-2573
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-526-4660
  • E-mail
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