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The Gondola Pizza House

1156 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38506-4219
+1 931-854-1466
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (39 reviews)
“spaghetti” (5 reviews)
“baklava” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
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1156 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38506-4219
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was so nice and the pizza was so good, no great. We were just in for a quick bite and we were not disappointed. Thank you

Thank clarson2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the house pizza. Thin, crispy crust with lots of sausage, veggies and cheese. It was excellent! Good service as well. I'll be back! This must be the best pizza in Cookeville.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place to meet for lunch. Stumbled upon on this place between travels and it’s so down to earth and authentic food. The Greek salad is fresh and the extra feta is one of the best. The spinach and feta calzone is truly...More

Thank ginnyvic3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this Italian restaurant to our delight! Charming inside, very clean, staff extremely helpful & friendly. James was our waiter, who had us laughing as we “all” told various funny stories. As for the food, wonderful! Delicious! We are looking to move here,...More

Thank MMorgan2571
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Fresh food, excellent staff and good atmosphere for date nights and family meals. We usually get the House Special pizza which is loaded with toppings. Have been eating here for years and will continue to frequent.

Thank lisa c
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I literally drive 80 miles to eat here. I am a pizza and Italian food fanatic. That's how good it is. Pizza is fantastic. The spaghetti with meat sauce is velvety and so flavorful. Service is always good and the owner is very friendly. Do...More

Thank 241darryls
Reviewed 8 August 2017

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 26 July 2017 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 22 July 2017 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 19 July 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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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