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895 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-4075
+1 931-528-1434
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good21%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“ice cream pie” (4 reviews)
“prime rib” (15 reviews)
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895 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-4075
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This used to be the premier place to dine in Cookeville. A recent visit was a group event and the service was terrible. The steak was cooked to death and potato was cold, The server never came back to check quality of meal. The restaurant...More

Thank bmbitwkb
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Nick's, an upscale restaurant, has a pleasant and inviting atmosphere. The meals are of sufficient quantity;, the quality of the food is excellent. My favorite is their prime rib. Great for date night.

Thank MaryJo317
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Tucked away on hill, behind a hotel in Cookeville TN! That's where you'll find Nicks! Old world Italian restaurant. In need of some updated decor, yes, but thats part of the attraction. Good Italian menu, Good Italian food. A little expensive for the quality, but...More

Thank Rob A
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We had a birthday party at the restaurant and the service was excellent and the food was very good. Very enjoyable fun time.

Thank 638joycer
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Ok restaurant, some food good some average. Roasted vegetables were very good. Flounder was ok. Impression of a restaurant past it's prime.

Thank hallercf
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Leanna is great! She's new behind the bar itself but she makes you feel as if she's a veteran drink slinger with the way she interacts!

Thank Quincy A
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Always enjoy Nick's. Quite relaxing atmosphere. Service and food always the best. Always clean with a friendly staff.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 30 July 2017

At last count it was a group of 24. The food was very good. If there were any not satisfied, I did not hear about it. The service was a bit off. The first two who arrived were told the reservations were not until 5:00p.m....More

Thank judy177
Reviewed 27 July 2017

While traveling I-40 we stopped for Sunday lunch at Nick"s Restaurant and Lounge. Founded in 1971, the setting very much looks like the 70s in a very positive sense. The tables offers space, the chairs are on rollers (and are more comfortable than most restaurants),...More

Thank UpstateExplorer
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

The food here is always amazing! The flounder tastes like some you would get at a seafood restaurant and the mushroom appetizers are incredible. Service is usually quick even during busy times. A must try if you're in Cookeville!

Thank catlady423
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Joyce J
17 December 2016|
Response from Max G | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but I haven't seen a way to do it. You might want to try their website if they have one.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 895 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-4075
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-528-1434
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