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18341 Statesville Rd, Cornelius, NC 28031-9184
+1 704-895-6017
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Albany, New York
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I found this by happy accident. They serve boneless tenders fried to perfection. The shoestring fries tasted of real potatos. We very much liked the zucchini fries. They also have a good selection of non-alcoholic beverages including shakes. Perhaps, this is not the healthiest dining choice one can make, but it sure was tasty.

Thank Thomas B
Cornelius, North Carolina, United Statesf
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tenders is always a great place for chicken sandwiches, fresh made French fries 🍟 fresh made milkshakes and fresh made everything ! You will not be disappointed !

Thank Steve B
Cornelius, North Carolina
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So I come here about once a week but just noticed a new(ish) sandwich- the honey butter chicken filet. Oh.my.gosh! It's crispy and sweet and savory and delicious. A bit messy because it drips with all that sweet flavor. My old buffalo favorite has thus been replaced. Service is quick. I do wish they served more honey mustard in each... More 

Thank jpharkey
Mooresville, North Carolina
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170 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Healthy made to order chicken sandwiches and various soft drinks at Tenders in Cornelius NC. I had the grilled chicken.

Thank Robert C
Denver, North Carolina
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97 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

what a dive.. but has wonderful chicken tenders. the people whio ordered milkshakes loved them. Went there with baseball team and families.

Thank PonyMan132
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Simple but very good ordering. Go to counter, place order, find your table, and wait for them to call your name to pick up order at counter. Tenders are excellent. Variety of dipping sauces to satisfy any taste. If you are inclined malt vinegar is available for the fries.

Thank roberthd879
Naperville, Illinois
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102 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Went for carry out on Sunday after church. Despite the place being very busy, we received our large order quickly. Chicken tenders are moist. Good variety of dipping sauces no limit with order. If going carb free, sandwiches can be made into wraps. Fries were only okay. Apple slices with toffee dip delicious.

Thank booklover93
Raleigh, North Carolina
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Tenders provided fast service and a low key atmosphere. Great for a quick lunch or dinner. My teenage kids ate their fill! Good option from other fast food restaurants.

Thank Kristine M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had sandwiches, salads and tenders and everything was excellent. The shakes were the best I've had in years.

Thank David S
North Carolina
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We love going to Tenders for lunch. The food is cooked fast, served fast and delicious. I especially love the salads. My coworkers love the fried tenders and french fries. And the drink machine is awesome.

Thank TrishBulldog

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18341 Statesville Rd, Cornelius, NC 28031-9184
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cornelius
  • Phone Number: +1 704-895-6017

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