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Father Tom's Pub

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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32 N Cedar Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-2415
+1 931-854-9484
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 00:01
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Summit, New Jersey
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415 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a really fun place! I came here with my fiancée back in September and we really enjoyed our meal. We got a few beers and tried a few appetizers: bruschetta, pretzels, and a chicken salad. The salad and bruschetta were really good and very tasty. The pretzels were kind of blah and I wouldn't order them again. The... More 

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Thank Kevin B
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

While I was visiting my sister in Cookeville she took me to lunch Father Toms. It was Friday afternoon and there was a good lunch crowd in the place, but we walked right in and stepped up to the bar. The bartender, Jesse, was very pleasant and took his time letting us taste the varieties of beers on tap. Lunch... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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230 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had lunch at Father Tom's following a bike ride. We enjoyed the tomato soup (a little spicy, but tasty), grilled cheese sandwich and salad. The portions are quite large so my husband and I split the sandwich and salad. Great beer selection on tap too.

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Thank claude_monnier
Knoxville, Tennessee
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89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Checked out Father Tom's as a central meeting place for friends that were vacationing in Nashville. We drove over from Knoxville and had lunch. Ordered the 1/4 burger and was told I couldn't request how I wanted it done as it was too small. . .sorry I cook 1/4 burgers at home all the time and never have a problem... More 

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Antioch, Tennessee
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Great food, atmosphere and service. Wish I lived closer. This would definitely become a go-to place.

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Thank SCarlock
Cookeville, Tennessee, Usa
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This is a really great place for craft cocktails in Cookeville, Beard is hands-down the best bartender here. This place probably has the best atmosphere in Cookeville. Great place to kick back and enjoy friends.

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Thank Misty S
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious for drinks and food, cozy atmosphere and delicious unique food. A local historian and artist hangout, with amazing waitstaff and a bartender named Beard. What more could we ask for?

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Thank Robin S
various
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387 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped for dinner and found a busy fund raiser going on! We managed to get a table, had drinks and a wonderful dinner! Loud and active, great food, service suffered because of all the customers. Ahi tuna and tomato basil soup was great and chicken with navy beans was excellent.

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Thank travelers966
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of our favorite places to grab lunch. The sandwiches are always great. Try the Neuben, it is excellent. The Strange Brew, best beer cheese soup I have ever had! You will want to lick the bowl.

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Thank Mark E
Crossville, Tennessee
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64 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I did not expect that a pub would have such great food! I was there with friends and all of us were very impressed with the great tasting food. Each of us had something different and all were very happy with the meals. You won't find such a nice place very often!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:01
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:01
Thursday
11:00 - 00:01
Friday
11:00 - 00:01
Saturday
11:00 - 00:01
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 N Cedar Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-2415
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-854-9484

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