bring your appetite

While Cookeville may appear to be a laidback small southern town, the culinary scene is one to be compared to that of a large city. Dive into our local eateries to get your fix of “Tennessee’s Best Donut” at Ralph’s, or dine at 7 Senses where World Chef Challenge Winner Chad Combs cooks up delectable dishes. With 100-plus restaurants varying from mom 'n' pop diners to posh cuisine, and everything in between, Cookeville is guaranteed to have a place that will satisfy your taste buds.

Wine, Shine, + Stein


Go Green

Sports Bars + Pubs

Fast Food


Coffee Shops + Pastries

Eat Local

Lunch + Dinner

Sweet Treats

Tennessee Barbecue Trail