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 championship chef Chad Combs cooks up delectable dishes. With 100-plus restaurants varying from mom-and 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

Breakfast

Go Green

  • Downtown Center Pavilion Farmers Market
    The Downtown Center Pavilion is open every day for local farmers to sell to the public. During the season, from late May to October, vendors sell locally grown produce and some baked goods in the open-air shelter area. Farmers are all certified through the local UT Extension office and the market is operated by the Cookeville Leisure Services Department and the Putnam County Agricultural Extension office. Season: May - October Days: Monday - Sunday Hours: 7 am - 5 pm
    201 Mahler Avenue
    Cookeville, TN 38501
    (931) 526-9591
  • Downtown Green Market
    Cookeville's Downtown Green Market is held throughout the year at First Presbyterian Church. Open every Saturday, 7 a.m. - 12 noon.
    Corner of Dixie & Broad
    Cookeville, TN 38501
    (931) 267-9242
  • The Turn Around Juice Bar
    148 W Jackson Street
    Cookeville, TN 38501
    (931) 265-5626

Sports Bars + Pubs

Fast Food

Coffee Shops + Pastries

Eat Local

Lunch + Dinner

Sweet Treats