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791 E Spring St, Cookeville, TN 38501-3698
+1 931-646-4610
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Cookeville, Tennessee
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Great BBQ for the price. My favorite is the Wing and Rib Combo. Moogie's has a unique flavor. The wings are nice and crispy on the outside and the ribs are fall-off-the-bone tender. I get mine with no-sauce as I prefer just the smoky flavor of the meat. The folks that run the place are nice, but they keep busy.... More 

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Thank PinchersOfPower
Lebanon, Tennessee
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Got there one hour before closing and staff made us eat outside so she didn't have to clean dining area. (She told us that). They were out of ribs. Got pulled pork sandwiches with sides and drinks. Also wings because they have a good review for them. Food wasn't bad tasting but my pork was cold so I didn't eat... More 

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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156 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

From time to time I go to Moogie's for lunch and it always hits the spot. It is not the best I have ever had but it is good overall. I usually get the same thing every time which is the BBQ chicken tenders with the potato salad and a sweet tea. All are very good in my opinion. I... More 

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Thank TnOakTree
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

I have never had anything bad here. But the wings...Smoked wings! Sandwiches are awesome and the smoked pork quesadilla is amazing!

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Thank marcieack
Little Rock, Arkansas
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

I have eaten enjoyable BBQ in Tennessee. This is not enjoyable. Staff was not interested. Ordered ribs to go. Meat pulled off bone ok, but sauce was flat almost tasteless.

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Thank warren w
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96 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

This place looks like sh..... from the outside however the ribs are excellent. I had a 10$ combo with bbq ribs and chicken wings.

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Thank Emme Z
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

This is a great little place for lunch. A little off the beaten path, but close to downtown and campus. I've had the loaded Bbq potato which is excellent. I've also had the wings and Bbq sandwich and both were very good.

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Thank TennesseeTravelerMan
North Carolina
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

Order your sandwich without sauce (or on the side) and you'll get a nice, smoked bbq pork flavor. The sweet tomato based sauce just overpowers the good meat flavor. The sweet cole slaw was a pleasant change from regular slaw while the baked beans were tasty. In all a good meal, even better without drenching it in sauce. Seating is... More 

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Thank Carscott
Nashville, Tennessee
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2015

I am not normally a BBQ for a meal type person so to say not only did I love the sauce - ribs and wings that was my meal but also I cannot wait to go back for more. The ribs were large with plenty of meat and flavor. This place is not much to look at you can dine... More 

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Thank Mary J
Madisonville KY
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2014 via mobile

If this is the best BBQ in Cookeville, I am glad to live far away. Pulled chicken meat tasted like dry Dakotas meat, pork was dry and tasted warmed over. No smoke flavor on either. Potato salad was supposed to be homemade but I think not. We ate early on a Monday so our BBQ might have been leftover from... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 791 E Spring St, Cookeville, TN 38501-3698
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-646-4610

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