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Exit 7 off Interstate 81, Bristol, VA 24203
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Wise, Virginia
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103 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped on for a quick lunch while I was by myself on business in Bristol. Cookout has great milkshakes but I wasn't very impressed by the food. I'm not a huge fan of grilled food and all the food here has a very strong smokey flavor.

Thank J_Elkins18
Bristol, Virginia
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Funny how it's a burger joint but they have the best chicken quesadillas and they're cheap! I've eat here numerous times but never reviewed until I saw someone comment on how awful the chicken quesadillas were and needed to speak up for them. Yes, they are the size of a regular soft shell taco but you get two. I can... More 

Thank BristolTraveler15
Shelocta, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped at Cook Out while passing thru Bristol. Saw a burger joint that was very busy for 1:30 in the afternoon. Thought it might be good. It was great! Home cooked burgers!! And super thick shakes! Well worth the stop! A plus was the atmosphere, decorated as a log cabin in the woods. Cute.

Thank scoutingabout
Abingdon, Virginia
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

First time here and last. Chicken quesadilla literally had.a couple of TINY sprinkles of something on this TINY soft taco, awful. Threw it away. The malt was just thick questionable ice cream. Admittedly the price was cheap, guess you get what you pay for. Unreal.

Thank Shysure
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

I had a cook out style hot dog and a coke. What keeps this review at average was the fact of the soda dripping down my cup when they handed it to me. Other than that good quick service and good snack. I'll try them again sometime.

Thank gypsygohard
Arrowhead Farms
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

If your low on funds and looking for somewhere cheap that is good to eat I would highly recommend Cook Out. They have a nice selection, a friendly staff, and a clean restaurant. When I come back in August I plan on visiting again.

Thank wicchiepoo
Bristol, Tennessee
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

By cheap I mean you can get a filling complete meal for $5 (order one of their "trays" for that). That includes your sandwich (i like the grilled chicken aka original chicken tray) 2 sides (choices include 3 chicken nuggets, several kinds of wraps, corn dog, fries, huspuppies, chili, onion rings etc) and your drink (they have the pellets of... More 

Thank bhale7904
Bristol, Tennessee
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159 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

I would compare this equally to 5 guys, and laughably so, in a small town, both are in heavy traffic, and your wait is long. But, the food is good, the restaurant is exceptionally clean, but if I had to choose, it's this one, Bc they print bible verses on their cups and such....if I choose where I spend my... More 

Thank DeniseBeth
Eastampton, New Jersey
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2015

We have eaten at a cook out in Virginia before so we knew that we liked their food. The burger was really fresh, the chili was really good and the Cajun chicken wrap was great. excellent and cheap!

Thank jodi p
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Went for the first time and loved it!! Food and prices were great!! Reaturant was nice and clean!! They had a bus of kids and handled it very well!! We even tried the milkshakes and they were amazing!! Wish we had a Cook Out in Huntsville!!

Thank Ashleyellie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Exit 7 off Interstate 81, Bristol, VA 24203
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Bristol

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