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Cool Hand Lukes

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1470 N Cherry Ct, Tulare, CA 93274-2252
+1 559-686-0825
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:30
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El Cajon, California
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

First impression is old barn atmosphere, a little dark inside, sorta reminds me of the old Cattle Company Black Angus back in the day. Workers were busy and seemed like they help each other. Our server was nice and helpful with our questions. We got steak bites which are chunky slices of ribeye stir fried with mushrooms and served on... More 

Thank mynahbird1
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We drove a few miles out of our way down the 99 to get there. It was worth it. The food was fresh and full of flavor. The server, Maribel, was on top of it and very friendly. We have no complaints at all. Very satisfied.

Thank Deanne A
Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This is a go to place in town for a good steak or chicken dinner. The baked potato is always yummy. Plus the bread and beans fill you up. Good service. Is due for a deep cleaning though.

Thank Karen M
Ventura, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The food as great, we had a minor mistake on our order and the manager was wonderful. Jeremiah, the manager apologized for the mistake & fixed it. We left very satisfied.

Thank Kal4948
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

My wife and I stayed the night while traveling through and wanted a nice meal to celebrate our anniversary. We read the reviews of many restaurants in the area and decided on this one. We were not disappointed. We were there as they opened so we had to wait for the bread (rolls) to finish baking. Served with garlic butter... More 

Thank Rulon F
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Husband had ribs said they were chewy, the worst ribs he had ever had. I had chicken with mushrooms which was over done on the garlic

Thank Fiona P
mark c, General Manager at Cool Hand Lukes, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We take great pride in our hospitality and food quality with high standards and being consistent on a daily basis. I have met with management to address your concern so this does not happen again. Thank you for letting us know and for choosing Cool Hand Luke's Steakhouse as your... More 

Welshpool, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Called in for a meal on our first night in Tulare,very sweet waitress who could not do enough for us,the steak was very good and cut like butter and the pudding excellent.My only complaint was that the wine was very expensive even compared to other establishments in Tulare.

Thank ger w
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342 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This is the second Cool Hand Lukes I have eaten at. This one was just as top notch as the other one. The steaks are always cooks to perfection and the service was also very good. The bar also has a nice selection of drinks as well.

Thank Gordon G
Santa Clarita, California
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Just happened by this restaurant after a long day at Kings Canyon National Park. I ordered the Quick Draw Ranch Steak. (Rare) My wife ordered the Tuesday Tri Tip (Medium). The meals were served with sour dough rolls and some very good ranch style beans. We were a little concerned that the waitress had forgotten us because she did not... More 

Thank cwalter2014
Riverdale, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Approximately 2 years ago I ordered the Garlic chicken. I counted 26 cloves of garlic on my plate. All I could taste was garlic. It was terrible. When I showed my server he said, "it is garlic chicken." We have not been back until today. Again a terrible meal. Beans had no seasoning. The calamari appetizer was laying in a... More 

Thank SLowrey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Steakhouse, Bar
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1470 N Cherry Ct, Tulare, CA 93274-2252
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tulare
  • Phone Number: +1 559-686-0825
Step back in time at "The Coolest Joint in Town", for a taste of the Old Wild West. Featuring the best in Steaks, Ribs, Chicken and Prime Rib,Seafood & more. Cool Hand Luke's promises large servings, a full wine list, a one of a kind saloon and the best dining value available. Open for dinner 7 days a week, and open at noon on Sundays. Happy Hour All Day Everyday! "Every Guest Leaves Happy"

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