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1607 Walnut St, Cary, NC 27511-5928
+1 919-319-5414
10:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 10:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 01:00
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Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious food and fantastic shakes. Prices are extremely reasonable. You can get a full meal spending a little over five dollars. Well worth the visit.

Thank LMenard0215
Iowa City, Iowa
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

This was great for a casual meal. I had a great grilled chicken sandwich and the rest had cheeseburgers that were huge plus each had 2 sides for $4.99. The milk shakes were delicious and over 40 kinds. 5 of us ate for $35.

Thank sheila H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I got a cheeseburger fries and a strawberry shake. A regular burger was like a double cheeseburger to me so a huge would probably be even bigger! The fries were thicker but also crispy which is rare to find both. The strawberry shake was super good, not fake strawberry tasting, but was super thick and I had to wait to... More 

Thank Jackie Y
Apex, North Carolina
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198 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015

Whenever at the Crossroads mall, I try and hit Cookout if I'm in a hurry. The burger, fries, onion rings and large drink for $4.99. are the best buy in town. The food is excellent. My only complaint is that the order sometimes gets messed up. Check your order before you leave and enjoy the food. We usually pull in... More 

Thank wjm8309
Apex, North Carolina
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105 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

If you are looking to fill that Cookout craving, this is the location. If you are looking for a nice meal with a candle, go elsewhere. If you are craving a little grilled taste with good service and prices, this is the place. I've been going to this location since 2007 and it's been really consistent. I really like their... More 

1 Thank FoutsNC
Whiteville, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

sorry ..,i have eaten at other cookouts and the food was yummy this one left me on a sour note....Not good at all... old building that looks like it used to be a bank.

Thank Ray J
Toronto, Canada
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114 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Typical chicken takeout. Some people go absolutely crazy for this place - I think it's OK. Nothing wrong with it when you're in the mood. Shakes are good.

Thank TravellerDavy
United States
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437 reviews
357 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

Few do burgers as well. About my ratings: In an effort to compare apples to apples, my ratings are strictly for establishments within thirty minutes travel of each-other. It makes no sense whatsoever to give five stars to a top Paris restaurant or hotel and then only give three stars to the very best hotel or restaurant on a small... More 

Thank HomoQuiScitOmnia
North Carolina
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

Not real impressed. They don't have a list of ingredients anywhere. Stood in line for 20 min with only one person in front of me. Drive through is faster. My order took more than ten min. Messed up the order too. Burgers were ok. Milkshakes were nothing special. They were good but not as good as other place. I'm not... More 

Thank Ohiobornjr
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Our college student wanted us to try the Cook Out's platters, it was good-your typical college fair food. The shakes are amazing. Prices are great for a students budget.

Thank kaksherman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 01:00
10:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1607 Walnut St, Cary, NC 27511-5928
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
  • Phone Number: +1 919-319-5414

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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?