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20936 Torrence Chapel Rd, Cornelius, NC 28031-6322
+1 704-895-2250
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good26%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“pancakes” (8 reviews)
“soup” (9 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
5:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
20936 Torrence Chapel Rd, Cornelius, NC 28031-6322
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Reviewed yesterday

I was recently in Cornelius for an overnight trip, and found Cookhouse as a local restaurant specializing in Southern cooking. They feature a number of daily specials, and I took advantage of their Monday prime rib dinner special. Tasty food and generous portions. Decor is...More

Thank LGILMAN479
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

This was our third time enjoying dinner here and we're already looking forward to our next. Good food, reasonable prices and great service.

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Seated and had coffee in less than 5 minutes. My wife had the greek omelet and I had country fried steak with gravy. Both were very good although the hash brown were a tick greasy. As mentioned in other reviews the biscuits were some of...More

Thank jglewisjr01
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Fantastic staff and food. Fresh and delicious. Large amounts of food for any hungry human! Great weekend stop.

Thank drew r
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We always have at least one breakfast here when we visit my sister. It has all the southern favorites - chicken fried steak, biscuits and gravy, great combinations, crispy home-fries or hash browns. My wife always goes for the french toast or ham steak (or...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 20 November 2017

I am the one that wanted to try this place, but what a disappointment. The service was just okay, never checked back to see if food was alright, probably because it wasn't. Rib eye sandwich was not very good at all. I ordered it done,...More

Thank JanieNC
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

The menu impresses me. It is not at all a fancy restaurant. This is it’s weak part, looking sort of dated and institutional. Part true, but the wide variety of well prepared and great tasting foods more than makes up for it’s cozy booth and...More

Thank Springlake425
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

ate here for breakfast and it was very impressive. try the country ham biscuit: it’s amazing. also, the French toast is pretty good.

Thank Garrett W
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Had breakfast here several times while in town. It was good every time. Tried it for dinner one night and regretted it. Wife's French dip was chewy and lacked taste. Meat was sliced way too thick.Fries under cooked. My dinner was basically breakfast (served all...More

Thank travelered222
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Country style setting, friendly staff and nice menu with daily specials. Being in the mood for soup even though it was 90 degrees out I chose the orzo chicken soup. It was so good I had a second bowl.

Thank Martha S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 AM - 9:30 PM
5:00 AM - 9:30 PM
5:00 AM - 9:30 PM
5:00 AM - 9:30 PM
5:00 AM - 9:30 PM
5:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20936 Torrence Chapel Rd, Cornelius, NC 28031-6322
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cornelius
  • Phone Number: +1 704-895-2250
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