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Father Tom's Pub

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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32 N Cedar Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-2415
+1 931-854-9484
11:00 - 00:01
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Crossville, Tennessee
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548 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 595 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The only reason I gave a 3 - Average rating was for the Calfkiller draft Dark Earth beer. We both ordered fish 'n' Chips. The two pieces of fish were small and slightly greasy. My sweet potato fries were over cooked. We noticed that the ceiling was missing, just 2x4 beams. then we noticed the wall of wine corks. Perhaps... More 

Thank magic_carpets
Cookeville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my husband for the first time (sometimes hard to please) and he loved it. We started with the cheese plate. He had the bratwurst, daughter had the fish and chips and I had salad with grilled shrimp. All were fabulous!

Thank Kathy L
Denver, Colorado
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best selection of beer in town, also great cocktails and delicious food. Really nice place with great staff.

Thank jbskibum
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With either friends or colleagues the atmosphere is amazing, the food is delicious. "The Birdie" is a local favorite but I adore the all of the unique and creative appetizers. Really nice selection of spirits and knowledgeable staff. An intimate, yet gregarious place you're sure to enjoy. I wouldn't think it'd be a comfortable place for family's with small kids?... More 

Thank Robin S
Tennessee, United States
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153 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent atmosphere, excellent food, excellent beer! Small cozy bar atmosphere, but still very kid friendly. You'll probably have to wait a minute to get seated, but it's worth it. Tried the beer from Red Silo brewery next door, it was a very unique brew with a hot pepper flavor, never had anything quite like it. The burgers are awesome, especially... More 

Thank Robert B
Saint Charles, Illinois
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Read the reviews on Trip Advisor and we decided to try. Nice quaint restaurant. The Fish and Chips were excellent, the breading was perfectly crunchy . The deconstructed Shepard's Pie was ok nothing great or what I expected ( basically a heaping pile of mashed potatoes with roast beef buried underneath ) . The cobbler for dessert was very good.

Thank Scoop70
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I go to Father Tom's at least once a week! The staff is perfection! No one knows beer like Beard! The menu could be tweaked as it has been the same since the opening. Has a nice patio!

Thank cathytravis
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The stout burger, fish & chips, and grilled cheese were excellent. Staff very friendly and service was super.

Thank DMO M
West Park, New York
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We chose this restaurant based on TA reviews and a recommendation from someone local. We were not disappointed. The food was great, as was the service and ambiance.

Thank MichMcCluskey
Nashville, Tennessee
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

we eat there often for pleasure and business, excellent people working there very nice and the bartender is very knowledgeable of beer.. nice craft beer selection.

Thank m t

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
11:00 - 00:01
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 N Cedar Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-2415
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-854-9484

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