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The Cookie Jar

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1887 Kelly Cross Rd, Dunlap, TN 37327-4541
+1 423-949-5852
10:30 - 20:00
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Sun 10:30 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 10:30 - 20:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, myself and a couple of friends took a trip through the Dunlap area and thought this would be a good chance to eat at The Cookie Jar based on the good ratings. I ordered the chicken & dumplings, salad along with mac & cheese. My wife got a veggie plate with okra, mac & cheese, turnip greens and... More 

Thank Ken P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Would love to go back someday! Was passing through and a friend told me about this place in the middle of nowhere. I checked the reviews out on TripAdvisor and liked what I read. Everything was extremely good. From homemade rolls, scratch made desserts, excellent sweet tea, mashed potatoes, chicken casserole.... everything is so good. Then, you add the atmosphere,... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Dunlap, Tennessee
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Well if you ever get a chance to go to The Cookie Jar in the middle of a cow pasture you will be happy you did! The desserts are wonderful and be sure to try their homemade ranch dressing. Their chicken and dumplings and many more daily specials are amazing too.

Thank TNmountaincouple
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Good here is absolutely wonderful and the deserts are to die for ! Only problem is the service. :(. They employ a bunch of little high-school girls who'd rather gossip and flirt than wait on customers. If it weren't for that I would have given them a rating of 5. And it's this way every time I've ever been here.

Thank es2es2
Dunlap, Tennessee
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We were there last night. The food was very good, I had baked chicken, husband had chicken livers with two veggies each. Good service, my husbands food could have been a litter hotter. We did not order dessert. But at the check out they had huge slices of cake that we could not turn down, so left with a to... More 

Thank dcross8913
Soddy Daisy
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This is a neat and fun restraurant to eat and visit. They have the best deserts that are homemade too.

Thank Henrietta T
Soddy Daisy, Tennessee
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Today before the awesomely delicious strawberry cake, we had catfish, and three very tasty sides. The food was well worth the drive for lunch.

Thank ohrichey
Soddy Daisy, Tennessee
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

They have no advertising, no directions from the hwy and are located in the middle of a working Dairy far from town. Yet anyone in the area can tell you where this place is and how to get there. There will be no signs telling you that you are there either. Just the large crowds. Be prepared to wait for... More 

Thank RO1459
East Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Family Owned Restaurant with a beautiful farm country view. Very clean and the food is delicious. Homemade desserts. I will be going back to the Cookie Jar Restaurant.

Thank Aliekat
Knoxville, Tennessee
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108 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Located on a family farm, The Cookie Jar is a peaceful country restaurant with wonderful food and friendly people. You enter across the wide front porch and if the weather's nice you can enjoy your meal on the porch. We had lunch on a Saturday and did not have to wait long to be seated. The service was very good... More 

Thank wacntn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:30
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1887 Kelly Cross Rd, Dunlap, TN 37327-4541
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Dunlap
  • Phone Number: +1 423-949-5852

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