Finally back open after months of renovations! New Hours – Tuesday thru Saturday Nights 5pm-9pm and Sunday Brunch 10am-2pm!

Who are We?

The Blue Pig is a Fast-Casual Roadhouse located on Cookeville’s Historic West Side offering the Upper Cumberland region a spot to enjoy artisan, wood-fired smoked meats and crafted street tacos & BBQ nachos all prepared using only the highest quality ingredients while also caring for our local ecological environment. The end result of the Chef/Owner’s culinary influences from working, living, and visiting over 40 countries around the world as humanitarian aid worker & adventurer has imparted a flavorful, unique identity to our BBQ Rubs & Sauces beloved by locals and travelers alike.

Come order some of our fare, a bucket of beer or our house specialty margaritas and hang out with us & your friends!

Private: Menu

Our Specialty Meats

All Smoked In-House Daily using traditional, wood-fired pits only. Time & Fire only. S’il vous plaît… no gas-fired pits, electric smokers, or boiling meats in water to tenderize.

Beef Brisket
Certified Angus Beef, Upper 2/3rds Choice Grade smoked with Hickory. Possibly Top 25 USA.

Pork Spare Ribs
St. Louis cut pork ribs dusted with our signature BBQ Rub & Smoked with Hickory & Apple Wood
$10.75 1/2 rack

BBQ Half Chicken
Char-grilled with a unique Senegalese Peppercorn Rub. Optional Grilled Chicken Breast also available.

BBQ Sliced Shoulder
Regional BBQ Specialty – Thin Sliced Pork Shoulder char-grilled & served with dipping sauce & white bread.
$6.25 1/3 lbs

Smoked Sausage
The Best Pork & Chicken Sausage link basted with our our BBQ Sauce & dusted with our mild Cajun Spice
$5.50 1/3 lbs

Pulled Pork Shoulder
More flavorful than Boston Butts, Pork Shoulder is smoked with Hickory and pulled just before serving.
$4.50 1/3 lbs

Sides, Beverages, Sauces

Our Sides
Battered Fries, Sweet Potato Fries, Beer Battered Onion Rings, Baked Beans, Cheddar Grits, Potato Salad with Sour Cream & Onion, House Cole Slaw & Vinegar Slaw, Turnip Greens, Addicting Blue Pig Salad.
$2.75 each

Coke, Diet Coke, Dr. Pepper, Mellow Yellow, Sprite, Lemonade, Iced Tea, & Root Beer

BBQ Sauces
Our Signature Sauce is the Red Fox, a tomato base BBQ sauce fused with 10 years of international experience. The next favorite is the Bobcat, a nasal hot mustard BBQ sauce. The Garfield Sauce is a Vinegar-base BBQ sauce well suited for Chicken & Sliced Shoulder. Peter Cotton Tail – Mom.

From the Water

Our fish is responsibly caught from sustainable sources.

Southern Fried Catfish
1/2 lbs of Farm-raised Catfish Fried or grilled with our Cajun Rub or Lemon Pepper

BBQ Shrimp Skewers
Char-grilled & served with Hot-Honey Glaze on the side.

Fried Calamari
Tender Fried Calamari with Marinara & South African Garlic Jalapeno Oil.

Street Tacos

It’s what we do best with our left over meats we have smoked so well!

Brisket Tacos
Chopped Brisket with Pickled Cabbage, Feta, & Cilantro
$6.50 for two

Pork Tacos
Pulled Pork, Pineapple, Cheese, Pickled Onion, Jalapeno, & Cilantro
$6.00 for two

Fish Tacos
Fried Catfish strips topped with our Cole Slaw & Sliced Jalapenos
$6.50 for two

Shrimp Tacos
Panko Fried Shrimp topped with our Cole Slaw & Sliced Jalapenos
$6.50 for two

Chicken Tacos
Pulled Chicken with sautéed Jalapenos & Onions with Garlic Cilantro Sauce
$6.00 for two

BBQ Nachos

Loaded Nachos… Elevated.

Brisket Nachos
Chopped Brisket with jalapeno queso, Scallions, Feta, & Cilantro

Loaded Sweet Potato Fries
Pulled Pork or Brisket (+2.5) with Feta, Scallions & our signature Bobcat Sauce

Chicken Nachos
Jalapeno Cornbread topped with Pulled Chicken, Fiesta Corn & Black Bean, & Jalapeno Queso

Full Bar

Crafted. Fun. Cheers.

Craft Cocktails
Assortment of House Specialty Cocktails including Standards, including Cookeville’s Best Margaritas!

Domestic & Craft Beers
Assortment of local & regional Craft Beers on Draft as well as Domestic Drafts & Bottles. Buckets & Pitchers available

Serving Trinity Oaks Merlot, Cabernet, & Sauvignon Blanc. With every bottle sold, a tree is planted.

Sunday Brunch

Join us 10am until 6pm every Sunday for Brunch and BBQ!

The Farmhouse Breakfast
Scrambled Eggs, a fresh Buttermilk Biscuit, Fried Potatoes, Cheddar Grits. $8.00

Applewood Smoked Bacon +1 
Ham +3 

Hickory Smoked Brisket +$5 

Buttermilk Biscuits & Gravy $4

Fried Chicken Tenders w/ Biscuit & Gravy. $6

Butchers Chopped Brisket w/ Biscuit & Gravy. $6

Chicken & Waffle
Belgian Waffle with choice of Fried Chicken Tenders & Glazed with our mild Hot Honey $7.5

French Toast
Sourdough Bread bathed in egg. Served with Maple Syrup & Bacon. $7.50

Each Omelet comes with fried potatoes & glazed with a light parmesan sauce
Cheese Omelet $9
Vegetarian Omelet $9
Brisket & Candied Bacon Omelet $11.50

Happy Hour

Daily Happy Hour!

$1 Off all Drafts, $3 Wines, and Specials on Wells & Cocktails!

Thursday is HER’sday

It’s Ladies night with Half-Off Beverages!