There’s one main reason you go to The Nook and it’s the tater tot nachos. The breakfast version with sausage gravy and an egg has the power to bring you back from the dead, and if that doesn’t work, split one of their 128-ounce fishbowl drinks with your friends. There are also normal sized cocktails for the days when a Mega Mule with 16 ounces of vodka isn’t required.
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