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2810 Alcoa Hwy, Alcoa, TN 37701-3117
865-970-2709
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  • 6
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    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Breakfast Stop

As always excellent breakfast. Best bacon anywhere. The fruit was great. Enjoyed everything. Its just a little was from where you hit 140 to get to I-40.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2014
dvega2014
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Columbia, Tennessee
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Columbia, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

As always excellent breakfast. Best bacon anywhere. The fruit was great. Enjoyed everything. Its just a little was from where you hit 140 to get to I-40.

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Rochester, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Old building inside. Buffet was not that appetizing looking. The meat was buried in some sort of sauce, whether it was bbq or gravy. I had to find a piece of meat in the sauce to know what it was. The only thing that was good on the bar was the box mashed potatoes and the can gravy. Very disappointed... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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180 reviews 180 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Had a great burger here..had not eaten at Shoney's in a long time as they are not in the area where we live now ....It was busy but we were seated promptly and the service was fast and friendly.

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Grove City, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The food was very good and just what I wanted. I usually do not do buffets but it was one of the better ones. Every item seemed so fresh and tasty also I was really impressed with the service.

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Florence, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Your typical Shoney's with buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner available. Attentive and kind wait staff. Beverage glass was never empty. I have visited this location twice and would go back again when in the area. Very convenient to the airport so if you would like a filling, decently priced meal before you fly...stop by this Shoney's.

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San Diego, California
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160 reviews 160 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

This was a pretty nice Shoney's. I pretty much stopped going to them because they tend to be a bit schuzzy. I came in shortly before closing and the salad bar was already closed. I asked for a big salad and they were very kind to prepare a really nice salad plate just before closing. Everything was very fresh and... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

This place is the way all you eat should be, so good in fact that I am often tempted to stray into the mac and cheese and other fat, not free, filled foods. They do it right and the price is right.

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Kentucky
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115 reviews 115 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

I had the buffet dinner here one night and food was average.. service was fair. maybe if i go back again service will improve

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

Employees were nice and food was fine. Of course I always go for the buffet at Shoney's. They keep it stocked at all times.

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Maryville, Tennessee, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Food wasn't really hot, kinda old like been setting for awhile & not seasoned very well either. I used to go as a kid, but now as adult will not probably go again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2810 Alcoa Hwy, Alcoa, TN 37701-3117
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Alcoa
  • Phone Number: 865-970-2709

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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