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2810 Alcoa Hwy, Alcoa, TN 37701-3117
865-970-2709
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Abundant food

Wanted to eat light but couldn't just get fruit bowl off salad bar without waitress getting it. Came back with a small bowl, mostly canned fruit. Asked about strawberries and she did bring me some of that...no watermelon. Brought pancakes by the single price which was appreciated.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
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Tennessee
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Hickory, North Carolina
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I was looking for breakfast and decided to stop in here. I was pleasantly surprised at how good the food on the hot bar was. Breakfast buffets can be.....mediocre at best. Not this one. Food was hot and fresh, well cooked and the bar itself was spotless. Wait staff was super friendly and attentive. I would definitely eat here again.

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Cascade, Idaho
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The server was very nice she had a great sense of humor, the buffet has a wide variety to choose from, everything was authentic Southern style cooking.

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Tennessee
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Wanted to eat light but couldn't just get fruit bowl off salad bar without waitress getting it. Came back with a small bowl, mostly canned fruit. Asked about strawberries and she did bring me some of that...no watermelon. Brought pancakes by the single price which was appreciated.

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Buffalo, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

First ever visit to a Shoney's. Loved the breakfast buffet. Super nice staff and very attentive to our needs. Highly recommend this location of this chain.

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Columbia, Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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206 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 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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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 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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Address: 2810 Alcoa Hwy, Alcoa, TN 37701-3117
Phone Number: 865-970-2709
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Alcoa
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

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