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Shoney's

1306 Hwy 96 East, Franklin, TN 37064
615-790-1285
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Ranked #198 of 315 restaurants in Franklin
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jul 21, 2014
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English first
Niles ohi
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

the waite staff are all very nice. food was good.. Travis our waiter went above and beyond for us, we were asking questions if he didnt know he would find the answers for us... mostly about the best western next door..

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Pulaski, Tennessee
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

Shoney's is one of our favorite stops when traveling through Tennessee but this one was definitely not a favorite. When we arrived, one of the workers/managers "hollered" back through waiter/waitress area to ask if someone could help seat people; well, evidently whomever he was talking to misunderstood and gave a reply but the worker/manager immediately(in a harsh tone) stated "that's... More

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fort wayne Indiana
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We stopped here for the fruit and salad bar was disappointed they did not have much for fruit only a few pieces of honey due Mellon no water melon or cantaloup.

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Lexington, ky
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

The salad dressing was way too greasy with little bluer cheese. The chicken was typical greasy and over dipped. But, it was close on a rainy night.

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Waterman, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We ate here after arriving to the Nashville area late. I was surprised to see how clean the place was after a full day of business. Service was excellent with that Southern charm you expect for the area. We stayed away from the buffet, but all the menu items we ordered were excellent. Our meal was correct and it arrived... More

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Seattle, Washington
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121 reviews 121 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Stone's throw from Best Western Motel---Saturday after 7:30PM---Warm and inviting---seated immediately---choice of Menu or Buffet....we chose the Buffet---Salad Bar is fresh--- entrees included Country fried chicken, BBQ Pork ribs, Mac & Cheese, smokey collards and black-eye peas, mashed with gravies, limas, corn, green beans, all you can eat----peach slump plus Jello, pudding, fresh fruits and all the tea you can... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

Seafood was cold and a food poisoning potential! They charge 12 bucks for the buffet and can't maintain the food temptature. At this price you are better off traveling a mile down the road and going to a better place like red lobster for the same price! A child 10 is charged the same price as an adult even if... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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134 reviews 134 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

Went for the breakfast buffet - including coffee it was just over $10. Hard to complain about that... Eggs cooked to order but unfortunately my poached eggs had been murdered - solid. The buffet selection was all you might want inc fruit but most of it over cooked too. I guess you get what you pay for.

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Knoxville
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141 reviews 141 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

The service here was great. Greeted at the door and immediately seated. Server returned quickly with my drink order. she provided above average care. The food took awhile, Which surprised me for a midweek lunch. The baskets offered on the menu are a good value.

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Martin, Tennessee
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

we come to Franklin every year and eat at Shoney's. But this year the Buffet was cold. I work in food service and know how bad it is for the food to go under 140*. When I told them the food was cold they dident even check the temp.

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