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1306 Hwy 96 East, Franklin, TN 37064
615-790-1285
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Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
So-so breakfast buffet

We had the breakfast buffet, which had a mix of typical breakfast foods such as eggs and bacon, fruit and some unusual things such as jelly and mousse. Nothing to write home about, but no complaints either.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Nashville, TN
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85 reviews 85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Industrialized factory food out of the freezer and cans. Think school or hospital cafeteria. I think they even get their salad in a bag. Stay away!

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Melbourne
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116 reviews 116 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We had the breakfast buffet, which had a mix of typical breakfast foods such as eggs and bacon, fruit and some unusual things such as jelly and mousse. Nothing to write home about, but no complaints either.

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Costa Mesa, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Service was quick, friendly and efficient. Food was hot and good. It's not the Ritz, but it's a clean place that serves good American style food at an inexpensive price.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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478 reviews 478 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Shoney's isn't one of the standbys that has an excellent salad bar that offers a wide variety of food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Excellent burgers and the famous slim Jim sandwich.

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I am in town working and have not had Shoneys in some years- so I had to stop in... I am also on an adkins diet so steak and eggs for me. The steak (cheaper cut) was better then waffle houses steak but that is really not saying much. Staff was nice- but this place is dated badly.

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The other day spent the night in Franklin TN and next to the motel was Shoney's. I have not been to a Shoney's for many years but remembered it was buffet style with many choices on the menu . So my wife and I were hungry after driving all day and figured have that buffet. The place was clean inside... More 

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Chattanooga
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85 reviews 85 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Food is average at best. Service was friendly and tried hard but restaurant had a generally sloppy appearance.

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Warrensburg MO
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150 reviews 150 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The 'country fried steak' was thin and the mashed potatoes were cold. Server was smarmy. This was about 7:30 to 8 PM on a Thursday night. If ever in Franklin gain, I'll look for someplace else.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Starting coming here on Saturday's...because of the service of most everyone, but especially Jennifer, now we come every Saturday and Sunday. Great food and clean establishment as well.

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Honey Grove, Texas
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140 reviews 140 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This isn't one of my favorite places to eat, but Shoney's does provide a variety of food and decent service. The prices are reasonable, so there is no complaint.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1306 Hwy 96 East, Franklin, TN 37064
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: 615-790-1285

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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