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English first
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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143 reviews 143 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 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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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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80 reviews 80 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My club sandwich was excellent. My server was mediocre . . . . A buffet was available, but entrees were limited relative to cost. I would agree, over all, a 3.5 rating.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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139 reviews 139 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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Grove Hill, Alabama
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102 reviews 102 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Probably for a reason. Service was OK. Breakfast buffet looked OK. Why are salad makings already out? Sausage links and grits were needing improvement. Biscuit and gravy was fine.

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Decatur, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This Shoney's was a short walk from my hotel- very convenient! I got the buffet and although I'm not a fan of some southern cooking, I found plenty to satisfy me. The pork chops were especially good and I always think they have good soup- and this was true here. Very reasonably priced and good quality! I would have liked... More 

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Niles ohi
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

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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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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60 reviews 60 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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Additional Information about Shoney's

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

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