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814 S Cumberland St, Lebanon, TN 37087-4112
615-444-2447
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
An okay dinner

My wife and I went looking for dinner and ended up at Shoney's. The waiter was friendly and their new burgers were good. The location could have been a little cleaner.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

My wife and I went looking for dinner and ended up at Shoney's. The waiter was friendly and their new burgers were good. The location could have been a little cleaner.

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We meet at this Shoney's once a month for a group luncheon. They have a buffet breakfast or lunch buffet or you can order off menu. I like the chicken salad croissant with onion rings. We have the sweetest waitress that we all love and she handles our whole group all by herself.

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I really can't say that it is the best, but I am always satisfied with the food and service. Their selection seems to have decreased on the Food bar, but there is enough to get a good meal.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

THe food tasted good, but found a pregnant roach. got meal for free. What mad me angrier is that i found out this isn't the first roach they found

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Dearborn Heights, Mi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Absolutely the worst Shoneys I've ever visited in all of my travel. The food was all cold, the chicken on the buffet appeared as if it was old and sitting for hours the refried in heavy grease to reheat. It tasted as if it was fried twice or old I could not tell. It was cold ad dripping grease, the... More 

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aurora, il
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We were scared when we pulled into the lot and didn't see too many folks here but it ended up being a satisfactory meal and the place did eventually fill up. Not fine dining by any means but we needed something for the kids that wasn't McDonalds

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Bardstown, Kentucky, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The buffet was pretty delicious for being a buffet... much like others where it all needs a little more flavor. We went for the breakfast/lunch which made it well worth it. The only problem was our waitress was pretty rude. She kept getting upset at the hostess when she wasn't getting tables which I understand just do not make the... More 

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Jackson
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I've eaten at Shoney's all my life and this is one of the best. It is clean and the servers are nice, friendly and courteous. The food was delicious and was changed before the dishes were empty. I was impressed.

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Stopped at Shoney's for the "World Famous" Hot fudge Cake, but changed our minds when we saw the Apple Crisp. What a fantastic dessert. Hopefully it will reach "world famous" status.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

this is a really good place to eat for a really good value the buffet is really good its a clean restaurant and all the food especially the salad bar appears to be really fresh

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Address: 814 S Cumberland St, Lebanon, TN 37087-4112
Phone Number: 615-444-2447
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Lebanon
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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  • Address: 814 S Cumberland St, Lebanon, TN 37087-4112
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Lebanon
  • Phone Number: 615-444-2447

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

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