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814 S Cumberland St, Lebanon, TN 37087-4112
615-444-2447
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
WOAH waitress!

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... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 5, 2015
Samantha M
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Bardstown, Kentucky, United States
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Bardstown, Kentucky, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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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252 reviews 252 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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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215 reviews 215 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
232 helpful votes 232 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Shoney's has roaches counted 3. Showed it to management and was still charged full price after losing appetite. Please don't ever eat here.

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Phoenix
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134 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

EZ to get to but dated and not as clean as we prefer. 1 of our last choices in Lebanon. The buffet is not big one but it's fresh enough. Nothing bad, just nothing interesting about this Shoney's.

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Gallatin, Tennessee
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Its a Shoney's people. Nothing more or less. Food was okay. Price was fair for all you can eat. They had a reasonable selection of breakfast goodies (scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, french toast, bacon, sausage, some fruits and such. Nothing special but tasted OK to me. The place was clean and servers were friendly. If this is what you... More 

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Nevada, Missouri
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74 reviews 74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We had a very pleasant surprise on our vacation. This Shoney's was across the street from our hotel. Very easy access. Very good food. Their buffet was very good and priced just right. The wait staff were kind and helpful. The clientele were amusing. All in all very good food very good price

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Fremont, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

What a great staff, 14 of us came in late and they were so good. Food was hot and very good. Waitress went out of her way to make us feel welcome at 7:30 at night. Wis family will come back!!!!!

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We visited the Shoney's on Saturday night. There were not many people in the restaurant at the time we were, which was around 9:00. We only ordered the Slim JIm to share and each got a bowl of Cabbage Beef soup, which we think is the best. We had a pleasant experience with service and the food. The server was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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

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