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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
Old but Ok

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

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
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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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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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42 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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281 reviews 281 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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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233 reviews 233 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
238 helpful votes 238 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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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
165 helpful votes 165 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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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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