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All 9 Lynchburg Restaurants

Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House

295 Main Street, Lynchburg, TN 37352
931 759 7394
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Ranked #2 of 9 Restaurants in Lynchburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

Wished i lived closer,best food ever all home made.best coffee an tea. The staff were very nice. Elizabeth was very informative.

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Winchester, Tennessee, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We decided to try for a last minute reservation at this busy restaurant/attraction in Lynchburg, TN. And were glad we did as we enjoyed and superior meal with interesting random other guests we were seated with. The great home cooking was a welcome way to destroy the post-holiday blues! Prepared fresh daily on premises and served by friendly, local college... More 

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Fayetteville, TN
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57 reviews 57 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is a tough one to call. If half-stars were appropriate, this would be three and a half stars. When it comes to "home cooking," I would say that Miss Mary Bobo's is hard to beat. And perhaps it was due to the fact that we were there as part of a large group as guests of a business, but... More 

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Bama
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I have been hearing about how wonderful and delicious everything here was for decades. I know I am going to be an outlier compared to all the other reviews here. I will get to the good things first. Service was attentive, having a host sit at the end of our table was a plus. The food on the other hand... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This place always puts on the "feed" family style. They have hostesses in each room. This is the first time I had this hostess and she really presented some new information. You don't eat for hours afterward.

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U.S.A
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This was our second visit to Lynchburg in 6 months, and eating at Miss Mary Bobo's was high on our lists of redo's. It did not disappoint! Ms. Emily was a gracious hostess, who had us all laughing with her stories. For dinner, we had a "Christmas meal", and everything was absolutely delicious. We had a young lady from the... More 

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Ledgewood, NJ
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106 reviews 106 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Having reserved weeks in advance, I recently had a wonderful lunch here. Served in typical boarding house style, the table was loaded with traditional comfort food including such favorites as fried chicken, meat loaf, white beans, fried okra, candied apples, and fantastic chess pie. The conversation at my table was very interesting; I had a great time!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

If you are going to Jack Daniels and Lynchburg, definitely make reservations and eat here. Each room has a family size table which you will share with others and is hosted by a docent. You will hear stories about the history of the area and Jack Daniels. The Southern Comfort food is great and the atmosphere of the restaurant is... More 

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Nashville, TN
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79 reviews 79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Miss Mary Bobo's in Lynchburg, TN USA is an ex-boarding home / hotel that is now used strictly for Southern home cooked meals. The most important thing to remember about Miss Bobo's is that RESERVATIONS are REQUIRED. There are several rooms that were once hotel rooms and are now used as dining rooms. Approximately 300 people are served daily, via... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We sat in the Tolley dining room which was fitting since we had stayed at the Tolley House. Our hostess, Betty Robertson, was sweet and I enjoyed hearing her stories. We had fried chicken, pork tenderloin, greens, corn salad, fried okra (my favorite), potato casserole, apples with Jack Daniels, ham and beans, and corn bread muffins. The food was good... More 

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Address: 295 Main Street, Lynchburg, TN 37352
Phone Number: 931 759 7394
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Lynchburg
Cuisine: American

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