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Shoney's

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2066 Lee Hwy, Bristol, VA 24201-1626
276-466-3360
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 5
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  • 3
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 3
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Server Judy

We had the breakfast buffet just this morning. The food was excellent. It was probably one of the best Shoney's that we have visited. Mind you...we have eaten at several with all of our travels. Had it not been for the behavior of the manager that was on duty this morning, I would have gladly... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
Melissa R
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Bristol, Tennessee
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

The food was great. The environment was good. The service was fantastic. I absolutely believe that this is the best one in the area.

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Thank AJ W
Knoxville
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239 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

The service here was like being back in the 50's. The decor was sad and needs to be replaced. The seats were torn and dirty. The food on the bar was old and only luke warm. The tea was weak and too sweet.

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Thank jrgenterprises
key
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105 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

This was a very poor experience. The buffet was not that well stocked. But the service was friendly. I would pass on this experience.

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Thank JimmyfromForest
Bristol, Tennessee
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

the restaurant is nasty, the dishes were not washed and not to mention all the employees are on drugs. Openly a worker told a manager he wasSo the managers are aware of this occurring. Another time I see a manager standing smoking with an employee going back and forth to a car and said "damn that is good coke." Something... More 

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Thank matt H
Oakland, Maryland
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113 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I was not excited to be stopping at a Shoney's. It appeared outdated and stuck in the 70"s. And it was. But he staff was outstanding and the service excellent. The Buffett was fresh and clean. It had something for everyone in our group. And the price was amazing for a week day lunch.

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Thank dee8306
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

We had the breakfast buffet just this morning. The food was excellent. It was probably one of the best Shoney's that we have visited. Mind you...we have eaten at several with all of our travels. Had it not been for the behavior of the manager that was on duty this morning, I would have gladly given this Shoneys a 5-star... More 

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1 Thank Melissa R
Bristol, TN
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

For the past 2 years several friends & I have met at Shoney's for breakfast once a week. We never need to be seated, we just go to our regular table & within a minute all of our drink orders are delivered and they are always correct. We have the same server every week & she is fantastic. Prompt, &... More 

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Thank Senjen
Carneys Point, New Jersey
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199 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Now I'm NOT a Big Fan of Chain Restaurants, However, If Managed and Staffed Properly, They can be an enjoyable experience, especially on the road. This particular Shoney's had HOT, DECENT, Reasonably Priced Food. Very Clean, and the Service was Excellent. What sets this Shoneys apart, was the True Southern Hospitality! Manager was visible making sure of the Cleanliness of... More 

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1 Thank ChefGaryCurry
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013 via mobile

Feb 1, around 9 a.m. We had the breakfast buffet, which was continuously attended, and fresh. Everything was clean. The most amazing thing happened at this restaurant, that never happened to me before. I had ordered coffee with my meal, and had used a couple of creamers. The cream wasn't working well with the coffee, but I didn't have issues... More 

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1 Thank Scott19610000
Kingsport, Tennessee
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149 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

the buffet does not have no dessert on it and the meals are very pricey and usally the food is not very good

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2066 Lee Hwy, Bristol, VA 24201-1626
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: 276-466-3360

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood
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 - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?