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“....very poor service” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Shoney's

Shoney's
716 Radford Blvd, Dillon, SC 29536-5004
843-841-1540
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Ranked #13 of 32 Restaurants in Dillon
Cuisines: American
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Stafford, Virginia
Top Contributor
166 reviews 166 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 54 cities Reviews in 54 cities
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
“....very poor service”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

This was a very dysfunctional restaurant. It was later in the evening and after getting gas we looked forward to something to eat. Unfortunately every time we asked the waitress a question she had to go into the back "to find out", then when we proceeded to order that item she would come back and say they were out of it.It was not busy and she was the only person out front. After a long drive and try after try to order something - with still only water in front of us just we ended up leaving to search for another establishment.
It might be right of the highway but, it was a huge waste of time.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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English first
mt kisco, ny
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“way to run a restaurant !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

SPECIAL NEEDS FREINDLY Great Service, Great Food. Everyone seemed to care, from management on down. They made you feel welcome. It was late and not one of the staff seemed like they were rushing us out. You could see other guests being treated the same. so it was not just our server (wonderful as she was). Buffet was fresh and well tended. Not sure if the dissatisfied reviewer even stopped at the same location.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Eustis, Florida
1 review
“Decent service but horrible food”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

The staff had trouble keeping food on the buffet. The selection was poor and the food was awful. The fried chicken was undercooked. There was only one kind of fruit (watermelon), but my spouse considered it the best thing on the buffet.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Hopewell Jct, NY
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Not how to run a restaurant!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

We eat out more often than most. We are easy to please I must say the wait staff here was wonderful but that's where it stopped. Everybody was complaining there was NO food at the buffet and there really wasn't. They were out of everything. We were told this is common at this location. Sounds to me like there are many ownership issues. The CEO of Shoney's should visit here on Under Cover Boss. This place will ruin your reputation. The staff had to constantly apologize for the lack of food. They actually has to send someone to the food store to buy food to put out. They said they were out till tomorrow. They didn't know what they were going to do tonight if people came in. I felt so bad for our waitress as she said it kills her tips at no fault of hers. The food wasn't anything to talk about either. The Pot Pie was so bland and had no vegetables in it. We wanted to get some from the salad bar but of course there weren't any there either. Now, time for desert but everything was empty. No fruit nothing. The waitress took a slice of layer cake and separated the layers to make it look like there were small pieces of cake to eat. Great thinking on her part. I hole the owners get to read this as they should be ashamed of themselves to let this happen. If you are the owner "Get it together or get out!"

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Bridgton, Maine
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Delightful Service!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

The staff was friendly and welcoming. We had the buffet which offered a good selection of seafood prepared in various ways. It was Ok. The highlight for me was the biscuit - so yummy. The price was fair for the quality of the food.

Visited November 2012
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