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“Food bar sub-par” 2 of 5 stars
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Shoney's
US Route 19, Summersville, WV 26651
304-872-6785
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Ranked #17 of 25 Restaurants in Summersville
Cuisines: American
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Logan, West Virginia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Food bar sub-par”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Had the hot bar but was disapointed. Food dry and tasteless. Iced tea was good and waitress was nice.

Visited August 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“nice little place for lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Stopped in here today ( July 17th ) on our return trip as La Carretta was not open at lunch time and we found it to be nice. The interior is dated, however we landed a gem of a waitress named "Kim". Kim was amazing and did not "push" us to order,eat and dash.....

At Shoney s they offer a "buffet" and menu items. We chose to order off the menu and my G/F ordered the turkey burger which comes with avacado and she states it was very good.

I had the turkey club on sourdough bread ( OMG ) loved it......

As stated earlier, the decor is not too chic, but it served a purpose. The restaurant and washrooms were clean. Locals come into Shoney's and seem to enjoy the fare.

Ohhh I forgot to mention the dessert we shared....apple crumble served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream...the kicker : they serve it in a cast iron pan, warmed up in the oven before you get it....I am not a dessert guy...but OMG it was fantastic.....

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Brampton, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Nice Family Stop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

The waitress was very friendly - a typical Shoney's that we all know! The restaurant was clean and the buffet was adequate.

Visited June 2013
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Gloucester, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Not Prepared At All”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We went to Shoney's for the Father's Day buffet, and we were not impressed. They were very busy and understaffed. We paid around $16 per person for a subpar buffet that didn't have a very wide variety of food. The rolls were burned and tasteless, the mashed potatoes were dry, and the fried chicken was overly salty. They couldn't keep plates or food at the buffet, so we had to wait every time we wanted to go back to get refills. Not to mention, the two fathers in our group didn't even receive their free Father's Day cake.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Butler, Pennsylvania
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9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Good food, good price, Shoney's hospitality”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

This Shoney's has become a regular stop whenever we are traveling down US 19, and I've never been disappointed.

Once again, the staff was very friendly and welcoming, and made us feel very comfortable.

Food was very good, and a wonderful selection on the buffet.

Shoney's in one of two 'chains' that we will look for when traveling, and this one has become a favorite stopping point in West Virginia.

  • Visited April 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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