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804 Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127-8408
(270) 773-3186
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
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South Carolina, United States
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stumbled across this place after our Mammoth Cave hike, and were quite please with it. The one down side was the smell in the place. Aside from that, it was clean, the people were great, the food was excellent. To top it off, the price was right, (maybe $7.50 for the buffet?). We will definitely eat here again! Also,... More 

Thank Jesus_Love_Me2
Kingston Springs, Tennessee
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1,022 reviews
1,017 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Choose from the buffet or menu. I opted for the menu and my breakfast sandwich was good but overpriced; $6.43 for a bacon & egg sandwich and a glass of water, too much! Nice big restaurant that was clean but there is a smoking section and it goes into the non-smoking with ease. A bit unpleasant to say the least.... More 

Thank 4bird1
Coatesville, Indiana
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My date had the buffet and I had Breaded Chicken Sandwich. My grill order was larger, than expected, but done perfectly with all the trimmings. We arrived 45 minutes before closing, we were waited on,like it was the middle of the day and we were the most important customer. Waitress made sure our drinks, were kept fresh! Just off I65... More 

Thank Kcash1227
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Close to mammoth! Great buffet. Fresh and tasty food. All the locals eat here so you know it's good. Great value for money. Antique place next door.

Thank Mark H
Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by for lunch on our way to a Mammoth Cave. The buffet food consisted of BBQ chicken, fried catfish, mashed potatoes, gravy, several vegges, cornbread, hush puppies, cobbler & ice cream, Etc. You can order from the menu but the all-you-can-eat buffet caught our attention. It was reasonably priced & good, especially the catfish. If you are really... More 

Thank Ltcjim003
Slidell, Louisiana
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to eat for the whole family. This time stopped in the 60's. No fast food here, stop and relax and the service is good. We got the buffet, and could tell it was all made on site. It was good and we will visit again. Check the hours of operation before going.

Thank VA45
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Catfish was good and fresh. Fresh hot pan of peach cobbler brought out just as we was ready for dessert.

Thank melinda w
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in on a recent outing on our motorcycles. The fried chicken was awesome!! Don't miss the made from scratch peach cobbler either. Yum

Thank Hendo1cote
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was not a good experience. Great place if you like cigarette smoke next to your food and as you walk in the door. Husband was puking 5 minutes after leaving. Should have trusted gut and walked out.

Thank Angie G
Stringer, Mississippi
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pulled up and the parking lot was full. Great home cooking. Salad bar, fresh fried catfish, pot roast and all the fixings. Amazing peach cobbler with ice cream and drink for less than $10. Great deal

Thank paintinlady

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 804 Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127-8408
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Cave City
  • Phone Number: (270) 773-3186

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