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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 28, 2020

We ate at Watermill while visiting Mammoth Cave. We had the evening buffet. The server was so thoughtful. She kept the buffet open for us even though we were late. The catfish was delicious! My daughter, who is a super picky, even loved the catfish....More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 15, 2020

We dined at Watermill restaurant twice while visiting Mammoth Cave National Park recently. What a wonderful buffet they offer. The catfish is fabulous and we really enjoyed the hush puppies! My husband thoroughly enjoyed the pork chop he selected and my friends' two daughters were...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 15, 2020 via mobile

This is a great place to get excellent home cooked type food. The catfish and fried chicken are some of the best I’ve had. The vegetables are seasoned just right, the sweet cream-style corn is spot on. I really like the fact that they no...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 11, 2020

Not fancy but what I'd call good comfort food. Stopped in for the lunch buffet on my way down I-65 on the strong recommendation of a friend that travels in that area often. Decent salad bar, the catfish strips were very good. Cornbread was also...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 26, 2020 via mobile

Awesome place awesome good eat there every week People there are very friendly and kind. Will be back to eat . All home cooked

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed November 7, 2019 via mobile

I went to Watermill on the recommendation of a local and have to say I was very pleased with the food. If you’re looking for decor and and nice furnishings this isn’t it, but if you are hungry and are willing to try local cooking,...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 23, 2019

The buffet food didn't appeal to me so I had the Patty Melt and Tater Tots, they were both good. The staff was very nice. The price was great.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 12, 2019 via mobile

The salad bar had iceberg lettuce, no other FRESH greens, canned mushrooms, frozen peas. The hot bar had canned beans, canned corn with lots of sugar added. Thinly sliced pork chops were overcooked. Notes on the refrigerators reminding staff to "check dates!" on the hallway...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 12, 2019

Iceberg lettuce + jar mushrooms, frozen peas, canned beets on the salad bar; canned corn with tons of sugar added, canned green beans and worn out pint of. Catfish and hush puppies thrown together in the steam tray. The ONLY fresh item on the buffet...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 4, 2019 via mobile

We arrived at lunchtime and were greeted well. The food was hot and delicious. The desert was fabulous. Thank you from the traveling Okies.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Jeannette K
August 19, 2017|
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As a nonsmoker I would never go to this restaurant again -- to have to walk past a whole room of smokers, plus having the food itself in the smoking section where you have to go to get it, is just disgusting.
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