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116 Main St, Caryville, TN 37714-4115
(423) 562-7839
6:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 12:00 am
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to dine at Shoneys because there really wasn't many options at Caryville. We had the buffet and the kids really liked the all you could eat option. There were a wide variety of choices and some southern specialities that my kids enjoyed trying. Staff was very friendly. Prices were very reasonable.

Thank Monica S
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Close to the interstate, staff was friendly and great service. Very clean and full of fresh food. Buffet had a lot to chose from, food was great! Restrooms were clean too.

Thank Stacey L
Fairview, North Carolina, United States
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Terrible food. Although the buffet was clean and servers were nice the food was awful. We chose Shoneys because it was close to our hotel. I recommend going the extra mile for better food.

Thank Robin K
Moore Haven, Florida
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Best breakfast EVER. Been coming here since I was a kid. Friendly atmosphere, and Super 8 motel is very close by. I really enjoy the breakfast buffet. Can't wait to visit again. It is definitely worth stopping in.

Thank Eddie M
Humboldt, Tennessee
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Not much to choose from, but the staff was good. Food was fair. I would not choose to eat there again. I am not a Shoney's type person. But, the place was very full so there are people who do like it.

Thank 812default
Palestine, Arkansas
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Foods good and service is ok. It's close to the hotels so it was convenient. Buffet had a good variety and the Mac and cheese was pretty good.

Thank kgibs
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Nice place for late night dinner. Needed something healthy late in a small town. They have a decent salad bar and very nice staff. They get 5 stars because of fresh, healthy food and a great staff with a great attitude

Thank Nylarcp
Orlando, Florida
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692 reviews
440 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

I have been eating at Shoney's off and on for 50+ years. I look forward to the Saturday breakfast buffet. This is the first time that I have eaten at this location. It was less than I had been expecting. The bacon was not crisp and wet with grease; the fried catfish was good; AND, when did they take off... More 

Thank CherokeeMan
Evansville, Indiana
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

It has been over 20 years since I last went to a Shoney's but we were driving through this area and thought it would be a decent place to meet up with some family that live in the area. We were incorrect. There were seven of us and nobody really enjoyed their food they ordered. I tried the country fried... More 

Thank RP523
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Super friendly greeter and waitstaff. Buffet was full and fresh at 7:00 dinner. Everything was spotless to boot. Plenty of parking. One of the best Shoney's we've been to.

Thank Christopher L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Main St, Caryville, TN 37714-4115
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Caryville
  • Phone Number: (423) 562-7839

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