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Shirley's Restaurant

3266 Highway 321, Hampton, TN 37658-3954
+1 423-768-2092
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good23%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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3266 Highway 321, Hampton, TN 37658-3954
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Draws a large Sunday crowd after church. Breakfast menu is very limited, and service is lacking. I think that folks go there go more to see friends and family than for the food. It's also very isolated, located far from town. Open hours seem to...More

Thank davidbQ4718RH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Try the fried chicken and gravy. A good sign of a great restaurant is a packed parking lot. (When it is open, the parking lot is packed and inside are some very hungry people. The prices are very reasonable and the hospitality is “down home.”

Thank Les L
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Four of us took a Sunday drive from Boone to this restaurant. It is a family style restaurant. we ordered and the food was served in very small bowls, the mashed potato bowl was empty before it reached the third person in our group, Of...More

1  Thank PDR28607
shirleyHampton_TN, Owner at Shirley's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Thank you for your comments. Hope does an excellent job and I appreciate you mentioning it. I’m glad you asked her for a size bowl to better suit your party. Any of our staff will be happy to do that anytime. As far as the...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018

We have lived in the area for 37 years and I have heard people talk about how good Shirley's is for a long time. We finally went with a group last night for our first and last visit. The food was just OK, it was...More

1  Thank Richard_and_June
shirleyHampton_TN, Owner at Shirley's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Thank you for your comments. I am sorry for your bad experience at Shirley’s. Our hope is that you give us another chance to serve you. We serve the same size bowls now that we have since 1990. Our staff is asked to inquire to...More

Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Food was good overall, my only complaint was it wasn’t hot/warm but we did come near closing. Customer service was extraordinary and made the visit end positive! My husband got his fill which was important! Awesome place for large families and locals!!

1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Went for Mother’s Day. Waited 45 minutes past reservation time. It was so hot in the building that we could not enjoy our food. My 8 year old was so hot that he didn’t even want dessert. And by the way his was $15 and...More

2  Thank Jkmissy
shirleyHampton_TN, Manager at Shirley's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

We are sorry for your bad experience at Shirley’s during our Mother’s Day Service. Your having to wait over 45 minuets is something that we try to avoid. Unfortunately, with the number of guests we served, this was nearly impossible. Our normal charge for a...More

Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

- [ ] I recently visited with my family on a Sunday afternoon. I put our name on the wait list and was told it would be around 45 minutes. Fast forward over 2 hours later and we were seated, but only because some other...More

4  Thank Mandi A
shirleyHampton_TN, Manager at Shirley's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 16, 2018

First, Thank you for being a longtime guest and I apologize for you bad experience on Mother’s Day. After I was made aware that your name had been accidentally marked off our waiting list, I seated you & explained to your servers to immediately get...More

Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Shirley’s always has a good variety of food at fair prices. We always enjoy trying various homecooked dishes and comparing. Usually great music is playyon the front porchtoo

Thank rondagreaves
Reviewed October 26, 2017

We went back again hoping to get a good hot meal. After being there about a month earlier to get cold food, and it took a long time for the food,the girl did not even offer any desert menus. I went to pay and mentioned...More

2  Thank 845Jeff
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

We stayed in a cabin near Butler, TN and on our way out stopped at Shirley's for the breakfast buffet. They had the typical southern fair of eggs, grits, bacon, sausage and biscuits on the buffet. The wait staff was very friendly and inviting considering...More

Thank Eeb107
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Questions & Answers
March 29, 2017|
Response from shirleyHampton_TN | Property representative |
No, I'm sorry we're not open on Easter
Frank S
September 24, 2016|
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Response from Lisa N Mike V | Reviewed this property |
The cost with tax and all for one person is 16.45. Yes they take credit cards.
Brenda F
August 6, 2016|
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Response from Brokerlex | Reviewed this property |
About 15.00 for Lunch and dinner 10.00 for Breakfast on weekends
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3266 Highway 321, Hampton, TN 37658-3954
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Hampton
  • Phone Number: +1 423-768-2092
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