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Mama's House Restaurant

2608 N John B Dennis Hwy, Kingsport, TN 37660-4793
+1 423-247-5691
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good26%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“fried fish” (5 reviews)
“roast beef” (6 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2608 N John B Dennis Hwy, Kingsport, TN 37660-4793
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I never feel like I get my moneys worth at a buffet, basically because there usually aren't very many options I like that are cooked very well. Mama's House is the very first buffet I have been to where I have liked everything I have...More

Thank Tiffany R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't get me wrong the food was good just not impressive for the price. They didn't have much of a selection. The Buffet has two short runs and thats is some mash potatoes, beef, chicken, corn and such. Nothing really jumped out as unbelievable or...More

Thank Jason_Redmond
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Salad bar was fresh, hot bar was fried fish, chicken and meatloaf plus hot vegetables and then desserts. Lots of locals, wait staff seemed to know most of the customers.

1  Thank David H
Reviewed October 25, 2018

The food is always great at Mama's House. I have tried several different entrees, and each one was delicious, along with the vegetables. The restaurant is bright and pretty inside; and it has a nice, relaxing atmosphere, not noisy, a place where it is easy...More

Thank Jean_in_TN
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

I went to mama's house for years with my late husband and my husband now... But when Sue sold it the new owners took over it wasn't that good but I tried it again and it has got better..

1  Thank Sue M
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

I read the reviews and looked like things were worse and got better with the new owners. Ok...from the beginning... it is very dated and maybe a third of the restaurant was full. We got some food and were waiting to be seated and the...More

Thank DavidB12
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We came across Mama’s House on Yelp. We were were happy with the food choices and service. The price seems a bit high $13 per person. Good southern food from fried green tomatoes and delicious sweet tea. The employees was so friendly. A great place...More

1  Thank Renee R
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Mamas house use to be good, however it seems the last couple of times the quality of food and selections have been horrible. For the money golden corral is a better deal. Mamas house has the same old friend out dishes time after time ....More

Thank EvanandAmanda
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Had driven by this place many times while in the area but finally decided to try it with a group from work. There were 4 of us from across the country and everyone was really complimentary of the food and the service. So much better...More

2  Thank burghughes
Reviewed April 28, 2018

The environment overall is great. The half off birthdays is not bad since most restaurants now longer honor them anymore. Great food like chicken, pinto beans, baked beans, kilt salad, bread pudding, cherry cobbler, fried fish, and baked fish or fried clams. The roast beef...More

1  Thank Kirsten H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2608 N John B Dennis Hwy, Kingsport, TN 37660-4793
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Kingsport
  • Phone Number: +1 423-247-5691
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