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814 S Cumberland St, Lebanon, TN 37087-4112
615-444-2447
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Brewton, Alabama
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96 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ate there twice while in the area, I would eat there again. good variety, good choices. fair and reasonable prices.

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Thank dg48
Dickinson, Texas
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Stopped in for breakfast. All of our meals were great. Three ate from the buffet. Two of us ordered off the menu due to food allergies. All great and no problems with allergies.

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We were very happy with our visit other than I would of been much happier if there were an option to get the salad bar with a price difference if you do not get the meats. I do not eat meat but was told the bar would be the same price weather I eat meat or not.

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Thank donnabaker2015
Savannah
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

The Breakfast buffet is a good price for kids. It started with the hostess wanting to put us in the sun (no blind). We point out the booth we wanted. Then the waitress was less than friendly...if you don't like your job move on. It just seemed like a bother when we asked for anything. With the grandkids in tow... More 

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Thank Jeffrey M
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Food was dry and setting out for awhile. Corn on the cob looked like it was from two days ago and the instant mashed potatoes had a dry crust on top. Gravy was crusted over. Will never eat there again.

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Thank Marc B
Portsmouth, Virginia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Thought Shoney's was a safe deal. Nope. Our group went for the buffet. $11.95 each and included a drink. Only meat on the buffet was fried chicken and a meat loaf. Both not good. Had a salad bar - dressings had been heavily watered down. No dessert unless you count a tray of canned sliced peaches or pineapple. Two in... More 

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Thank E1272EBkarenr
Laurel, Maryland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Not great, but not bad. Food was good, though. Buffet looked like it had been sitting a while, but it was not a busy time of day. Waiter was nice, but a little over attentive.

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Thank Kat418
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

My wife and I went looking for dinner and ended up at Shoney's. The waiter was friendly and their new burgers were good. The location could have been a little cleaner.

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Thank John D
Lebanon, Tennessee
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We meet at this Shoney's once a month for a group luncheon. They have a buffet breakfast or lunch buffet or you can order off menu. I like the chicken salad croissant with onion rings. We have the sweetest waitress that we all love and she handles our whole group all by herself.

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Thank Grandma512
Lebanon, Tennessee
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99 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I really can't say that it is the best, but I am always satisfied with the food and service. Their selection seems to have decreased on the Food bar, but there is enough to get a good meal.

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Thank BigGavin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 814 S Cumberland St, Lebanon, TN 37087-4112
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Lebanon
  • Phone Number: 615-444-2447

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