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Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House

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295 Main St, Lynchburg, TN 37352-8300
931 759 7394
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

On the suggestion of friends, I called many days in advance to score a reservation at one of two lunchtime sittings at Miss Mary Bobo's Restaurant. After a lovely and informative tour of the Jack Daniel Distillery, we enjoyed a brief walk to town and found the Boarding House that has been converted into a delightful dining experience! The southern... More 

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Thank Jeanine M
Lafayette
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food was out of this world. Southern style family dining at its best. Been trying to eat there for year and finally got a seat

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Thank freckles70506
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Easy to find, it's right on the square. The best home cooking you will find! Very homey place, friendly staff, beautiful antique home...

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Thank Elyse C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit! Victoria our hostess made our room special by sharing the history of the house and area. The food was very tasty. Not a place to go in a diet :).

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Thank gks08
Huntsville, Alabama
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The experience is such a fun one. Food is serve with a hostess in each room to give you the history of Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House. The food was very good and the staff is lovely. A real treat before going to tour Jack Daniel's Distillery.

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Thank Arlene624
Sherman, Texas
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All the good things from the south; fried chicken, meatloaf, red potatoes, fresh fried okra, baked apples, green beans, cucumber salad, fabulous mac and cheese and mud pie. It was delightful. Loved having the hostess sit and eat with the group and tell about the history of Lynchburg and the restaurant.

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Thank Edith E
Manteno, Il.
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really great southern family style meal. Fried chicken, roast beef, potatoes, macaroni and cheese, an awesome cabbage casserole, apples, biscuits and chess pie. I know I missed something (s). The food was delicious and I left stuffed. Great hospitality too from our host.

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Thank poolguy123
Tyler, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ms. Theo served as our hostess and had our table who sat down as strangers leave as friends. Great southern cooking which had some recipes that included Jack Daniels as an ingredient. Ms. Theo's wit and humor entertained as she told us tales of history and gossip around Lynchburg. Thoroughly enjoyed the time around the dinner table at this beautiful... More 

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Thank tanya75713
United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Come hungry because you are going to be offered great food. The Jack Daniels apples are delicious! The Jack Daniel's topping on the pecan pie is very good. You will be glad you chose this restaurant for lunch.

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Thank Michael L
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a cool place!!! Food was amazing and the best part was our hostess. Miss Theo was wonderful and we hope to see her next time :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 295 Main St, Lynchburg, TN 37352-8300
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: 931 759 7394

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