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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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Lebanon, Indiana
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a great lunch place. The food was plentiful and delicious. It is served family style. The hostess(Emily) for our table was the best. She was knowledgeable and presented information in such a fun and enthusiastic way. Groups ate in separate rooms throughout the house. Our group of 9 from Indiana ate with a couple from California and a... More 

Thank queenbeesue
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had some pretty high expectations coming in and they were all net plus some!! The family style meal with other people in our own dining room made for great conversation and getting to know others. The food was off the hook!!! A great history with a fantastic purpose in what they do today for so many others. Thank you... More 

Thank bugmanDallas
Statesboro, Georgia
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99 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you have never had a boarding house style meal, then you should visit Ms Mary Bobo's. You will be seated with a group of people at a large table and the food is brought out in dishes. You serve yourself and pass to the next person. You get a great southern cooked meal. We had fried chicken, peas, squash... More 

Thank Celena B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our hostess Betty was amazing. During the family styled shared lunch she kept us all entertained with her quick humor and knowledge of the boarding house and history of Lynchburg. Lunch comprised of southern fried chicken, meatloaf, Mac an cheese , mash potatoes, fried orca, green beans, with iced teas. If you are planning on going to the JDaniels distillery... More 

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Spring Hill, Tennessee
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92 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for a Motorcycle ride to Lynchburg and made a reservation at Miss Mary Bobo's for lunch. Great Southern cooking served family style and all you care to eat. Food wad great and the experience was wonderful and if course some items are prepared with the local Jack Daniels. Great location and Lynchburg us a great town to visit.... More 

Thank Mike E
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite places! The fried chicken, meatloaf, fried okra, cucumber salad, creamed corn, brown beans, cornbread and the famous Jack Daniels Apples were all delicious. The chess pie with Jack Daniels whipped cream was the perfect end to a family style meal in the historic Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House in Lynchburg TN. Reservations are required... More 

Thank Joyce G
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second time to visit Miss Mary Bobo's. The first time was several years ago and it was a wonderful experience. Today's visit did not disappoint. We were served a bountiful feast. Every dish was perfectly prepared and served by two efficient and friendly individuals. Our hostess, Elizabeth, was delightful. She related the interesting history of the boarding... More 

Thank BettyC1955
Nashville, Tennessee
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fun experience. Great food, great house, great hostess. Joy did a great job of sharing information in an informal way. Loved walking around town square before lunch.

Thank rhotard
St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a "do not miss" experience for anyone who loves country cooking served family style. Wonderful fried chicken, meatloaf, pinto beans, fried okra, creamed corn, squash casserole, cucumber onion salad, cornbread muffins, Jack Daniel laced spiced apples, tea, and chess pie with coffee. The food bowls were refilled as soon as they were emptied. The menu might change slightly... More 

1 Thank danasbd
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were spending a day without the kids! We absolutely loved Miss Mary Bobo's!! The food was delicious, the people were friendly, our Hostess Tami was so sweet! I couldn't find prices anywhere online before we went so I will tell you. 21.99 per adult. Not sure if they have a different price for kids. It was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
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?