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Emma's Family Restaurant

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82 Paradise St, Manchester, TN 37355-7817
+1 931-723-4701
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Saint Peters, Missouri
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rebecca was a very friendly attentive waitress . Great fried chicken . Melt in your mouth hot peach cobbler . Very reasonable prices.

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Thank mvonderhaar
Shelbyville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can choose your meal from the general menu or choose the buffet. I cannot speak to a meal from the menu but can tell you the buffet offers a nice variety of foods. You definitely won't leave hungry for sure. Don't leave without a big bowl of homemade peach cobbler. If you have kids...they'll absolutely love the chocolate pudding... More 

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Thank Betty W
peacey72
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast just passing through on the interstate..great breakfast bar and friendly staff!!

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Thank peacey72
Manchester, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

Food is very good. My favorite time is on Friday when they serve a great seafood buffet. I try to eat there at least 2 times a month.

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Thank James W
Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

The best thing about Emma's is their tenderloin, tender being the operative word. I usually just get a couple of tenderloin bisquits when I go there. I wish they had a better bisquit but I can't say a bad word about the tenderloin. I don't care for their gravy but I like their breakfast potatos. I've seldom eaten there for... More 

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Thank torcbound
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Good price for country food. Buffett had many southern dishes and cheaper than cracker barrel. It has breakfast lunch and supper. Under$10 for the Buffett

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Thank tony B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant before but my husband had not. Almost immediately our waitress, Rebecca, opened the door for a challenge of wits. My husband loves a good verbal battle. The two of them exchanged in a lively battle and I think she let my husband win. You won't find employees like Rebecca at national chains as I'm sure... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

Come on right, I should have known. I'm on my way back from Chattanooga and we stop I for Breakfast in Manchester. Reviews looked promising at Emma's, but now I simply don't get it. People must be so uneducated when it comes to food that they simply can't do the reviews right. This place may have at one time been... More 

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5 Thank Noexit1
Manchester, Tennessee
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

The food at Emma's is fresh and has good flavor. This is a definite go to for a country buffet. The problem is the buffet is crammed in the front door, with patrons having to move out of the way of staff and other patrons.

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Thank Nicki S
Smyrna, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

We were traveling through the area and stopped here for lunch. They have a buffet which includes several choices of hot meats, numerous cooked vegetables, a salad bar & a desert bar. Everything is home-style cooking. The salad bar was well stocked with a good selection as was the desert bar. The salad items were fresh and the deserts were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Paradise St, Manchester, TN 37355-7817
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 931-723-4701

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