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1021 W Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Maryville, TN 37801-4580
+1 865-977-4412
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Maryville, Tennessee
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go to Shoney's just about every Sunday night for the Seniors' buffet special. This past Sunday, we had both lunch and dinner there. Their buffet is sooooo good. I can tell you that if they put it on their buffet, it is tops. They also have many wonderful menu items and don't mind special orders. Our family was served... More 

Thank TNHillBillies
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91 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

Stopped here on way to Great Smokey Mountains Nat. Park. We had Breakfast Buffet. Food was OK with a Large selection. Price was reasonable for food received. Staff was friendly.

Thank webbfoot
Maryville, Tennessee
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129 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

My friend and I went to Shoney's for their $7 Senior Buffet. It was very busy when we got there and we waited about 10 minutes to be seated. The food was good but when the check came, it was over $22. At the register, I asked if they still honored the $7 buffet. The cashier said yes, then I... More 

Thank jeetn
Maryville, Tennessee
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

The salad bar at Shoney's Maryville is always top of the line. Saturday night the atmosphere was charged positively with our young server whose name is Chelsie.. What a great sense of humor and aims to provide pleasant service. Almost like having entertainment with your meal. Our group was tickled pink to enjoy our meal at Shoney's. Thanks Chelsie.

Thank TNHillBillies
Knoxville, Tennessee
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Stopped in around 930 AM and had the breakfast buffet. Food was hot and fresh. Very good. Service good too. Moderately busy but no waiting. Another good Shoney's location.

Thank michellentn
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

I had not been to a Shoney's for a long time as the Shoney's in my area of Florida had closed down years ago. But upon visiting Maryville, TN, I discovered a Shoneys along Route 321 just outside of Maryville. I had forgotten how good their breakfast buffet was. Good variety, and great value for the cost.

Thank nativegetaway
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016

I had the 'fish n chips' which was floating in grease w/very underseasoned onion rings and my spouse had the buffet. It was very crowded. From what I could tell from her buffet plates, the food looked, smelled ordinary and tasted the same. I wouldn't make a return trip. I guess I'm a pretty picky eater. If I'm going to... More 

Thank Sherry S
Maryville, Tennessee
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176 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

Two at for lunch at this location. Typical buffet food. Not bad but not special. The bill for two people with a reasonable tip was nearly $30. I expect a lot more for $30.

Thank Mbhnm
Maryville, Tennessee
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016

Shoney's is one of the older chain restaurants in the country and just about everyone has eaten at one at some point in their lives. It had been quite awhile since we had eaten at Shoney's, but decided to revisit after moving to this city recently. Wow, have times changed from the days of Big Boy Burgers and their Fudge... More 

Thank Sherry B
Mechanicsville, Virginia
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88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2016

It's a buffet.. Not much to say. They sat us all the way in the back away from everybody... I don't think they get much diversity there. Food was okay.

Thank dougiec24

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1021 W Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Maryville, TN 37801-4580
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Maryville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-977-4412

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