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Shoneys Family Restaurant - CLOSED

1717 Elm Hill Pike, Suite B-1, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
+1 877-377-2233
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good31%
  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
May 4, 2016
“A good breakfast”
Apr 26, 2016
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1717 Elm Hill Pike, Suite B-1, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
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Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

I was there today for a quick lunch. My waitress was amazing .. But then I witnessed a staff member behind the bar where food is squat down sneeze cover her mouth then touch the clean dishes and food handles with out washing her hands....More

Thank Ciara B
Reviewed January 26, 2016

Let me first start by saying we do not even go to the Shoneys in our hometown because it is disgusting but after we had expensive meal after expensive meal with continued horrible service (Loco Burro & Bubba Gump) we decided to try the Shoneys...More

Thank sStone0508
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Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

Empty restaurant at 12:30 should say something. But I ate there anyway.the food on the buffet tasted old.the waitress would disappear.the manager was on his phone.i love shoneys and I'm sorry I had a bad experience. Also sorry that nobody apologized

Thank Paul S
Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Arrived 1:00 dinning room not particularly busy but we'll staffed. It took quite a while for the staff to acknowledge our presence as they were busy in private conversations. Wife had Grilled Chicken Ceasar Salad which was very good. I had Grilled Chicken Dinner which...More

Thank Gregory T
Reviewed December 20, 2015

My boyfriend and I visited Gatlinburg during a warm weekend in December. We wanted to try local places, but Pancake Pantry had a long line both mornings we ventured for breakfast. Shoney's was about a block away, across the street. We were happily seated right...More

1  Thank hollins1984
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Great place for a tasteful late night dinner. Great variety on the bar including cat fish, hamburgers and hot dogs as well as the traditional buffet items. During our visit carolers came in and sang which added to the festive atmosphere. If you are staying...More

Reviewed December 10, 2015

Stopped in with my wife on a Sunday evening shortly after arriving in town. We were seated as soon as we walked in and ordered the dinner buffet. The choices were a bit limited, but the food was fresh and really good. Our waitress was...More

Thank jwat0707
Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

I used to love Shoneys as a kid, so we gave the buffet a shot. It was convenient to walk in and eat immediately, but the food quality was poor. Everything seemed like it came right from a can or freezer. I will not be...More

Thank Patrick Q
Reviewed November 20, 2015

Friend and I were in Gatlinburg for a 4 days for some rest and relaxation, we visited the surrounding areas but used Gatlinburg as our I hotel based home for the nights. I remember this Shoneys from when I was a child, it has been...More

Thank Darrell L
Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

I'm a big fan of Shoneys, especially since ours at home closed years ago! The food is always great and the prices reasonable, especially in a tourist town!!

1  Thank Richie C
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1717 Elm Hill Pike, Suite B-1, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 877-377-2233
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