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“Abundant Buffet”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Shoney's

Ranked #9 of 41 Restaurants in Manning
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Southport, North Carolina
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278 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
“Abundant Buffet”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

The night we visited they were having their Down Home Buffet. The food was well presented and abundant. They served exactly what you would like to see on such a buffet: collards, mashed potatoes and white or brown gravy, black-eyed peas, canned beans with bacon, catfish, country fried steak, fried chicken, and banana pudding as well as numerous other selections. Service was very attentive. Sitting near the entrance can be VERY cold this time of theyear.

Visited February 2013
Thank EndlessSummerCaptain
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English first
Mexia, Alabama, United States
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47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed February 23, 2013

We normally really enjoy dining at Shoneys but this one was just so-so.. some of the food on the bar wasn't even hot {eggs} we ate there once but wont try that one again

Visited December 2012
Thank Johnnie S
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Fortescue, New Jersey
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130 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Good food at Reasonable Prices.”
Reviewed February 15, 2013

Stopped here for lunch on our way to Charleston. The staff was friendly and helpful. You can order from their menu or you can choose the buffet. We choose their lunch buffet @ $7.99 per person because we like to taste a variety of different foods. They have a nice salad bar, and offer a nice selection (not huge) of home style cooking (fried chicken, catfish, cube steak, mac & cheese, country corn, collard greens, etc., and desserts (peach cobbler, bananna pie pudding and others). We would eat here again.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Elaine R
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Quebec City, Canada
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204 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 689 helpful votes
“Food not so bad but terrible service.”
Reviewed January 17, 2013

We went there for lunch last December and we were very disappointed.

The buffet choice is limited but the food is good but we probably won't return because the service was very bad.

Our waitress came to take our drink order but she never returned to clean up empty plates, to refill our drinks, or to see if we needed something. And I must say that the restaurant was not very busy at the time.

In fact, it is the manager that saw that all our glasses were empty so he brought us refills.

We only saw the waitress much later when she brought the check and she still seemed to be annoyed by our presence.

I will spend my money somewhere else next time.

  • Visited December 2012
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1 Thank Marco
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Manning, South Carolina
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Thursday is breakfast for dinner”
Reviewed December 27, 2012

We go every Thursday for the breakfast buffet for dinner. Custom eggs available, bacon, sausage, chunky home fries and everything else you'd expect on a breakfast buffet. Restaurant needs updating but is clean and the servers are pleasant.

Visited December 2012
Thank heydynagirl
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