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“Above and beyond”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Shoney's

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Shoney's
Ranked #178 of 275 Restaurants in Charleston
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Waynesville, North Carolina
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91 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Above and beyond”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2014

I have eaten in just about every Shoney's buffet in Florida, North Carolina and many in other states. Of all the outlets visited over the years, this was the best by far. Bar items were fresh and hot, or cold where appropriate; the staff was friendly and attentive. Something I have never before experienced was the offer of an egg (apart from the bar) cooked to order. Aslo, were were offered a 4oz steak for 99 cents, an offer I couldn't refuse! After the meal, the waitperson brought around a selection of whole pies offered for sale. We chose a Peanutbutter pie for the road (mouthwateringly good); something we would never have thought to buy. Don't get the wrong idea, it was not presented as a hard sell pitch, just as a "wouldn't this be tasty later?" kind of thing...

  • Visited April 2014
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English first
Cleveland, Ohio
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36 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Go elsewhere”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2014

Staff super nice. Food not so nice. Buffet not restocked and not checked the whole time we where there. Had to ask for water refill

Visited March 2014
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81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Shoney's Breakfast Buffet”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2013

Stop here on a regular basis when traveling to Ohio. The restaurant always crowded, bathrooms clean and nice greeter to seat you quickly. We always do breakfast buffet (great choices). My husband loves the different selections of meats to go with breakfast and I like the healthier choices, grand daughter must have the pancakes. Something good for everyone. Waitress very nice/talked to our grand daughter. Love the slower pace take time to enjoy your food atmosphere.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank viccobu
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Fort Worth
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“A great shoneys experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2013

This Shoney had very good food and service. It was a very good experience to eat there I used eat at Shoney's when I was little before they closed them in Texas. So I always look forward to going to Shoneys and this one did not disappoint.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank joshua761312006
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West Virginia
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“not going back”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013

I haven't been to Shoneys for years. Very limited menu. I got a salad with chicken. Chicken was very bland, tomatoes weren't ripe. They were hard and no taste. A few cucumbers and a sprinkle of cheese. It was mostly a huge plate of iceberg lettuce.

  • Visited July 2013
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