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“Breakfast on the dinner buffet” 3 of 5 stars
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Shoney's
Ranked #18 of 26 Restaurants in Summersville
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Fort Worth
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72 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Breakfast on the dinner buffet”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I was coming here after a long day in West Virginia expecting a great dinner on the buffet but instead there was fried chicken and everything else Breakfast I was not impressed at all I eat breakfast for breakfast not for dinner.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Food
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  • English first
  • Any
English first
Logan, West Virginia
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Food bar sub-par”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Had the hot bar but was disapointed. Food dry and tasteless. Iced tea was good and waitress was nice.

Visited August 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“nice little place for lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Stopped in here today ( July 17th ) on our return trip as La Carretta was not open at lunch time and we found it to be nice. The interior is dated, however we landed a gem of a waitress named "Kim". Kim was amazing and did not "push" us to order,eat and dash.....

At Shoney s they offer a "buffet" and menu items. We chose to order off the menu and my G/F ordered the turkey burger which comes with avacado and she states it was very good.

I had the turkey club on sourdough bread ( OMG ) loved it......

As stated earlier, the decor is not too chic, but it served a purpose. The restaurant and washrooms were clean. Locals come into Shoney's and seem to enjoy the fare.

Ohhh I forgot to mention the dessert we shared....apple crumble served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream...the kicker : they serve it in a cast iron pan, warmed up in the oven before you get it....I am not a dessert guy...but OMG it was fantastic.....

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank s p
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Brampton, Canada
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Nice Family Stop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

The waitress was very friendly - a typical Shoney's that we all know! The restaurant was clean and the buffet was adequate.

Visited June 2013
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Thank Tracey D
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Gloucester, Virginia
Level Contributor
26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Not Prepared At All”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We went to Shoney's for the Father's Day buffet, and we were not impressed. They were very busy and understaffed. We paid around $16 per person for a subpar buffet that didn't have a very wide variety of food. The rolls were burned and tasteless, the mashed potatoes were dry, and the fried chicken was overly salty. They couldn't keep plates or food at the buffet, so we had to wait every time we wanted to go back to get refills. Not to mention, the two fathers in our group didn't even receive their free Father's Day cake.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 2 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank glcstr2012
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