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“Great Burgers”
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Shoneys Family Restaurant
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
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155 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Great Burgers”
Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

We always stop in while spending the day in gatlinburg older place but have always had friendly service don't care for the Buffett much too heavy of food while walking but Love the burgers

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Scoobstoy
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Tennessee Ridge, Tennessee
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Totally unacceptable”
Reviewed August 7, 2013

Most Shoney's don't measure up to the standard set
in the earlier years of this once great chain, but this
some are still okay places to eat. This one, however,
costing $50 including tip for 2 adults and 2 children
was a waste of money. Salad bar unattractive,
and fried foods selected where over cooked. The
shrimp was overcooked and had a funny taste.
Keep walking past this one.

Visited August 2013
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Thank Hobbits2nfro
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Oak Ridge, North Carolina, United States
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“itsmede”
Reviewed August 4, 2013

We had the buffet and it was gross. The salad was good but all the other stuff they had was dried up from sitting there. All the other restaurants had a long wait and shoney's didn't so we decide to just eat there. Won't do that again. Would rather wait in the long lines.

Visited August 2013
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Thank itsmede
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Howell
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great Breakfast Buffet”
Reviewed August 3, 2013

We visited Shoneys fro breakfast and i loved it. My favorite breakfast is a buffet anywhere. They had a fresh salad bar as well. It was cheap as well. I recommend the breakfast buffet! Friendly staff as well!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Amber C
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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89 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Not as good as in the past.”
Reviewed July 31, 2013

I usually try at least one meal here. This time it was lunch. I opted for the bar and later wished I had not. The food was extremely greasy, not being kept to temperature. The Fish and Shrimp was "fishy- refrigeratory" as if it had been in the feeezer too long before prep. Some type of ground steak swimming in greasy gravy was both greasy and untasty. The potato soup had a strange peppery taste to it as if someone had spilled hot sauce into it although there was none nearby. All in all I was dissaponted in the meal and later paid for it in nausea. If I had eaten the fish I would have been ill.

I would suggest you order sandwiches and fries from the menu if you go.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank TNMmmGOOD
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