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2810 Alcoa Hwy, Alcoa, TN 37701-3117
+1 865-970-2709
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Ate there last night for supper...waitress was nice an polite...food was great and you got plenty for your money..did not leave hungry at all..restaurant was clean

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Thank lswtmdh
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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39 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I wanted to get a bit before heading to the airport. I thought a chain place would be the best choice. It turned out to be acceptable but it showed that the place had been around the block several times. The service was prompt and they did a very good job. The food was average and it filled the void... More 

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Thank Phillip541
Vasteras, Sweden
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Our college chose this place and it was a nice atmosphere. I had the baby ribs, the taste was good but they were a bit over cocked. The service was a bit slow even though it was few people at the time.

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Thank Lena W
Knoxville, Tennessee
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676 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Convenient for travelers as it is right on the road by the airport. It has the standard buffet and salad bar which is pretty good or can order from the menu. Have always liked their sandwiches and hot fudge desserts.

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Thank Jotum
Knoxville, Tennessee
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141 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

My wife and I have been to many Shoney's restaurants over the years, so when we stopped by this location we were simply after a decent breakfast. Boy were we surprised! It looks like all the other Shoney's facilities...dated and in need of a facelift...but the food and service were well above normal. We both had the buffet and it... More 

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Thank NatureChaser
Seaside Park, New Jersey
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Server never heard of club soda or seltzer??? She had to ask her manager what it was. We were hysterical, we are from NJ.

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Thank Islandbeacher
Alcoa, Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Enjoyed the breakfast bar at this familiar restaurant. It was excellent with a great variety of very tasty items. Anything you could want was there and I must add their sausage was very good. The waitress was very welcoming and attentive.

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Thank ALTA R
Highland, Indiana
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86 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Went to this place many times in distant past, trouble is they're still there. The food was yechhh, greasy spoon type, virtually everything on menu was fried.Trying to avoid the grease, I tried the salad bar but it had little worth paying $7.99. Our server on the other hand was delightful and considering we had about 20 of us ordering... More 

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Thank LittleLassie
Maryville, Tennessee, United States
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183 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

We have been coming to this Shoney's location for 24 years now and, even though we live closer to another Shoney's branch, we drive the extra 20 minutes to come to this one. The food is fresh and the service is fast and friendly. This location, although directly near the airport, is not nearly as crowded as the others too.... More 

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Thank Laura A
Ceres, Virginia
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133 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

Shoney's is ok if you are real hungry and want to eat a lot. This Shoney's doesn't have eggs to order or pancakes to order like other Shoney's do. They also don't have any pastries except for those cheap mini doughnuts you get in a bag at the grocery store. persay

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2810 Alcoa Hwy, Alcoa, TN 37701-3117
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Alcoa
  • Phone Number: +1 865-970-2709

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?