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14 E Broadway St, Shelbyville, IN 46176-1335
+1 317-398-7118
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Nice lil hole in the wall restaurant. Shirley, the owner is usually always in back cooking, and comes out to say Hi. I like the fried chicken buffet, as its good food for a good price, $6.99 plus drink, all you can eat, mashed potatoes, veggies, few other homemade type items and salad bar. No gravy for the mashed potatoes... More 

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Thank Chad M
Shelbyville, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Best food in town if you want good old fashion home cookin' bigggg hand made breaded tenderloin ( one tenderloin makes 3 lg bun sandwiches) Home cooked fried chicken just like grandma used to make for Sunday dinner

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Thank Al234188
Shelbyville, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

It has been there for years and has always been good. Love the mexican dishes. The pizza is greasey but it always has been that way

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Thank bassett456
Shelbyville, Indiana
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2014

It was so dark and dingy looking inside i feared it was too dirty to eat in. i hope to gain the courage to try it one day. if they were to brighten things up inside it may help hint hint

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Thank Donner1435
Shelbyville, Indiana
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

Just a good old family owned small restaurant and Diner. Friendly and fast service. Great for Breakfast.

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1 Thank Lynniepoo_24
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2013

It's great to walk into this place and have everyone turn to see who just walked in. And the disappointment on their faces when they realize they don't know you and that you won't be joining their group. But, being from a small town myself, I still feel right at home. It's fun to listen in on the gossip and... More 

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Thank Beave46260
Shelbyville, Indiana
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2012

Chaperrall is a staple part of Shelbyville, it has been here for many years with the same owner. They have wonderful food, they have a buffet and the prices are great. I usually have breakfast here, but have had the buffet as well, food is great, service is great and I love Shirley the owner.

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1 Thank in66gal
Frankfort, Indiana
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2011

Chaperral has been around for a long time, and it is a old-timey diner. They have a breakfast buffet on weekends. It is passable, but not great. They have a standard set of breakfast options, including biscuits and gravy, sausage, bacon, eggs and egg-substitutes, French toast sticks, and hash. Most of my visits have been nearing noon, and they have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 E Broadway St, Shelbyville, IN 46176-1335
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Shelbyville
  • Phone Number: +1 317-398-7118

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