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804 Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127-8408
+1 270-773-3186
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
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“peach cobbler” (33 reviews)
“fried catfish” (39 reviews)
“pot roast” (8 reviews)
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804 Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127-8408
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Food was great. Be so much better for a return visit. However, smoking should be withheld until you leave the place. Won't return for this reason only. ThNks

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

will let me start by saying wow ! we called in order and it was ready when we got there and omg it was great ! very thing we ask for was right . the food was hot and it all looked great . and...More

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by for lunch on the way to the caves, not the best hometown cooking we ever had. But the service was pretty good and the food was just ok.

Thank Cassie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to have a Down Home biscuits and gravy breakfast while in Kentucky. This restaurant came up as down home cooking so we backtrack just to get to it. The place is actually filthy and falling down. Never got to try the food as...More

Thank elizabeth q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection of food, and nice service, and awesome salad bar! (Great for vegetarians!). I recommend, though they do permit smoking indoors.

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ugg- The wave of cigarette smoke that hit my face when we opened the door was disgusting. There was a second room for non smokers but the food was in the smoking section. We arrived in the evening and this is the biggest restaurant in...More

1  Thank Linda P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a mom and pop buffet with good food and friendly service The catfish was awesome as was the chicken and broccoli casserole. I was taken aback to find the buffet in the smoking section of the restaurant.

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

I've never ordered off the menu but the buffet is awesome. Love all the toppings offered for the salad bar

Thank Russell P
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Visited Watermill after several other restaurants on trip advisor were closed that day. Was kind of taken back as you opened the doors to the smell of Marlboro bit soon found out there was a non smoking section. Buffet style but also has menu. Fried...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 28 December 2017

I guess that if you are a smoker, your comfort food is made from the least expensive ingredients possible, and you are accustomed to a sticky and dirty restaurant that needs maintenance, then this might be the place for you. I do not know how...More

Thank Ray-n-Sol
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Jeannette K
20 August 2017|
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Response from p0lly1anna | Reviewed this property |
Yes, however, it's not smoke free in the non smoking section.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 804 Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127-8408
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Cave City
  • Phone Number: +1 270-773-3186
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