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804 Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127-8408
+1 270-773-3186
Today
05:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 05:30 - 21:00
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Louisville, Kentucky
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is our second trip to this restaurant. The food is wonderful, like going to your Grandma's house. Everyone is very friendly. Prices are low. Just a down home restaurant. Catfish is delicious with hush puppies and corn balls. It is right off the I65 exit so easy to find.

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Thank Janet C
North Carolina
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good home cooking on a buffet, all the yummy stuff that is not on your diet but oh so Good! Catfish,ham,Mac and cheese and the best shoepeg corn ever. And the price....amazing with your drink included.

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Thank SmittyII
Bonnieville, Kentucky, United States
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't be fooled by the outward appearance of this place, it offers some of the best sweet tea and southern cooking in the area, plus it has a buffet. We received great service and will definitely visit again!

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Thank ert1983
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yum! Everything like grandma made it, green beans, hushpuppies, pickled okra, cooked apples. Reminded me of an old Am-vets hall, not much for atmosphere, but really good food.

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Thank Angela A
Monticello, Kentucky
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for something besides a chain restaurant and we saw this. The parking lot was full so we took that as a sign of good food. The building is pretty old and worn down but sometimes the best food is found at places like that! First of all, crowded is an understatement! I finally figured out that we were supposed... More 

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Thank Atticusmam
Dimondale, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok service ok food. Good location. I went here with my son and daughter and the coffee was cold. But we had full bellies when we left.

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Thank nikkistoin
Kalamazoo
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't get over the smoke smell when we entered so we left and went to Cracker Barrel. Didn't stay to try the food.

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1 Thank Jean L
APPLETON
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the fish! There was an excellent salad bar and dessert! You can't beat the price. It is old but that is part of the charm!

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Thank MINDY H
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There aren't a lot of dining options in Cave City - lots of fast food, and the inevitable Cracker Barrel. We were looking for some local flavor, so we ventured into the Watermill. First and foremost - Yes, they allow smoking in the dining room. Furthermore, the smoking section is inexplicably located in the front of the restaurant, up around... More 

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Thank Jeanne V
Woodstock, Illinois
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't be fooled by the old, warn down building. The buffet style food was really good. I recommend the fried catfish and fried chicken. The service was very friendly.

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Thank Toddclement

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
05:30 - 21:00
Monday
05:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
05:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
05:30 - 21:00
Thursday
05:30 - 21:00
Friday
05:30 - 21:00
Saturday
05:30 - 21:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?