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1628 S Dekalb St, Shelby, NC 28152-8620
+1 704-487-1777
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North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not friendly if your not a regular. Each waitress has to many tables, takes to long to get service. If they even come back around.

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Thank suzannehH4656JL
Mooresboro
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

great place. food is great service is great.Ive eaten here quite a few times and never had no complaints. I will keep going back. well worth the time.

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Thank samw1414
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

THIS PLACE IS GREAT. Love the food the staff. Always busy but we'll worth the wait.will go back over and over.

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Thank Sam W
North Carolina
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200 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Very much a local's retreat. Food is okay, service is interesting---because the buffet is central to the whole experience. Nice place to visit.

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Thank Art H
Cherryville
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Love eating at Ken & Mary's, their breakfast is just like home cooked especillay their biscuits and gravey. Wheat her breakfast or linchpin, always good👌

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Thank Celia P
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on our way through to Shelby. What an amazing place this is. Adorned with collectables and things to browse at. Food was wholesome and delicious. It's one of those original style diners that offer great food and service. Prices were reasonable also.

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Thank Tracey B
Kings Mountain, North Carolina
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Great food!, Great Staff! Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Great little family restaurant. You can find something from the menu for everyone in your party. Everything is cooked fresh daily in their kitchen.

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Thank LoriAnn007
Shelby, North Carolina
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Won't be back, probably because I am not a fan of run-of-the-mill restaurants with little variety on the menu.

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Thank Linda R
Shelby, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Best little sausage house in Shelby. We go there for breakfasts. The pancakes are something special.. I still can't figure out the secret ingredient but I want more.

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Thank cderringer
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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128 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Ate here for breakfast this weekend while visiting relatives. Service was fast and friendly in a very large dining room (multiple rooms actually) with walls filled with country stuff...think Cracker Barrel on steroids. Breakfast options were great, and even included the local favorite - liver mush. I stuck with scrambled eggs, country ham and pancakes, which were excellent. The only... More 

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Thank 978KenT

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1628 S Dekalb St, Shelby, NC 28152-8620
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Shelby
  • Phone Number: +1 704-487-1777

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