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Mama's Buffet House LLC

2608 N John B Dennis Hwy, Kingsport, TN 37660-4793
+1 423-247-5691
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible5%
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“pudding” (4 reviews)
“fried chicken” (10 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2608 N John B Dennis Hwy, Kingsport, TN 37660-4793
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were excited to try Mama’s again since we heard new owners took over. We went for lunch today. Sadly, the food is mediocre at best. We were there right at opening so we expected hot fresh food. Lukewarm would be more accurate aside from...More

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to be taken back to when your mom cooked for you growing up this is the spot! Over the top hospitality and phenomenal food!

Thank Manfred G
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful Sunday lunch at Mamas House. It was our first visit, everything was buffet, and everything was good. Had a variety of meats, veggies, salad, breads, and desserts. Price was good. Would recommend to others.

Thank hokiedawg
Reviewed 14 November 2017

So...read about the new ownership in a newspaper review and decided to give Mama's a try. Overall I found it to be a major disappointment! Even with a discount coupon it was greatly overpriced and the selection was very limited. The salad bar was okay...More

Thank electriciandad
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Made from scratch mashed potatoes, pot roast, chicken dumplings, and lots other. Good wholesome country cooking, and I always start off with a great salad. Enough choices for everybody and top it off with dessert and ice cream.

Thank MARK F
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We were driving through Kingsport on our travels and found this online. The food was really good. Tasted home made, fresh and seasoned perfectly. The is a good variety of salads, meats, side dishes, desserts and bread. Everyone was very friendly. The price is good...More

Thank woody5048
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Memorial Day weekend on Sunday. Food was delicious and affordable. I am hesitant about buffets as bad experiences at Golden Corral but this one was done well. Mary Joe Begley was an excellent hostess!

Thank Smiley1017
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

I ate here with my daughter and her family. This was after lunch sometime. And the food was very bad, it had been out so long it had soured. The chicken was about the only thing they had that was not soured. Wife was in...More

Thank cecils286
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Fresh salad bar with many choices to make many kinds of salads with multiple choices of dressings. Main entrees: fried chicken, roast beef, fish(fried and baked).( I don't recall a pork entree). I got chicken and roast beef- both surprisingly good with decent flavoring (not...More

Thank Brenda C
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The people there are nice, and they clearly have a very loyal group of seniors that keep coming back, but this is not a place you want to eat. The food is poor, and the price high, even by buffet standards.

Thank tonypzo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2608 N John B Dennis Hwy, Kingsport, TN 37660-4793
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Kingsport
  • Phone Number: +1 423-247-5691
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