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Emma's Family Restaurant

82 Paradise St, Manchester, TN 37355-7817
+1 931-723-4701
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“peach cobbler” (14 reviews)
“fried chicken” (22 reviews)
“biscuits” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
82 Paradise St, Manchester, TN 37355-7817
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a buffet restaurant, not a great deal of variety, but it was good food. Catfish, shrimp, roast beef, salad, various desserts. And cheap, our bill for two was under $23.

Thank Jim N
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We eat at Emma's at least once a month although we live 45 minutes away. The buffet is varied and quite good. Among several desserts (included) the Peach Cobbler is excellent.

Thank Charley W
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for basic meal at a good price this is it. The fried chicken is my personal favorite from the buffet. Salad section is just basic salad but does have a couple of desserts added.

Thank Kmr1002
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This place looks like a roadside diner and the inside is true to that. We came in for a standard breakfast, but a look at the buffet changed our minds. They have an entree section with meats, veggies, sides, peach cobbler; a salad bar; and...More

1  Thank Carol M
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Don't let the simple decor fool you! My family and I came for the weekend buffet. The service was great, and the food was amazing. Everything we tried was delicious! The buffet was small but had many of the Southern staples: mac n cheese, mashed...More

Thank Kyle G
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Wow this was some mediocre food at best. The service was pretty good but nothing could have made up for the bad food. Fried chicken had a funny taste and was seriously overcooked and all the veg. I tried were bland bland and more bland....More

Thank Burr9190
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Last year we had the privilege to gather with my father and his brother and sister and about forty kith and kin. Everything was great and reasonable. My wife and I have eaten here at other times. Always great.

Thank Euless M
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Took a chance and it was very good. I had the buffet which can scare me but the gravy had great flavor and plenty of meat options. I even saw them bring out less cooked bacon to a patron. My wife and daughter had the...More

Thank dkrausatc
Reviewed 30 August 2017

next door to our motel.. traveling and tired.. this was great.. loved it and wish we had something like this at home !!!!!

Thank bevp1936
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I pulled off the interstate for a local buffet style meal and wish i had remained on the interstate. Let's start with the parking lot which needs resurfacing, re-striping and trash pickup. The exterior paint job is faded and the entrance dingy. Inside the buffet...More

Thank James C
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Bill D
30 October 2017|
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Response from Lois P | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know. Better call ahead
Samantha C
19 May 2017|
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Response from Janie G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, i heard they have the breakfast buffet everyday.
24 December 2016|
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Response from Dale N | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Paradise St, Manchester, TN 37355-7817
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 931-723-4701
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