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Shoney's

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343 W Emory Rd, Powell, TN 37849-4318
+1 865-947-5315
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Arcadia, Florida
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here on Mother's Day. We were quickly seated and served. This restaurant is bariatric friendly and I received a reduced price for my meal. The Cabbage Soup was wonderful! There was a perfect combination of meat, beans, and cabbage. I also had green beans and carrots. They were very good. My spouse had the regular buffet. All items... More 

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Cincinnati, OH
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78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had soup and salad. Both were good and reasonably priced. They also offer a hot buffet and a menu. It is close to I-75.

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Thank Cincycouple2
Ocqueoc, MI
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440 reviews
365 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

No surprises here. When you want eat with no surprises go to a chain restaurants. Everything is on a plan and the plan is the action. Normally it this way always no matter the where. Basic sane menu as in KY, TN, Anyplace. Can't complain. This place is classic SAME AS THE OTHER ONE

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Thank AlnSue
Knoxville, Tennessee
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We usually only go to the Shoney's that are busy so we know the food hadn't been sitting for awhile. We had the buffet. Everything looked good. I made a good salad. Had the fried cornmeal fish and fried chicken. Both very good. Steve had some meat with gray looking gravy, not so good. Also the breaded piglets not that... More 

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Thank michellentn
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our trip back home and everyone was very nice. The food was good and fresh also. It's behind the Weigler gas station.

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Thank Sweetmom123
Powell, Tennessee
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Always have a great experience when I go there we go there often always a pleasurable experience and food always great

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Thank Debbie C
Detroit, Michigan
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

The Shoney's visit came after a long day of travel because it was near our hotel. Everyone in our group (except for one person) got the buffet. It was okay. The corn & green beans were excellent. We had great service from our waitress. However, the majority of the food was just okay. I prefer Big Boy, only because the... More 

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Thank Stacey G
Cincinnati, Ohio
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71 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

I feel that this Shoneys location is cleaner than most, and it's not so crowded. Always a favorite of our kids.

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Thank Chamfam
Kechi, Kansas
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142 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

I can't remember the last time we ate at Shoney's. We just eat from the buffet. It had a number of fine choices. The salad bar was nice and the steam table had some really good dishes too. I just can't over to the catfish though. The norm for catfish on a buffet is over cooked little dried up bricks.... More 

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Thank Jim H
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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Always a go to when you can't think of anywhere to eat! Good buffet and friendly servers. I'm a local and eat here often. Always clean and welcoming!

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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 343 W Emory Rd, Powell, TN 37849-4318
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Powell
  • Phone Number: +1 865-947-5315

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?