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“Breakfast buffet”
Review of Shoney's

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Shoney's
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed 18 April 2014

Best deal ever! I ordered the buffet for dinner to go. It was $9ish for salad bar, soup, breakfast bar, and dessert bar. They gave me a different container for each one and it was a great meal!

Thank Sara H
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Reviewed 10 April 2014

I did not know that anyone could mess up a simple breakfast. Out of bacon, biscuits hard as a rock and ice cold. service terrible. Not a good way to start your day. I would be surprised if this location will be open next month.

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Thank cjdey
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Reviewed 25 October 2013

Half the sign over the building was out, the front door lights were not on, on a Saturday night, the place looked closed...but, it was clean, the food was really good and the service was great. Glad we checked to see if it was open and went in.

Thank Leylers
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Reviewed 2 October 2013

We hadn't been to a Shoney's in several years, so on the spur of the moment we visited the one located on Long Hollow Pike. We should have known better.

We chose the buffet [advertised as "steak & seafood buffet"] but were quickly surprised at how limited the selections were. As for the 'seafood,' the choices were [a] fried shrimp which were really quite tasty, or [b] baked tilapia, which was frankly terrible. The sad-looking pieces of fish were stuck to the bottom of the pan, meaning you had to scrape pieces up with the serving spoon. Tasted dry and stale.

The steak consisted of miniature pieces of sirloin that were cooked to 'well done' and put in a warm tray on the buffet. Just okay. Very limited selection of veggies, and dessert choices were pretty much some canned fruit or pudding.

For around $6.00, it would have been okay, but we were shocked to get a tab for approximately $33.00 for the two of us! We had only water, not soda, to drink, and the price did not include the tip. In fairness, I suppose we should have asked the price of the buffet before we ordered.

We can't imagine how they stay in business when there's a Ryan's quite close by, with about 5 times more choices and a much lower cost.

On the 'plus' side, our server was friendly and attentive, but the combination of high price and small choice of buffet items - along with an outdated and worn interior decor - mean that we will not be going back to Shoneys any time soon.

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Thank harris16464
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Reviewed 2 September 2013

Had breakfast here before hitting the road. The experience was typical for the other Shoney's I have visited. The buffet was well stocked when we entered. But there seemed to have been a little "rush" and we had to wait for some items to be restocked. Not a long wait, though. Waitress was friendly and took care of us. Meal was priced well, especially for buffet. Give it a try.

Thank Mike W
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