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804 Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127-8408
+1 270-773-3186
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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“peach cobbler” (33 reviews)
“fried catfish” (36 reviews)
“mashed potatoes” (28 reviews)
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5:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
804 Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127-8408
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had the lunch buffet. Very tasty catfish. Most restaurants are non-smoking this is a smokers paradise, their section is right up front where the buffet is located. We didn't realize when we sat down that it was the smoking section until we were half...More

Thank Judie J
Reviewed 5 days ago

the selections on their buffet were all freshly made and were very good. excellent home cooking! fried catfish, pork and mushrooms, vegetables, beans, cornbread, salads, desserts, it was all good. they have a large seating area and they take pride in every meal! come hungry!!

Thank robk9531
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here for lunch. There was a buffet offered, but the selections looked rather old/poor. Catfish and BBQ. The waitress was friendly. We ordered off the menu because we did not like the look of the buffet. The food was ok, nothing special but...More

Thank stargoddess1684
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The parking lot is in rough shape, the building is shabby, the bathrooms need a good cleaning, and the smoke from the regulars up front could suffocate you, but the food makes it all worthwhile. These folks know how to cook good country grub. It's...More

Thank Sassygardner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This appears to be the place that the locals go and we felt it was of good value. The buffet was running, and had a variety of dishes to please most palates, and included dessert.

Thank SMF-Collegeville
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was fantastic, the atmosphere was just very basic and there is still a smoking section but doesn't interfere with the quality of the food.

Thank Dawnmarie O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If I could give it 0 stars I would. We came for lunch on our motorcycles and got some strange looks coming in, regardless we sat down as it is seat yourself. We waited a few minutes and I got up to check what was...More

1  Thank Shawna S
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

First, you have to walk past the smokers outside, then you open the door to stale smoke smell, then walk through the smoking section to the non-smoking section-- which is separated by an open half-wall. The buffet is in the smoking section as are the...More

Thank Deb S
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped in with our family for dinner on our way home from the Great American Eclipse. After placing our order and getting our salads, we were told it would take an hour for our food (which was one hamburger and fried chicken / chicken...More

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Local eatery with a lunch and dinner buffet loaded with traditional country cooking. The catfish was really good and the cream corn (assuming was homemade) was outstanding. No frills place and good old boy dining but it's worth the price of the Saturday lunch buffet...More

Thank Jon K
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Jeannette K
19 August 2017|
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Response from p0lly1anna | Reviewed this property |
Yes, however, it's not smoke free in the non smoking section.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 804 Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127-8408
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Cave City
  • Phone Number: +1 270-773-3186
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