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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 good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“peach cobbler” (12 reviews)
“fried chicken” (20 reviews)
“biscuits” (8 reviews)
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82 Paradise St, Manchester, TN 37355-7817
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Really good fried foods (great chicken, really good Catfish, & good okra). Better than the normal sheet cakes (moist & flavorful). Friendly staff. The tomatoes & cucumbers were likely local & were very fresh; the other salad fixins were crisp & fresh. I believe their...More

Thank Charlie C
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Love this place... we always stop on the way to or from Nashville. Exit 110, Manchester, I-24. Be sure and get some Peach Cobbler to go, for later! Buffet style, all you care to eat. Always a steady stream of people. Right across the street...More

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Good old home cooking with plenty of options. My group chose this place for dinner on the recommendation of our hotel staff. The place is nothing to look at, but has a good variety of food at a good price. One of our party said...More

Thank Lois P
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

As we were passing through we stopped for breakfast here. There's nothing fancy about this place but we were greeted by a friendly staff and were seated promptly at a booth. Our server was a wonderful young woman who was very engaging and attentive. This...More

Thank James B
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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.
23 September 2016|
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Response from Larry Jaason A | Reviewed this property |
Thursday 6AM–8PM Friday 6AM–8PM Saturday 6AM–8:30PM Sunday 6AM–3AM Monday 6AM–8PM Tuesday 6AM–8PM Wednesday 6AM–8PM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, 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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