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Shoney's

204 S Illinois Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-6203
+1 865-483-1324
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Overview
  • Excellent12%
  • Very good60%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“country ham” (2 reviews)
“fried fish” (2 reviews)
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American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
204 S Illinois Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-6203
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered an appetizer of 12 hot wings. They were slightly overcooked but still pretty tasty. For my main I ordered the Rib eye steak with french fries. The steak was cooked to medium just like I had ordered however the sear on the steak...More

Thank Shawn F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I generally eat from their buffet although their menu does have a good selection of choices and prices. Their buffet is typical buffet food. They do make a good effort to keep the food area clean and the food trays full. Service is always good...More

Thank M5Mediapixs
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We hadn't been to a Shoney's in years and after our visit we are wondering why. The food was even better than we remembered and the older gentleman that waited on us was service at it's best!

Thank Ezzy S
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic Thanksgiving Dinner! The food was awesome and the service was great! Thank you Shoneys for making our Thanksgiving dinner Great!

Thank Dana G
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Went in for the breakfast bar and have to say the food was better than our shoney's at home which we refuse to go to anymore. At $11 for a breakfast buffet (tax etc) it was definitely more expensive than eating at ihop but you...More

Thank bhale7904
Reviewed 29 August 2016

True to Shoney's, this one is no exception. The staff are friendly and welcoming and the food is standard but still good. It's a nice place to go for a relaxing atmosphere and good old home cooking. You can't go wrong! The staff were especially...More

Thank dmwfamily
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Shoney's of course is typical, chain-food fare, but this Shoney's is clean, buffet is kept fresh and well-stocked. Wait staff is courteous. Usually not much wait time to be seated, unlike other Shoney's. It's not Gourmet of course, but definitely a bang-for-the-buck buffet. You visit...More

Thank Todd P
Reviewed 8 May 2016

The items on the buffet were not labeled and were not obvious from looking. When I asked the employee about why the items were not labeled, she rudely informed me that she knew what was in each container. I asked to speak to the evening...More

Thank Teekkona
Reviewed 4 April 2016

we just stopped in for dessert while killing time. was ok. Buffet food looked like typical buffet food, nothing special.

Thank Tahnia S
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Shoney's is a decent alternative to going to a nice restaurant. The Oak Ridge Shoney's has had a lot of the same staff for years, which is nice. They are generally friendly and good about refreshing drinks. The food quality varies, based on what you...More

Thank BruceTENN
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Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 S Illinois Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-6203
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Oak Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 865-483-1324
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