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) #81 of 136 Restaurants in Cookeville €€ - €€€
880 S Jefferson Ave, I-40, Exit 287, Cookeville, TN 38501-4031
+1 931-526-1022
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good13%
  • Average18%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible9%
5 days ago
“Very Friendly”
2 Jun 2017
Open Now
06:00 - 21:00All hours
€€ - €€€
880 S Jefferson Ave, I-40, Exit 287, Cookeville, TN 38501-4031
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Exellent Food, Very Friendly Staff Yhey Go Above And Beyound To Make You Feel Welcome And Make you Feel At Home. Very Clean, I Highly Recommend Shoney's

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

My wife has a Gluten allergy,she asked at desk about GF options,she was unsure,got a manager.Nina was very helpfull and long story short her and my wife came up with a list of ingredients.

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Best service yet!!! I have a severe gluten sensitivity and when we arrived I asked if they had a gluten free menu and the lady at the desk was like hmmm let me get someone that can answer that for you. Well let me tell...More

Thank bmpawson
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Brekfast / Lunch food bar was just nasty. Several items were basically out. Server was in the middle of a personal breakdown. NEVER going back. Cracker Barrel here we come....

Thank Charlie M
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

For those that enjoy liver(Calf/cow), Shoney's is one of the few restaurants that offer it-although at some it may not be on the menu. The liver does come with grilled/sautéed onions, although you can request it without. With the meal, which is very reasonably priced,...More

Thank Kenneth D
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Let me clarify "worst buffet"...There was a good variety of food on the buffet but several things I got were room temperature at best and this was SEAFOOD! Not only was it room temperature, some of it was like it had sit there all day,...More

Thank Drfoodlover2
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We were travelling to West Tennessee and decided to stop at this Shoney's because we know this exit well and it is well-lit. We got there before 6:30am and they opened at 6:00am. Most of the dining room lights were dim and there were only...More

Thank 7LifesATrip7
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We had decided we didnt like shoney's for dinner/supper anymore a long time ago, but we hadn't given up on breakfast until now. First, the tables and floors were sticky and not just ours, but the people around us were complaining. Next the buffet was...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This trip to Shoney's was pretty bad. Cold pork chops, corn corn in cold biscuits. Salad bar was mediocre still charged about 25 bucks for the two of us. From now on, if I go to Shoney's it will be in Crossville there by far...More

Thank Dale W
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

I rarely eat at Shoney's but today's visit was good. I had the food bar which offered salad fixins, lunch option and breakfast option. I think they also had some dessert on the food bar. The food in general was good. Cleanliness: 4 out of...More

Thank TnOakTree
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 880 S Jefferson Ave, I-40, Exit 287, Cookeville, TN 38501-4031
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-526-1022
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