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Shirley's Restaurant

3266 Highway 321, Hampton, TN 37658-3954
+1 423-768-2092
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“cornbread salad” (11 reviews)
“roast beef” (10 reviews)
“country ham” (6 reviews)
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3266 Highway 321, Hampton, TN 37658-3954
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went back again hoping to get a good hot meal. After being there about a month earlier to get cold food, and it took a long time for the food,the girl did not even offer any desert menus. I went to pay and mentioned...More

Thank 845Jeff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a cabin near Butler, TN and on our way out stopped at Shirley's for the breakfast buffet. They had the typical southern fair of eggs, grits, bacon, sausage and biscuits on the buffet. The wait staff was very friendly and inviting considering...More

Thank Eeb107
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This place works well for us since we have kids, vegetarians and meat eaters in our family. Lots of veggies, meats are tender and tasty, and they have a good variety on the table. Apple crumble was a big hit with our family yesterday!

Thank rondagreaves
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Shirley's is a well known, family style restaurant located in Fish Springs near Watauga Lake. We have ate there many times in our lives from childhood to adult. My wife has a small family reunion and met at Shirley's to eat breakfast and chat. We...More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Called in for two take outs 30 mins in advance. While waiting on the food had 4 customers ask me where to pay. They really need signs if they are going to send people to the other side of the restaurant to the gift shop...More

Thank woodsman8
Reviewed 3 July 2017

My husband and I visited Shirley's Restaurant Sunday for lunch and will never go back and don't recommend it to anyone. We expected a wait to be seated because of the lunch crowd, but once seated at a table we waited over 20 minutes to...More

3  Thank sheilasvines
shirleyHampton_TN, Manager at Shirley's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

I am sorry for your bad experience while visiting our restaurant. It or our policy to greet our guest as they are seated and assure they are waited on in a timely manner. I remember seating you and speaking with you breefly as you were...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017

This is a staple eating place for our family special occasions. The food is consistently good, its all you can eat till you bust, excellent service & they're always happy to see you. My favorites include cornbread salad,sweet potato casserole, slaw, country ham, fried chicken...More

Thank petprairie
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Family has been going there about 10+ times a year. It's our favorite place to get southern cooking! Everywhere we try new family style restaurants, we always compare them back to Shirley's. Still haven't found anything to top this delicious restaurant! Staff is SUPER friendly.

Thank 04redrobin
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

My family and I have ate here several times. Never disappointed. Food was hot and seasoned just rite. Never disappointed. Staff was friendly and enjoyed there job. This restaurant is the best hands down for country cooking. Not like Mama's house they don't keep the...More

Thank cecils286
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Great country cookin' Highly suggest if visiting near Cherokee Harrah's area. Simple buffet layout! Great service!

Thank Michelle P
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Questions & Answers
29 March 2017|
Response from shirleyHampton_TN | Property representative |
No, I'm sorry we're not open on Easter
Frank S
25 September 2016|
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Response from Lisa N Mike V | Reviewed this property |
The cost with tax and all for one person is 16.45. Yes they take credit cards.
Brenda F
6 August 2016|
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Response from Brokerlex | Reviewed this property |
About 15.00 for Lunch and dinner 10.00 for Breakfast on weekends
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 11:00
16:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3266 Highway 321, Hampton, TN 37658-3954
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Hampton
  • Phone Number: +1 423-768-2092
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