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Shirley's Restaurant

3266 Highway 321, Hampton, TN 37658-3954
+1 423-768-2092
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good24%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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3266 Highway 321, Hampton, TN 37658-3954
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was good overall, my only complaint was it wasn’t hot/warm but we did come near closing. Customer service was extraordinary and made the visit end positive! My husband got his fill which was important! Awesome place for large families and locals!!

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Went for Mother’s Day. Waited 45 minutes past reservation time. It was so hot in the building that we could not enjoy our food. My 8 year old was so hot that he didn’t even want dessert. And by the way his was $15 and...More

1  Thank Jkmissy
shirleyHampton_TN, Manager at Shirley's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are sorry for your bad experience at Shirley’s during our Mother’s Day Service. Your having to wait over 45 minuets is something that we try to avoid. Unfortunately, with the number of guests we served, this was nearly impossible. Our normal charge for a...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

- [ ] I recently visited with my family on a Sunday afternoon. I put our name on the wait list and was told it would be around 45 minutes. Fast forward over 2 hours later and we were seated, but only because some other...More

3  Thank Mandi A
shirleyHampton_TN, Manager at Shirley's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

First, Thank you for being a longtime guest and I apologize for you bad experience on Mother’s Day. After I was made aware that your name had been accidentally marked off our waiting list, I seated you & explained to your servers to immediately get...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Shirley’s always has a good variety of food at fair prices. We always enjoy trying various homecooked dishes and comparing. Usually great music is playyon the front porchtoo

Thank rondagreaves
Reviewed 26 October 2017

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

1  Thank 845Jeff
Reviewed 22 October 2017 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

1  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

2  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

5  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

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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
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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