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Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House

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295 Main St, Lynchburg, TN 37352-8300
+1 931-759-7394
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were extremely lucky enough to get a booking for 8 people on the day after hearing about it on the Jack Daniels tour, which I loved. Our Midday lunch was all I had hoped for and more!!! I real highlight of my holiday. Ribs, catfish, fried okra, stewed apples (in JD), collard greens, grits, cornbread and sweet tea! Cornbread,... More 

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Thank Jasmin B
Huboldt, IL, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was more than a great meal, it was a great experience. This is the true meaning of southern hospitality. We joined a group from Tennessee that had been there many times. Call for reservations in advance.

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Thank John L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was so good and I am a really picky eater so that's saying a lot for me. It was a different setting, we sat with strangers but it turned out nice. Then we went by the gift shop on the way out and they had a lot of nice things in there. Overall it was really good.

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Thank Brandon B
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate to get last-minute reservations for 1PM on November 14. We dined with 11 others and a hostess who was so informative about the history of the boardinghouse and Miss Mary Bobo. We ate with a young lady and her escort from a Caribbean Island who had won a Jack Daniels Contest, locals from Tullahoma, a couple from... More 

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Thank Pamela M
Shelbyville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Miss Mary Bobo's is the best place to experience local cuisine. It is southern cooking at its best. Call ahead to make sure you get a reservation. It fills up fast especially in the summer months and holidays. Have a nice lunch and tour the local stores on the square for a very entertaining afternoon.

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vacationing in Nashville. Friends had recommended Miss Mary Bobo's. Had reservations for the 1:00 family style lunch. Enjoyed meeting people from all over - including from France. Food was beyond excellent. Lynchburg is famous for the Jack Daniel's distillery and Miss Mary Bobo's. A couple of dishes had some Jack as an ingredient, and my pantry now has a bottle... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wish i could remember the name of our Hostess. We were with the taste of Lynchberg tour on the 12th November and had lunch @ 1 ish in the middle room with the lazy- susan. Our Hostess was wearing a beautiful american flag scarf. I want to remember because she was FANTASTIC. i could have sat in that room... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You don't want to miss this opportunity. We sat for the Holiday meal - wonderful fried okra. There was so much wonderful food.

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Thank Kim P
Coral Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The last time we were in Lynchburg we found out about this place. They only serve at certain hours so we made sure to make a reservation this trip so we could try it. We visited on a Saturday and the 1:00 seating was full so we got the 3:00 seating. The boarding house was decorated for Christmas and the... More 

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Thank Cindy R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best macaroni cheese meatloaf excellent, fried chicken omg and the apples soaked in the local product 😍definitely a place to come and try for great southern hospitality and a bit of history about Lynchburg and miss Mary bobo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 295 Main St, Lynchburg, TN 37352-8300
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 931-759-7394

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?