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Shelby Forest General Store

7729 Benjestown Rd, Millington, TN 38053-5013
+1 901-876-5770
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“steak dinner” (4 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
“fried shrimp” (2 reviews)
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7729 Benjestown Rd, Millington, TN 38053-5013
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I always thought the quaintness of the place, taking me back to visiting my Grandmother days was very intriguing! Finally decided to go check them out on a Friday night Steak night. I didn't realize they had lunch & music outside, weather permitting or we...More

Thank Debi M
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

What a great surprise this place was. We walked in and were immediately greeted with a sunny hello. We sat down at the little diner counter and ordered breakfast. We told the owner we were new in town and she gave us so much great...More

Thank NavyWife09
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Best Burgers in town !! Try the Corn dog nuggets too. Steak on Friday nights is really good to and get to hear live banjo music as well . If you are headed out to Shelby Forest State Park this is a great stop and...More

Thank Brandi M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We stopped in here on our way to our vacation rental for the holiday weekend. I have to say this place has some of the friendliest staff and owners! We were greeted the moment we walked through the door, asked if we required any help...More

Thank anburton
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Try their steak dinner on Friday nites with a live band playing folksy music. Make sure to look all around with the deer heads, snake skins, and stuffed wild turkeys hanging on the walls.

Thank Maureen F
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A Trip Advisor top-rated restaurant in Millington. Our group arrived early for dinner and was greeted warmly by staff. Old general store with period decor and small tables in back and a huge soft drink selection. Live bluegrass music on Friday night. We then discovered...More

2  Thank Dale W
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Visiting the Shelby Forest General store was like a trip back in time. Old building and run by a delightful couple. The food was good and the wife/cook took time to help me select a salad, one of her specialties. My grandson enjoyed his hamburger...More

Thank lindagA2994BQ
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Cute store, great place to eat. Rustic environment. People were very nice. Really like walking thru the store.

Thank Cynthia T
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Shelby Forrest General Store is very well know for their food. Pretty much everything is good. They say home of the giant hamburger but I would disagree with that. I've been eating at Shelby Forrest General Store for 35 years and the burgers are a...More

1  Thank Crich426
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Just because a place is featured on television doesn't mean it will be better than any other place. Shelby Forest General Store is such a place. The wife and I visited the store for lunch and discovered the the building is old and in need...More

2  Thank LaptopWillie
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24 September 2015|
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Response from LakelandLady87 | Reviewed this property |
We have not gone on fridays. We usually go on say. Or Sunday. We get the hamburgers because they are so good. Very layed back and like country store than a restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7729 Benjestown Rd, Millington, TN 38053-5013
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Millington
  • Phone Number: +1 901-876-5770
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