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880 S Jefferson Ave, I-40, Exit 287, Cookeville, TN 38501-4031
+1 931-526-1022
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good17%
  • Average13%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible13%
23 Jan 2018
“Well stocked buffet”
21 Nov 2017
“A Good Place To Dine”
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
$$ - $$$
880 S Jefferson Ave, I-40, Exit 287, Cookeville, TN 38501-4031
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Traveling with 3 co-workers and we stopped in for the breakfast buffet. The waitress was friendly and kept our drinks topped off. Each trip I made, all the items on the buffet were stocked and the food was fresh and all at the right temperature....More

Thank Jerry P
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Every year we stay at the Best Western next door and our family all gathers at Shoney’s for the breakfast bar as we have done for many years! Kind of a family tradition!

Thank 94521terry
Reviewed 21 November 2017

This was a convenient stop for dinner off I-40. We had the buffet and it was quite good, except for the meatloaf. Our server was pleasant, but someone of an inattentive airhead.

Thank Lorin G
Reviewed 8 November 2017

You simply cannot go away from here hungry. The food is consistent and good. You never have to hurry through, the buffet is plentiful, just right and handy.

Thank MaryJo317
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We only looked for restaurants near our hotel. We did not look on Interstate Dr. That seems to be where the better ones are. This Shoney's had terrible food. There was nothing on the bar that looked appealing. I ordered fish and chips and they...More

Thank doglover939
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This restaurant needs redone inside, it smells terrible and is just not clean, the food is terrible. I do not know how they are in business. Where is the health department...

Thank 638joycer
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Went in for buffet breakfast. Worst biscuits and gravy ever. Gravy had a funny flavor. Fake eggs, just nasty. Ordered pancakes, small, not fluffy. They didn't taste bad, but just not great. Cashiers counter was dirty, soap in bathroom was cheap and doesn't smell good.

Thank Diana N
Reviewed 20 July 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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