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Mama's Buffet House LLC

2608 N John B Dennis Hwy, Kingsport, TN 37660-4793
+1 423-247-5691
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good28%
  • Average24%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible6%
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“fried chicken” (9 reviews)
“pudding” (3 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
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2608 N John B Dennis Hwy, Kingsport, TN 37660-4793
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We were driving through Kingsport on our travels and found this online. The food was really good. Tasted home made, fresh and seasoned perfectly. The is a good variety of salads, meats, side dishes, desserts and bread. Everyone was very friendly. The price is good...More

Thank woody5048
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Memorial Day weekend on Sunday. Food was delicious and affordable. I am hesitant about buffets as bad experiences at Golden Corral but this one was done well. Mary Joe Begley was an excellent hostess!

Thank Smiley1017
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

I ate here with my daughter and her family. This was after lunch sometime. And the food was very bad, it had been out so long it had soured. The chicken was about the only thing they had that was not soured. Wife was in...More

Thank cecils286
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Fresh salad bar with many choices to make many kinds of salads with multiple choices of dressings. Main entrees: fried chicken, roast beef, fish(fried and baked).( I don't recall a pork entree). I got chicken and roast beef- both surprisingly good with decent flavoring (not...More

Thank Brenda C
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The people there are nice, and they clearly have a very loyal group of seniors that keep coming back, but this is not a place you want to eat. The food is poor, and the price high, even by buffet standards.

Thank tonypzo
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and i made it a tradition to go to mamas house on our birthdays years ago. We got there today and was told not only had their prices went up, but the birthday is buy one meal get one half off. We were...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I loved my lunch at Mama's House. The food was exceptional, the waitress was friendly and kept our glasses full, and the atmosphere was great. I'll definitely be back again.

Thank carli66
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

There were just three of us and one was a child. Way overpriced and over-salted. The food was edible, but KFC makes better chicken and that is not a standard I am looking for in something that costs 12 times as much. Nothing was fresh,...More

Thank FamilyTys
Reviewed 6 December 2016

If you are looking for food like your mama cooked, then this is the place you need to come to and enjoy! They have the best food ever and the employees make you feel right at home. Don't waste your money or your time on...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Full Buffet with GREAT Southern Cooking! Soup, Salad, and Dessert Bars. All the salad dressings are homemade. The Coleslaw is AMAZING!! I will surely be back again and again!

Thank 678JH678
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2608 N John B Dennis Hwy, Kingsport, TN 37660-4793
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Kingsport
  • Phone Number: +1 423-247-5691
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