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Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House

295 Main St, Lynchburg, TN 37352-8300
+1 931-759-7394
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fried okra” (152 reviews)
“meatloaf” (101 reviews)
“fudge pie” (31 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
295 Main St, Lynchburg, TN 37352-8300
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Small town America with great food and atmosphere. As with previous comments a reservation is required but well worth it. Home cooking at it's best. A must do when visiting Jack Daniels!

Thank momaid66
Reviewed 5 days ago

Recommend you make a reservation several days in advance. Cost with tax $25/person. Family style dining with southern food. Had fried catfish, ribs, rice casserole, navy beans, okra, Cole slaw, Jack Daniel's apples, corn muffins, collard greens, some kind of corn relish and chess pie....More

Thank Lori R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in Lynchburg on the way to Nashville. We had a wonderful time having lunch at Miss Mary Bobo's. Reservations are required but this meant we knew exactly what time to be there. Our hostess was Mrs. Brenda and she was delightful with her...More

Thank baagnew
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful place for lunch but you need to book well in advance. We had lunch here before tour Jack Daniel's distillery. Made for a very enjoyable day. You check in for lunch in the shop then wait for the bell to ring and then...More

1  Thank Janet_Bristol
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hadn't heard of Miss Mary Bobo's until we walked into the Jack Daniels Visitor Center and picked up a brochure. I dialed the number and left a message to book a reservation. While on the tour, I got a voicemail saying that there were...More

1  Thank cabushka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to Lynchburg for Miss Mary Bobo's and a tour of the distillery. We had made reservations by calling about a month in advance and we are very glad we did, Saturday's are busy and we could only get second seating, first seating was...More

1  Thank dgbg100106
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eat a good ol' southern meal in an awesome location with one of the locals that can share all the cool stories about the early days of Lynchburg.....then go to the distillery and walk off that meal! The Chess Pie.....no idea what it is, but...More

Thank robertdm2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch after our Jack Daniels tour. Good food. Good atmosphere. Would surely go back..

Thank bmoore1265
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our lunch-time leader was a sweet retired lady named Virginia. And, what can I say?....she was fantastic! Our group was a lot of fun too. The food is ungodly good. It was a great meal. Just be sure to allocate some time for a nap...More

Thank Bmayo27
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Miss Mary Bobo's is a unique dining experience. My daughter and I could barely walk we were so stuffed by the time we left. 'Dinner' is served in individual rooms and a room hostess eats along with you as she shares information about the Boarding...More

2  Thank Laurie N
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Questions & Answers
27 July 2017|
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Response from juleighdawn | Reviewed this property |
No. There are only two dishes that have Jack Daniels in them. One is a relish and the other is a baked apple dish. The whip cream on the pie has a slight hint of Jack Daniels. The rest of the food is good old fashioned home... More
13 April 2017|
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Response from juleighdawn | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can book a reservation at Miss Mary's without booking a Distillery Tour. Call for reservations.
6 January 2017|
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Response from rhfun2bme | Reviewed this property |
there is no set menu it is different every daya
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 295 Main St, Lynchburg, TN 37352-8300
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 931-759-7394
Dinner is served family-style Monday through Saturday at 1 p.m. (and at 11 a.m. during the busy seasons), and also at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Closed on Sunday and all major holidays. No meals are served at night.
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