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Emma's Family Restaurant

82 Paradise St, Manchester, TN 37355-7817
+1 931-723-4701
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“peach cobbler” (16 reviews)
“fried chicken” (24 reviews)
“fish” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
82 Paradise St, Manchester, TN 37355-7817
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just food, but lots of it, fresh, hot, tasty, good desserts, good service. Don’t expect wine and steaks, but you can’t beat the price and value. Peach cobbler too!

Thank rogerlallgood
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Breakfast Buffet looked dried out & unappetizing. We ordered from the menu. Eggs were perfect, grits to watery, only white & wheat toast on the menu, no whole grains or rye. Wait staff was very prompt, friendly & attentive. NOT the best breakfast in town...Sorry

Thank Carol M
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

I stayed at a nearby hotel, was tired from driving and thought I’d find comfort food. I found tired food. The chicken pieces were okay: sad side dishes and lots of sugary desserts. But the servers were pleasant and it wasn’t expensive.

Thank NewEnglandinGeorgia
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Looking for a place to eat that’s not fast food? Stop and eat here! The lunch buffet was delicious! Prices were low and food was outstanding. The pot roast and peach cobbler were the best. Although it was all outstanding. Thanks for being available for...More

Thank Adrienne T
Reviewed July 1, 2018

The food here is great, the prices are low and they know how to cook an egg white thoroughly and leave the yolk runny. You don't have to keep asking for a refill.

Thank Georgia H
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

We ate here after a long Day of bumper to bumper traffic for hours in Atlanta We found a hotel and then found a place to eat Emmas Family Restaurant sure sounds like a dinner kind of place To me once siri found it for...More

Thank MissouriUSAButterfly
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Food was hot and plentiful. Home cooking like grandma used to do. Good selection of meats, vegetables and dessert. Fried chicken and peach cobbler delicious.

Thank rosewood500
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Although it is a buffet, Emma’s is average as far as food taste, veggies mostly from cans . They get a lot of business when Cracker Barrell has long lines across the street. Nice people, good service and desserts and an average price but I...More

Thank ronnieb777
Reviewed May 29, 2018

My wife and I had not visited Emma's Restaurant in quite a few years, but by chance this past Sunday (27 May 2018) we were in the area and thought to try it once again. We fought that the foods on the buffet had gotten...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Just your standard buffet type meal. Fried chicken was good, a good selection of veggies but nothing stands out to make me go back.

Thank newnormal2005
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Bill D
October 29, 2017|
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Response from loisp297 | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know. Better call ahead
Samantha C
May 19, 2017|
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Response from Janie G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, i heard they have the breakfast buffet everyday.
December 23, 2016|
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Response from DblCrown | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Paradise St, Manchester, TN 37355-7817
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 931-723-4701
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