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Emma's Family Restaurant

82 Paradise St, Manchester, TN 37355-7817
+1 931-723-4701
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“peach cobbler” (15 reviews)
“fried chicken” (24 reviews)
“biscuits” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
82 Paradise St, Manchester, TN 37355-7817
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed March 15, 2018

The restaurant was close to our hotel and I read the reviews here. We did the buffet and so did everyone else I saw in there. The food was marginal. Canned veggies and fruit. The chicken was a bit spicy for my tastes but the...More

Thank Jane D
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Was going to go to waffle house and found this little gem of a place. Food and service was good. Would go back to eat if in area again.

Thank suebuddy29
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We enjoy the food. The buffet has several varieties. All delicious. I love the country fried chicken and green veggies. My daughter love thoeir ham and macaroni and cheese. My husband loves their catfish, ribs and strawberry shortcake. And the best service always.

Thank SaraRock2017
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Bill D
October 29, 2017|
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Response from Lois P | 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 Dale N | 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
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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