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Shoney's Restaurant - Summer Ave

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5829 Summer Ave, Memphis, TN 38134-7204
+1 901-386-6570
06:00 - 23:00
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Being from St. Louis I missed having Shoney's food chain so we were very excited to dine here in Memphis. The buffet wasn't horrible but some of the food items were cold and they did not keep up with the selections offered. I ordered off the menu and had to send my eggs back three times, they still never got... More 

Thank mzloren
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The food was really good the buffet was nicely done clean place.nice people and the pictures were fanatic.love it

Thank Penny M
Memphis, Tennessee
1 review
Reviewed 16 January 2017

My family & I have patronized Shoney's restaurants in Memphis, TN since the1970's & really have enjoyed our meals there, The associates were always friendly & helpful. On 01/16/'17, my daughter & I ate @ Shoney's Restaurant, 5829 Summer Ave, Memphis, TN 38134, around 1pm. The appearance of the interior of the building almost sent us away but, because we... More 

Thank lneely1069
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134 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

When I was much younger, I loved going to Shoney's, especially for breakfast. I try one every once in a while and I'm mostly disappointed. The food was okay. My friend had buffet and I had salad bar and hamburger steak. Service was good and our server was friendly. Building is falling apart. Doors, lights missing, table wobbly. Bathroom smelled,... More 

Thank WyoCwby
Monticello, Arkansas
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 June 2016

They had breakfast on one side and lunch on the other. The price was not bad at all for buffet and the food was pretty good. It could've been a little more organized and cleaner, but I know there were lots of people there.

Thank psilent1
Memphis, Tennessee
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78 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Pulled In the clean parking lot, went in and the restrooms were clean as was the inside of the restaurant, We were greeted and seated. We placed our order and the food was very good, as was the service, JUST NO CAR HOPES ANY MORE!!!! But they do serve seafood, but I do not consider it a Seafood Restaurant.

Thank earlstewart1948
Bartlett, Tennessee
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Always enjoy the southern cooked food on the buffet. Breakfast or Lunch. Had a great experience with our waitress who made sure we were well taken care of but also reminded us to ask for our "Young Folks" discount. Some of the staff have been there for years and they work well together. Love going to Shoney's!

Thank GrammyRose2013
New Johnsonville, Tennessee
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Got the breakfast buffet and it was vey good. Everything was hot and it tasted fresh. Our waitress was really good and kept our plates picked up and drinks refilled, and she was really friendly. I would definitely come back again!

Thank Christopher H
Des Arc, Arkansas
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93 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Food was fair but overpriced for what you got. The waitress we had was good. We went on a Saturday around 4:30 during the so called "seafood buffet". I got sick on the stuffed crab. Probably will never eat there again. Other workers were very loud laughing and talking to each other when they weren't busy. Very unprofessional. Not impressed... More 

1 Thank Gary O
Memphis, Tennessee
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147 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Tuesdays are steak night! For little more than the price of salad bar you can get a steak and salad bar! The meat isn't the best, but with the soup, salad and baked potato bar included it is a bargain! The salad bar is a meal in itself. Includes soups, salad, green beans, corn, gravy, cheese, corn bread, etc.

3 Thank Steve R

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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American, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5829 Summer Ave, Memphis, TN 38134-7204
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-386-6570

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?