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1046 Executive Dr, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1269
+1 270-765-7077
06:00 - 23:00
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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is getting harder to find places that are reminiscent of the diner experience, such as Jerry's, a local establishment for many years that closed down not long ago. Shoney's has the diner feel, and this one is clean, friendly, and has a decent buffet variety if you like buffet meals, but also has good home-style meals and sandwiches if... More 

Thank Lara B
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Was in town for a quick trip, woke up past my hotel's breakfast service, so went here instead. I hadn't been to a Shoney's in 10 years or so... the food was even better than I remembered! We had the breakfast buffet, and we normally don't do buffet because we don't eat enough fornitbto be worth it. But this one... More 

Thank Victoria C
Toronto, Canada
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125 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I do enjoy Shoney's quite a bit. There is nothing fancy about this place. They offer a menu but I come for the buffet. The buffet is pretty small, but that is the charm. It's usually nice and calm and relaxing, not a packed buffet with people everywhere. It's clean and buffet items usually pretty well prepared. Home style cooking,... More 

Thank MisterRoadTrip
Burbank, IL
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner there. This was our first time at a Shoney's--we stopped while travelling. There were 7 of us from the ages of 4-60 and all of us were happy with our meal. We just got the buffet which wasn't huge but adequate. It had a simple salad bar. It has pulled pork, sausage, bbq ribs, fried chicken,... More 

Thank shankomp
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Whenever we have a large group of people eating together we will come here for breakfast. They don't have a huge selection of breakfast foods but they have all of the "favorites". They will make your eggs to order included with your breakfast buffet, if you don't want the scrambled style. I always enjoy coming here with my friends and... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Warsaw, Indiana
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165 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We were traveling through and arrived around 12:30 p.m. We had the buffet, which had lunch and breakfast items. The food was excellent! The service was great! We were back on the road in 30 minutes!!

Thank Charles R
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Breakfast buffet well stocked fresh hot food and cold variety of fruit. Server was Stephanie and she is AWESOME will definitely be back!!!!!

1 Thank toobbiek
Gillett, Wisconsin, United States
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Everything had some good flavor not your standard tasteless buffet they kept the food fresh and hot we all enjoyed waitress kept our coffee fulll over all not bad and reasonable priced

Thank Mary T
Decatur, Illinois
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224 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

When traveling, it is always nice to have a nice hot breakfast that is quick and still good. They offered not only breakfast, but also some lunch items as well. The buffet was kept full and hot as the crowd moved in.

Thank GeraldH35883
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We stopped early on a Saturday to beat the supper rush. They had a steak and seafood buffet going so we tried it. The steaks are a 4oz sirloin and they bring them out fresh and hot. Not a bad little steak, the seasoning was good and the steak was fairly tender for being done on the griddle. The seafood... More 

Thank Tim T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
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: 1046 Executive Dr, Elizabethtown, KY 42701-1269
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Elizabethtown
  • Phone Number: +1 270-765-7077

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