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2505 Lyons Hwy, Vidalia, GA 30474
+1 912-537-0922
06:00 - 00:00
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Fri - Sat 06:00 - 01:00
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My meal was very good. The service was good, and the atmosphere was nice.The breakfast bar is good, they keep hot food on it at all times, a lot to choose from.

Thank Hazel C
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were tired from having to evacuate then travel 80 miles. 10 people including 3 grandkids.....picked Shoney's buffet. Not great. some dishes okay but every thing it seemed was deep fried. Wait staff and management were nice and helpful, but as buffets go, the execution could have been a bit better.

Thank Patrick D
Kennesaw, Georgia
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136 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on a business trip. Service was great. Food was good. Lots of choices. Bacon was too notch. Only thing on the buffet I didn't like was the strawberries and bananas with sauce. Somehow I ate 3 plates though.

Thank scottandhope
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Food was hot and fresh. Restaurant was clean and staff attentive. Only drawback was that buffet bar was slow to be replenished.

Thank Angela G
Valdosta, Georgia
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167 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I haven't been to Shoney's in years. Most have closed down. (Some needed to.). The food was very good with good service. Brought back good memories.

Thank MikeRSM
Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed the lunch buffet. Delicious fried chicken and rib tips that melted in my mouth. The salad was very fresh too. Excellent friendly service, and a great quick lunch.

Thank melisslyn
Atlanta, Georgia
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I have eaten at different Shoneys all my life. This one is really good and their buffet is the best I've had. Service is always great. I highly recommend it!!!

Thank GrannyKirk21
Jacksonville, Florida
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Haven't been in a Shoney's in years because they don't exist in Florida. Went with a friend to dinner. The service was pretty good. I ordered country fried steak with brown gravy and mashed potatoes and it came with the salad bar which was excellent. The steak was pretty good but the gravy and mashed potatoes were horrible. Won't be... More 

Thank FlaGirl919
Savannah, Georgia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Shoney's has been a staple in Vidalia for many years. The food is always good, reasonable, and great service staff. The Breakfast is hard to beat and the Sunday/Holiday meal is always excellent. The roast Turkey & stew beef are very good. If you are looking for a menu item try their omlets & burgers. I will admit I have... More 

Thank JoeSav
Middleburg, Florida
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368 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

We haven't eaten at Shoney's in 20 years or more. They have all closed down in North Florida. We got there around 11:30am so they were breaking down the breakfast buffet and setting up or the noon lunch buffet. Shoney's hasn't changed in 20 years. The buffet had a good selection of meat, veggies, soup and salad. Fried Chicken was... More 

Thank Patrick C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2505 Lyons Hwy, Vidalia, GA 30474
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Vidalia
  • Phone Number: +1 912-537-0922

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