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804 Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127-8408
+1 270-773-3186
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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“peach cobbler” (33 reviews)
“fried catfish” (37 reviews)
“mashed potatoes” (28 reviews)
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5:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
804 Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127-8408
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

People were very rude only, wanted to take care of regulars. We could not get service. Three waitresses standing around the table that had the regulars at. The one waitress was so rude that we got up and left with out ordering anything

Thank BlueKnight29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent choice of buffet. My parents and family are here as a child and I am glad to experience the same

Thank Karla9891
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A good simple selection of southern cooking however I left with an upset stomach. The waitresses decided to clean the dining room while I was trying to eat and it was still two hours before closing!! Dragging chairs and tables making screeching sounds so loud...More

Thank IditarodFinisher
Reviewed 7 November 2017

First, if you want a non-smoking place this is not the place to go. They do have non-smoking seating but you can still smell the smoke. There is a buffet with a salad bar or you can order from the menu. I had the buffet....More

Thank Don B
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We had the lunch buffet. Very tasty catfish. Most restaurants are non-smoking this is a smokers paradise, their section is right up front where the buffet is located. We didn't realize when we sat down that it was the smoking section until we were half...More

Thank Judie J
Reviewed 12 October 2017

the selections on their buffet were all freshly made and were very good. excellent home cooking! fried catfish, pork and mushrooms, vegetables, beans, cornbread, salads, desserts, it was all good. they have a large seating area and they take pride in every meal! come hungry!!

Thank robk9531
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We ate here for lunch. There was a buffet offered, but the selections looked rather old/poor. Catfish and BBQ. The waitress was friendly. We ordered off the menu because we did not like the look of the buffet. The food was ok, nothing special but...More

Thank stargoddess1684
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The parking lot is in rough shape, the building is shabby, the bathrooms need a good cleaning, and the smoke from the regulars up front could suffocate you, but the food makes it all worthwhile. These folks know how to cook good country grub. It's...More

Thank Sassygardner
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This appears to be the place that the locals go and we felt it was of good value. The buffet was running, and had a variety of dishes to please most palates, and included dessert.

Thank SMF-Collegeville
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Food was fantastic, the atmosphere was just very basic and there is still a smoking section but doesn't interfere with the quality of the food.

Thank Dawnmarie O
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Jeannette K
19 August 2017|
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Response from p0lly1anna | Reviewed this property |
Yes, however, it's not smoke free in the non smoking section.
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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
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 804 Mammoth Cave Rd, Cave City, KY 42127-8408
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Cave City
  • Phone Number: +1 270-773-3186
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