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Mama's House Restaurant

2608 N John B Dennis Hwy, Kingsport, TN 37660-4793
+1 423-247-5691
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good26%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible5%
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“fried fish” (5 reviews)
“roast beef” (6 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
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2608 N John B Dennis Hwy, Kingsport, TN 37660-4793
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I never feel like I get my moneys worth at a buffet, basically because there usually aren't very many options I like that are cooked very well. Mama's House is the very first buffet I have been to where I have liked everything I have...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tiffany R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Don't get me wrong the food was good just not impressive for the price. They didn't have much of a selection. The Buffet has two short runs and thats is some mash potatoes, beef, chicken, corn and such. Nothing really jumped out as unbelievable or...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Jason_Redmond
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Salad bar was fresh, hot bar was fried fish, chicken and meatloaf plus hot vegetables and then desserts. Lots of locals, wait staff seemed to know most of the customers.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank David H
Reviewed 25 October 2018

The food is always great at Mama's House. I have tried several different entrees, and each one was delicious, along with the vegetables. The restaurant is bright and pretty inside; and it has a nice, relaxing atmosphere, not noisy, a place where it is easy...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jean_in_TN
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

I went to mama's house for years with my late husband and my husband now... But when Sue sold it the new owners took over it wasn't that good but I tried it again and it has got better..

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Sue M
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I read the reviews and looked like things were worse and got better with the new owners. Ok...from the beginning... it is very dated and maybe a third of the restaurant was full. We got some food and were waiting to be seated and the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DavidB12
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We came across Mama’s House on Yelp. We were were happy with the food choices and service. The price seems a bit high $13 per person. Good southern food from fried green tomatoes and delicious sweet tea. The employees was so friendly. A great place...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Renee R
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Mamas house use to be good, however it seems the last couple of times the quality of food and selections have been horrible. For the money golden corral is a better deal. Mamas house has the same old friend out dishes time after time ....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank EvanandAmanda
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Had driven by this place many times while in the area but finally decided to try it with a group from work. There were 4 of us from across the country and everyone was really complimentary of the food and the service. So much better...More

Date of visit: May 2018
2  Thank burghughes
Reviewed 28 April 2018

The environment overall is great. The half off birthdays is not bad since most restaurants now longer honor them anymore. Great food like chicken, pinto beans, baked beans, kilt salad, bread pudding, cherry cobbler, fried fish, and baked fish or fried clams. The roast beef...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Kirsten H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2608 N John B Dennis Hwy, Kingsport, TN 37660-4793
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Kingsport
  • Phone Number: +1 423-247-5691
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