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Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House

295 Main St, Lynchburg, TN 37352-8300
+1 931-759-7394
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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295 Main St, Lynchburg, TN 37352-8300
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On a tour with other National Convention attendees, we first stopped at Jack Daniels Distillery for the tour and then headed to Miss Mary Bobo’s for lunch. The fact that they run almost exclusively on reservations makes it simple to guarantee a spot with no...More

Thank Luvamoose67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family style lunch was awesome! Fun information from our hostess. Good eatin’ and conversation. Plenty to eat.

Thank scottcwoodard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a down home Southern meal after our comprehensive tour of Jack Daniel's distillery. Our hostess was knowledgeable and friendly and regaled us with stories of Miss Mary Bobo and the history of her boarding house.

Thank Amy O
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We were all seated & had begun eating when some last minute people w/o reservations "crashed" our lunch. We barely got a spoonful to eat! No more food was ever brought to the table. Also, the hostess kept screaming "pass to the left" like we...More

1  Thank BreeH67
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This was a fun way to have lunch with friends. A docent who remained with you the entire meal escorted us to one of the rooms she used to rent. We were seated around a large table and served family style. The plentiful and flavorful...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I, my wife, and another couple had lunch prior to our tour of Jack Daniel's Distillery. A hostess seated us at a large table with a half-dozen other folks, and joined us during the meal. Meal is family style. Our fare consisted of ham, chicken...More

Thank mbrphd80
Reviewed 6 December 2017

What an outstanding experience! We read about the boarding house when booking our distillery tour and didn't exactly know what we were in for, but it was a real highlight of our whole trip. The history of the boardinghouse is on display in the foyer...More

1  Thank 48Buddy
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

This was a wonderful meal! The 5 of us sat with 2 other families and it's amazing how small town America can connect us in one way, shape or form! The food was great! Chicken & dressing was right on time! Sweet potato casserole was...More

Thank MeredithDG
Reviewed 31 October 2017

On our girls' trip we had no idea what we were getting ourselves into-we just were told that we had to eat there, so we made reservations well ahead of time. When we got there, we told them that one of our party was ill...More

1  Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here. They have created a true down home southern experience. When you arrive you check in then they ring the bell for your meal. Your hostess then escorts you to your room where your table is set. The food took me back...More

Thank odcsalinas
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5 November 2017|
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Response from franklyn m | Reviewed this property |
I would Google amaryllis Bobo's and give them a call. I am not sure if they do any shipping. If I were the guess,I would say no they don't. But, go to the "horses mouth" to get the right answer.
16 October 2017|
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Response from dgbg100106 | Reviewed this property |
I know the day we got there, they were turning people away that did not have reservations. I would not risk it. The day we went they had three different seating times, 11:30, 1:30 and 3:30.
28 July 2017|
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Response from juleighdawn | Reviewed this property |
No. There are only two dishes that have Jack Daniels in them. One is a relish and the other is a baked apple dish. The whip cream on the pie has a slight hint of Jack Daniels. The rest of the food is good old fashioned home... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 295 Main St, Lynchburg, TN 37352-8300
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 931-759-7394
Dinner is served family-style Monday through Saturday at 1 p.m. (and at 11 a.m. during the busy seasons), and also at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Closed on Sunday and all major holidays. No meals are served at night.
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