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“Karen”

Mama's House Restaurant
Ranked #64 of 261 Restaurants in Kingsport
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

This place is awesome! Great country cooking. Great prices. They offer senior discounts and half off on your birthday. All the desserts are homemade. You have to try the coleslaw its the best i have eaten. You have go and take your family or if your just passing tthrough its the place you have to try!! They were so friendly. They were voted readers choice best buffet also.

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Real Southern cooking and everything is tasty. My hubby's favorites are the fried fish and meatloaf; I love the fried chicken, roast beef, ribs and chicken livers...I've not tried anything I didn't like! The new owners actually make real mashed potatoes, and use real cheese in their Mac and Cheese! Quality ingredients, lots of choices, a huge soup and salad bar, good fresh breads and desserts, including ice cream and beverages. They make it easy to eat too much, but it's all good.

1  Thank tnkitties
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

If you want to be taken back to when your mom cooked for you growing up this is the spot! Over the top hospitality and phenomenal food!

2  Thank Manfred G
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful Sunday lunch at Mamas House. It was our first visit, everything was buffet, and everything was good. Had a variety of meats, veggies, salad, breads, and desserts. Price was good. Would recommend to others.

1  Thank hokiedawg
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

So...read about the new ownership in a newspaper review and decided to give Mama's a try. Overall I found it to be a major disappointment! Even with a discount coupon it was greatly overpriced and the selection was very limited. The salad bar was okay but the hot foods/entrees were very lacking. The fried fish was so dry it was practically inedible and the other meats were not the least bit appetizing. The side dishes also looked as if they had been under the heat lamps for days.

The tabletop was "clean" but yet very sticky. The buffet at Golden Corral is a much better value.

There were a few bright spots: The chicken and dumplings were quite good albeit in a very heavy gravy; the cooked carrots were tasty; the cole slaw was delicious; and a couple of the desserts were of high quality and possibly made in house.

But those positives would never be enough to convince to make another visit.

The after 4pm options at the Corral are in a whole other universe compared to the offerings at Mama's House.

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