Our Story

Shoney’s® is a Nashville-based company with more than 145 restaurants in 16 states. Since 1947, Shoney’s has been the quintessential American dinner table: a place to celebrate the everyday victories and special moments in life and a place to enjoy wonderful food and friendly service in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Today, after completing an extensive revitalization program that includes a focus on freshly prepared American cuisine served with a southern twist, beautifully redesigned restaurants with modern furnishings and the commitment to give back to the communities that we serve, Shoney’s truly is better than ever. Giving back is a hallmark of Shoney’s culture. Our community involvement initiatives support a variety of groups, including local schools, sports teams, military, firefighters, police, EMTs and more.


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  • David Davoudpour

    CEO David Davoudpour Sponsors Career Fair in Nashville

    The chairman and CEO of Nashville-based Shoney’s Companies, David Davoudpour, personally sponsored the “My Future, My Way” Career Fair in Nashville. He was joined by Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) Interim Director Chris Henson, Congressman Jim Cooper, Rita McDonald, , Director of Community & Business Engagement...

  • Shoney’s® Offers FREE All-American Burger™ to All Veterans and Troops on Veterans Day

    NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 19, 2015  — Nothing says “Thank You” like a great burger and Shoney’s will prove it again, as the iconic all-American restaurant brand will thank our nation’s veterans and troops with a FREE All-American Burger™ in what has become a beloved tradition...

  • Scott Steiner Opening Shoney’s in Acworth

    Here’s a video our new Shoney’s Franchisee Scott Steiner created of his demolition of an old Shoney’s Restaurant to make room for a renovated and fresh new Shoney’s in Acworth, GA!