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Shoney’s restaurants, based in Nashville, Tennessee, was established in 1947. We are truly better than ever and have restaurants in 17 states and multiple locations under construction. We serve all American cuisine with a southern twist on our fresh food bar and chef driven menu. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, our offerings have universal appeal to guests of all ages and our newer units feature beer, wine and spirits. We pledge to serve great food at a great value and are committed to the success of our franchisees and the legacy of our brand by providing proven processes, time tested tools and unwavering support.


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    Another Successful Year for the Shoney’s Sponsored Music City 200 Shoney’s was proud to sponsor this year’s Music City 200 on April 7 at the Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville. Huge events like this take the support and energy of so many individuals, teams, and companies. Shoney’s is thrilled to support this fan-favorite event.   At...

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    Shoney’s Expands to Pinson County, Alabama   The Trussville Tribune, in Alabama, reports that excitement is in the air now that Pinson County has authorized Shoney’s to build a location in Trussville. Mayor Hoyt Sanders had been working hard to bring Shoney’s to Pinson county and the council voted to...

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    Shoney’s Is “America’s Favorite Dinner Table”   Food Newsfeed recently wrote up a piece about our journey as a restaurant, and as a family, and all of us here at Shoney’s couldn’t be more thrilled to share it.   Detailing the high’s and low’s of our progress since the 1970’s,...