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“Very disappointing!”

Loretta Lynn's Kitchen
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Groups, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Buffet
Reviewed 28 June 2018

As we have traveled along I-40 and seen signs for Loretta Lynn"s restaurant, but have never stopped, we thought we would give it a try. We were there right at lunch time. I was surprised when we arrived that there weren't that many cars as it was right at noon. We got the buffet for $10.95 as a regular entree and 3 sides was for the same price. The selection was VERY limited. They only had fried chicken and roast pulled pork for meats. The chicken was just ok and the pork had no flavor (I expected it to have a smokey taste or something!). I had mashed potatoes and gravy, turnip greens, boiled cabbage,and slaw. The potatoes were ok, nothing great. Turnip greens and slaw were decent, but again the cabbage had no flavoring at all! The salad bar was very skimpy and the items offered didn't look appetizing. No dessert on the bar except for red jello and vanilla pudding (not the kind with cookies, just a bowl of pudding. The price did not include a drink. I would not have thought that $11 for a lunch buffet was too high had the food been good, but it was really bland, not at all what you would expect for some "down home cookin". After eating there, we actually thought we would have done better at the McDonald's next door! Ugh! The gift shop was ok. Lots of items which have your name on them if you want that. Needless to say, we will not be back.

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Good buffet with good variety of food. Food was warm and inviting. Something for everyone. Clean and comfortable. Lots of memorabilia for the Loretta Fan.

Thank Cecil O
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Nothing like southern hospitality food was excellent. Priced fairly. Clean novelty shop was a great place to shop

Thank Katch1958
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

The buffet was GREAT!!! The best sausage gravy I ever had. We had an enjoyable breakfast then went into the gift shop. Bought a few nice gifts. What a nice place. Can’t wait to go back!!!!

Thank Kathie S
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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

I don’t know what people are expecting. But this isn’t a fancy restaurant. Just good ‘ole down home cooking. We ate at the buffet. Fried chicken like momma makes, great cream corn, yummy cabbage. They could do without the very cheesy attached souvenir gift shop. They had parking for those of us with travel trailers and for 18 wheelers too.

Thank cokerlj
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