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Shoney’s Restaurant at 2612 Chapman Highway reopens

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Newly renovated Shoney's on Chapman Highway; image courtesy of Shoney's

KNOXVILLE - Shoney’s of Knoxville, Inc. has reopened its location at 2612 Chapman Highway after undergoing major renovations. The project began on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. The renovations include an updated, modern exterior, with an expanded entrance and new signage. The interior features a blend of “Mountain Lodge meets Farmhouse-style” design, with new furniture, flooring, updated Fresh Food Bar, new finishes and décor. The kitchen and service areas were also improved with new cooking and refrigeration equipment, along with new tile, walls and flooring.

Roy Leslie, President & CEO of Shoney’s of Knoxville, Inc. states, “We are thrilled to open the doors to our beautiful, newly-renovated Shoney’s in South Knoxville, just across the Tennessee River from downtown. With all the exciting activity taking place in South Knoxville, we knew the time was right to invest in this location. We look forward to showing off the new image to our loyal Shoney’s guests and to introducing our modern atmosphere to new guests. Our delicious Fresh Food Bar daily selections will appeal to a wide variety of age groups, but especially to the surrounding South Knoxville student and young family residents. Our team is excited about the renovations and eager to serve you, your family and friends.”

This is the fifth location of Shoney’s Restaurants that has been renovated in the past 2 years, including Oak Ridge, 2 locations in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. For more information visit

Published February 13, 2020

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