Happy 65th Birthday Shoney’s!

 Happy 65th Birthday Shoney’s!

Shoney’s was one of the first family casual dining concepts in the United States. Its roots trace back to 1947, when Alex Shoney Schoenbaum opened the Parkette Drive-In next to his fathers bowling alley in Charleston, W.Va. Today, Nashville-based Shoneys is a favorite family casual dining destination, with approximately 200 restaurants in 17 states across the South and Southeast, reaching everyone from growing young families to retirees. The Shoney’s Homecoming coupon for a 65-cent Barqs root beer float is Shoney’s way of saying thank you to longtime patrons while welcoming a new generation to enjoy the Shoney’s experience.

The Coca-Cola bell soda glass has been part of the heritage of The Coca-Cola Company since 1929. Like the famous contour bottle for Coca-Cola, the Bell Soda Glass was destined to become forever associated with Coca-Cola worldwide. Still used at many soda fountains, these glasses are visible proof of the timeless popularity of the worlds most-valuable brand.

My favorite root beer float recipe is to use chocolate (Mmmmm!) ice cream & place 2-3 scoops in a glass cup/mug.  Then slowly pour root beer over the ice cream.  Stir it up a bit & enjoy!  Traditionally, vanilla ice cream is used, and you can get a vanilla root beer float at any participating Shoney’s restaurant.  See details below for a special offer.

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Beginning Nov. 1 and continuing daily until November 30, 2012, participating Shoney’s restaurants will be distributing 65th anniversary Shoney’s Homecoming coupons to every dine-in breakfast guest. Customers can use the coupon with their next dine-in lunch or dinner purchase of $5.00 or more.

Head over to Shoney’s to redeem the 65-cent root beer float made with the uniquely bold taste of Barqs Root Beer and the distinctive Coca-Cola Bell Soda Glass while supplies of the limited-edition fountain glasses last. (note: The Shoney’s Homecoming coupon expires at the close of business on November 30, 2012. If an individual Shoney’s restaurant runs out of the Coca-Cola Bell Soda Glasses before November 30, its participation in the promotion including the 65-cent root beer float offer will end at that time.)

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  1. Claire says

    happy birthday!!

  2. Paula Lee says

    Would love to win these!

  3. Carmen S says

    Thanks for the chance, those glasses are really cool! 🙂

  4. Jackie Preas says

    Happy Birthday Shoney’s!My hubby and I have loved the Slim Jim and Strawberry Pie(to die for) for many,many years.

  5. michelle warner says

    these glasses are cool, thanks for the giveaway

  6. My Grandmother had glasses like this, thanks for the chance to win.

  7. Megan says

    I miss Shoneys – we don’t have any around here anymore! It seems like some of the older chains are coming back into our area, though, so maybe someday….:)

  8. Sarah says

    My parents have a Shoney’s close to their lake house – thanks for the reminder!

  9. Debra Hall says

    great giveaway thanks

  10. Jennifer says

    These are super cute and would be great for coke floats!

  11. D Schmidt says

    Because rafflecopter is not working properly I am unsure what the mandatory question is. I have never visited Shoney’s but it looks great

  12. Marissa M says

    Would love to win these glasses- they are awesome!

  13. Megan Parsons says

    I love these glasses!!!!!

  14. Thanks for the giveaway.

  15. I would just love a set of these adorable glasses. Thanks for sharing.

  16. I remember finding these glasses at the thrift store and garage sales when i was younger 🙂

  17. Jennifer B says

    Happy Birthday to you!

  18. Jemima Puddleduck says

    Happy Birthday Shoney’s! I haven’t been to a Shoney’s in years!

  19. barbara n says

    Happy 25th Birthday Shoney’s

  20. Robin Quick says

    Happy 65th Birthday to Shoney’s !!!

    Forgive me if this post multiple time. It keeps going to a blank screen after hitting enter & not showing my post was entered.

  21. s riches says

    Happy birthday Shoneys!

  22. Robert Pyszk says

    Happy 65th Birthday Shoney’s!!!!

  23. Mer says

    Happy Birthday!

  24. mary fanara coleman says

    Happy Birthday guys and gals!!!

  25. Marissa says

    Happy Birthday Shoney’s! We are the same age.

  26. Gianna says

    Happy 25th Birthday!

  27. Gianna says

    Country fried steak.

  28. Austin Baroudi says

    The Bacon and Blue Burger!!!

  29. Austin Baroudi says

    Happy Birthday Shoneys!

  30. Misty says


  31. Misty says

    i want the seafood feast!

  32. Amanda Alvarado says

    Happy 65th Birthday Shoney’s! I have a lot of fond memories at your restaurant!

  33. Amanda Alvarado says

    I loved the Breakfast Buffet! I remember my grandma taking us kids on Sundays after church and we’d pig out on the buffet! LOL Unfortunately, they closed the Shoney’s here. 🙁

  34. lina says

    Happy 25th Birthday!

  35. lina says

    OOh, I want the Shoney’s 12 Oz T-Bone

  36. Happy 65th birthday, Shoney’s! I wish I could have a hot fudge cake to celebrate with you but my local Shoney’s closed.

  37. Marissa says

    They offer a 15% discount for college students.

  38. Judith B. says

    Happy 25th Shoneys!

  39. Judith B. says

    They still have their fresh Strawberry Pie.

  40. Sarah C says

    Happy 25th Birthday Shoneys!

  41. Sherry S. says

    Happy 25th Birthday Shoney’s!!!!! I love their breakfast.

    • Sherry S. says

      or is it 65th birthday

  42. Sherry S. says

    As I said in my first comment I love their breakfast/buffet.

  43. Corey Olomon says

    Happy Birthday!!!

  44. Corey Olomon says

    I learned you can have eggs any way you want on the Breakfast Buffet

  45. Tara Liebing says

    Happy 65th Birthday Shoney’s and thak you for the giveaway!!

  46. tess says

    happy 25th b-day
    tcogbill at live dot com

  47. Tracy Allen says

    Happy 25th Birthday Shoney’s!!

  48. Tracy Allen says

    Dec 6th is Free Fedge Cake Day! – I learned this at the site

  49. Joana A says

    happy birthday!

  50. michelle jonassen says

    Happy 25th Birthday Shoneys! Wishing you many more!

    • michelle jonassen says

      Or was it supposed to be 65th!

  51. Amber Laughard says

    Wishing Shoney’s a happy 25th Birthday!

  52. Kellie Conklin says

    HAPPY 25th BIRTHDAY SHONEYS! Heres to many more years ahead! Thanks!

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