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Wally's Restaurant

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6521 Ringgold Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37412-4225
+1 423-899-6151
06:00 - 20:00
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East Ridge, Tennessee
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Fried Chicken is some of the best around, Like that they rotate one of the meats every day. Vegetables are always keep fresh and hot. Salad bar is your average salad bar nothing special but has all the basics. Just wish they had bread pudding ever day.

Thank Harold M
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

On our way to FL, we stayed in East Ridge, just south of Chattanooga TN. We stayed at a new LaQuinta so we wanted to eat somewhere close. My TA research lead me to Wally's. We went early to beat the crowds. Wally's has a buffet or order off their menu. They have a nice variety on the menu, but... More 

Thank MNrumrunner
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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230 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

On a Saturday for lunch, this place was almost full. They have a nice buffet. They also have good veggies. Excellent service. For the price, excellent value.

Thank moksha51
Loretto, Tennessee
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We were looking for something close to our hotel, and found this place. Home cooking style, with both menu and buffet. My wife & I chose the buffet. This particular night, the buffet consisted of fried chicken, ham, and boneless pork chops, all of which were very good. Good selection of vegetables; and the home made chicken noodle soup was... More 

Thank Michael W
Birmingham, Alabama
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230 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We visited here for a light dinner after a busy day in Chattanooga. The menu was perfect for our needs as we could get breakfast foods or dinner meals. They also have an extensive buffet that looked good. We just didn't want that much food. The grilled chicken sandwich was good as well as the eggs with bacon.

Thank shnpan
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102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Needed some comfort food after a week of seafood in Florida, and definitely found it here. The buffet had all the usual southern favorites - fried chicken and fish, plenty of veggies, soups, salad bar - and it was all very good. Only complaint was there seemed to be a lack of salt on most items, but that's fine -... More 

Thank vkreed
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Just left there full and happy. Catfish tonight! Best sweet potato casserole anywhere. Been coming here for years.

Thank Randall H
Kincardine, Canada
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50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We checked in to our hotel in Chattanooga to break up the 24 hour drive. Needless to say we were tired and didn't want anything fancy. The desk clerk recommended a different restaurant but we just fell into Wally's because it was almost the closest to the hotel, right beside I75. A lovely waitress named Emily asked us where we... More 

Thank Judy G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We had the buffet. It was fresh and yummy. The macaroni and cheese was really good! Fried chicken was delicious! Servers are sweet.

Thank Kerri B
Augusta, Georgia
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261 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stayed at a nearby hotel and saw the place. They have a reasonably priced buffet and good food. Kick back for some southern style home cooking. We plan to go back next time in town. Breakfast was great and lunch was good too.

Thank JimPatrick

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6521 Ringgold Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37412-4225
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-899-6151

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?