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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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Soddy Daisy, Tennessee
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65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Convenient parking, good food. This is right near I-75 and the East Ridge exit in Chattanooga. The food is good and the staff there are very friendly.

Thank Edwardsgal15
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well if you are southern you can get really close to that here. The chicken and dressing is beyond compare. They have great pintos and cornbread, the roast is great too and, if you like them they have great chicken livers. The breakfast bar is really good too. Biscuits and gravy, eggs, bacon, sausage and fruit. Plus all the stuff... More 

Thank luvbug2u1
East Ridge, Tennessee
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
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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236 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
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
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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259 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
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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106 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
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
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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55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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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
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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Bloomington, Indiana
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?