wally's east ridge


Wally's East Ridge opened it doors in May 1989. Located right off Exit 1 on I-75 just a mile from the I-24 interchange, Wally's East Ridge is an easy drive from most of the Chattanooga area, and an easy stop for travelers on I-75 and I-24. 

Wally's East Ridge features the area's most popular all-day buffet, and an extensive menu of local and regional favorites.

On the Buffet

Our regular buffet items are included daily, plus:

Wednesday night: Breakfast items 
Friday night: Catfish, pork tenderloin and live bluegrass music .
Saturday: Ribs and chicken and dressing.

local flavor

The way we season our meats and vegetables reflects the tastes of our our region. Whether from the buffet or off the menu, you will experience southern comfort food at it's best at Wally's - just like your momma or grandma cooked it. Welcome to the South!


slow food fast

Wally's East Ridge has Chattanooga's best all you can eat breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet. You can sit and enjoy a southern, home-style meal about as fast as ordering and eating at a fast food restaurant - and for not much more money. Customers sometimes ask, "How quickly can we get served?" Our answer is, "as fast as your feet can carry you to the buffet." Or you may want to slow down a little and order from our full menu. 


all you could ever want

Our full menu has just about everything you could want to eat, and our buffet always features 4 meats, 9 vegetables/sides with soups, salad bar and dessert. 

And don't miss our buffet feature nights:
Mexican - Tuesday Nights
Breakfast for Dinner - Wednesday Nights
Catfish and Pork Tenderloin - Friday Nights
Ribs and Chicken w/ Dressing - Saturday Nights

You'll leave full, but wanting more.


come see us

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Due to the coronavirus, we are currently closed. We will remain closed until inside dining is allowed. We tried to do carry out only but it simply did not work. We want to thank our customers for their support during this time and look forward to serving you all very soon.