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Jenkins Country Style Buffet

4122 Ringgold Rd, East Ridge, TN 37412-2436
+1 423-629-5449
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“fried chicken” (25 reviews)
“cobbler” (4 reviews)
“cornbread” (4 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
4122 Ringgold Rd, East Ridge, TN 37412-2436
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My mom and I enjoyed coming here when we are in the mood for some good fried chicken and some good old southern sides. The owners are wonderful and the service is great too. I always enjoy the variety of sides on the buffet to...More

Thank dmmaples
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Jenkins Country style buffet is good, but it could honestly do better. The only reason this restaurant got 3 out of 5 stars is because the waitress was so nice and offered much hospitality. The food on the other hand,was not. As an older restaurant...More

Thank Traveluser25
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Food was fresh, fried chicken was great, but typical southern buffet food. Desserts nothing special either. Sweet tea is AWESOME!

Thank queen15
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

My husbands friend said this place is amazing has the best corn and cornbread. The cornbread was so dry had to chase it with a drink. Most of it was fried, desserts were old fashioned like banana pudding that looked like it had been there...More

Thank Ann J
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Have always heard what a great pkace this I'd for down home cookin .Frankly a bit disappointed. Some veggie items on buffet soggy, greasy. The fried chicken was good. Not as good as I expected, only visited once. Probably will not return on my own...More

Thank Marie W
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This is the type of place you might find in the middle of a sleepy Southern small town. However, it is located in Chattanooga (East Ridge), and not that hard to find. The food is down-home, Southern comfort food at its authentic best. Regulars go...More

Thank capemayor
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Best fried chicken around (outside of Bea's)! Tasty sides also & a nice variety of desserts. They change the vegetables around but always have mashed potatoes,cole slaw, some kind of beans,and peas along with a great salad bar.

Thank B8600USfreds
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I'm sitting here on vacation with my boyfriend and felt the need to write a review. Something I have never felt the need to do before. So this is a first for me. We found this place on my Waze app. So glad we did....More

Thank K T
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I will not say it was bad, but it was certainly not good. While the folks running it were very nice, the place was very, very run down and the food was not appealing. I will say the baked chicken was very dry and I...More

Thank annb1112017
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to eat..a very nice family buffet. Everything makes you feel it is home cooked not to mention the fried chicken (finger lickin' good). You will be pleased.

Thank phillip111999
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Janice K
9 February 2018|
Response from Ann J | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't remember
Pam S
13 December 2017|
Response from Ann J | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Check the web site
Nancy B
16 November 2017|
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Not sure was my first time there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4122 Ringgold Rd, East Ridge, TN 37412-2436
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  East Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 423-629-5449
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