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Jenkins Country Style Buffet

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4122 Ringgold Rd, East Ridge, TN 37412
+1 423-629-5449
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Pure, good, simple country cooking -- all in buffet style.The buffet has all your favorites. From mac and cheese to fried chicken. Done to perfection. Eat til you drop!

Thank Copperdave
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We.were.on the road and looking for an off-beat/non-Christian place to try. This was perfect. Previous reviews were spot on! Yummy food, but the family atmosphere and ridiculously sweet servers made it fabulous! I thought pricing was great. For two adults and two kids, our bill was.under $35 as drinks and crazy good desserts were included. Now...if you don't like.chicken..you would... More 

Thank Tina H
Rossville, Georgia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

good home cooking fresh vegetables. super fried chicken cassaroles great chicken dumplings and dressing. SHOULD NOT CHARGE KIDS ADULT PRICES TILL 13YRS OLD BUT THEY DO AT 10YRS THATS TERRIBLE

Thank dyllan12
Huntsville, Alabama
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is a local buffet restaurant. The food was good although the selection seemed tiny compared to the big chain buffets. The interior was pretty small and sectioned off into three or four rooms. There were only two tiny, dirty, one person bathrooms. Be warned they were not handicap accessible. B+ on the food and D- on the interior.

Thank BamaLady2015
Dousman, Wisconsin
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240 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Which makes me wonder if you have a family restaurant why wouldn't you make sure your restrooms were clean also? Loved the food and there was plenty of it but it is hard to get over the fact that your restrooms were not kept very clean. Looked like no one bothered to check if they were flushing. So my suggestion... More 

Thank Monica58860
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Fair price for the variety of food offered. Being born and raised southern it is hard to get cooking as good as mom's was, but is worth the cost you pay. I eat here on occasion and find the food is not always as good as other times. I do not know if they have different people in the kitchen,... More 

Thank Jim H
Grovetown, Georgia
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

The place very homey. Like you were with family in a big dining room. The fried chicken was delicious. I tried a little of everything it was good. The price is perfect. The ladies were very friendly.

Thank Joel M
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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144 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I had heard that this location was "awesome". I disagree. It was average at best. Selections (for a buffet) were limited. I tried the fried chicken and it was very greasy. They have a soft serve ice cream machine. Vanilla was the only flavor. And it was very bland. Could not really even taste vanilla. The service was very good.

Thank Eggbert10
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

From the minute you walk in you see that the place is clean. The aroma of home cooking fills the air. The open dining room is buzzing with the sounds of forks clicking on the plates, the satisfied smiles of those heading out and waitresses zipping about refilling glasses and being friendly. The food is great. Excellent salad bar, fried... More 

Thank marykta
Ellisville, Missouri
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Fresh chicken, yummy rolls, awesome green beans, fine and delicious sweet potato casserole and mashed potatoes, lots of cobblers, and so much more! It was delightful and delicious!

Thank CarlaDon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4122 Ringgold Rd, East Ridge, TN 37412
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  East Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 423-629-5449

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