What to know about the city of East Ridge

Staff photo by Troy Stolt / Avery Dixon, 8, sits as he fishes, while his brother Graham, 6, stands during The East Ridge Optimist Fishing Rodeo at Jack Dickert Fishing Pond in Camp Jordan on Saturday, June 12, 2021 in East Ridge, Tenn.

Drive Time: About a 12 minute drive from the East Ridge City Hall to the Tennessee Aquarium

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Curb appeal: The median price of homes sold in East Ridge in 2021 was $182,000 according to the Greater Chattanooga Association of Realtors.


Fernando's on Ringgold Road is an Italian-American restaurant that also serves breakfast. Fernando's offers a variety of omelette and specials including corned beef hash, pancakes, french toast, grits and sausage.

Cracker Barrel on North Mack Smith Road is a chain favorite. Cracker Barrel has all the Southern staples for every meal of the day. Its famous breakfasts include pancakes, french toast and hashbrown casserole.


Armando's East Ridge on Ringgold Road is a self-described classic American diner that's been in the area for more than 30 years. The menu consists of classic hamburgers, soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts.