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28 YEARS OLD!

CELEBRATING 28 YEARS OF GREAT HOME-STYLE COOKING, THIS FAMILY-OWNED CAFE HAS BEEN A "WELL-KNOWN SECRET" TO RESIDENTS OF OOLTEWAH, CLEVELAND AND CHATTANOOGA, TN SINCE ITS OPENING. OWNERS PONDER AND MARLENE ARE DEEPLY COMMITTED TO THE COMMUNITY AND ARE OFTEN SEEN AT THE RESTAURANT, VISITING WITH CUSTOMERS WHETHER NEW OR REGULAR.

 In 2018 we received 5 Best of the Best Awards! Thank you, Chattanooga!

In 2018 we received 5 Best of the Best Awards! Thank you, Chattanooga!

History of Countryside

Established in 1990, Countryside has always thrived on its family recipes and home-style atmosphere. You may remember the Kreme House in "downtown" Ooltewah. This was owned by Marlene Geren's parents who taught her many valuable lessons about running a successful restaurant business. Marlene has maintained the same style foods on the Countryside menu that were offered at the Kreme House. 


Thank you so much for enjoying our food and keeping us going all these years. Without you, we wouldn't be here! We consider it a privilege to bring smiles to your faces day-in and day-out....

Countryside Cafe was featured in the Farm Bureau of Tennessee Magazine!