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The Town House Cafe was established by Mrs. Ossie Lee R. Stone Hamm, in 1964.


​A school teacher for 43 years (40 in Newton County) with a passion for cooking and a desire to make a better life for herself and family, Mrs. Ossie Lee R. Stone Hamm set out on a mission to enhance her community by offering great food at affordable prices, and thus the Town House Cafe' was born.


 Located just off of the Square in Covington, GA, (1145 Washington Street SW) The Town House Cafe' has something for everyone's taste.  Whether you want to join us for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, we can accomodate your palate.

Who We Are

Ossie Lee R. Stone Hamm

Second Generation


Mr. James Hamm has always been a part of The Town House Cafe, and is the son of Mrs. Ossie Lee R. Stone Hamm.  Affectionately known as "Hamm", he brings more than just quality food to The Town House Cafe, but he also brings great personality and love.  Many customers continue to come in, because they know not only will they receive a great meal, but "Hamm" will keep them laughing and keep a smile on their faces.  One of the most famous sayings he is known for when it comes to The Town House Cafe is, "You're up town now, baby"!

Mr. James Hamm was featured in the Covington News as one of the faces of Newton County in 2012.  Click the button to read article. 

James Hamm

Third Generation


Mr. Cedrick Hamm grew up learning about and working the business of

The Town House Cafe, and is the son of Mr. James Hamm.  A business graduate from Georgia State University, Cedrick made a decision to come back to where his work career started at an early age, and now he handles the day to day operations of The Town House Cafe.

Cedrick Hamm

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