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Pickle Barrel Restaurant

1012 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2614
+1 423-266-1103
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good37%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“fried pickles” (16 reviews)
“brie” (4 reviews)
“pepper jam” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
1012 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2614
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I went to Pickle Barrel Restaurant in March 2018. I went here on a whim because I wanted a sandwich. I didn't get a sandwich. I got a delicious mountain of perfectly toasted toast, savory melt-in-your-mouth roast beef and not too tangy sauerkraut. My Reuben...More

Thank L4051HCjessicaa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fun stop on our Chattanooga Tour! A little tight on the bottom bar floor, but if you look at the building that's to be expected...the upstairs deck looks cool but we didn't make it up there. Michael was an Awesome waiter, and...More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate lunch here while in the area. We were the only patrons in the place and the building is very cool! I had a Rueben and my husband had a French dip sandwich. Both were just ok. I would not recommend...More

Thank texasgirl75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was just ok. We had the BLT with fried green tomato and arugula. Nothing to get excited over. I only ordered water which was never refreshed compared to my husband’s beer. Service was mediocre at best. There are better restaurants near to this...More

Thank Christy A
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Pickle Barrel has character. They have a unique tapered dining area when you walk in that basically forces you to feel the communal atmosphere. The iron spiral staircase leads you to some more seating upstairs along with uncovered, rooftop seating. The food here is great...More

Thank theasp00
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Easy walk from the Downtown Marriott. It was a great evening so we stopped here for a few beers before we went to dinner. The rooftop seating was great. Good shade from the trees made for a perfect atmosphere. The building is really cool. They...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 30 April 2018

It's a very interesting place in a pie-shaped building on a 45 degree corner. We opted for the rooftop area as it was a beautiful afternoon. They do allow smoking so if that bothers you, head to the rooftop or go elsewhere. The menu was...More

Thank MountainGal1
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

I loved the food, the place is just across the street within walking distance from the Marriott Downtown Hotel

Thank DiscJocke
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Ok, so you're sitting in your hotel room on a weekday and time gets away from you and before you know it, it's 8:45pm and you realize you're hungry. Well, that's what happened to me. I set off from my hotel on foot and went...More

Thank Vermilk
Reviewed 17 February 2018

the place is old. yes it smells like smoke it is a lot of wood ad smoking is stilled allowed. it has spiral stairs to eating. it is narrow. they do have guness the food lack a lot I got SHRIMP PO BOY IT was...More

Thank kitty37421
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30 September 2016|
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Response from OhioKathy1566 | Reviewed this property |
After checking their site it does say 21 and up welcomed .
23 May 2016|
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Response from Maimau44 | Reviewed this property |
It has been a while, but I think smoking is allowed at the Pickle Barrel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1012 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-266-1103
The Pickle Barrel Welcome to the home of the Pickle Barrel restaurant.. Check out our menu, our history, and maybe grab a t-shirt. We're happy to see you support a Chattanooga original. Be sure to have something to eat or enjoy a drink on or roof top seating overlooking Market Street.
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