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Bea's Restaurant

) #54 of 664 Restaurants in Chattanooga €€ - €€€ American
4500 Dodds Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37407-3326
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“peach cobbler” (40 reviews)
“potato salad” (35 reviews)
“chow chow” (11 reviews)
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4500 Dodds Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37407-3326
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We as a group of guys, 10-12 of us meet monthly for lunch at different locations. Today was Bea's, I was excited! I've been living here 14 years and have always wanted to try. Bringing my wife back soon. Loved the old feel of the...More

Thank davidisrael126
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We had their buffet meal with family and the food was not very good at all. The fried chicken was good but everything else bland. Terrible overcooked peach cobbler. Mostly can tasting veggies and old tasting rolls. High prices for what you get. Wewill not...More

Thank Hungryman30127
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Bea's is a buffet style restaurant with a lazy susan in the middle of the table that seat about 10 people. The load the lazy susan with foods like chicken and dumplings, pulled BBQ, fried chicken breast, creamed corn, boiled potatoes, fried okra, coleslaw, potato...More

Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Crowded, loud, unfriendly service, seriously few options, cold food, not the cleanest, bad area of town.

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Great food and great service. The yeast rolls are homemade daily and are delicious. The fried chicken is yummy.

Thank Suzanne T
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Gross. You have to share a table and food with strangers. The only thing that tasted ok was the chicken, bread, and potato salad. The beans were bland, the yams we're too sweet, the pulled pork tasted weird (definitely not like good BBQ pork), the...More

Thank bren416
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Our family ate here after our trip to Rock City. The food is southern style. I like southern food but this seemed a little bland. Its a buffett style considering the food is placed on a lazy susan and self served. The service was good...More

Thank Melony A
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Delicious hot food! Amazing, great service! More than you can eat! Home cooking at its best. Its worth getting off the interstate for about 5 miles.

Thank Rlburch
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Bea's is my kind of restaurant. Meals are served family style and you never run out. The waitresses are friendly and keep everything filled. The cook is fantastic. Food tastes like my mom cooked it herself.

Thank Jean S
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Beas is a very delicious place to eat with a very friendly staff. They have a unique setting. They seat you around a round table with the top spot like a lazy Susan. you just get the food you want off of it. And if...More

Thank Keith R
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Response from jgwisdom | Reviewed this property |
$12.50 plus tax. Frankly my wife and I love this place. It is old, has character, and it a fun place to eat. We love the fried chicken there, to us some of the best anywhere. You get iced tea or coffee with the price... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4500 Dodds Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37407-3326
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: 423-867-3618
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