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St. John's Restaurant

1278 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2713
+1 423-266-4400
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1278 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2713
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had read the reviews and been told by some locals that this was THE PLACE to eat. We had friends in town and decided to indulge. We were not disappointed. The venison and steak was incredible.The desserts were beyond description, especially the creme brûlée....More

Thank Teachr5
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is my first negative review, and I regret having to make it for a restaurant i once considered a favorite. I travel to Chattanooga about once a month, and I almost always make a visit to St. John's. On my last visit, I made...More

Thank Allen M
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I recently visited Chattanooga. We wanted a special place for dinner and our B & B owners suggested St Johns. It was absolutely fabulous. Service was first rate. The food was beautifully presented and everything was so fresh and delicious. The warm...More

Thank maryann j
Reviewed 6 days ago

We hosted a small business group for dinner. Particularly liked the venison and seared duck. Accompaniments were very well matched farm to table creations featuring roasted eggplant (like mashed potato), chow chow, split okra. All very good. Try their vanilla ice cream for a rush...More

1  Thank Vistar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For many of our anniversary dinners my wife and I always planned to visit St Johns. We always sit at the upstairs table by the window. However, the past two years our evening was less that what we had grown accustomed to experiencing. The noise...More

Thank Becky L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for business and dates. Very high end dining, excellent selection of dishes, wine; fine dining at its best. Unexpected for sure in the warehouse district but worth heading over if you want to spoil yourself!

Thank SandraQuay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Elegant without being pretentious! Wonderful food and service! We went to celebrate our birthdays and they made it extra special! We’ll be back!

Thank pkingnews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful food, thoughtful flavor profiles. Snapper was grilled to perfection! Attentive service without being oppressive.

Thank viscontigirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are two part to this review: First, there is the food, which is fine. Except for a soft shell crab that was just slightly leathery, every items my wife and I ordered (and we tried every course from appetizer through dessert) was very good...More

Thank Ronald P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service began a bit slow, but then everything was excellent! My husband had the Venison and I had the Filet. Warning, the fillet is rather large serving, I couldn't eat it all. The highlight of the mean though was the Pork Belly app. If you...More

Thank LlaniRay
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25 October 2016|
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Response from LuckySpivey | Reviewed this property |
Forgot the most important part of my answer - the owner came by and introduced himself . He seems especially nice. Bet if you contact him in advance, he will help you plan a special evening!
23 September 2015|
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Response from Vanessa A | Reviewed this property |
When in doubt, I would just call them and ask, but I would make a reservation. Even IF it's usually unnessary, you never know what large group might walk in and fill up the table you would have had.😉 Our dinner was a good... More
Rosemary Z
31 January 2015|
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Response from ladolcevitaAtlanta | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant has two "restaurant sides". One is casual dress, definitely no shorts, t-shirts; the other side is more white table service. Need to call if a jacket is required for dressy side but I think for men a nice... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1278 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2713
    (13th St)
  • Public Transportation: Chattanooga's complimentary electric shuttle has a stop at the St. John's building.
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-266-4400
Chattanooga's most acclaimed restaurant, St. John's Restaurant serves inventive Regional American cuisine from Chef Daniel Lindley in a elegant, historic setting. St. John's superb staff will provide you with a warm and remarkable dining experience and delight you with an extensive and eclectic selection of wines.
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