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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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17:00 - 21:30 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1278 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2713
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Pricey but good. Atmosphere is ok but you will forget about it when you taste your food! The menu changes often with delicious entrees try out.

Thank Bennett2014
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The tasting of Heritage farm’s pork was some of the best food I’ve ever put in my mouth. Food doesn’t get much better than this. Everything on the menu was wonderful. The cocktails were creative. Once you get past the snooty maître d, the staff...More

Thank LuckySpivey
Reviewed 5 days ago

The service was certainly what you would expect for fine dining. The atmosphere was elegant but comfortable. I had preconceived idea of my selections for dinner from menu on website but chose from the Fall menu specials, The results were wonderful.

Thank Don W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was excellent and the food was well above anywhere else I have eaten. I definitely recommend this place.

Thank Lesa2667
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service could not be better. We had read there was a foodie event going on at the restaurant at the time of our reservation, and there was, but it in no way impacted our special evening. Our waiter was attentive, knowledgeable, and...More

1  Thank Laurel W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the food and the service is top notch. Great place for a date or a special holiday even New Years Eve!

1  Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best restaurants in Chattanooga. Menu items are well prepared and the Chef (Rebecca Barton) has a flair with beets. Likely the best wine list in the city and their sommelier Michelle Richards has the right touch for guiding those who are wine...More

1  Thank Lfferro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a perfect meal to end a wonderful reunion with friends. The wine list is extensive-- we had a Gewurztraminer Blend. They served 3 different kind of homemade bread. I had the salmon. My husband had a warm beet salad and a beef tartare....More

1  Thank FloridaTheresa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely amazing food and service! I grew up in Chattanooga and had never been to St. John's. I was back in town for a family event, on the same weekend as my spouse's birthday. So, we went there for his birthday dinner. Absolutely the best...More

Thank adamv56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has been a while since my last visit. This visit was to celebrate a belated birthday. I noted that on the reservation. We were promptly seated at our reservation time. Our table location was ok but next time I will request a specific location....More

Thank peterfrombrooklyn46
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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
Groups, Romantic, 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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