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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, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1278 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2713
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I, both retired, were en route back home to Mississippi, from our trip with our son and his family in North Carolina. We decided to spend the weekend in Chattanooga, and enjoyed a delicious meal at St. John's Restaurant. The service was...More

Thank georgecH8741ND
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food was good but I think way over priced for what it is. It wasn't great, so not work the price to me.

Thank Misty G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The raves it regularly receives are well deserved. Everything about it well above a standard "nice" eatery, beginning with its historic location in an interesting part of the city. The interior offers distinctive spaces, each with its own feel. The curated menu is understated. Elevated...More

Thank 697dpierce
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Still the best fine dining experience in Chattanooga. Excellent and attentive waitstaff. Sommelier is great at helping find a really good wine on your price range. Never had anything but a perfect prepared and constructed meal there.

Thank JDH7309
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I dined at St John’s to celebrate my birthday and I liked it a lot. It’s one of the, or maybe even THE, best meal I had in the US. I chose the vegetarian dish and the flavors were amazing! My husband had a saffron...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic options on the menu. Great wine list and professional service. Will definitely return for dinner

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The sorbet was delicious and is made fresh by the pastry chef. The service is excellent and Brian C.the bartender was awesome.

Thank lyfe1975
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, service and atmosphere and the historic building is beautiful and has an interesting story!

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I came here for our 11 year wedding anniversary and wow was it amazing. From the service to the decor everything was top notch. Oh, and did I mention the food....possibly the best steak I’ve ever eaten!

Thank dmmaples
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten at Michelin four-star and five-star restaurant all over the world and the meal at St. Johns was one of the best. We were attending the St. Judes "Star Night" benefit and I took a friend there for dinner first. I had a...More

Thank jfowler2156
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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
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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, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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