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Pickle Barrel Restaurant

1012 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2614
+1 423-266-1103
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good36%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“fried pickles” (17 reviews)
“tater tots” (7 reviews)
“sandwich” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
1012 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2614
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is one of the last great local bars and restaurants in Chattanooga. It has a good atmosphere with a neat building that includes a street level bar, separate dinning area, an indoor dinning area upstairs, as well as a roomy deck outdoors that is...More

Thank JonLarson
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Delicious food, great beer. Would have given it a higher rating except the restaurant allows smoking.

Thank mebmik1
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

I frequented The Pickle Barrel back when Yesterday's was still around. This place still served great sandwiches. I love to see the carvings and messages on the tables and bathrooms from years ago (fav is FASHION DICTATES). This is a fun place and I have...More

Thank TNyankeegal
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Found this place on google map. We were looking for a casual and nice bar/tavern. This place was great. Food was really good. I got the Fried Shrimp, which was really good. My fiancé got the Signature burger. That was an amazing burger. Very fair...More

Thank Vanna B
Reviewed 23 September 2017

love to go to a place I can find a place to smoke and get good food at the same time! Mostly college kids but food anyone will like its a happy place!

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We tried the signature pickle martini. Was way better than expected. Order the half moons which were great. Took a little longer to get our food, but the staff comped them without being asked to. Great service and a great atmosphere.

Thank Jclay0143
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Yes, they allow guests to smoke, it is also a bar. Food is really good. I would definitely recommend. Try the whistle stop burger.

Thank denanslade
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed an evening drink on the roof and truly enjoyed. Picnic table type seating enjoyable drinks and pub food. It is a smoking restaurant so outside was not bad. The stairs up to the patio were a narrow spiral so don't drink to much once...More

Thank RoboNole
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Good bar food, and that's what it is, a bar. It's not family friendly, there were patrons whom were loud and using very foul language. It is a smoking establishment so it was difficult eating around all the chain smokers. You do have to be...More

Thank ReneaBk
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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 .
24 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, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
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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