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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 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best food and ambiance in Chattanooga. Staff is very professional and interested in making a memorable visit. Lovely cocktail list. Food entrees are ever changing but always farm fresh and Interesting with sublime flavors.

1  Thank msjanetw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is not the type of restaurant we typically patronize, but I decided to surprise my wife with a nice dinner after the ballet for Christmas. It is a very nicely designed space. We showed up 30 minutes before our 6:30 reservation, and were seated...More

1  Thank Roaming_Rowes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Intimate setting in downtown. Food was delicious. Dress code is semi formal attire. On the pricey side but well worth it for a special dinner.

Thank Mrscottom
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

This last visit was my third time going to St. John’s for dinner and the most impressive so far. There aren’t many vegan/vegetarian options but our meal this last time was just phenomenal. From the bread, wine, starters to main course and dessert, there was...More

1  Thank chcmvrck
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I think tnis is the best restaurant in Chattanooga for a special dinner. We appreciated the amazing chef and the experience. I also enjoy the craft cocktails.

Thank K5702HIkathrynh
Reviewed 28 November 2017

My husband and I just celebrated our third anniversary by having dinner and drinks at St. Johns. We started out by having a drink at the bar. I ordered The Muse and it was fantastic! My husband enjoyed his Copperhead. The bartender gave us complimentary...More

Thank VolsFan16
Reviewed 11 November 2017

I wasn't impressed at all. Maybe we were underdressed for Thursday but we were not the only ones with jeans but it started wrong from the time we arrived. I took my 77yr old Mom and with the tables downstairs empty they chose to put...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We have been here multiple times and the food is always great. I don’t know if it was how long it had been since we had eaten here or what but the food tasted better than ever. I had antelope (very delicious) my husband had...More

Thank bbearden
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Meals, atmosphere and service are always excellent. A little pricey but good place for customized selections and a quiet meal, with a great atmosphere!

Thank MSamples
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We dined here on a Saturday night. The space is very nice....it's an old hotel and has a gorgeous ceiling. The service was good. The ambiance was a little lacking, however. Our meals were just fine, but not spectacular. There are several very nice restaurants...More

Thank eprice1609
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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!
24 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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1 February 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
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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