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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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1278 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2713
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We are tourists from U.K. Here for a couple of days wanting a bit of class and this place was perfect. Great service, brilliant barman, fantastic food. Thanks

Thank ArchieTN
Reviewed 5 days ago

Second visits to places you've loved sometimes end in disappointment. Not the case here. Our return visit was just as wonderful as the first. St. John's just gets it right. The ambience is warm and lovely and the staff is unfailingly affable. We were seated...More

Thank PaulieGA
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place does it right. Everything was delicious from the pumpkin lobster soup to the halibut to the filet. Great wine selection. Sorbet flavors all super tasty and made in house and the devils food cake with chocolate peanut butter ice cream is amazing. Wait...More

Thank akreiger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is fabulous! We stayed in Chattanooga just to eat here again. The space is beautiful, the staff is well trained and the food is incredible! We started with bacon wrapped dates and then shared the pumpkin lobster soup. To. DIE. FOR! My wagyu...More

Thank LHK70
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten here 5 or 6 times and this is the first experience whereby I couldn't give a 5. The food was hit or miss from being good, very good or excellent. It has to be excellent all the time for a 5. Service,...More

Thank DealScout
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If given a choice on my birthday or Valentines Day or our anniversary I ask for St. John's. I have also taken my family there on Mother's Day. The service is the best in this city as are their food & wine choices. While there...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service and food were impeccable. We went on a stormy night and were one of very few tables seated. The filet was incredible.

Thank Pamela F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have waited tables in a couple fine dining establishments, and to this date, the St Johns Restaurant rivals all the places I have been and eaten. If you are wanting a place for an anniversary, impressive business dinner, or just to go out and...More

Thank meeshsmith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St John's, like a fine wine, has become better with time. Always fantastic, in recent years the menu has hit its stride and the innovative wine list remains superb.

Thank B1074RGadams
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best place in Chattanooga for a romantic special event dinner. Excellent service, excellent food, Pretty expensive.

Thank tom m
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
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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