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Aretha Frankensteins

518 Tremont St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4153
+1 423-265-7685
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (193 reviews)
“biscuits” (53 reviews)
“pancake mix” (11 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
518 Tremont St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4153
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at opening time but the cook didn’t show up but it was worth the wait. I ordered the shrimp and grits which were amazing and my friend ordered the philly omelet and loved it. The wait staff were super friendly and as unique...More

Thank _robertmcclung
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What a awful experience. We’ve been happily coming here for 3 years. NEVER again. The young lady who was playing hostess was incredibly rude. We brought 6 people and were told that they WOULD NOT put 2 tables together to accommodate our party. I...More

2  Thank P6093NRrobertk
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

This place was recommended by a local friend. Although it is a fin and interesting environment I do not recommend it for the food. They are put off items that made half the menu unavailable. My visits and heavy were clearly microwaved and unflavorful. The...More

1  Thank Jamette P
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Once was enough!! Agree the pancakes were good but the biscuits were absolutely horrible...hard as a rock. Place was dirty and I could not even locate a health rating. Glad I tried it but do not recommend it and certainly would not return.

1  Thank ktrussell51
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Let's start with this place is a punk rock restaurant. Food was great. Pancakes were crazy big. When we got there we saw beer cans and cigarette packs all over the deck. We didn't realize this place was a bar at night. Half the waiters...More

Thank Tonia S
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Found this place from locals. It is nestled in a cute neighborhood about a mile outside of the city center. Went for lunch at 11:55AM on a Monday. Already had a 1hr wait!!! Really Monday!!! Couldn’t wait. Determined we came back at 7am the next...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 5 June 2018

I was a little skeptical after reading some of the reviews, but I am glad I did not listen to the negativity. First off, parking is not great. We went later in the afternoon and did not have an issue, but I can see how...More

Thank S_MadisonsMom
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

waited outside where the bar stools are on the porch on the railing. As soon as I sat down you could tell that the railing where you put your hands and arms has never been washed ever. Then my daughter looked over the railing and...More

Thank Rachael Kenneth R
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We learned about this place from a friend who had made a recent trip to Chattanooga so we had to give it a try. The restaurant is so far off the beaten path that you will have trouble finding it without GPS. Even then you...More

Thank Tradewinnz
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We came for an early dinner when the place was empty. The food was just ok but the place is so much fun with the great music, cereal boxes, comic books, rock posters and the rest. Worth checking out for all of the “stuff”.

Thank schmutaki
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Questions & Answers
14 November 2016|
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Response from hcohn31 | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast is served all day
17 January 2016|
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Response from TeriEasterling | Reviewed this property |
Publix and some other grocery stores in the Chattanooga area carry the mix. You can order the mix online from the Frankenstein Mills website. Search Areth Frankensteins Pancake Mx. You add egg, buttermilk, and canola oil. I... More
Charles N
21 June 2015|
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Response from Philip S | Reviewed this property |
I think the closest thing they would have to a low fat option would be scrambled eggs with peppers/tomatoes/spinach. I think this would be ordered as a side. The do have a veggie omlette as I recall but not sure how low... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 518 Tremont St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4153
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-265-7685
  • E-mail
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