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Big River Grille & Brewing

222 Broad St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1009
423-267-2739
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Ranked #23 of 697 restaurants in Chattanooga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $28
Cuisines: American, Brew Pub
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
F'ville, GA
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90 reviews 90 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We ate here after spending the day at Rock city/Lookout Mountain area. It is within walking distance to the Tennessee aquarium. The atmosphere is really good here but I was not greatly impressed with the food. It was just okay for me. Being a seafood lover, I ordered the lobster/shrimp enchiladas.... it was okay. My mom ordered the meatloaf and... More

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Brandon, Mississippi
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We dropped by for dinner. The burgers were just ok. We had a few drinks as well. I was expecting a little more but it wasn't bad. Server was nice and attentive. It just seemed to cost more than it was worth

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We enjoyed our meal but weren't enthused with the in-house beer. Our server was great and the prices were reasonable.

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Hartselle, Alabama, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

There is a large group of friends that take a trip to Chattanooga every year. We always eat at Big River. This year there were 15 of us and every single one said their food was fantastic! I had the chicken with mashed potatoes. Oh my. Those mashed potatoes are amazing! Other popular choices were nachos, mac n cheese, and... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Laredo Burger is simply amazing - I've had it on three different occasions and it's always amazing! Perfectly cooked (medium) and topped with all my favorites. The onion rings are lightly battered, crispy and not greasy - hard too find. The dessert sampler was amazing! They give you more than a sample! :)

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Huntsville, Alabama
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We were starving after traveling all day. The food came out fast. The Czechoslovakian Pilsener berr was wonderful! The service was quick and friendly. I do think they need to train the servers a little better. Ours did catch when one of our oders came out wrong. Playing pool was fun! overall enjoyable experience.

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Eagle River, Wisconsin
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120 reviews 120 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We were starving after traveling all day. Maybe that is why the food was amazing. We ordered the Mahi sandwich and the Avacado grilled Chicken sandwich. Both were very good. The service was quick and friendly. I do think they need to train the servers. How hard is it to tell them to serve the plate from the left or... More

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Lawrenceville, Illinois, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

I had the ribs and chicken. Chicken was standard and ribs a little dry but good flavor. Wife had the bacon mac and cheese and it was tremendous. Daughter had the house pizza and was very satisfied. The beer selection was excellent. The service was excellent as well.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

First time eating here. We'll definitely come back when we're in town. Great wings! Great downtown location.

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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I went to lunch here before the aquarium and absolutely LOVED IT!!! I had a Bacon Burger with a B-B-Q Jalapeño Ranch sauce and a side of Mac-n-cheese. I would get it again in a heart beat. The Sweet Magnolia beer is great as well, get a beer they brew and don't waste your money on a national beer!!!

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