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Bea's Restaurant

4500 Dodds Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37407-3326
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Ranked #94 of 709 Restaurants in Chattanooga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $6
Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Buffet
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English first
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Been coming here since I was in a high chair. Its unlike any other resturant around. You meet and eat at lazy susan with strangers who might just become your new best friends. The fried chicken here is hands down the best in the world.

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Kirklin, Indiana
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've been going to Bea's since I was a little kid. We went to Chattanooga every year for a Family reunion and it was tradition to go to Bea's for at least one dinner with a bunch of the relatives! It is still our tradition....Good food, good times, pleasant atmosphere.

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Top Contributor
207 reviews 207 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

A all you care to eat restaurant where you get some of the best greasy homecooking food around. If it ain't like your mom cooked, then you had the wrong mom. Good food, great price, and great service.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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111 reviews 111 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great food! It is rare to find a place to eat with a table full of strangers, and leave with new friends after shareing a great southern style family meal! All the food was wonderful, but leave room for desert !

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

The price is way to high for soneone who can't eat a lot, but if u r a big eater it may be ok. Take a child that doesn't eat alot either the price is outrageous. And not everything is homemade. You can go to the Golden Correll and that resturant has so much more to offer, mega desserts, food,... More 

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Fruit Cove, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We have stop and met friend on our way now 3 years in a row going to the FARM in Manchester This place rocks the staff and owners are just super, could be best fried chicken in TN. I would eat here once a week if I could.

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Kingston, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This place is something you've got to see...full of nostalgia, warmth, and a family atmosphere. We wanted a true Southern experience, and they did not disappoint. The food was very tasty, and the service was fast and friendly. The lazy-susan style seating made me feel like a kid again, and it was a wonderful way to bond with the others... More 

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Armuchee, Georgia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I was very disappointed in the food! The only item that was good was the fried chicken. I felt like in was eating in a bad school cafeteria! The food was cold and lacking seasoning!!! If you like heavy carbs and starchy vegetables this is a good place to eat! Otherwise, AVOID this hole in the Wall !!!!

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Morrison, Tennessee
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Beas never ceases to amaze me. It is located on a back street in Chattanooga. You are seated at a table for about six. You will be seated with people you don't know. But before the meal is over you have bonded. All the food is brought out and put on a lazy susan in the middle of the table.... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Such good food! Great fun atmosphere and best of all amazing down home food! The waiter was awesome. Jamie was Prompt, efficient, and super friendly. Gotta go. What a value for the money. You can't find a better all-you-can eat place in the south.

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Additional Information about Bea's Restaurant

Address: 4500 Dodds Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37407-3326
Phone Number: 423-867-3618
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 6
Cuisine: American

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