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Bea's Restaurant

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4500 Dodds Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37407-3326
423-867-3618
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Buffet
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Visitor rating
  • 83
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A Chattanooga classic serving home style food

All you can eat served at a lazy Susan table. This is a must eat place in Chattanooga. Fried chicken, barbeque, banana pudding and strawberry cobbler, etc

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
mysticshore
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Buffet
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153 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

All you can eat served at a lazy Susan table. This is a must eat place in Chattanooga. Fried chicken, barbeque, banana pudding and strawberry cobbler, etc

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
Senior Reviewer
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
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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
216 reviews 216 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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
Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
23 helpful votes 23 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4500 Dodds Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37407-3326
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: 423-867-3618

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 6
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?