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St. John's Restaurant

1278 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
(423) 266-4400
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Ranked #2 of 700 Restaurants in Chattanooga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 13th St
Transit: Chattanooga's complimentary electric shuttle has a stop at the St. John's building.
Description: 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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English first
Knoxville, Tennessee
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is our favorite, and we've traveled across the country, so we know great restaurants. Our daughter requested this restaurant for her 16th so we traveled to Chattanooga for the evening to celebrate at St. John's. Everyone was amazing, the service was outstanding, the food was incredible, and even our picky son enjoyed the evening. The restaurant presented a... More

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Knoxville, TN
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

Love. Love. Love. We have heard The Meeting Place was the place to go for fresh interesting cuisine. It did not disappoint. We were able to be seated before Happy Hour (5-7) was over. The choices of cocktails for $5 was superb. We highly recommend the Texan which is a spin on the jalepeno margarita. The server was able to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I thought that the restaurant was beautiful I loved the atmosphere and the food was superb and matched the mood of the restaurant. Unique dishes, and awesome service that brought so much to the night. A very special place

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This restaurant is amazing. The people are really friendly and the food is excellent. Fresh locally sourced ingredients cooked and plated beautifully. We always visit in the summer and the way they incorporate peaches and heirloom tomatoes into their dishes is just amazing.

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Lake Mary, Florida
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

What a great find. It was a family affair, so I tasted several dishes, and everything was exceptional. If I lived in Chattanooga, I would eat here at least once a week. Atmosphere is very nice, with dining at the very comfortable bar is an option. Vegetarian dishes are available and excellent. Staff is friendly and efficient. Can't give this... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We were very impressed with St. John's restaurant. From the moment you enter you are greeted with a smile and courteous staff. The food is gourmet food, well-prepared and excellently served. The menu is farm driven and very diverse. My squash soup with lobster was superb. The duck entrée was amazing as was the chicken. We are not dessert eaters... More

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Athens, Georgia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My first time at St. John's and I will definitely be going back when I have the chance. Service was great. Food was great! Our waiter, Justin, was new but he did an excellent job and was very accommodating.

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Woodstock, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

St. John's has the most wonderful citrus, beet salad! It is the best I have ever had...and I get it every time I go there.

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Cleveland, Tennessee
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This restaurant is amazing. Every meal I've had here has been extraordinary. The building is very charming with a more formal upstairs area while the main dining downstairs is centered around an impressive bar. I almost always get the duck, which is fantastic, and my husband loves the Kobe beef. When available, the lobster soup is fantastic, and I've never... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Wow. I never thought I would be writing anything but a positive review for St. John's Restaurant. As you can see from our Trip Advisor history, we've always been a big fan and supporter of St. John's. That said, our most recent experience(s) changed everything. Our party of 4 invested a "significant" amount of money in our appetizers, salads, main... More

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