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St. John's Restaurant

1278 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
(423) 266-4400
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Ranked #1 of 711 Restaurants in Chattanooga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $50
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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130 reviews 130 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Upscale restaurant just made for special occasions. We celebrated a special birthday there and found impeccable service, wonderful food and drinks.

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Hixson, Tennessee, United States
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93 reviews 93 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Today is my birthday so I chose this restaurant for it's unique and delicious cuisine. I had cauliflower cheese soup with lobster for my first course which was preceded by wonderful hot bread with cinnamon butter. My next course was sole which the chef prepared with shrimp for me when I explained that I did not eat mussels,which was paired... More 

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Hixson, Tennessee
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My wife and I and a friend spent New Year's Evening at The St.John's Restaurant in Chattanooga. St. John's never disappoints. The NY revelers were out in full force. The restaurant was festive, the food fantastic, and the music a great addition. We had a fork tender filet with potatoes and all the other accompaniments. All well prepared by Executive... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

My husband and I went to St.John to celebrate our anniversary and had a perfectly delicious meal and lovely service. The wine list was plenty varied for us and, although we did not partake on this occasion, a variety of beers was also available. This option opened the way for the elegant setting to be pleasantly casual, too, perhaps for... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The atmosphere, the service and the food were most excellent. We were visiting Chattanooga and dining here was very memorable.

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Miami, Florida
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Great menu. The basil ice cream was as delicious as it is unique. While it's not part of the hip Chattanooga vibe, mature adults will enjoy the ambiance and good service.

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Had the opportunity to dine at St. John's while passing through Chattanooga. A long time local recommended the restaurant and I am glad she did. The ambiance is quite nice, especially if you get a table near the railing upstairs. The service was excellent. Knowledgeable waiters added to the enjoyment. The selection of entrees is rather modes but should suffice... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My wife and I came to town for a concert. Decided to start our night off with a nice dinner. Could not have picked a better place. Food is amazing, service was both friendly and professional. We will be back for sure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We entered this quiet and softly lit restaurant. We were led upstairs. As we were seated I noticed the black napkins in the hostess hands. As each of us was wearing black, she deftly removed the white napkin from each place, replacing it with a black napkin...that attention to detail... Our server, Brian, never hurried us...he was friendly and very... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

St John's and the Meeting Place are at the top of their games. Excellent food and service make me come back for more. A bit pricey, but for you penny pinchers out there, go to Costco and buy a $100 gift card for $80. A 20% savings here is amazing. The Meeting Place's Wagyu burger is phenomenal. St John's serves... More 

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Additional Information about St. John's Restaurant

Address: 1278 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone Number: (423) 266-4400
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
Cuisine: American

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