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St. John's Restaurant

1278 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
(423) 266-4400
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Ranked #1 of 701 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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Drums, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Beautiful atmosphere and Excellent service. Well presented and Formal enough for any occasion, but also comfortable. Farm to table menu is creative and completely delicious. Nice range of first courses and entrees from local seasonal vegetables to fresh fish from sustainable wild source to Wagyu beef.

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We walked from the downtown Hampton to this restaurant and arrived in time to enjoy 1/2 off prices on appetizers. We had fresh gulf shrimp in a mini bun with chopped celery, onion, dill and aioli. (Think Boston-style lobster roll.) Delicious!! Our second appetizer was a small bowl of mac and cheese w/prosciutto ham and truffle. Also very good. One... More

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Greeneville, Tennessee
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

This is a fine restaurant with superb staff and elegantly prepared food. It is a place to experience fine dining. The bar has a wide range of cocktails and a fine wine list. Go there when you want to relax, eat well, and enjoy an evening

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great fine dining! We visit on special occasions. Fish and meat dishes are very good. I wish the restaurant offer less game dishes and have move Italian foods.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have eaten at St. John's many times over the years. It is a very classy, upscale restaurant with very high quality food. It is a very nice place to have a meeting as well so it is good for small to medium size groups. All their food is great. I've never had a bad meal and the servers are... More

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Hendersonville, Tennessee
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I've eaten at St. John's twice now and have nothing but overwhelmingly positive things to say. Everything from the food, to the wine, to the ambience, to the service are simply outstanding. You can easily forget that you are in Chattanooga and not New York, Charleston, or New Orleans at St. John's. I live in Nashville which has its own... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Yes it is affordable. The food has great quality, full of flavour and freshness. The waiter was very helpfull. We tried the fried goat cheese, the shrimp rolls, the burger (everybody around was ording this, cost 10$ and it is deliciously juicy). If you do not want to spend to much money that is a good choice...) the lamb and... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Our group had dinner in a private room. The entree choices were Rainbow Trout & a chicken dish. The orders were split evenly....everyone thought the choices were excellent. A very good salad & outstanding chocolate cake were served. There was a fixed group rate. There was a very positive response from the entire group. Beverages were extra cost.

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Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This was my first trip to Chattanooga so I used Tripadvisor to find a nice restaurant for dinner. After being cooped up in the car all day, it was delight to walk down to the St. John's area and into this lovely restaurant. Since it was very humid that evening we were a little drippy when we arrived, but the... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We went on a slow Tuesday night and the waiter and cooks made our night. The service was spot on (friendly and attentive but not too much) and the meal was cooked to perfection. Our fish was one of the best we ever had, cooked perfectly with the right searing. I would highly recommend this place.

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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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