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Aretha Frankensteins

518 Tremont St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4153
423-265-7685
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Richmond Hill, Georgia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

My wife and I tried this place when specifically looking for a breakfast diner on Trip Advisor. As most have already mentioned, parking stinks. The restaurant is small. But the atmosphere is, well, interesting, and the crew is also, well, interesting. The chef is proud of his work, and enjoys preparing as much as we enjoy eating, the Shrimp n... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My friend went on and on about how much he loved this place, I now question his taste in food. Biscuits were not fresh, my food just wasn't tasty.

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Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We went on an early Saturday morning as we had been told the wait here is long. There is no parking for the restaurant. You just have to hope to find onstreet parking. It is really cold due to improper heat. As we were waiting on our food there was a roach on one of the chairs at our table.... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Funky little restaurant in an old house tucked away in a residential neighborhood across the river from downtown Chattanooga. Pancakes, omelets, burritos, sandwiches, etc. Huge (not an exaggeration) portions, wonderful food. Very few tables, some bar seating, a porch and patio to enjoy mild mountain weather. We were warned about the wait on weekends. Definitely worth it. Fair prices, friendly... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

I visited this place on nov 16. We were told the wait would be 30 to 45 mins. A table opened up and we were to be seated next. The host told me that I had to wait till a spot at the bar opened up because a party of six came in after I arrived and they needed that... More 

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Milton, Florida, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This is one of the best places to eat breakfast my wife and I have found. We have traveled 2 hours out of our way just to eat there. The only negative thing is they need a bigger place to seat more people the wait can be long sometimes but it's worth it.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Very cool place for breakfast. We arrived early to avoid a wait. It was simply good food with a friendly staff. It is a local place with a local crowd. Atmosphere was neat.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We arrived with 6 people in our party. We were told the wait was 45 minutes. At 1 hr and 15 of waiting, were were told wait was another 30 minutes.. Place is very small and simply cannot handled "bigger" parties. Host should have told us they will put smaller parties in front of us... Of course we left...

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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

A neat little out of the way place with excellent food and service. We had to wait short period of time for a table but we where a party of nine so that was to be expected. Service was very good and food was great. We where there for breakfast and glad we made a special trip to try the... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

They tell you up front on the menu to expect a 30 minute wait on the average after ordering your food. That's fine...good to know if you are in a hurry. Both times (and my visits were a year apart) they were "short staffed". Both times waited for a table in their very limited indoor seating. Both times they were... More 

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Additional Information about Aretha Frankensteins

Address: 518 Tremont St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4153
Phone Number: 423-265-7685
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American, Bar, Café

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