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25 East Main St., Chattanooga, TN 37408
+1 423-305-6990
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere. Visited early on a Sat night. Started with the Calamari, recommended, took the waiter's recommendation on salads and choose a pasta and a pizza. Pizza was good but the pasta was spectacular. So many interesting items on the menu, we need to return very soon.

Thank Rick M
connorcox, General Manager at Alleia, responded to this review

Mr. Rick M., On behalf of the entire Alleia staff, thank you for allowing us to host you Saturday evening and for your kind words. We strive to provide the most hospitable and attentive service possible. I'm glad to hear that we met your expectations. It's our pleasure to host you anytime, so please reach out to me at gm@alleiarestaurant.com... More 

Reading, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is expensive, but very nice in terms of celebrating something special as we were that night. We sat outside on the pretty patio which was uncrowded on a Monday night. As a side note, Chattanooga basically shuts down on Sunday and Monday nights, so plan your outings with that in mind. The bruchetta was different - a light,... More 

1 Thank Teresa K
Birmingham, Alabama
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband {fiance at the time} and I went for a weekend and had an incredible dinner. The ambiance was perfect, and everything from the wine to apps to entrees and dessert were fabulous!!! This is such a great romantic place!

1 Thank emilydouglasbaird
Southport, North Carolina, United States
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169 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and staff. Nice atmosphere - we were right opposite the kitchen and got to check out every dish. Fresh pasta, homemade gelato. Fine food and fun! Very enjoyable evening.

1 Thank Peter B
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and venue are both works of art in this fine dining experience. I have never been disappointed by any of their options. Have drinks in their comfy lounge area prior to dinner enjoying the large aviator painting on the wall. Very impressive for a special date :)

1 Thank Ale C
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did a take out, so I cannot speak to interior appointments or what service may be like at table. This was a last minute decision for our first experience, and we did not have time to prepare/dress for dinner. The experience. When our take-out should have been ready, no one seemed to know what to do about it, where... More 

Thank ECS4me
Asheville, North Carolina
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96 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Elegance in dining. Casual attire, food was presented attractively in a more elegant fashion than your ordinary restaurant. Bar area has a nice spot for casual seating & conversation. I highly recommend this establishment.

Thank Bon5454
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Best restaurant in Chattanooga. Great pasta and meat dishes. Can be casual or upscale. This place ties with St. John's (used to be the same owner).

Thank BlueOx15
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We enjoyed the food which was priced well and offered an interesting selection of unique creations, served in ample portions. The background music was very loud making it difficult to communicate with family members and wait staff. It was a very hot day and the air-conditioning was not up to the task.

1 Thank Brett J
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87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We stopped in on the evening of May 26th, kudos to the two Valets, otherwise we would've passed this gem by. Not marked well with signs, but as we walked around earlier in the late afternoon the valets that night gave us a menu to "think" about it. Delicious .... pasta is home made and you can taste it!, Beautiful... More 

Thank mstef99

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $25
Italian, Gluten Free
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 East Main St., Chattanooga, TN 37408
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-305-6990
Thoughts of opening an additional concept in the southside of chattanooga stirred in 2004. chef lindley wanted to explore true rustic italian, but incorporate regional flavor. exceptional ingredients imported from italy and quality produce delivered from local farms make this vision a reality. situated in chattanooga's rejuvenated southside neighborhood, alleia resides in the old harrington building. the fulfillment of chef daniel lindley's dream of offering simple, italian inspired cuisine opened its doors in april 2009. chef lindley's latest venture is a unique interpretation of rustic italian cuisine, using local ingredients to create an evolving menu. alleia boasts seven types of house made pasta and a custom brick oven that reaches 750 degrees for pizza making. remarkably designed by rodney simmons of revival studio, alleia captures the warmth and comfort of a traditional trattoria, while breaking new ground in present-day restaurant design. trimmed in 300 year old wood taken from the harrington building, the space can seat 150, including a striking communal table that seats 32. the porch at alleia marries the best of al fresco and indoor dining. featuring a generous wraparound banquette, climbing jasmine and views of lookout mountain, the porch provides reprieve from the bustle of the southside. please enjoy.

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