We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.


Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
25 East Main St., Chattanooga, TN 37408
+1 423-305-6990
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

302 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 301: English reviews
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level Contributor
17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The only sort of difficulty was trying to fit in with the valet system which is cost free. A little confusing in that area. When walking you are greeted well and struck by the décor and ambiance. Exposed brick walls with a bit of plaster still there. I was seated facing the chef's line which is interesting to watch them... More 

Thank lodhe
Chattanooga TN
Level Contributor
28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is our top pick when we think of dining downtown. The service is always excellent and the food is superb. We love the gas lighting in the front dining room and the table of dripping candles is so unique. Sit near the open kitchen if you want a good feel of the care they take with the food and... More 

Thank Cancunlvrs
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Level Contributor
28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Special family evening celebrating a birthday. Free valet parking is a great perk. Restaurant was quiet enough so that we could all converse at a normal volume level. Service was excellent - never waited for refills. Appetizers were excellent - I highly recommend the Calamari and the Antipasto for 2 (which really was plenty for 4). Cocktails were excellent. Entrees... More 

Thank tompmcn
Signal Mountain, United States
Level Contributor
33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met in the bar for drinks and never left... it was so cozy and cumfy and the food was interesting and thoughtfully prepared. We especially like the charcuterie plate... service was excellent and atmosphere inviting. I love they have valet parking.

Thank Michelle M
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Level Contributor
26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was great. The food was amazing.. i loved the chared salad and pork shoulder. Service was good just slow but i think thats the atmosphere there. Its very relax chill talk amongst friends type of place. Great place for anything from business to date night.

Thank ejones0626
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Level Contributor
62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

Great ambience, good service, delicious food. they also have valet parking. The menu is changed frequently to keep it interesting

Thank chattboy
Level Contributor
30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

This place is way overrated. I've been to this restaurant 3 times in the last 3 years and each time I keep wishing it will be better, and I'm disappointed each time. I went this time with a bunch of coworkers and most of us were unhappy with our meals. I got the angel hair pasta with the shrimp, my... More 

Thank chcmvrck
beckyeilf, Manager at Alleia, responded to this review

On behalf of Chef Daniel and the entire Alleia team, thank you for allowing us to host you and your coworkers. While I won't make excuses for careless efforts, please know that your experience is not the standard we strive daily to promote. That said, I can't apologize enough that your recent visit was less than spectacular. We want to... More 

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Level Contributor
21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

I took a work colleague here to try something new. The host and wait staff were fantastic even throughout a power failure (storms). Our food was excellent and the waiter extremely attentive. They have some superb dishes that you'd be hard pressed to find elsewhere like the bacon wrapped quail. I recommend the ravioli dish and the fried broccoli with... More 

Thank Pam B
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
83 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

I still crave their bruschetta and veal/pasta dish. The flavor combinations are spectacular. Everything about this place is fantastic. - The food is amazing - The venue is a beautiful atmosphere, serene and romantic. - The service was spot on! You will not regret visiting. They do offer valet, which I would recommend otherwise their is a pay parking lot... More 

Thank BynaWV52
Level Contributor
290 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Wanted a nice meal on our last night in the US so headed here with our two little kids. Absolutely adored it. As soon as you go past the black drape curtain you're in an incredibly trendy room - great decor and ambience. Very New York. Even though we had the children with us staff were great and we felt... More 

Thank libero7

Travelers who viewed Alleia also viewed

Chattanooga, TN

Been to Alleia? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $25
Italian, Gluten Free Options
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, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
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.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Alleia and other visitors
8 questions
Ask a question
Olathe, Kansas
1 month ago
Chattanooga, Tennessee
11 months ago
11 months ago
over a year ago
Cleveland, Tennessee
over a year ago

See all questions (8)

Questions? Get answers from Alleia staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?