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526 E ML King Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37403-4111
+1 423-752-9198
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 12:00 am
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Shelbyville, Tennessee
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111 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't say enough about Champys! You can never ever go wrong! FOLKS THIS IS THE ABSOLUTE BEST FRIED CHICKEN IN THE SOUTH, HANDS DOWN! If your here in Chattanooga and only had one place to be able to go, go here! My only critique is the slaw is very strong on the vinegar. Recommend the fries and the dipping sauce.... More 

Thank Varneysa
Cookeville, Tennessee
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The first time we ate there it was really good....the next 2 times, it was just ok. The cole slaw is not sweet they way I like it.....the friend chicken is good, but lacked taste the last 2 times. The sauce that comes with the chicken strips is very good

Thank 931shelly
Rossville, Georgia
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great atmosphere and service. Food is usually spot on. Awesome fried chicken and tamales, worth going for just those two :)

Thank Remy D
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Champy's is about as reliable as a restaurant can be. My daughter always gets the same thing: 3 thighs and an order of fries. We're really pushing a healthy diet, right? I get the white meat, and it's a tribute to their frying expertise that the dark meat is always adequately cooked and the white meat is never overcooked. Sides,... More 

Thank mandoimprov
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, good food selections and tasted great. Service was excellent too. All round reasonable and quick yummy meal.

Thank Deb G
Knoxville, Tennessee
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was walking to a TripAdvisor recommended restaurant when I stumbled upon this jewel. A restaurant of distinct character, the appetizer tamales and chicken tender entree were exactly what I was looking for as a pre-game lunch. It is less than a mile's walk from UTC football stadium. Pricing is comparable to Applebee's or Ruby Tuesday but with a character... More 

Thank TennesseeTaco
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and The Little Lady weren't in the mood for anything particular and passed by Champys. I read the reviews and gave it a shot. Should have probably ordered the Tamales but decided on the wings for our appetizer. They were a good size but a little on the dry side. I ordered the two piece white meat with the... More 

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chattanooga tn
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102 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent fried chicken, cold slaw and baked beans. Also love the fried pickles. We always get take out using handy drive up window. You need to call ahead about 20 minutes or so prior to pick up.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Where else can you get fried chichen and a 40 oz beer? Chsmpy's. Located across the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Champy's serves up ridiculous fried chicken and fish. Mudt have the tamlies! Odd mixed menu but it works. This place is always busy for good reason. Free on premise parking.

Thank ChattChefJoe
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was so good and the service was great. They gave the recommendations and we were not disappointed.

Thank Niki W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 526 E ML King Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37403-4111
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-752-9198

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?