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$5 - $10
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American, Bar, Pub
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed March 20, 2022 via mobile

Not only can I rave about the quality of the drinks and the food, but the service... the staff made sure I got to my hotel safe and sound. Avery (not sure on spelling) offered to walk me a block or two because I had...mentioned earlier in the night that my walk to the bar was sketchy. He and the kitchen staff then allowed me to exit out of the back because a patron who was paying me too much attention was hanging around out front. I will be sure to visit this place every time I come through Chattanooga from here on out. The food and drinks were phenomenal, but nothing beats a crew who genuinely care about their patrons!More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed February 5, 2022

We got into town late on a Saturday, walked down the street from our hotel, and ran into the Pickle Barrel. The place had a lot of charm, an eclectic crowd, and the food and drinks were top notch. It was a great way to...end a long day on the road.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed November 18, 2021

Dropped $100 on appetizers and drinks for a party of three for Thursday Night Football. Waiter cut us off because we went to the bath room too many times, suggesting we had to much to drink. WE ARE 60+ YEAR OLD'S - IT'S WHAT WE...DO!. Ignoring the crappy TV for football - it's just a crappy bar. Go somewhere else.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed July 5, 2021

We ordered food to go since the place is 21+ and we had some younger people in our group. We had a classic burger, a vegetarian burger (black bean patty), a salad, milkshake, and sides. All food tasted good. The fries were amazing. The milkshake...was a little disappointing. Overall, the food was great but we wish we could have dined in.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 3, 2021

This was my boyfriends favorite place we ate on vacation. The food was flavorful, hot, and had a lot of pickle options. We had the fried pickle spears, the pickle brined chicken, and the signature burger. There is seating downstairs and a rooftop area upstairs....They had a great playlist going and we enjoyed our dinner here.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed June 14, 2021 via mobile

Really cool place! The atmosphere was awesome upstairs on the deck. Food was good as were drinks. Do yourself a favor & check it out!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed June 13, 2021

Got takeout when hunkered down at our hotel with a sick family member and it was great comfort food. The pickle brined tenders did not disappoint and both the burger and Reuben were delicious and portions were very large. The sidewinder fries were probably everyone’s...favorite tho. Great value for great food. And it was literally the only place in our 2 day stay in Chattanooga where all staff were masked! We’re from Austin where most food service places still require servers and staff to be masked so TN has been an interesting experience!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed April 21, 2021

This is a onehundred year old train terminal with an upstairs patio. Downstairs is a bar and restaurant. Really cool inside and old and historic, stained glass and all. Food is great but not gourmet but for ten bucks you get great handhelds and beer...is cheap Love this place, parking across the street convenience Lots to see nearby within a few blocks.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed January 23, 2021 via mobile

I met a friend here for lunch. We sat upstairs on the outdoor patio. The Reuben sandwich was delicious. My friend got the club and loved it. The fried potatoes were so good it was hard to stop eating them!

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed December 5, 2020 via mobile

This experience was a couple months ago but the bad experience has stuck. They were full and the man outside informed us to order on the phone so we did but once our order was ready the bar staff had a go at us for...doing so even though his colleague right there told us to. Bad service, rude staff and even when they said we could come to the bar they continued to be rude. Never spending my money there again.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed October 16, 2020 via mobile

Stumbled upon this little gem after hitting Rock City. Great outdoor patio. Food, drinks and service were great!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 12, 2020

Stopped for supper at the Pickle Barrell...ate upstairs (outside)...good social distancing, good mask wearing...food was VERY good and VERY reasonably priced.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 15, 2020 via mobile

Came for drinks only and very slow slow service. After not getting waited on for a long time after having our first drink we decided not to have another one. Would hate to know how It was if food was ordered. Cool environment thought. Drink...seemed week.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed June 27, 2020 via mobile

Sanitation is important and you should know on Saturday 06.27.2020. Bartender no mask Kitchen staff no mask Tables not sanitized after guests leave. On a positive note the severs were wearing a mask and the baked Brie with pesto appetizer was wonderful.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

We come to Chattanooga every year with a group of students. This place had fives stars so we made the walk over. Very neat building. Tight place with roof top area. Must be 21 y.o. to enter. After walking over we realized you can smoke...inside the place. That is why i am only giving 4 stars. The food and service were fantastic. We got food to go. But we smelled so bad of smoke afterwards. I know it was our choice to enter. The food did not disappoint but the smoking did. Very cute place!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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erikawoodfin
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Response from OhioKathy1566 | Reviewed this property |
After checking their site it does say 21 and up welcomed .
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paigeerins
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Response from Maimau44 | Reviewed this property |
It has been a while, but I think smoking is allowed at the Pickle Barrel
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Yes, Pickle Barrel Restaurant offers takeout services.

Pickle Barrel Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5