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Pickle Barrel Restaurant

) #135 of 664 Restaurants in Chattanooga $ American, ,
1012 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2614
+1 423-266-1103
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good37%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“fried pickles” (19 reviews)
“tater tots” (7 reviews)
“pepper jam” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
1012 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2614
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Reviewed October 2, 2016

Nothing spectacular about this restaurant. Menu was average with a few interesting touches. Good beer/drink selection. Staff seemed over worked, but they took care of us well. Establishment is 21 and up, as they allow smoking inside. I am not a smoker so I didn't...More

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed September 13, 2016

my husband an i went in for our first lunch of weekend. it looked really neat inside and the food was really good, however the server MICHAEL was the worse i've ever had !! he took our order after about a 10 min wait and...More

Thank Vickey F
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

What a fun place! We visited Chattanooga for the weekend and were walking down the street and came across this flat iron building which I thought was really quaint. We decided to go in and check it out. We shared a Reuben sandwich which was...More

Thank Ginger B
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Go here for beers every year we come down. People are so great. Go upstairs on the winding stairs to the roof! Great food too.

Thank cal454
Reviewed September 6, 2016

I have eaten here several times and found this past trip no different from previous ventures. This is a great little place for a light meal and a beer. A great atmosphere and a good place to take a rest and enjoy a beer and...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

This place is incredible. Not a stupid chain. It is a bar that plays heavy metal music and serves cold beer and bar food. The fried pickles are pretty damn good. The shape of the building is interesting as well. All I can say if...More

Thank sandblaster12
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We must look perpetually rested. No, I'm fairly sure that the reason for comment is the British accent that makes the "hostess" think we are just off the boat. We were new 28 years ago. Each of the last 5 or 6 visits I have...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Loved this little place. We sat in the narrow window seat at the front of the place. It's like taking a step back in time! Left our mark by signing our names on the seat. The fried pickles were great, service was great! It's a...More

Thank Vanessa S
Reviewed August 21, 2016

This isn't the cleanest restaurant but it is very old and unique. As far as the tables they are kept very clean and the inside seems clean ..... It is just an old establishment with old windows that aren't kept clean but a fun atmosphere...More

Thank OhioKathy1566
Reviewed August 19, 2016

The only bad thing about this place is it's not a smoke-free establishment... but it has a nice feel to it with very flexible waiting and cooking staff that took an order from me that was a mix of two different dishes. The beer selection...More

Thank Jasper Z
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September 30, 2016|
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Response from OhioKathy1566 | Reviewed this property |
After checking their site it does say 21 and up welcomed .
May 23, 2016|
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1012 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-266-1103
The Pickle Barrel Welcome to the home of the Pickle Barrel restaurant.. Check out our menu, our history, and maybe grab a t-shirt. We're happy to see you support a Chattanooga original. Be sure to have something to eat or enjoy a drink on or roof top seating overlooking Market Street.
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