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Big River Grille & Brewing Works

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene

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Menu

STARTERS‏
9.99
Kobe Sliders
Three tender American-style Kobe beef mini burgers on housemade buns with a kosher dill pickle and mustard sauce.
9.99
Asiago Artichoke and Crab Dip
Blended with‏ creamy cheese, topped with pico de gallo. Served with toasted baguette.
9.99
Southwest Egg Rolls
Shredded chicken,‏ vegetables and cheese, fried crisp, served with roasted jalapeño ranch dressing.
11.75
Guacamole +1.50
Pepper Jack Chicken Nachos
A hearty mountain of tortilla chips topped with black beans, pepper jack and cheddar cheeses, tomatoes, jalapeños and red onions.
10.75
Guacamole +1.50
Pepper Jack Nachos
With tortilla chips, black beans, pepper jack and cheddar cheeses, tomatoes, jalapeños and red onions.
7.99
Smoked Tomato Bruschetta
With fresh basil, capers and asiago cheese.
10.50
Fried Calamari
Tender rings dusted in seasoned flour. Served with marinara and Thai sweet chili sauce.
10.75
Shrimp and Crab Tower
Stacked fresh avocado, crab meat, tomato and poached shrimp in lemon mayonnaise. Accompanied by fresh grilled flatbread.
9.99
Jalapeño Spinach Cheese Dip
Served with colored tortilla chips.
8.99
Guacamole Made-to-Order
Fresh avocado, tomato, onion, cilantro, jalapeño, garlic and lime juice. Served with colored tortilla chips.
SOUPS & SALADS
Fresh cut salads served with your choice of housemade dressing: balsamic vinaigrette, ranch, roasted jalapeño ranch, blue cheese, honey mustard, sherry vinaigrette, light balsamic Italian.
5.99
Wedge Salad
Crumbled blue cheese and bacon, dressed with blue cheese or balsamic vinaigrette.
10.50
Grilled Chicken Cashew Salad
With artichoke hearts, feta cheese, tomatoes and cashews. Served with balsamic vinaigrette.
9.99
Gorgonzola Pear Salad
With hazelnut crusted chicken in balsamic vinaigrette.
12.99
Seafood Cobb Salad
Seasoned shrimp, crab meat, bacon, avocado, tomato, cucumber, egg, pepper jack and cheddar cheeses. Served with your choice of dressing.
11.50
Classic Cobb Salad
Grilled chicken, tomato, egg, blue cheese, bacon and avocado. Served with your choice of dressing.
9.99
Southern Fried Chicken Salad
Topped with pico de gallo, shredded cheddar and jack cheeses and tortilla strips. Served with roasted jalapeño ranch dressing.
10.99
Blackened Chicken Salad
Blackened chicken over our Greenhouse salad with roma tomatoes, julienne carrots, cucumbers, raisins, sunflower seeds, egg, croutons, balsamic vinaigrette and crumbled blue cheese.
6.99
Greenhouse Salad
Mixed greens with roma tomatoes, julienne carrots, cucumbers, raisins, sunflower seeds, egg and croutons.
9.99
Chicken Caesar Salad
With parmesan croutons.
PIZZA‏
All pizzas feature our signature crust – housemade, hand-tossed pizza dough made with a splash of sweet magnolia brown ale.
11.25
Pepperoni
Mozzarella, white cheddar and jack cheeses and a lot of pepperoni.
11.75
Pepperoni and Mushroom
Our popular pepperoni pizza topped with sliced mushrooms.
9.99
Tomato Basil
Roma tomatoes‏ and fresh basil, with a blend of mozzarella, white cheddar and jack cheeses.
10.99
California Sun
Sun-dried tomatoes,‏ artichoke hearts, creamy spinach and asiago cheese.
10.99
Barbecue Chicken
Grilled chicken, three-cheese blend, cilantro, red peppers and onions over our sweet magnolia barbecue sauce.
9.25
Tomato basil
Creamy spinach
Sweet magnolia barbecue
Mozzarella
Three-cheese blend
Asiago
Create Your Own
Select your choice of sauce and cheese... then top it any way you please. Your choice of sauce and one cheese.
BREWER'S SELECTIONS
10.75
Hazelnut Crusted Chicken
Sautéed, with a sun-dried cherry sauce. Served with white cheddar mashed potatoes and vegetables.
12.50
Fish Tacos
Mahi mahi sautéed with cajun spices, in a crisp blue corn tortilla wrapped with a soft flour tortilla with pepper jack cheese, lettuce, pico de gallo and avocado remoulade. Served with black beans and Spanish rice.
14.50
Churrasco Steak Tacos
Grilled top sirloin in a crisp blue corn tortilla, wrapped with a soft flour tortilla with pepper jack cheese, lettuce, pico de gallo and chimichurri sauce. Served with black beans and Spanish rice.
13.95
Mac ‘N Chicken
Macaroni and cheese loaded with fresh chicken and topped with crunchy parmesan breadcrumbs.
10.50
The Brewer’s Club
Turkey, ham,‏ bacon, with cheddar and swiss cheeses. Served on focaccia bread with chipotle mayonnaise.
Grilled chicken 13.99
Sautéed shrimp 14.99
Smoky Mountain Pasta
Tomatoes and mushrooms in a parmesan cheese sauce over linguine.
MAIN DISHES‏
11.50
Greenhouse salad +4.50
Beer Battered Fish and Chips
Cod fillets in Southern Flyer beer batter. Served with fries, creamy coleslaw and tartar sauce.
8.75
Greenhouse salad +4.50
Chicken Parmesan
Sautéed parmesan crusted chicken cutlet, layered with mozzarella cheese, smothered with housemade marinara sauce, served over linguine.
9.99
Greenhouse salad +4.50
Chicken Fried Chicken
Boneless breast‏ smothered in country gravy with white cheddar mashed potatoes and creamy coleslaw.
8.99
Greenhouse salad +4.50
Chicken Tenderloins Platter
Served with fries and creamy coleslaw with honey mustard and sweet magnolia barbecue sauce for dipping.
15.99
Greenhouse salad +4.50
low Country Shrimp and Grits
Sautéed shrimp with bacon, garlic and mushrooms over white cheddar parmesan cheese grits.
12.99
Greenhouse salad +4.50
Cajun Fettuccine
Grilled chicken breast and andouille sausage, tossed with a cajun cream sauce.
9.99
Greenhouse salad +4.50
Chicken Flautas
Flour tortillas stuffed with smoked chicken, tomatillos, onions, peppers and melted cheese. Served with guacamole, spanish rice and black beans.
9.99
Greenhouse salad +4.50
Flame-Grilled Meatloaf
A blend of ground beef and Italian sausage served over white cheddar mashed potatoes with brown gravy and vegetables.
10.99
Greenhouse salad +4.50
Smoked Chicken Enchiladas
In blue corn tortillas with melted jack cheese, black beans and Spanish rice.
13.99
Greenhouse salad +4.50
Pasta Jambalaya
Chicken, shrimp, ham and andouille sausage tossed with orzo.
SANDWICHES & BURGERS
All sandwiches and burgers are served with fries.
Our steak burgers are 8 oz. USDA choice beef.
9.99
Greenhouse salad +4.50
California Chicken Sandwich
Grilled chicken topped with swiss cheese, avocado, alfalfa sprouts, tomato and ranch dressing.
9.99
Greenhouse salad +4.50
Southwest Chicken Sandwich
Grilled and topped with pepper jack cheese, crispy fried onions, avocado, tomato, lettuce and tomato cilantro mayo.
9.50
Greenhouse salad +4.50
Honey Dijon Chicken
Basted in honey dijon mustard with bacon and swiss cheese.
8.99
Greenhouse salad +4.50
Blackened Chicken Sandwich
Lightly blackened, served on a toasted sourdough bread with shredded lettuce, tomato, pepper jack cheese and cajun remoulade sauce.
7.99
Greenhouse salad +4.50
Roasted Turkey
With lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise and havarti cheese on sourdough bread.
14.99
Greenhouse salad +4.50
New York Steak Sandwich
Served on a baguette with fried onion strings, mayonnaise, lettuce and tomato.
8.50
Greenhouse salad +4.50
Barbecue Pork Sandwich
Hickory smoked pork, sweet magnolia barbecue sauce and coleslaw on a challah bun.
11.50
Greenhouse salad +4.50
Blackened Mahi Sandwich
Lightly blackened, served on a toasted bun with shredded lettuce, tomato and cajun remoulade sauce.
SIDES‏
2.50
Fries
2.50
Creamy Coleslaw
2.50
Fresh Fruit
2.50
Vegetables
2.50
White Cheddar Mashed Potatoes
2.50
Cheese Grits
2.50
Spanish Rice
DESSERTS
3.25
Big River’s Signature Carrot Cake
Twin-layered with silky cream cheese and walnut frosting over caramel sauce.
3.25
Chocolate Ecstasy
Fresh chocolate mousse and chocolate cake, served with vanilla ice cream.
2.99
Key lime Cheesecake
A light, tart and sweet creamy cheesecake with a tropical twist made from a secret recipe originating in Atlantic beach, FL.
3.25
Warm Apple Bread Pudding
With walnuts, vanilla ice cream and whiskey sauce.
FRESH NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES‏
3.25
Fresh-Squeezed Lemonade
3.50
Strawberry Lemonade
3.25
Peach Iced Tea
2.95
Raspberry Iced Tea
2.95
Arnold Palmer
2.95
Housemade Root Beer
4.95
Red Bull Raspberry Rush
Red bull and monin raspberry.
4.00
Red Bull Energy Drink
4.00
Red Bull Sugar Free
3.95
Fiji Bottled Water
WINES
Our wines are listed progressively within each category, from lighter, milder-style wines to more intense, full-bodied wines.
About
Located in downtown Chattanooga, next to the Tennessee Aquarium, IMAX Theatre, and a short walk from the Children's Creative Discovery Museum, Big River Grille & Brewing Works features innovative cuisine, award-winning ales & lagers and a spacious outdoor patio. The restaurant also features championship billiards, a working brewery, bar, and semi-private dining areas for groups and parties.
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I went here for dinner on s Sunday evening and had a lovely meal. It was not that busy but that didn't really matter as the atmosphere was relaxed and pleasant. We were well looked after by Damon who was friendly and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank RJK010
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I stopped in late after business associates went for dinner and drinks. Got a great cobb salad (lots of avacado and blue cheese). Coupke of pool tables in the bar area. Good hangout place.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank CraignCheryl
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a really nice meal here, the service was excellent even though it was really busy, the staff were very friendly and helpful and the prices were very reasonable. Would recommend.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank GrannyChocolate
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We met family in Chattanooga for my boyfriend’s surprise 40th birthday. It was conveniently located downtown near the Children’s Museum and Aquarium. It was very kid friendly and they took lunch reservations on a Saturday. They also allowed us to bring in a homemade cake...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank angelawN1882KP
Reviewed 4 days ago

I stop and eat here EVERY time I travel through Chattanooga. I love the Asiago Artichoke & Crab Dip, the drinks, the steak....It is my favorite place in Chattanooga!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank stephensims77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food! I enjoyed the quiet atmosphere, we must have come at just the right time. Big huge booths that sat our whole big group. We walked over from the aquarium for a quick lunch and then went back to aquarium after. Close enough for...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A typical tourist trap restaurant and brew pub in downtown Chattanooga. Food was decent and service was terrible. Nothing special.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank N6007JDjamesh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once again, we found ourselves walking about Chattanooga on a late night journey that required drinks and an appetizer. We had several drinks and the crab dip. Highly recommend the crab dip. The place was friendly, fairly cheap for the setting and the conversation was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Femorian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found curb side parking right in front of the restaurant and opted to eat outdoors on a beautiful sunny and warm day. Jeremy was our waiter - took drink orders and brought us menus immediately after being seated. The chicken avocado sandwich was very...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank MGordonCharlotte_NC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is absolutely wonderful, I personally recommend the bacon Mac & cheese. My review would’ve been a 5 stars, but I’m pretty sure our waiter was high as a kite. Took over an hour to get our food, it wasn’t busy. We were only...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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meg_6692
February 2, 2018|
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Response from richardbJ9053VJ | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a nice selection along with a ton in house brewed beers.
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Chris K
April 17, 2017|
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Response from lacy j | Reviewed this property |
No it was not
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Prissy T
January 17, 2015|
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Response from Steve R | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. They possibly have call ahead seating. However, we haven't ever waited to be seated more than 5 minutes but I guess it. Also depends on what time you go.
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