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Big River Grille & Brewing Works

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed January 18, 2019

My go to place for shrimp and grits when staying in the downtown area of Chattanooga. They have wonderful food and a good selection of craft beers.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Paula P
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

Ordered Low Country Shrimp and Grits. Perfect touch of garlic. Moist grits and succulent shrimp. Flavorful. Family has patronized this five star eatery for years. Just a block from aquarium.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Perrythomasbarrett
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

My family and I recently travelled to Chattanooga for a mini winter vacation.On our second day there, we decided to eat at one of our favorite restaurants.We ate at the Big River Grill at Hamilton Place, not downtown.It was delicious and we had excellent service.I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank the1andonlyanna
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Bison Burger was delicious! Family loved their meals as well. Fun atmosphere! Definitely recommend..

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jodid258
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Nice place. food was great, server was cool and down to earth. Friendy staff and the owner thanked us for coming and wished us a happy new year

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bevmik
Reviewed December 25, 2018 via mobile

Saw the $5 off coupon on the back of our Ruby Falls tickets so we decided to give the place a try. Staff was friendly and our food looked GREAT when it arrived at the table. Bacon wrapped poppers were really good. Chicken Nachos needed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

The food and beer here is pretty average. The prices seem high for food but you get a mountain of it.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank operatorerror
Reviewed December 18, 2018

Came here for dinner after a long (7 hr) drive. We ordered our drinks, which came. Then we ordered our food. And we waited and waited and waited. Finally I told them to cancel the order, and as we were putting on coats the food...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Abycats
Reviewed December 13, 2018

I wanted to say, if you haven't booked your office get together/lunch call immediately and book this restaurant. Our experience was amazing and I was very impressed by the whole experience. After a snafu with the number of guest in our group, that was handled...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank carlap_GA
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

We were traveling and wanted to catch a couple of games with dinner. Found this happening spot ! We had great food and drinks and perfect service. Just a fun spot for the family to chill

Date of visit: November 2018
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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 192SteveR | 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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