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Nikki's Drive Inn

899 Cherokee Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37405-3311
+1 423-265-9015
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“fried shrimp” (29 reviews)
“onion rings” (60 reviews)
“hamburger” (16 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood
899 Cherokee Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37405-3311
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town to visit parents and they took us here. Very quick seating and service. We all enjoyed everything we got, which included onion rings, fried grouper with fries, burgers with fries, and fried shrimp. Good fast service at an affordable price.

Thank montyg490
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Back in town for a visit and couldn’t pass up a visit to Nikki’s, and it definitely did not disappoint!! It was and is the best fried shrimp and onion rings on the planet!

Thank Mellon222
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

I had wondered what may have happened to the southern style great food tradition! I am excited ..no... I'm past excited 🤣🤣🤣🤣 so much so the hardest thing about Nikki's is figuring out what you really want to eat ! I can recommend the fried...More

Thank Battle B
Reviewed September 20, 2018

The Dining Divas went to lunch today at Nicki’s Drive-Inn on Cherokee Blvd. There were 8 of us and we were seated immediately. The atmosphere is light and fun, with Jute Boxes at each booth. It has the feel of a 1950’s drive inn. Our...More

Thank darlenesmith1838
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We both had the fried shrimp dinner and they were some of the best we have ever had. Service was very efficient also. Would have gotten 5* if they had a better beer selection.

Thank nickfindlay
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic hole in the wall place I Chattanooga. Some of the best onion rings that I have ever eaten, and a good old cheeseburger that had been pressed in a bun warmer. Will definitely be back, to try their shrimp and chicken livers.

Thank tracyarp
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Went here while working in area. No signage saying cash only. Had in store ATM that had 3$ service charge. Hamburger with onion rings (they are good) ended up being 16$ lunch. Owner was very gruff. Pick another spot.

Thank clarkel61
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Having received a recommendation for this restaurant, and finding it on our route, we popped in ahead of the lunch rush. Our waitress pleasantly greeted us, answered questions, took our orders, and soon delivered them to our table. The restaurant's theme seems to be the...More

1  Thank Tim L
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We decided to go for dinner on a Friday night around 8:00 PM. We were surprised that we did not have to wait to be seated but we walked right in. I am assuming this is the perfect time to go. There were four of...More

1  Thank lowogo
Reviewed June 16, 2018

If your diet requires you avoid salt, pepper and other things that add flavor to food then this is the place for you. It's bland. You can't tell the difference between the shrimp and the chicken liver. It all tastes the same. They have a...More

Thank BlackHatDiners
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $7
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 899 Cherokee Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37405-3311
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-265-9015
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