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Provino's Italian Restaurant

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5084 South Ter, Chattanooga, TN 37412-2964
(423) 899-2559
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful rustic environment. Very family friendly. The rolls with garlic butter should be considered a narcotic. Service was great. Unending salad and unbelievable entrees. Chicken francese is the best I have ever had.

Thank Jeff L
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has always been a favorite of mine. The food is unlike all the other Italian restaurants in the area, very good flavor and the garlic rolls are incredible. The lasagna is my favorite and I order it every time. There is usually a wait time for seating but the food is worth it in my opinion. The only... More 

Thank Crusader421
Fort Oglethorpe
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95 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made a reservation, went right in and was seated. The salad and garlic rolls are a meal, but you don't want to get out of there without trying that lasagna, and italian spaghetti with their spaghetti sauce. More dishes but this is our favorites.

Thank 826jefferys
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Our third visit there and worse than the other two visits. So three strikes and they're out, will not go back. Very disappointed with the salad,the garlic rolls and the dinners. And very overpriced !!!!

Thank Laura D
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

I had heard so many good things, and was disappointed. The food was tasteless, we had a variety of entree's and appetizers and were dissatisfied with the lack of flavor and taste. Signature garlic rolls were just plain bread soaked, I mean drenched in butter and shaved garlic, so eh, average. Service did not make up for food lacking, we... More 

Thank Julie V
Harrison, Tennessee
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

My wife and I had dinner at Provino's last night. The service was great, the menu had a very large selection and our choices were just right. She dined on the meat ravioli while I feasted with the Veal Marsala...both were outstanding. The accompanying dinner roles were more soft than I can describe...covered with garlic butter (not for every taste).... More 

Thank Harry W
Cleveland, Tennessee
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128 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Went for Mother's Day had eggplant parmesan wife had manicotti had salad had the Garlic rolls was wonderful I loved it John the owner are wonderful people he loves to take care of you when you come into the restaurant thank you John we appreciate you

Thank dmorfield
McMinnville, Tennessee
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151 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

I have heard about Provino's for years and just went with some family members to try it out. Down pretty far on my list of good Italian places. Not much overhead light. The service was good. The prices were rather high The food tasted fresh, but the marinara sauce apparently was made with a large dose of SAGE. Perhaps someone... More 

Thank Ann M
Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have enjoyed Provino's for almost 40 years. The food is always great, as it was for a recent "a movie and dinner." [We had to change the order of "dinner and a movie" to avoid falling asleep during the movie.] But I want to thank Provino's for supporting SCA by donating its signature Italian Salad and... More 

Thank SigMtnTraveler
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

My family and I went here for my birthday. First time at this restaurant. I was impressed. I have heard how good everything is there for years. Great service, food was fantastic and you get a free meal on your birthday. Definitely better than any Olive Garden that I've been too. No comparison. We had a 40 minute wait. Well... More 

Thank Betty S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5084 South Ter, Chattanooga, TN 37412-2964
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: (423) 899-2559

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?