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1885 Grill

$$ - $$$American, ,
3914 Saint Elmo Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1268
+1 423-485-3050
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (45 reviews)
“pimento cheese” (72 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3914 Saint Elmo Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1268
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1 - 10 of 665 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

All the food was wonderful and at a fair price. They don't always have the Bread Pudding but if you lucky and they have it the night you're there do order it. It's not your regular bread pudding and you're gonna LOVE IT.

Thank paddinewlin
Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

You can't ever go wrong with bread pudding! Thanks so much for the wonderful review and compliment. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite restaurants. We love the signature drinks and the food is usually very good. But this time things were just a little off. The fried chicken was very heavily breaded and the gravy was cold and clumpy because it was...More

Thank susanchat1
Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're sorry to hear that this visit with us wasn't your typical 1885 Grill experience. Thanks for your feedback and we look forward to seeing you again for a much better meal!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoy this place and typically go for brunch. It is usually filled with people at brunch...or...anytime of the day! They have $3 mimosas until I believe it is 2pm and $3-4 range for the bloody mary bar which my husband loves. The food is...More

Thank thebrowns1111
Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are happy to hear that we're a hit for brunch, lunch and dinner! Thanks for such a wonderful review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great food , nice staff and very short wait time. the food was fair price and great service, best in area

Thank sandycharles1970
Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We hope you'll join us again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sitting outdoors for dinner and margaritas was one of the high points of our trip to Chattanooga! The guitarist/singer was so talented and came over to chat with us for a quite a while which only added to the experience for us (so sorry I...More

Thank Francine700
Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so happy to hear we were among the highlights of your visit to Chattanooga! We hope you'll join us again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all, the parking is terrible, but if you can get passed that the food is delicious. We had reservations but had to wait over 20 minutes and there were lots of empty tables, so I think it was a personnel problem. The food...More

Thank Phil R
Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We understand that parking can be an issue at times, but we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the crab cake appetizer and swordfish entrée and Tom had the wings appetizer and shrimp entrée Food was served in a timely fashion and our server Skeeter was absolutely the best.

Thank SandyD1586
Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us and look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By far the best place we ate in Chattanooga. My husband and I went for dinner, enjoyed a Sangria sample trio (all three delicious) for drinks, Okra and homemade cheese with Pita bread appetizer, the best appetizer I have ever had. Both entree's were delicious...More

Thank Lisa C
Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for sharing your feedback with us, Lisa! We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Parking is a little challenging here. We parked on the street. We were here during the week and were seated right away. I had grilled chicken which was really good. For sides I had collard greens and feta mashed potatoes. The mash potatoes were very...More

Thank James99946
Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for sharing your experience with us. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your meal and the atmosphere. Please join us again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Emmy was our server, she was not engaged. She gave us the bill and said, “You all have a good one...” The mashed potatoes were cold and we had to ask for butter. She did bring another serving of potatoes and hoped that they would...More

Thank Lucky0420
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Leslie M
January 19, 2017|
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Response from MaryL2010 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, I think a phone call would answer it in a friendly manner.
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Cy2sigh
November 19, 2016|
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Response from jimm841 | Reviewed this property |
They so not take reservations but can do a call ahead for 4 or less people
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Eka M
September 5, 2015|
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Response from Jeannie W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, many Chattanooga restaurants are dog friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3914 Saint Elmo Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1268
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-485-3050
  • E-mail
Description
1885 Grill is a southern coastal restaurant specializing in fresh seafood, quality steaks and southern sides. We are located in the beautiful St. Elmo neighborhood at the base of the Incline Railway and scenic Lookout Mountain, just minutes from downtown Chattanooga. Enjoy the mountain views from the patio or watch as chefs turn fresh, local ingredients into delicious creations. Join us for live music Tuesday through Thursday, as well as Sunday and enjoy our daily specials.
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