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1885 Grill

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3914 Saint Elmo Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1268
+1 423-485-3050
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Wed 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were so hungry after Ruby Falls & Rock City and this is right at the bottom of lookout mountain! We liked it alot, it was very busy & hip. We had a great server though, and fast service. We ordered a shrimp cocktail appetizer and there were only 5 shrimp but they were big, so its okay, but kind... More 

Thank Brittany C
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrible service, terrible cold food, terrible attitude, LAME!!!! Long wait for food- messed up orders, Literally the staff seemed clueless......Never again!!! Lots of great food in Chattanooga- don't waste your time or money here....

Thank puppylove1962
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The worst management and the worst staff that I've ever been around in a restaurant! The management never even acknowledged that we had issues with the preparation of our food or the fact that it took forever to receive our food. Again terrible management and terrible staff.

Thank Jeff H
Chattanooga, TN
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149 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1885 Grill serves a range of interests. Beer? They have a great selection. Cocktails? Very inventive! Pub food? Try the wings--especially on Mondays, when they're discounted. Outdoor dining? Nice terrace. Seafood? I was totally happy with the trout and crab cake, and my partner loved the sea scallops. Veggies? On my next visit I will order a bowl or two... More 

Thank mbj2
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, quaint town. Thank you John, our server that recommended the absolutely delicious fried chicken dinner! Great place for kids, but ask for no oregano on the French fries.

Thank Jane M
Columbus, Georgia
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495 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

John did a great job on taking care of us. (Father Son Trip) We both had the chicken and both were very pleased-their Mac and Cheese is great also. Afterwards John went out of his way to make us a fresh pot of coffee. Great price for great food and service!

Thank brewColumbus_Georgia
Ball Ground, Georgia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at 1885 Grill last night after driving two hours from Atlanta for a concert at the Barking Legs Theater in Chattanooga. Wow, it lived up to all the good reviews. Our waiter, Andrew, was outstanding. He suggested the Pimento Cheese and Fried Okra appetizer. I usually hate okra, but this was amazing and tender. Baby okra cut in... More 

Thank 1CMN
Knoxville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hidden gem is the beautiful little historic district of St. Elmo is a can't miss for brunch. Try the bananas foster Belgium waffles, or the country breakfast with sour dough toast. And don't forget the Bloody Mary bar where yo can have it your way.

Thank Happygranny6
Athens, Georgia
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited 1885 Grill with our 8 and 10 year olds after a very long day. We decided to sit outside (which was a great area), and waited for quite a while before anyone came to see about us. However...once they realized the confusion, they quickly took care of it and of us. The food was outstanding, as was the... More 

Thank Alicia C
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the shrimp etouffee and it was delicious. We got the mild and it was still fairly spicy so be aware of that. Drinks were good too.

Thank stocklj0

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?