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1885 Grill

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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.
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Grill
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed December 14, 2018

Okra and White pimento cheese appetizer--excellent!! Hubby had shrimp and crawfish etouffee, the grits were fried into a patty of sorts. I had the pork chop---best I've ever eaten. Great atmosphere and music. Skeeter was the absolute best waiter we have ever had!! Great personality,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank freakycleanmom
Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2018

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

Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

After attending a National Park program on Lookout Mountain, we stopped in for dinner. Thanks to our waiter Kalie, I tried the mushroom, Shrimp & Grits. A dish that was layered & balanced to perfection. Needless to say there was no take home! Having lived...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sharon V
Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2018

We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us! We do apologize that it can often be a tad noisy during busy times, but are so happy to hear that you will still join us again!

Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We found this restaurant when visiting Chattanooga on a road trip. The food was soooooo good! We had shrimp and grits, fried green tomatoes, pimento cheese and fried okra, fried shrimp and ettoufe? Not sure how to spell that. Our server was Rob and he...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Thanks for choosing to dine with us on your recent trip to town! We are happy to hear you enjoyed yourself and appreciate your recommendation!

Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

This was a quick stop for dinner after visiting Lookout Mtn. My steak was perfection and the collard greens were amazing!

Date of visit: December 2018
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Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

We're happy to hear you enjoyed your 1885 Grill experience! Thanks for sharing your feedback with us!

Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate dinner on a Tuesday night so not busy. Food was good. He had the pork chop with apples and I ate the crawfish and shrimp etoufee. Both were good.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Brandy M
Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2018

We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and hope you'll join us again soon!

Reviewed December 1, 2018

This is a good local restaurant. Facility is nothing fancy, but it has a friendly atmosphere and was very full of what seemed to be locals. Menu is not extensive, but has reasonable variety and prices.. Food was very good, as was the service. We...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2018

We're happy to hear that you enjoyed both your meals and your service. Please come see us again soon!

Reviewed November 14, 2018

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.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2018

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 November 7, 2018 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

Date of visit: November 2018
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Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

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 November 7, 2018 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

Date of visit: November 2018
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Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

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

Reviewed November 3, 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sandycharles1970
Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

We hope you'll join us again soon!

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T71KUlesliec
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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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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Yes, many Chattanooga restaurants are dog friendly.
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