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1885 Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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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, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

I went here for dinner based on recommendation by hotel and I wasn’t disappointed. My waitress suggested the fried chicken which came with mashed potatoes and green beans and was delicious. I really enjoyed the food and service and will come back when I am...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2019

Thanks for choosing to dine with us on your visit to town, Kelly! We are so pleased to hear that your entire experience with us was such a success. We appreciate your feedback and hope you'll join us again!

Reviewed March 3, 2019

We just came from 1885 Grill and the food was absolutely delicious. The fried green tomatoes and crab cake appetizers were exceptional. My daughter’s filet was perfect and my grilled chicken was tender and juicy. Our server was in training and was excellent. This was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

We're so happy to hear that your first visit with us certainly won't be your last! We appreciate you taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

Some friends took me here for my birthday dinner. Went on a Saturday evening had to wait about 10 min to be seated not bad at all. Service was good food was delicious will definitely eat here again. The fried chicken mash potatoes green beans...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Miguel M, Manager at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

Thanks for choosing to celebrate your birthday with us! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your 1885 experience and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed February 17, 2019

I wanted an interesting experience to take my out of town company from Washington,DC. to go eat lunch. This was it! Excellent food. And an experience my friends talked about when they got home. Go see for yourself. Dress the way you want to. No...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2019

Thanks for choosing to have lunch with us! We are pleased to hear that both you and your DC visitors both enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed February 12, 2019

I love the chicken wings, great sauce! The salmon is always great and the Rib-eye is phenomenal, try it blackened. Amanda is a great bartender, she's always got good recommendations as well.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2019

Thanks for sharing your experience with us! We love to hear that your visit was great all around. Please come see us again soon!

Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

We were visiting Chattanooga and this place was recommended to us as a great dinner location. Very fun and steam punk trendy place. Food was awesome. My husband had the fried shrimp and I had the grilled trout. Melt in your mouth trout. Had the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2019

Melt in your mouth trout!? That's one we haven't heard before, but we sure do like it! Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a great review, Kara. We are always so pleased to hear that guests enjoy their experiences with us. Thank...More

Reviewed January 15, 2019

My hubs and friend had the chicken and waffle, they both loved it, I had grilled chicken and greens, also very good. We were there on a Sunday and they had a fab Bloody Mary bar. We ate at the bar and our bartender was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

We're happy to hear your Sunday brunch with us was such a success! You can never go wrong with chicken and waffles or a Bloody Mary Bar! We hope you'll join us again soon!

Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Food was excellent! Server was not good! We ended asking other servers for items because she only came by twice!More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

We're disappointed to hear that your service wasn't as great as your meal. Do you happen to remember the server's name? This does not reflect our standard and we would like to make sure that we correct this issue. Thank you for bringing the matter...More

Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Great restaurant. Exceptional food. Blackened trout and Shrimp and Grits were both very good and reasonably priced. Sat at the bar and the bartender (she) provided great service. I would recommend this place to eat.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your evening with us! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed December 31, 2018

One of the best meals I've had this year. I've never seen a potato more perfectly cooked. And the Crawfish was tender. So often it's rubbery. Spices were perfect. Black Hat Diners go out twice a month to try something new. Follow us to see...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Miguel M, Owner at 1885 Grill, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

What a compliment to hear that we were one of your favorite meals for the year! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal and look forward to seeing you again!

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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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