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St. John's Restaurant

1278 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2713
+1 423-266-4400
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1278 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2713
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Reviewed January 9, 2015

Upscale restaurant just made for special occasions. We celebrated a special birthday there and found impeccable service, wonderful food and drinks.

1  Thank bdagley
Reviewed January 6, 2015

Today is my birthday so I chose this restaurant for it's unique and delicious cuisine. I had cauliflower cheese soup with lobster for my first course which was preceded by wonderful hot bread with cinnamon butter. My next course was sole which the chef prepared...More

1  Thank Karen G
Reviewed January 6, 2015

My wife and I and a friend spent New Year's Evening at The St.John's Restaurant in Chattanooga. St. John's never disappoints. The NY revelers were out in full force. The restaurant was festive, the food fantastic, and the music a great addition. We had a...More

Thank Hawkeye1736
Reviewed December 30, 2014

My husband and I went to St.John to celebrate our anniversary and had a perfectly delicious meal and lovely service. The wine list was plenty varied for us and, although we did not partake on this occasion, a variety of beers was also available. This...More

Thank JRN7777
Reviewed December 18, 2014

The atmosphere, the service and the food were most excellent. We were visiting Chattanooga and dining here was very memorable.

Thank EJR613
Reviewed December 14, 2014

Great menu. The basil ice cream was as delicious as it is unique. While it's not part of the hip Chattanooga vibe, mature adults will enjoy the ambiance and good service.

Thank davenjoyce2
Reviewed December 11, 2014

Had the opportunity to dine at St. John's while passing through Chattanooga. A long time local recommended the restaurant and I am glad she did. The ambiance is quite nice, especially if you get a table near the railing upstairs. The service was excellent. Knowledgeable...More

Thank TennesseeChemist
Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I came to town for a concert. Decided to start our night off with a nice dinner. Could not have picked a better place. Food is amazing, service was both friendly and professional. We will be back for sure.

Thank mcdave59
Reviewed November 29, 2014

We entered this quiet and softly lit restaurant. We were led upstairs. As we were seated I noticed the black napkins in the hostess hands. As each of us was wearing black, she deftly removed the white napkin from each place, replacing it with a...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed November 19, 2014

St John's and the Meeting Place are at the top of their games. Excellent food and service make me come back for more. A bit pricey, but for you penny pinchers out there, go to Costco and buy a $100 gift card for $80. A...More

Thank wolfmajors
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October 25, 2016|
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Response from LuckySpivey | Reviewed this property |
Forgot the most important part of my answer - the owner came by and introduced himself . He seems especially nice. Bet if you contact him in advance, he will help you plan a special evening!
September 23, 2015|
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Response from Vanessa A | Reviewed this property |
When in doubt, I would just call them and ask, but I would make a reservation. Even IF it's usually unnessary, you never know what large group might walk in and fill up the table you would have had.😉 Our dinner was a good... More
Rosemary Z
January 31, 2015|
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Response from ladolcevitaAtlanta | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant has two "restaurant sides". One is casual dress, definitely no shorts, t-shirts; the other side is more white table service. Need to call if a jacket is required for dressy side but I think for men a nice... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $50
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1278 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2713
    (13th St)
  • Public Transportation: Chattanooga's complimentary electric shuttle has a stop at the St. John's building.
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-266-4400
Chattanooga's most acclaimed restaurant, St. John's Restaurant serves inventive Regional American cuisine from Chef Daniel Lindley in a elegant, historic setting. St. John's superb staff will provide you with a warm and remarkable dining experience and delight you with an extensive and eclectic selection of wines.
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