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“Great food”

Paddlewheel Restaurant
Ranked #539 of 827 Restaurants in Chattanooga
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Smyrna, Tennessee
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Great food”
Reviewed January 10, 2013

Great food, service and nice friendly staff. Price was good. Felt like I went back in time. Would ear there again on my next visit.

Visited December 2012
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English first
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“good food”
Reviewed December 19, 2012

all the food on this boat is great. And of course, the atmoshere can't be beat. It's not fancy but it fix so wonderful so it's yummy

Visited February 2012
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Reading
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71 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“SOUTHERN COOKIN" GOTTA' LOVE IT!!!”
Reviewed September 5, 2012

using a Groupon coupon gave us an opportunity to dine here, looking out the window at the Tennessee River..

Shrimp and grits...."outstanding" ....their Bourbon Bread Pudding ..sooooooooooooo good. check out the detail of the grand staircase as you enter the dining room...and don't miss the marble topped vanity w/it's brass sink in the "ladies room" A must see for antique lovers...

  • Visited August 2012
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Tennessee Ridge, Tennessee
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Great Service - Food OK”
Reviewed August 11, 2012

We ate here because a dinner for 2 came with our Groupon. Salad, entree and dessert. We both thought the food was okay but not worth the price if we had to pay for it. But you also have to remember the setting, a 1926 steamboat on the water, which you are paying for. We had the salad, Chicken Boursin, Grilled Pork Chop and the Bourbon Bread Pudding. The salads were good, we both like our entrees but nothing special. We saved and ate the Bread Pudding for breakfast the next morning. We both thought this was the best thing we ate. Understand lots of folks love the shrimp and grits from the reviews. A majority of the plates we saw served were the shrimp and grits. Wish I had tried it.

As for the breakfast buffet, I really enjoyed it. Mexican eggs were great.

  • Visited July 2012
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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95 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Dinner with a view!”
Reviewed August 9, 2012

We ate at the Paddlewheel last night during a two night stay onboard the Delta Queen. The meal was fantastic, the view incredible and the whole experience one we hope to repeat soon. The chef from New Orleans makes the best grits you will ever eat but don't fill up until you try the Bourbon Bread Pudding! Getting to experience the luxury of days gone by while gazing out over the Chattanooga river front makes it more of an experience than a meal.

  • Visited August 2012
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