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“Wonderful Meal”

St. John's Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 837 Restaurants in Chattanooga
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 13th St
Transit: Chattanooga's complimentary electric shuttle has a stop at the St. John's building.
Description: 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.
Atlanta, Georgia
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Wonderful Meal”
Reviewed July 6, 2014

We had a really wonderful meal at St. John's! The atmosphere was a bit on the quiet side for my liking - we were in a side room that housed just a few tables. But the building / interior itself were beautiful. Our server was excellent - very friendly and helpful, and he provided us with great recommendations. I always love when a restaurant starts the meal off with an amuse, and St. John's didn't disappoint. The watermelon tomato gazpacho to start was absolutely incredible. We had the sauteed sea scallops and the steak tartare for appetizers, and the duck and the wagyu beef for entrees. Everything we tasted was fresh, delicious and well seasoned. Even though we were stuffed, I always like to try a dessert if the rest of the meal was delicious... so we had the peaches three ways. AMAZING. Overall, I have zero complaints about the food and service at St John's. We had a really incredible meal here and I would highly recommend a visit if you're ever in Chattanooga!

Visited June 2014
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Atlanta, Georgia
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Fresh food and good service”
Reviewed July 6, 2014

We read so many good things about this restaurant that we had to try it! We weren't starving so my boyfriend and I slit 4 appetizers. The food was fresh, delicious and unique. The pork ravioli is a must try! Each dish was a unique combination of ingredients and we wished we would have had more room to try other dishes!

  • Visited July 2014
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Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Romantic Dining”
Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

We arrived in Chattanooga about 8ish in the evening and wanted somewhere nice for dinner. What a beautiful simply decorated restaurant. We dined upstairs overlooking the entrance and bar area at a table for two. Tables are nicely placed without everyone hearing your conversation. Service, perfect!!!
Menu had a little of everything prepared with things I've never heard of. (And I get out quite a bit)
Everything was excellent, soup, salad & dinners.
Little side note...the Popsicle for dessert was not what I expected and absolutely divine!!

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Thank Sharon L
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Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Meal at St John's is great”
Reviewed June 30, 2014

We have been to St. John's several times. Service is always top. The wine selection is great. This time and always i have never been disappointed.

  • Visited June 2014
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Cleveland, Tennessee
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Outstanding”
Reviewed June 20, 2014

Service is only topped by excellent freshly prepared unique dinners. One of best restaurants I've ever been to- including Napa and Sonoma county, CA.

Visited February 2014
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