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“If you're in the mood for Italian, it's a good place to go!”

Tony's Pasta Shop & Trattoria
Ranked #21 of 850 Restaurants in Chattanooga
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $13
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Reviewed October 26, 2013 via mobile

Good sized portions, friendly staff, overall a nice place to try while in the Bluff district. We are glad we took the locals' advice and stopped here for lunch.

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Reviewed October 24, 2013

I love Italian food, and have tried virtually all of the Italian restaurants in the Chattanooga area, and although Tony's is pretty good, it's definitely not the best Italian food in Chattanooga. It's one of those places that is very trendy, located in a trendy part of town, and is known more for its name and reputation than the food. First, be prepared to wait for a table. A very long time. An hour wait for a table is not uncommon. I'm sure it's not as bad on weekdays, but it's a zoo on weekends. Once you get around the location, the crowd, and the trendiness, you get to the actual food, which is pretty good. But because I'm spoiled with having discovered an amazing off-the-beaten-path Italian restaurant in Chattanooga (Flavors of Italy in Soddy-Daisy), a place like Tony's just doesn't hold up. But that's not to say it's not good, it's just that with better Italian food in town, it's hard to justify dealing with the crowds and wait time for inferior food. The prices are surprisingly low, however, so that is a plus. And if you insist on only staying downtown, it's probably the best. But for locals or visitors that are willing to leave downtown, Flavors of Italy is simply much better.

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Reviewed October 23, 2013

Tony's is a mainstay on my family's Italian short list. They have a great location, broad menu, great flavor, ample portions and nice character. The array of house-made pastas and sauces can make it difficult to choose your meal, but I've never been disappointed in all my dozens of visits. With the breads and oil they bring when you sit down and the hearty portions, I've never had room for dessert. The dining area is casual, so don't expect linens, but do expect great food.

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Reviewed October 20, 2013

We went to Tony's two out of three nights for dinner, it was that good. The bread was great, the pasta was great (fave was the Low Down Country Linguini), service was great! And the prices were excellent for what you got!

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Reviewed October 20, 2013

I smelled the garlic the entire time I toured the Bluff View Arts District and was delighted to confirm that Tony's was the source. I had the Low Country Pasta which was great, but seriously could have made a meal of just the Garlic Bread (with visible chunks of garlic) that was served with EVOO that was chock full of Parmesan.

I sat on the roof deck with a very scenic view.

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