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Blue Orleans Creole Restaurant-Downtown

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1463 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
+1 423-757-0088
16:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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75 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a well-kept establishment with about 15 tables. Our food, including some po-boys and etouffee, was on par with your typical family restaurant in smaller Louisiana towns and big town suburbs. The ingredients were good quality, the bread was good, and the chef seems to have paid attention to putting things together well. The prices were a little on... More 

Thank TimBeaver99
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely LOVED the food, people, service, lights, everything! As not only a food, but specifically "seafood" connoisseur and critic, I would definitely recommend this establishment to any and everyone visiting Chattanooga.

Thank b5hdawg
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We had a group of 9 with no reservation. The owner was very accommodating and was able to seat us. We received excellent service. I had the Shrimp Creole and it was the best I have have had. I also had the crawfish fitters for my appetizer. They were excellent. I travel frequently to New Orleans and the food and... More 

Thank travelingcinsumer
LaFayette, Georgia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

My wife and I have mentioned trying this restaurant for some time now and finally did a few weeks ago when we were in Chattanooga for a music show at Track 29. I'm so glad we did. I had the gumbo and it was excellent. I'm always searching for the best gumbo and I do believe that I found it... More 

Thank Tom T
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Hubby & I were there for a vacation/anniversary stop over in Oct. Owners were very friendly. The owner Mike, treated us like VIPS ( he didn't know it was our anniversary). He made our food to our spice level ( since Im a spice baby LOL). THe food was amazing and cooked to order. He was so nice and his... More 

Thank JeanieASVP
Rossville, Georgia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I'm from Lousiana and know cajun food. This is not it. Overpriced, the owners wife is horribly rude, service is slow and food came out cold. Won't be back. Ever.

Thank Remy D
Lincoln RI
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64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

The food was excellent. The service was great. The gumbo was just like what I have had in New Orleans. The menu has so many choices it was hard to pick. I did have a cocktail which was ok so I would skip the cocktail and have something else to drink.

Thank James T
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had dinner at your place this past Wed. evening. 11-16 We just want to let you know it is one of the "best" dining experiences we've had in the 20 yrs of living in this area. We live up near Cleveland and don't get down to Chatt. often enough, especially the downtown area. But we wanted... More 

Thank CosmikDebris54
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88 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We saw this restaurant today and decided to give it a try at dinner. Fried gator tail for an appetizer was perfectly seasoned and the sauce had just the right spice. The seafood trio is a large platter that you will probably need to take some with you. The New Orleans sampler was fantastic. If you like Cajun you will... More 

Thank Bobby R
Tallapoosa, Georgia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I search out Cajun /Creole restaurants whenever we travel. This one is by far the most authentic that we have found outside of Louisiana. The couple that owns the Blue Orleans have done an excellent job. The food and atmosphere both made us feel like we were in the middle of the French Quarter. The staff was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1463 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-757-0088

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?