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Pickle Barrel Restaurant

) #128 of 662 Restaurants in Chattanooga American, ,
1012 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2614
+1 423-266-1103
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good36%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“fried pickles” (19 reviews)
“tater tots” (7 reviews)
“sandwich” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
1012 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2614
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Reviews (150)
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1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us went to this restaurant. None of had been before. None of us plan to go back. It was dirty. The service was mediocre and the food was okay. To be honest, we all wondered what the kitchen that you couldn't see...More

Thank 698paulah
Reviewed 1 week ago

We grabbed a cold beer and a light snack at this funky little joint. It is a way cool place to kick back and relax. Awesome location and has a neat outside deck area.

Thank Rod8914
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pickle Barrel has character. They have a unique tapered dining area when you walk in that basically forces you to feel the communal atmosphere. The iron spiral staircase leads you to some more seating upstairs along with some uncovered, rooftop seating. The food here is...More

Thank theasp00
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time here at Pickle Barrel restaurant It's definitely small , old and a local hangout And yes smoking is allowed so if smoking bothers you , you may want to avoid We had the Ruben with chips , pickle wedge and it was fantastic...More

Thank Julian P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really good! Got a patty melt and fries and was not disappointed. We ate every bite. We wanted to eat outside on the upper level where fresh air was possible, but no tables were available so we sat downstairs. The downside to...More

Thank kathy c
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Been there for a long time, roof top deck is a great evening place, food is bar fair and usually well prepared...a good place for a pitcher of beer on the deck.

Thank joseph t
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

If you smoke and looking for unique spot for couple drinks, Pickle Barrel is going to be perfect for you!

Thank Innochek
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I LOVE dive bar exploring and this place was killer. It is small though so either go early, go without a large group or sit at the bar as you will wait for a table. The bartenders and wait staff were super friendly, efficient, and...More

Thank Travis V
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I went here seven years ago. I remembered it as a cozy eclectic place. I wasn't crazy about the smoke, but I tolerated it because the food and drinks were good, and I liked the authentic feel. I was excited about coming back to Chattanooga,...More

Thank Loves2read79
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We were very sad when we arrived and found out we couldn't eat here with our family because you have to be over 21 to enter😢

Thank wildwires
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have to be at least 21 to get in?
30 September 2016|
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Response from Sue M | Reviewed this property |
no you don't. it's a family place.
Are you guys smoke free?
23 May 2016|
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Response from Maimau44 | Reviewed this property |
It has been a while, but I think smoking is allowed at the Pickle Barrel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1012 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-266-1103
  • E-mail
The Pickle Barrel
Welcome to the home of the Pickle Barrel restaurant.. Check out our menu, our history, and maybe grab a t-shirt. We're happy to see you support a Chattanooga original.

Be sure to have something to eat or enjoy a drink on or roof top seating overlooking Market Street.
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