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Innside Restaurant

American, Diner
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800 Chestnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2510
+1 423-266-7687
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 14:30
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Loa, Utah
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice little diner serving up local fare with southern hospitality. If you haven't tried biscuits and gravey or grits then this is the place to try it. Food is what you expect but the people make the difference. Go in and get a feel for Chattanooga. They ain't putting on no airs Innside Cafe.

Thank stpaulscotty
Chattanooga, TN
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

If you work downtown or are planning to be near the intersection of Chestnut and 8th then drop-in to the Innside Restaurant. It's a downtown diner infamous for Waffle House-lie breakfast or lunch with no frills and free refills. The food is average. The service is diner-like so it's fast and friendly. Really, not much more to say.

Thank PardonMeBoy
Odessa, Florida
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Very good breakfast. Sandy was our server and did an excellent job. This place is busy in the morning! Great breakfast and a great price.

Thank David G
Gainesville, Georgia
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1,040 reviews
834 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,010 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

we were fortunate to have PENNY greet us at the door and wait on us. warm, cheerful with a genuine smile on here face she is as glad to see you as you are here, and it shows. service was quick and very agreeable. eggs were cooked perfectly, real grits done right pleased my local grit expert. bacon was meaty,... More 

Thank bbqman3341
Manteo, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is an unpretentious little place for a hearty, tasty breakfast or lunch. Once discovered , it became our preferred breakfast spot in Chattanooga. By our second visit, the friendly, efficient waitress knew our preferences and our names. This is obviously a favorite of locals, but it became our favorite too.

Thank bryantjajb
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Dont expect fancy, but if you want good food at a good price, this is YOUR place! As a local I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Chattman
Nashville, Tennessee
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105 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

This is a throw back interior delight. You would think Hacksaw Reynolds and Condridge Halloway will come through the door with Tennessee pride at any moment..... The centerpiece of decoration is a 70's UT!! The place is friendly, a wee crowded in a fun sort of way but, the fair is just fine. There is always a special, the general... More 

Thank MDFS333
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Wonderful small diner. The staff is friendly and the food is FABULOUS. A must go to place. Good prices.

Thank DRS793
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

My dad and I eat breakfast here often now, but only discovered it about 4 months ago (after living here for 20 years)! Really good food at cheap prices. Service has always been good.

Thank Jodi T
Winchester, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We fortunately arrived in Chattanooga early and wanted something quick and simple to eat. The Innside was suggested to us by a hotel employee where we stayed and I'm so glad we went here. Very charming and quaint spot. The food is great and well priced! Get there before 2pm!

Thank waywardtraveler42

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Chestnut St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2510
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-266-7687

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