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Bea's Restaurant

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4500 Dodds Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37407-3326
Wed - Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and great service. The yeast rolls are homemade daily and are delicious. The fried chicken is yummy.

Thank Suzanne T
Harrison, Tennessee
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gross. You have to share a table and food with strangers. The only thing that tasted ok was the chicken, bread, and potato salad. The beans were bland, the yams we're too sweet, the pulled pork tasted weird (definitely not like good BBQ pork), the ribs were also bland, the peach cobbler looked like goo, the 'new potatoes' or whatever... More 

Thank bren416
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family ate here after our trip to Rock City. The food is southern style. I like southern food but this seemed a little bland. Its a buffett style considering the food is placed on a lazy susan and self served. The service was good though. They served fried chicken, slaw, potato salad, bbq, okra, greens and cherry cobbler. It... More 

Thank Melony A
Douglas, Georgia
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious hot food! Amazing, great service! More than you can eat! Home cooking at its best. Its worth getting off the interstate for about 5 miles.

Thank Rlburch
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bea's is my kind of restaurant. Meals are served family style and you never run out. The waitresses are friendly and keep everything filled. The cook is fantastic. Food tastes like my mom cooked it herself.

Thank Jean S
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beas is a very delicious place to eat with a very friendly staff. They have a unique setting. They seat you around a round table with the top spot like a lazy Susan. you just get the food you want off of it. And if you like meeting new people they often seat you at the same table with other... More 

Thank Keith R
Newport, Tennessee
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158 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The last time I had been to Bea's had to be in mid 80s before we moved away for more than 30 yrs. But this week we where traveling through Chattanooga around 5 pm and lo and behold a 18 wheeler had the interstate blocked. Remembering Bea's and figuring we could zig zag around the blockage we looked up bea's... More 

Thank surfgermany
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Food was bland and cold and not a big variety. Service was unfriendly. Cleanliness was less than average. Be prepared to sit at a round table with strangers. Location is in a very shady part of town.

Thank Kim C
1 review
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to have a wonderful home cooked meal,located on Dodds Ave. in Chattanooga, Tennessee , Great Family owned restaurant with all you can eat meals, cornbread @ sweet rolls, vegetables and fried chicken, pulled pork BBQ, spaghetti and sweet tea.

Thank George M
Auburn, Alabama
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

we had lunch Friday, I was so excited that we found this place again so we could visit it and have lunch again, its so good!!!

Thank AngieHead

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4500 Dodds Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37407-3326
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: 423-867-3618

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