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St. John's Restaurant

1278 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2713
+1 423-266-4400
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1278 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2713
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't impressed at all. Maybe we were underdressed for Thursday but we were not the only ones with jeans but it started wrong from the time we arrived. I took my 77yr old Mom and with the tables downstairs empty they chose to put...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here multiple times and the food is always great. I don’t know if it was how long it had been since we had eaten here or what but the food tasted better than ever. I had antelope (very delicious) my husband had...More

Thank bbearden
Reviewed 1 week ago

Meals, atmosphere and service are always excellent. A little pricey but good place for customized selections and a quiet meal, with a great atmosphere!

Thank MSamples
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here on a Saturday night. The space is very nice....it's an old hotel and has a gorgeous ceiling. The service was good. The ambiance was a little lacking, however. Our meals were just fine, but not spectacular. There are several very nice restaurants...More

Thank eprice1609
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were very impressed with our dinner at St. Johns last spring. We went for a birthday dinner while we were visiting Chattanooga. The menu was inventive and the service was stellar. We brought with us a birthday cake and they let us served it...More

Thank MF L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My dad had reserved a table for a friend and I to have dinner and I couldn’t have asked for a better place to eat. The food was beyond amazing and the service was excellent. I have been to a couple of up-scale restaurants before...More

Thank samyr49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

St. John’s is expensive and not good for a tight budget, but it is worth what you pay. The food was marvelous! The service was excellent! The place is very quiet so it’s not a good place for small children as it is filled with...More

Thank Shyanne C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful meal at St. John's. The building - an old hotel - was in beautiful shape and the curving staircase from the bar area to the upstairs dining mezzanine just made it feel that much more special. Our waiter Shannon was very...More

Thank Chip H
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

For a truly special occasion, you will always be happy with the food and service at St John's. It is the best feel good experience you can have.

Thank tnellie2017
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My wife and I love to celebrate our Anniversary here. The steaks are the best in the area, the wine selection is fantastic, and the deserts are a perfect ending to a perfect meal.

Thank Adam S
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25 October 2016|
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Response from LuckySpivey | Reviewed this property |
Forgot the most important part of my answer - the owner came by and introduced himself . He seems especially nice. Bet if you contact him in advance, he will help you plan a special evening!
24 September 2015|
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Response from Vanessa A | Reviewed this property |
When in doubt, I would just call them and ask, but I would make a reservation. Even IF it's usually unnessary, you never know what large group might walk in and fill up the table you would have had.😉 Our dinner was a good... More
Rosemary Z
1 February 2015|
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Response from ladolcevitaAtlanta | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant has two "restaurant sides". One is casual dress, definitely no shorts, t-shirts; the other side is more white table service. Need to call if a jacket is required for dressy side but I think for men a nice... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1278 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2713
    (13th St)
  • Public Transportation: Chattanooga's complimentary electric shuttle has a stop at the St. John's building.
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-266-4400
Chattanooga's most acclaimed restaurant, St. John's Restaurant serves inventive Regional American cuisine from Chef Daniel Lindley in a elegant, historic setting. St. John's superb staff will provide you with a warm and remarkable dining experience and delight you with an extensive and eclectic selection of wines.
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