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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 4 days ago

Had a very nice dinner here. Second time but had been 6ish years. As good As I remembered. Totally special occasion place. Give them a try for those special dinners. We will be back when we are in Chattanooga for a special dinnet.

Thank Sheila C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We dined here for our Aniversary celebration and was not disappointed. All of our servers went out of their way to make this a special occasion for us. You really cannot go wrong on anything on the menu. All of our questions were answered and...More

Thank chadz52
Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived and the host staff were very welcoming and promptly seated us upstairs. Our waiter, Brian, and the entire wait staff were great! Brian was attentive but not intrusive and the entire staff kept our drinks full. We started with the salad for my...More

1  Thank signalmtncookie
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband took me here for my birthday. I loved it! Being relatively new to Chattanooga, I had been complaining for a while that I had not found a fancy restaurant. Well, now we have. The food was delicious. The dessert, coconut tres leches, was...More

Thank luisandmarierod
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went here to celebrate our anniversary. The good at this place started with valet parking for only $5. I had requested non-alcoholic sparkling grape juice in my reservation. They had it ready after we were seated. My wife has an allergy...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely atmosphere, excellent service, and the best meal we have had in a long time! We chose St. John's for our anniversary dinner and I'm so glad we did. We started with the scallops and beef tartare. Both absolutely delicious. My husband had the filet...More

Thank Coreymarie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place always has the very best tasting food and quite unique. The atmosphere is perfect for a nice evening out with significant other or friends. The menu has a nice variety and the chef does a great job with the presentation. You won't be...More

Thank P5227RSsharonb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose St John's to celebrate a special occasion and it was a perfect evening. The wait staff are friendly and attentive. The atmosphere was appropriate for fine dining and more reserved than the usual sit down restaurant. In our party of four, everyone got...More

Thank patriciajA5952CV
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

This is the best food and ambiance in Chattanooga. Staff is very professional and interested in making a memorable visit. Lovely cocktail list. Food entrees are ever changing but always farm fresh and Interesting with sublime flavors.

1  Thank msjanetw
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This is not the type of restaurant we typically patronize, but I decided to surprise my wife with a nice dinner after the ballet for Christmas. It is a very nicely designed space. We showed up 30 minutes before our 6:30 reservation, and were seated...More

1  Thank Roaming_Rowes
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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