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Forbidden City

2273 Gunbarrel Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-2898
+1 423-305-1087
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“hibachi grill” (11 reviews)
“sushi” (42 reviews)
“beef dishes” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
2273 Gunbarrel Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-2898
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

for the price, quality and quantity - tight competitors are right around. no consistency in taste and sushi-man could use some smile

Thank Al G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Management and Team, I know it was kinda late when I arrived but you did not close for one hour. It appeared you did not do a great job restocking the bar. Workers appeared to be cleaning during us trying to eat what was left...More

Thank SMASON827
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this restaurant on our GPS. It is well worth the stop, the food is delicious and very fresh. Everything on the buffet was displayed with care.

Thank Teddy D
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Our family has eaten here several times and the most recent was last week. One cant beat the variety of Asian food items which includes a sushi bar (ok sushi to be sure), a steak grill, and a make up your own rice bowl grill....More

Thank Kenneth P
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Very good high quality food buffet and sushi, all is fresh. They have some great BBQ Chinese style ribs, you are sure to enjoy.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Cleanest Chinese restaurant I've ever been at. Beautiful decor. Huge choice of food and all freshly made. Also has grill for made to order stir fry. Fabulous selection of sushi.

Thank Katie F
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This place was delicious. It's expensive we went on a weekend and 2 buffets and 2 fountain drinks was a little over $24. But there is a full sushi bar, a hibachi grill, ice cream bar, fruit and salad bar with desserts. And I believe...More

2  Thank Ann J
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We have been multiple times and this one was little different. The buffet was well attended to and the waitress was quick on the refills. Most of the food was of decent quality and the hand scooped ice cream is a real treat! This is...More

1  Thank Jason D
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

You're not gonna get anything super authentic here, but there are so many options and all of them are really pretty good. Wasn't a fan of the sushi but everything else tasted fresh and not greasy like your typical take out junk. For all your...More

1  Thank Stefani B
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Quality of food was above average for a buffet. They have a sushi and a full bar as well. Staff was very friendly and we were seated right away. The dinner buffet was about 12 a person with tax, not bad given the variety.

1  Thank gaeaofspace
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Marie B
Is there a selection of beers?
28 August 2016|
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Response from NeeNee37377 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but nothing extraordinary
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2273 Gunbarrel Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421-2898
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-305-1087
  • E-mail
Forbidden City displays the theme of oriental culture in its elegant decorations and tasty food. Forbidden City offers a variety of different foods. Traditional Chinese foods can be found on our bar, as well as, popular items such as sushi, hibachi, and New York strip steak. Forbidden City has been serving Chattanooga for over 2 years and want to serve your family soon.
If you are need of a big place to host a party, Forbidden City is your place. We have hosted parties for church groups, birthday parties, and business meetings. Forbidden City ask to please call ahead before a big group comes in. This allows Forbidden City time to set up and promptly assist your party.