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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 3 days ago

Refined atmosphere and excellent service support serious food. Of particular note were: Trout with green beans and rhubarb Lamb shank Filet of beef Extensive wine list with some good wine at affordable prices

Thank jdrl
Reviewed 6 days ago

Interesting menu, delicious food, nice wine selection, and charming ambience. The staff was very nice.

Thank hervipr
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service is unbeatable. The atmosphere is refined but definitely not "stuffy". Great experience overall.

Thank Gina W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We first went to St. John’s restaurant almost 2 years ago for our anniversary and I thought it was fabulous. We went back recently for my birthday and they did NOT disappoint. I had made reservations and they had asked the occasion and I told...More

Thank Peggy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always looking for top rated restaurants when I'm out of town, we went to St Johns. We were not disappointed. The restaurant has extremely tall ceilings, it may have been a bank long ago. Excellent Ambiance, we just the right amount of lighting, with a...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was good. Restaurant not quite as noisy as some are today. You were able to relax in the environment.

Thank ctpeak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upstairs is great for drinks and younger crowd than great grandparents. On 1st floor, nice happy hour beginning 5:30-7pm. We actually had dinner 1 evening from happy hour appetizers. We really the dinners as well. Order early as they might run out of the favorites...More

Thank Gretchen T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

St Johns is our favorite restaurant in Chattanooga. We live approximately 60 miles away and stay in Chattanooga most weekends during the summer. I never tire when my husband says we have dinner reservations at St Johns The chef is creative using fresh local ingredients....More

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 17 February 2018

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 16 February 2018 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
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings
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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