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Porter's Steakhouse

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827 Broad St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2622 (MLK)
+1 423-643-1240
07:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Wed 07:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Montgomery, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lived in Chattanooga several years ago and returned to run a race. Porter's excellent service and steaks hadn't changed. It was an outstanding evening for my wife and I.

Thank nmanzarijr
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the Read house and ate here twice. Lunch and dinner. Both very good. At lunch they were very accommodating for me. With a limited menu - they made me one of their salads but substituted salmon for the meat (I don't eat red meat - I know - why am I at a steakhouse?!). I ate it... More 

Thank TravelinAnne2014
Citrus Springs, Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Very relaxing dinner. We had the steak au poivre. The peppercorn seasoning was perfect and the sauce was excellent. The Pom Frites, fancy for potato wedges, they were very good as well. The waitstaff were very friendly.

Thank SVT2059
Greenville, Ohio
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134 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Stayed in the Read for five nights, dined two nights and two lunches, just conveninece while we were there for a conference. However, the steaks the first night were very very good and the chicke marsala and shrimp scampi the other night were equally good. Cannot say much for any sides, must not have been memorable. Wine list is barely... More 

Thank retireetraveller47
Gainesville, Georgia
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Not impressed. Ordered an item off the drink menu which clearly stated a certain brand of vodka. I was given a cheaper Svedka (which I don't like) and the drink was not made the way it said on the menu. I watched him. Shaking fruit in a shaker is NOT muddling. I didn't say anything because that's not my style,... More 

1 Thank Pamela H
Greenville, Ohio
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68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate in the restaurant twice during out stay in the Read House hotel. I would give our first experience a mixed review. The steaks were delicious - cooked to our specifications and very flavorful. However, my mashed potatoes were cold, my husband never got the salad he ordered, and the service was poor. Our server seemed... More 

Thank Jane J
Pigeon Forge
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Headed for Tivoli Theater in Chattanooga to catch Hal Holbrook doing 'Mark Twain tonight", Porters seemed to be a logical spot for dinner. I hadn't eaten there in some time and had frankly forgotten how really great the steaks are.. If you are into great service and great steaks, this is certainly to be a primary stop, especially if you... More 

Thank Bill M
Coconut Creek, Florida
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

On a business outing on a Thursday evening, I did expect a little more from this upscale steakhouse. The taste of everything for our table of 10 was definitely well received but the service was lack luster and the food came out cold to moderately warm. Considering the restaurant at 9 pm was relatively empty, one would think that we... More 

1 Thank angelbutterfli
Louisville, Kentucky
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

If you are staying at the Read, order room service because it is cheaper and you get basically the same menu. Food was not great and overpriced. The staff was extremely friendly but that did not offset the poor food quality.

2 Thank Berry B
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Porter's is not the typical restaurant you find in hotels - this is a fine dining establishment with superior service - the food is fresh and obviously not made in a run of the mill kitchen - I would not recommend it for the budget conscious or family with small children

Thank Production_Paul

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$45
American, Steakhouse
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 827 Broad St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2622
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-643-1240
Porter's philosophy is to serve simple preparations with the best available ingredients. Twice awarded Best of the Best Steakhouse 2008 and 2009 by readers of the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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