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1885 Grill

3914 Saint Elmo Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1268
+1 423-485-3050
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3914 Saint Elmo Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1268
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were visiting Chattanooga for the first time and decided to try this restaurant based on reviews we found on Tripadvisor. Definitely not disappointed. Place was hopping on this Saturday night. We opted to eat outdoors in their patio area. Wait staff was super friendly...More

1  Thank WheelsUpNorthernVA
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Definitely will be back!! Spade was the best waiter ever...anywhere!! Knowledgeable and personality plus!!

1  Thank Jackie F
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped near the St. Elmo Station at the 1885 Grill, before we drove up Lookout Mountain to Ruby Falls. We ordered from the brunch menu and we were amazed at the quality of the Southern cooking here. We ordered the N.C. rainbow trout hash...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went to dinner with my family there tonight. It was the first time for all but one of us. We all ordered something different and each of us wanted everyone else to try our dinner because it was all really good. The atmosphere was...More

Thank wdgrizz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for dinner, as we were staying around the corner. Service was good - our waiter guided us to the best things on the menu and told us about the specials. The grilled trout was Devine!! And the rosemary fries were lush too!! But...More

Thank bec19wn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On one of our many trips to Chattanooga we found this gem. There is nothing really fancy about this place but the food is awesome. One of my favorites is the Pimento Cheese with toast points.

Thank tdmcgahey67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this restaurant because of the Trip advisor reviews and weren't disappointed. I loved the shrimp and grits and would choose it again. Trout and sides we're good too. Finding parking can be a bit adventurous and my GPS didn't quite know where it...More

Thank zenarmour
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here one night during our anniversary weekend. It was great. There was a short wait for what appeared to be a busy Friday night. We got to eat out on the patio and it was beautiful. When the sun set,...More

Thank Juan L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Chattanooga for our 32nd wedding anniversary and stopped at 1885 Grill for dinner after an all-day tour of Lookout Mountain. Brooke was our waitress; she was so helpful in explaining the menu favorites to us. She recommended the Flounder sandwich...More

Thank Mouse63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the out door seating and the live music. Not sure if I just lucked up on the live music or if it's a regular thing. Food was good, servers were attentive...

Thank Dosdt720
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Questions & Answers
Leslie M
19 January 2017|
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Response from MaryL2010 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, I think a phone call would answer it in a friendly manner.
19 November 2016|
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Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
They so not take reservations but can do a call ahead for 4 or less people
Eka M
5 September 2015|
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Response from Jeannie W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, many Chattanooga restaurants are dog friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3914 Saint Elmo Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37409-1268
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-485-3050
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