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The Blue Chair Cafe Bakery & Tavern

41 University Ave, Sewanee, TN 37375-2265
+1 931-598-5434
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (29 reviews)
“chicken salad” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Hours
American, Pub, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 University Ave, Sewanee, TN 37375-2265
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by recently for lunch. We all ordered sandwiches ( Club, Chicken Salad and Patty Melt ). We noticed that most people were ordering from the Meat and 3 menu. The fried chicken and veggies looked very good. Sweet folks working there. My highlight of...More

Thank SLBHAM1960
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a really cute place and they carry a line of granola called Blue Monarch - good coffee and scones - great for lunch, too.

Thank Bebe E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always a favorite of our group. Service can be slow depending on when you arrive but it is a relaxed place with good food. Breakfast items always look good. They have ice cream you can walk out with on a cone. Lunch menu has many...More

Thank bdcdaddy
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

We visited during graduation. It is a bright sunny place and the food was delicious and quick. Service was great. We would definitely go back there if we were in the area.

Thank Gina D
Jimmy W, Owner at The Blue Chair Cafe Bakery & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

Thank you Gina for your positive review, particularly about the friendliness of our staff - we are mighty proud of the team that we have @ The Blue Chair in both our Cafe & our Tavern. Please come back to visit with us soon😋

Reviewed May 27, 2018

Breakfast was delicious; homemade pimento cheese on hand, freezer dipped ice cream, all kinds of coffee drinks, polite and helpful staff, homey atmosphere.More

Thank JBG50
Jimmy W, Owner at The Blue Chair Cafe Bakery & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Thank you for your glowing remarks about our eclectic Cafe, Bakery & Tavern establishments. BTW - our chicken salad & pimento cheese are homemade & we have also been voted the “Best of Dixie” Burger Award (which has only awarded to less than 35 restaurants...More

Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

We love to visit the Blue Chair. Our 10 year old likes walking over after school for ice cream and we love going after sporting events for drinks with friends or dinner during the week. Tried out the new meat and three today. Fried chicken...More

Thank bethjmclean5
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Blue Chair is one of the comfort food places that makes you feel like you are in someone's home. The chicken salad sandwich and pimento cheese sandwich we had were both very good. The service staff is friendly, but not particularly efficient or aware of...More

Thank Colin C
Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Good burgers (I didn't like the tacos), local Tennessean pints, and good people make for a great evening.More

Thank jem2e4
Jimmy W, Owner at The Blue Chair Cafe Bakery & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2018

We appreciate your positive review. We are very proud of our “Best of Dixie” burgers 🍔 (as awarded by the readers of Garden & Gun Magazine). Also, thank you for mentioning our Tennessee brewed “Jackalope” craft 🍻 - they are so popular that we are...More

Reviewed March 19, 2018

We ate breakfast on a Sunday morning. There were not many people in the restaurant at the time. We all ate different things and all were good. Service was nice. Had a bit of a cute and casual "hippy" vibe you find in college towns....More

Thank decatursportspage
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Friendly customer service, reasonable prices, delicious bakery items, good coffee & great assortment of hot teas! Tight parking area.

Thank Roadtrippin42
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I would be unconfirmed recommend the following: A. check menu via website B. Contact the business direct. Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 University Ave, Sewanee, TN 37375-2265
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sewanee
  • Phone Number: +1 931-598-5434
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