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526 E ML King Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37403-4111
+1 423-752-9198
10:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 00:00
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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633 reviews
350 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After reading the reviews we were excited to go to Champy's to get some good Southern fried chicken. After our experience, we cannot help but wonder where those people ate. First the good...the only good.....the server was pleasant and the baked beans, potato salad and green beans were good, tasty and well prepared. However, somewhat pricey for what was served...$2.50,... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I honestly didn't think the food was that great . A trip to Popeyes or bojangles would have did the trick. Chicken must be cooked in pork Grease tastes like old bacon grease. The servings are big but its pricy !

Thank Kitha L
Shelbyville, Tennessee
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111 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't say enough about Champys! You can never ever go wrong! FOLKS THIS IS THE ABSOLUTE BEST FRIED CHICKEN IN THE SOUTH, HANDS DOWN! If your here in Chattanooga and only had one place to be able to go, go here! My only critique is the slaw is very strong on the vinegar. Recommend the fries and the dipping sauce.... More 

Thank Varneysa
Cookeville, Tennessee
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The first time we ate there it was really good....the next 2 times, it was just ok. The cole slaw is not sweet they way I like it.....the friend chicken is good, but lacked taste the last 2 times. The sauce that comes with the chicken strips is very good

Thank 931shelly
Rossville, Georgia
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere and service. Food is usually spot on. Awesome fried chicken and tamales, worth going for just those two :)

Thank Remy D
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Champy's is about as reliable as a restaurant can be. My daughter always gets the same thing: 3 thighs and an order of fries. We're really pushing a healthy diet, right? I get the white meat, and it's a tribute to their frying expertise that the dark meat is always adequately cooked and the white meat is never overcooked. Sides,... More 

Thank mandoimprov
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, good food selections and tasted great. Service was excellent too. All round reasonable and quick yummy meal.

Thank Deb G
Knoxville, Tennessee
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was walking to a TripAdvisor recommended restaurant when I stumbled upon this jewel. A restaurant of distinct character, the appetizer tamales and chicken tender entree were exactly what I was looking for as a pre-game lunch. It is less than a mile's walk from UTC football stadium. Pricing is comparable to Applebee's or Ruby Tuesday but with a character... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and The Little Lady weren't in the mood for anything particular and passed by Champys. I read the reviews and gave it a shot. Should have probably ordered the Tamales but decided on the wings for our appetizer. They were a good size but a little on the dry side. I ordered the two piece white meat with the... More 

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chattanooga tn
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104 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent fried chicken, cold slaw and baked beans. Also love the fried pickles. We always get take out using handy drive up window. You need to call ahead about 20 minutes or so prior to pick up.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 526 E ML King Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37403-4111
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-752-9198

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