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Pickle Barrel Restaurant

) #131 of 665 Restaurants in Chattanooga £ American, ,
1012 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2614
+1 423-266-1103
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good37%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fried pickles” (19 reviews)
“tater tots” (7 reviews)
“pepper jam” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
1012 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2614
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good bar food, and that's what it is, a bar. It's not family friendly, there were patrons whom were loud and using very foul language. It is a smoking establishment so it was difficult eating around all the chain smokers. You do have to be...More

Thank ReneaBk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped for a late night drink after traveling all day. We sat at the bar and sampled one of their signature whiskey drinks. The bar is very unique and the staff - very friendly. As we were leaving the bar we saw a stairway,...More

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in and ate on the rooftop. Great atmosphere. Spiral staircase is a little scary but worth it to eat on the rooftop. We tried pimento burger, signature burger and pepper jam burger! All were GREAT! We will definitely be going back. Great experience!

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 21 June 2017

A group of us went to this restaurant. None of had been before. None of us plan to go back. It was dirty. The service was mediocre and the food was okay. To be honest, we all wondered what the kitchen that you couldn't see...More

Thank 698paulah
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We grabbed a cold beer and a light snack at this funky little joint. It is a way cool place to kick back and relax. Awesome location and has a neat outside deck area.

Thank Rod8914
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Pickle Barrel has character. They have a unique tapered dining area when you walk in that basically forces you to feel the communal atmosphere. The iron spiral staircase leads you to some more seating upstairs along with some uncovered, rooftop seating. The food here is...More

1  Thank theasp00
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

First time here at Pickle Barrel restaurant It's definitely small , old and a local hangout And yes smoking is allowed so if smoking bothers you , you may want to avoid We had the Ruben with chips , pickle wedge and it was fantastic...More

Thank Julian P
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

The food was really good! Got a patty melt and fries and was not disappointed. We ate every bite. We wanted to eat outside on the upper level where fresh air was possible, but no tables were available so we sat downstairs. The downside to...More

Thank kathy c
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Been there for a long time, roof top deck is a great evening place, food is bar fair and usually well prepared...a good place for a pitcher of beer on the deck.

Thank joseph t
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

If you smoke and looking for unique spot for couple drinks, Pickle Barrel is going to be perfect for you!

Thank Innochek
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30 September 2016|
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Response from OhioKathy1566 | Reviewed this property |
After checking their site it does say 21 and up welcomed .
23 May 2016|
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Response from Maimau44 | Reviewed this property |
It has been a while, but I think smoking is allowed at the Pickle Barrel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1012 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-266-1103
The Pickle Barrel Welcome to the home of the Pickle Barrel restaurant.. Check out our menu, our history, and maybe grab a t-shirt. We're happy to see you support a Chattanooga original. Be sure to have something to eat or enjoy a drink on or roof top seating overlooking Market Street.
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