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Aretha Frankensteins

518 Tremont St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4153
+1 423-265-7685
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (181 reviews)
“biscuits” (53 reviews)
“pancake mix” (11 reviews)
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All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
518 Tremont St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4153
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Great time and food with friends! I had the burrito and had enough for the next day! My hubby had the polish sandwich, and while he wished they didn't cut up the sausage (and there was more of it), he said it was super tasty....More

Thank SinginSuzi
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is a unique place worth a visit just for that! I had the blueberry pancakes because this place is known for their pancakes! When they tell you 2 pancakes is enough for any normal person they aren't kidding. These things are HUGE but very...More

Thank Cheyenne N
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The music was loud, the place was funky, and the pancakes were absolutely delicious. They have a fun menu, and our food was served promptly, hot from the kitchen. We had breakfast items for lunch and chose to have one big pancake as our side...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Heard about this place from a client of mine and it was highly recommended. I stopped here with my coworkers on a weekday. We had to wait about 30 minutes for a table. The place is small and only has about 5 tables and a...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Best kept secret in Chattanooga! This place has the best pancakes ever! Don't go on a Saturday or Sunday morning because of the crowd and wait, but seriously it is worth the wait! Don't miss out on Aretha Frankensteins because it is amazing!

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Ate with a party of 5, and because we visited around 5pm on a Sunday evening, got a table right away. Service was good, but not great, and food is above average, with an above average wait. Many things seem like what you'd expect too...More

Thank Joshua H
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Their beakfast food is excellent and hits the spot nicely. Added bonus, Guinness on tap. Would definitely come back again.

Thank ScottAzbell
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We tried to eat an early evening meal here and were told that patties of 8 were not served. We told the man behind the bar that we would just sit at two tables of 4. He flatly said that was still a party of...More

Thank Eric R
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Saw it as a cheap eat and decided why not. Staff was super friendly,food portions were enough to fill us all day and prices were great. The shrimp and grits omelet was SO good. And their pancakes were very good as well. Their biscuits are...More

Thank Magon S
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Some friends in Chattanooga we were staying with fixed us some pancakes. And they were the best I had. That's when we were first introduced to Aretha Frankensteins. My next visit, I sought out the actual restaurant with a friend. It was in the middle...More

Thank AppalachianAppetite
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Questions & Answers
14 November 2016|
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Response from hcohn31 | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast is served all day
16 January 2016|
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Response from TeriEasterling | Reviewed this property |
Publix and some other grocery stores in the Chattanooga area carry the mix. You can order the mix online from the Frankenstein Mills website. Search Areth Frankensteins Pancake Mx. You add egg, buttermilk, and canola oil. I... More
Charles N
21 June 2015|
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Response from Philip S | Reviewed this property |
I think the closest thing they would have to a low fat option would be scrambled eggs with peppers/tomatoes/spinach. I think this would be ordered as a side. The do have a veggie omlette as I recall but not sure how low... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 518 Tremont St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4153
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-265-7685
  • E-mail
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