We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.



Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact


Hand Dipped Ricotta Bruschetta Local Honey
Cannellini Bean-Roasted Pepper Bruschetta
Arancini Meat Sauce Mozzarella
Tallegio Black Truffle Flat Bread
Steamed Mussels Saffron Garlic Tomatoes
Fried Rhode Island Calamari Lemon
Pancetta Wrapped Dates Aged Balsamic
Grass Fed Beef Carpaccio Parmesan Arugula White Truffle Oil
Antipasto Alleia 10Pp 2 Guest Minimum
Bob Jones Lettuces Strawberries Gorgonzola
Caesar Salad Romaine Hearts Shaved Grana Padano
Organic Soybean Salad Pine Nut Pesto Red Wine Vinaigrette
Grilled Romaine Link 41 Guanciale Stagianato
All pasta prepared in house dailyricotta spring peas cremini mushrooms
Penne Bolognese
Ziti Alleia Chicken Sausage Asparagus Habanero
Papparadelle Braised Veal Breast
Angel Hair Gulf Shrimp Cherry Tomatoes
All main courses simply grilled served w/ new potatoes & red cabbage
Maple Leaf Farm's Duck Breast Raspberry Mostarda
Quail Breast Charred Tomatoes
Wood-Fired Pork Shoulder Gala Apples Balsamic
Wild Caught Washington Halibut Honeydew Relish
Beef Hanger Steak Smoked Currant Relish
all pizza cooked at 750°F in hand made masonry oven individual size
Margherita Basil Leaves Mozzarella
Peperoni Tomato Sauce Mozzarella
Salami Sausage Roasted Peppers Mozzarella
Pork Diablo Tomato Sauce Smoked Mozzarella
Prosciutto Smoked Mozzarella Arugula
Mushrooms Preserved Truffles Tomato Sauce Mozzarella
Bra Tenero Grilled Pancetta Gala Apples Arugula
Nueske's Bacon Tomato Sauce Ricotta Rosemary
Gorgonzola Fig Prosciutto
Thoughts of opening an additional concept in the southside of chattanooga stirred in 2004. chef lindley wanted to explore true rustic italian, but incorporate regional flavor. exceptional ingredients imported from italy and quality produce delivered from local farms make this vision a reality. situated in chattanooga's rejuvenated southside neighborhood, alleia resides in the old harrington building. the fulfillment of chef daniel lindley's dream of offering simple, italian inspired cuisine opened its doors in april 2009. chef lindley's latest venture is a unique interpretation of rustic italian cuisine, using local ingredients to create an evolving menu. alleia boasts seven types of house made
USD 15 - USD 25
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Drinks
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Reviews (412)
Filter reviews
410 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews pork shoulder bruschetta pappardelle grilled romaine pizza flourless chocolate cake quail gelato shrimp short ribs truffle chaat steak fries the bacon wrapped dates angel hair our waiter
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 410 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent!! Laura our server very knowledgeable. Duck with Chianti and short ribs with a Riesling It was fantastic 👌 Duck was cooked to perfection. Short ribs tender and just perfect. The calamari listed as Rhode island. We were not disappointed. This was a bucket list...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 33pamelaw
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great restaurant, great food, great service,all at reasonable prices. My wife has food allergies and they are on top of it. They are very professional in their handling of food, very good with people who have allergies. That's a bonus. Damn good food, service.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank parrotale2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our favorite date night restaurant! Fast and friendly valet parking and romantic ambiance, but we have visited several times as a family. Our favorite place to sit is up front by the huge windows and gas lights, but really enjoy the patio in pretty weather....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 31christah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family treated me to dinner here for my birthday and I had a great experience. The ambience is wonderful and our server was professional yet personable. If you go especially hungry, I would recommend a pasta or a pizza over one of the other...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mattl424
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

The atmosphere at Alleia was very nice. The servers were very professional. The menu had a lot to offer and although we didn't know what several of the dishes or ingredients were, I know what New York Strip is, and I found Alleia's to be...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Tmorgan91
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Food was awesome! Pork shoulder and Penne Bolognese were perfect. Service was good, as well as quality and atmosphere. Will definitely return!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Joel C
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere great service great food! Take advantage of the quick efficient valet service. Take notice of the entrance door really cool. Also make sure to see the candle graveyard display. Get there early for a craft cocktail in the comfortable lounge. Seating is very...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank allteal
Reviewed 19 December 2018

Alleia is a wonderful place to go for special occasions or a fun night "on the town". The atmosphere is eclectic and the food is delicious. I've been there many times and have always had a great experience!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank directorjoyce
Reviewed 14 December 2018

We stayed at the Choo Choo downtown and wanted a place within walking distance. Alleia is about 2 blocks away and easy walking. We walked right past the door which is concealed in an offset area. They asked if we had reservations, which we didn't,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lamarbradley
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

My daughter had made reservations so we were seated immediately. The atmosphere was very nice. The waiter was extremely attentive, but not to the point of annoying. The food was great we had steamed mussels as an appetizer,they were delicious. I had the braised veal...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dorry g
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 98 nearby hotels
Chattanooga Choo Choo
2,878 reviews
.13 km away
Moxy Chattanooga Downtown
12 reviews
.41 km away
The Chattanoogan
1,572 reviews
.58 km away
District 3 Hotel
637 reviews
.69 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 947 nearby restaurants
Bluegrass Grill
601 reviews
.12 km away
The Hot Chocolatier
289 reviews
.14 km away
Main Street Meats
181 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 289 nearby attractions
Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery
612 reviews
.13 km away
106 reviews
.10 km away
Chattanooga Choo Choo
799 reviews
.12 km away
Hart Gallery Tennessee
16 reviews
.16 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Millie P
23 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from thecudd | Reviewed this property |
They have valet parking, or you can try parking right on the street.
Kelly P
25 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from EvanR930 | Reviewed this property |
I think $50 a person is appropriate for good friends
11 April 2018|
Response from peterfrombrooklyn46 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know as I do not require gluten free foods.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing