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.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.


Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
526 E ML King Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37403-4111
+1 423-752-9198
10:30 - 22:00
Closed now
See all hours
Sun - Thu 10:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 00:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

657 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 654: English reviews
chattanooga tn
Level Contributor
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.

1 Thank sasha2ChattanoogaTn
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Level Contributor
17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Where else can you get fried chichen and a 40 oz beer? Chsmpy's. Located across the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Champy's serves up ridiculous fried chicken and fish. Mudt have the tamlies! Odd mixed menu but it works. This place is always busy for good reason. Free on premise parking.

Thank ChattChefJoe
Level Contributor
20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

The food was so good and the service was great. They gave the recommendations and we were not disappointed.

Thank Niki W
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Very casual in a good funky way. Wait staff was attentive and happy to assist you.Chicken was very good but a bit greasy and not a crisp as I would have liked.

Thank chattafoodie
Level Contributor
202 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Got here just after they opened. My wife and i both ordered the 2 piece white. I opted for beans and she got fries. Our waitress was really nice and friendly.

Thank alafans
Panama City, Florida
Level Contributor
1,237 reviews
669 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 530 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Family lunch here and we enjoyed everything. The fried chicken and chicken strips were perfectly seasoned and freshly cooked. The buffalo chicken salad was also a nice choice. Friendly service with a nice patio. Make sure you get a 40oz koozie. Kid friendly with parking. We would definitely eat here again.

Thank Rather_Nomadic
Alta Loma, California
Level Contributor
62 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We were driving through Chattanooga and had to choose one place to eat - not an easy thing to do. Well, the tamales was the deciding factor. The decor is decidedly funky but fun. We sat inside and enjoyed checking it all out. Hubby had the tamales, which he thoroughly enjoyed. Said they were the best he'd had-and we live... More 

Thank ClaudiaP107
Chattanooga, TN
Level Contributor
33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We don't eat at Champy's as often as we would like, but they have the best fried chicken. All is compared to Champy's when we have it elsewhere and so far there is none better. We also love the fried pickles, tamales and the great atmosphere!

Thank agussack
Leawood, Kansas
Level Contributor
13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This place is nothing fancy, but great for a family. The fried chicken and hot tamales are excellent as are the sides. We had a large group with kids ranging from 7-15, and our service was great. We did not have to wait, however, we went in the middle of the day. I have heard it can get rather busy.

Thank StacieTravels
Louisville, Kentucky
Level Contributor
18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a small restaurant with excellent food and service. I had the 2 piece chicken dinner. The chicken was breaded and cooked excellently, the green beans were awesome, mashed potatoes were good, and the tea was nice and sweet. Our server Hannah was exceptional. She was helpful with everything including the surrounding area.

Thank t121773b

Travellers who viewed Champy's also viewed


Been to Champy's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

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
Improve this listing

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, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Champy's and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Toccoa, Georgia
over a year ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Champy's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?