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Bea's Restaurant

4500 Dodds Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37407-3326
423-867-3618
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“peach cobbler” (41 reviews)
“potato salad” (37 reviews)
“chow chow” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
4500 Dodds Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37407-3326
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby and I ate at Bea's on Dodds Ave last week. We had not eaten there in several years and were interested to see how it had changed. The food was still served on the lazy Susans, the tables were still community tables, the service...More

Thank Nadine N
Reviewed 1 week ago

The title of my review says it. This place is unique. The restaurant is filled with big round tables that seat something like 8 people and in the center is a big lazy Susan serving carousel. The servers brings out bowls of food and places...More

Thank Dewaine F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, wholesome southern cooking. Bathrooms were clean and had baby changing table. Apple cobbler had plenty of cinnamon, just the way I like it. The potato salad was good.

Thank R S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to go if you want good Southern cooking and aren't watching your waistline! There is no menu - every day a different selection of food is served family-style. Serving dishes are placed on a lazy Susan in the middle of...More

Thank justpraisin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We as a group of guys, 10-12 of us meet monthly for lunch at different locations. Today was Bea's, I was excited! I've been living here 14 years and have always wanted to try. Bringing my wife back soon. Loved the old feel of the...More

Thank davidisrael126
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We had their buffet meal with family and the food was not very good at all. The fried chicken was good but everything else bland. Terrible overcooked peach cobbler. Mostly can tasting veggies and old tasting rolls. High prices for what you get. Wewill not...More

Thank Hungryman30127
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Bea's is a buffet style restaurant with a lazy susan in the middle of the table that seat about 10 people. The load the lazy susan with foods like chicken and dumplings, pulled BBQ, fried chicken breast, creamed corn, boiled potatoes, fried okra, coleslaw, potato...More

Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Crowded, loud, unfriendly service, seriously few options, cold food, not the cleanest, bad area of town.

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Great food and great service. The yeast rolls are homemade daily and are delicious. The fried chicken is yummy.

Thank Suzanne T
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Gross. You have to share a table and food with strangers. The only thing that tasted ok was the chicken, bread, and potato salad. The beans were bland, the yams we're too sweet, the pulled pork tasted weird (definitely not like good BBQ pork), the...More

Thank bren416
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alicehelen
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27 June 2016|
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Response from jgwisdom | Reviewed this property |
$12.50 plus tax. Frankly my wife and I love this place. It is old, has character, and it a fun place to eat. We love the fried chicken there, to us some of the best anywhere. You get iced tea or coffee with the price... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4500 Dodds Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37407-3326
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: 423-867-3618
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