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Chef Lin

5084 South Ter, Chattanooga, TN 37412-2973
+1 423-510-1998
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good22%
  • Average22%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (22 reviews)
“frog legs” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Chinese, Sushi, Asian
5084 South Ter, Chattanooga, TN 37412-2973
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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Like the one in Dalton better. Was ok but noodles were cold. Was not as great as they advertise. Will not be going back. They did have good choices and we're crowded.

Thank Mary O
Reviewed 8 May 2017

To be honest, Chef Lin's has dropped off a bit. It's not as good as it used to be but it's still better than the other buffets in town. The sushi is usually fresh and the seafood assortment is pretty diverse.

Thank Jef N
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

The wife and I went to Chef Lin's and enjoyed the large variety of items. We were surprised to see oysters on the half shell, crawdads, and frog legs. We really liked their meat on a stick and the crab rangoons.

Thank bruizer_man
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for the first time and ordered the buffet. Everything was good, as well as the sushi. We will be back

Thank Crooner82
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We have been wanting to check this place out because it was voted number 1 Chinese buffet in the area. Now that we made a dinner visit - I have no idea why. When we arrived, there were three people pulling out of spaces. There...More

Thank NeeNee37377
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I've frequented this restaurant occasionally and always receive the same great tasting food. Top notch for a great price

Thank RhinocerosReviews
Reviewed 17 November 2016

alsome food great shrimp steak you cant go wrong here . service was good kept bar full and fresh. price was good but kids price should be to 13 yrs they should not be considered adult ay 10yrs old this is crazy

Thank dyllan12
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Buffet is great, consistently delicious. There are too many favorites to list! Soups, variety of meat dishes, vegetable dishes, sushi, everything! and more than you would expect. Waitresses are on top of it and your glass is always full. I'll be back!

Thank marykta
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has been voted best in Chattanooga many times. I have no idea why. We went just at the beginning of dinner and there were few tables seated. So why would we all be jammed into one area? Apparently we looked like the type...More

1  Thank Cindi S
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Went to eat ,,because of the pictures on the ad, have never been there,and wish I still had never been there. It was dirty, a plate I had gotton ,,had someones gum on it. The shrimp ,,looked like fishing bait shrimp and felt spongy, tasted...More

Thank _tigger586
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5084 South Ter, Chattanooga, TN 37412-2973
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-510-1998
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