Hennen's
Hennen's

Hennen's

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.hennens.net/
  • Phone: (423) 634-5160
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Matt Marcus
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Public Transit: Electric Shuttle and Bus depot is located within 100 yards of restaurant.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking validation in the Riverpier Parking Garage located directly above the restaurant.
A word from Hennen's
Hennen's is an upscale yet casual restaurant specializing in fresh seafood and certified Angus steaks, using the freshest local ingredients available...

Hennen's is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Chattanooga, next to the Tennessee Aquarium, IMAX Theater & within walking distance of several area hotels.
An elegant ambiance is centered around the 2,400 bottle wine cellar located in the middle of the main dining area.
Hennen's also features a full bar, patio dining and dedicated private dining room.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Hennen's reviews from OpenTable diners
121 reviews since August 1, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (85)romantic (64)notable wine list (60)fit for foodies (48)neighborhood gem (39)good for groups (22)great for outdoor dining (20)hot spot (17)great for lunch (14)late-night find (12)great for brunch (8)scenic view (8)vibrant bar scene (6)kid-friendly (6)Show More
  • Nov. 14th dinner
    Moni
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    Food overall was just okay. The filet was good, but my husband's baked potato was not done and it was cold. The plates were not warm, so the food got cold quickly. Steak sauce was refrigerated, so it made the steak cold. For the money you are spending you don't get much.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    we had a very nice dinner and were very impressed with the food quality.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great celebration dinner!
    jeepike
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    Hennen's never let's us down. The service is always great and the kitchen is consistently excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    A very good dining experience. Our group was there for a business dinner and everyone was very complimentary of the food and service. We will definitely be coming back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food and service?
    SuzieQ
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We had a wonderful evening. The food was delicious and our server was very attentive. Will dine there again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great anniversary dinner
    SarahG
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    My husband and I visited Chattanooga for a brief fall getaway for our anniversary. We ate at Hennen's on Saturday night (had a 7:30 reservation, made Tuesday night). I believe our waiter was Gabe; he was attentive and pleasant, and we had a great time. Our duck and salmon were cooked perfectly! The sides were delicious. If we lived close by, this would be a go-to spot for us :) Excellent quality food for less $$ than the other restaurants I was looking at.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good but not what I expected
    discerningtaste
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    I found the prices to be higher than the quality of the entrees. Beef short ribs were 1 rib; sirloin steak cooked medium tasted like charcoal; blackened prime rib was sub-par and the filet was delicious as well as the scallops. The filet was suggested as a chef's special with 2 added scallops by the chef. The waiter did not say it was an upcharge for each scallop. It should have been an option. The lobster bisque was very good yet lacked any distinguishable pieces of lobster. The Caesar salad was superb - light and tasty. The crème brulee was the best part of the meal. For the total cost of our meal, it was disappointing. The atmosphere and ambiance was very nice even though we were backed up to a very noisy crowded booth.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Charming, welcoming & Exceptional
    MichaelDarrell09
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    great service and excellent food. only one miss step that we were not asked if we wanted bread & butter... apparently it's by request only..
    Special Features:
    hot spot, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 5 star service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Coming from Savannah, it's hard to find a establishment that compares in quality and price. Hennen's went above and beyond our expectations. The food was outstanding, service was amazing and the overall atmosphere provided a very relaxing night. It was five star quality for a very reasonable price. Our waiter was very knowledgeable and extremely friendly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food on a cold night
    food4fun
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Great spot down near the river. We were there on Head of the Hooch weekend when it was likely busier than normal but still received great service. The food was great and well presented. Our server was very helpful since we were on a tight schedule. We didn't order wine but they have a huge glass enclosed wine storage area in the center of the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • hooch weekend
    travellingtochattanooga
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Booked Heenen's a few days before arriving in Chattanooga. Was pleasantly surprised with the ambiance and menu. The wine list was rather extensive with good options at all price points. Menu was diverse with seafood and steak options and everything in-between. Lobster bisque had large chucks of VISIBLE lobster in it which was a special treat. I had the short ribs which were tender and yummy on a cold night. Great dining and nice restaurant
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Fantastic!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    The food and service are top notch and the prices are very reasonable. I am from Atlanta and a restaurant like this would cost a lot more! Give it a try, you won't be disappointed!!!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food Great Service!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Steaks are individually cut and cooked to perfection...the food is great and the servers are knowledgeable and friendly.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • perfect food and service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Hennens food was really great almost everything was perfect... delmonico, salmon main courses, shrimp appetizers, and spinach risoto yum. The service was by far the best we've had in a long time. Thank you for a wonderful experience
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent cuisine with subtle flair
    Acrjoi
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    Food was wonderful. Service was excellent with welcoming staff. Every dish was excellently prepared and included subtle variance from tradition while maintaining fabulous flavor. I would love to go back again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding In Every Way
    DeeDee
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    This was our first time in Chattanooga. We selected Hennen's for dinner and will definitely be back. The food, service and atmosphere were outstanding. If a great dining experience is what you are looking for, look no further than Hennen's 's.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The dinner was excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    Eugene was the finest waiter; Joe was most helpful with the iPhone 5 Selfie; The Filet mignon was indescribably wonderful! We could not have enjoyed ourselves more!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Happy anniversary
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    My husband and I enjoyed ourselves for a night of fine dinning.The waitress and Chief made every effort to ensure all allergies and needs. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Steak Dinner!
    Jess
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Our food was cooked perfectly. Our server, Eugene, was exceptional. And prices were very fair..Will def go back next time I'm in Chatt.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Romantic
    firsttime
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Recommended by a friend. Took my wife there for a quiet, romantic dinner. We were not disappointed. Food was great. Service was good. No complaints. I recommend it.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great steaks
    Outoftowners
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    Very friendly and great service. The steaks were tender and cooked just as we like them - rare but with a slightly charred outer. It's only the slightly undercooked baked potato and red onions that stop a full five stars. But I'd eat it all again for the steak alone. Definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone who needs great steaks cooked perfectly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Recommended.We're paying it forward
    SeaUrchin
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    We were visiting Chattanooga for a week and had friends visiting from out of town. The harbor master listed Hennen's among his suggested "eateries" so, being a short walk from Ross Landing, the 4 of us had lunch there. It was magnificent. Gabriel, our server, was attentive w/o being over-bearing. Each of us ordered a different entree and --- each of us raved. PS-their coffee is stout and excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place to celebrate an anniversary
    lovebirds
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    This place is exquisite, food and service are great the delamoninco steak you must try and desert the warm chocolate cake with ice and orange sauce outstanding. It was our anniversary and the waitress asked were we celebrating anything special we said yes so when we received our cake it had a candle on it.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First night in Chattanooga
    07supra
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    We came up from Atlanta to spend the weekend here in Chattanooga and we decided to try hennen's. It was a little nicer scale then we thought from the pictures. The service was perfect. The food was great and the prices were fair. I was very impressed with this restaurant and it turned out to be my favorite food of the whole trip.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Sat. Oct. 4
    Woody
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    The service was excellent. The food was delicious! Just a bit noisy for "senior citizens" but that would not prevent our returning. It was a very chilly, windy evening, so outdoor dining was not even considered. The street was closed off for a concert, but normally we do not care to dine near the street. But on a nice evening, it might be fine. Lobster bisque was the best I've had, husband's steak was perfectly cooked. The salmon was also perfectly cooked, very fresh and the spinach couscous a tasty accompaniment. Husband also liked the wedge salad with blue cheese. He said it was one of best he's had. All in all, a wonderful meal.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Celebrating our 10 yr anniversary
    Kt10dell
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    We came to chattanooga for a little getaway for our 10 yr wedding anniversary. After reading the reviews we decided to give Hennen's a try. Best decision we made! We had reservations at 7 but got there early and they seated us immediately. The hostess and waitress made sure to tell us happy anniversary. I ordered prime rib and my husband had the filet, both were absolutely amazing!! Our waitress was wonderful and the night could not have went any better! We definitely recommend Hennen's to anyone and will most definitely go back next time we are in chattanooga!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Night at the Symphony
    hmsband
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    My wife and I had dinner at Hennen's prior to seeing Yo-Yo Ma perform with the Chattanooga Symphony. It was a wonderful night of food, music, and romance, sparked by a fabulous meal and superb service. The price is moderate for the quality of food and ambiance of the restaurant. I have never had a bad experience at Hennen's and give it my highest recommendation. It is a great "couple's night out" kind of place.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    diningout
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    The service was okay, the food was uninspired and the prices are high. Not my idea of a good dining experience
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Food!
    2Holcombes
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We went for our anniversary. Food was great, our steaks were cooked perfectly! We had a server who was admittedly new so she was a little unsure of some things. But she was very sweet and accommodating. Noise level was way too loud to be romantic but still a nice overall experience.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • special night with grandson
    Pollywally1
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Ate at Hennens prior to wwtching a show at the Tivoli. Ordered steak whuch is always so very wonderful. Paired with good wine and after had the chocolate cake. So yummy!!!!!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Top Notch!
    wandw
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    What a wonderful steak house. The steaks were amazing. We both had the small filet - it was cooked perfectly and so tasty. We opted for veggies on the side - the spinach was freshly and lightly steamed and perfect as were the green beans. There's a good selection of wines by the glass too. The restaurants have big deep booths that are comfortable. Hennen's really exemplifies the perfect steak house!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We will be back
    IloveMYlife
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Trevor was a great server. The chopped salad with chicken was awesome for lunch with the house vingarette.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Find
    TenniscowgirlVIP
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Hennen's was another great find through Trip Advisor. The menu had choices for all tastes. The wine list was great as well. A must try in Chattanooga!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good experience
    Yaz26
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    My experience was great at hennen's! I loved the atmosphere. The only complaint I had was my steak wasn't cooked all they way and I couldn't eat half of it and my waiter didn't do anything about it. Other than that I loved it!
    Special Features:
    late-night find, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Favorite Place
    BeachOne
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Although I live 3 hours from this Restaurant, It has become my favorite. The wine list is great. The waiter was very knowledgeable about everything on the menu, and the food is fantastic, every time I come. Five stars all the way. I tell everyone about it.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    Love2dineoVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We have been 3 times now and it's always outstanding. The service is outstanding as well as the food. The crab cakes and filet are the best in town. Shrimp and grits are just amazing. Would highly recommend and will be returning soon.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unbelievable
    Luvsteaks
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    I had made reservations online the day before our visit, when we arrived we were greeted by the wonderful staff and they immediately walked us to our table at which the service was impeccable. The food drinks were incredible. I would rate this 10/10 on everything.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always good
    mocsfans
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Service here is always very good with a knowledgeable and attentive wait staff. The Rack of Lamb was excellent and complemented with the thin sliced fingerling potatoes and spinach. Our other dish was Salmon on spinach risotto which was very good. Convenient free downtown parking is a plus! This is our favorite restaurant for birthdays, anniversaries and out of town guests.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Filet
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Outstanding filet and great service. Worth the price and a great place for a date.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Steaks and prime rib were "OK" but not great for the very high price. Probably won't come back.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate