Frothy Monkey Chattanooga

3.8
30 Reviews
$30 and under
American
*We are accepting reservations for dinner only. Service for breakfast + lunch are still first come first served*

We accept reservations for table service every day for dinner. Our approachable dinner menu includes shareables, sandwiches, salads and dinner entrees. We offer beer, wine and cocktails. Complete your meal with dessert, coffee, or a beverage from our full bar.

Frothy Monkey was established in 2004. We offer breakfast, brunch every day, kids menu, lunch + dinner with beverage offerings including coffeehouse standards as well as craft beer, wine + cocktails. We nourish community through hospitality and our commitment to quality. Our food + drinks are made from scratch using original recipes and thoughtfully-sourced ingredients from regional farmers and producers whenever possible. We roast our own coffee and bake our own pastries and bread.

Please call us at (423) 680-6343 with any questions or for additional reservation availability.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 30 people are saying
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TIMOTHYF
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Service was ok
Out soft drink
Coke, sprite ?
Not use to sitting at dinner with pets at table?

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ScarlettV
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience3

Our server forgot our coffees. then they were out of everything we tried to order. I had to go to counter to ask for water refills and to find out what happened to our drink order. Portions are small and overpriced for what you get. My food wasn’t cooked well.

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OpenTable Diner
E. Tennessee
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious the staff was very kind and very clean and well prepared

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
3 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall1food3service2ambience3

We chose this place because it was recommended as a family friendly place. It was far from that - the kids PB& J came on stale, thick, sourdough that was impossible to chew for an adult let alone a child. Before that, we were offered the draft beer list where only 3 of the beers were available. Then, not once but twice we had our waitress come back to the table to tell us the food ordered was not available? On top of that we were seated right by the service window where we stared at our food waiting - a very long time - for it to be delivered. Crazy experience for Chattanooga. Just save your dining out money and go somewhere else.

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VickiL
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

It was a Sunday evening and therefore, the restaurant closed early. We actually had to leave before we wanted to.

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vipJessicaL
Greensboro
16 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Ignore the food rating, as we didn't actually eat here. Upon arrival, the snooty host informs me I don't have a reservation. I do, through OpenTable, and I show him the confirmation. He looks at it for about 10 seconds and goes, "Well, I don't have it on my end." Okay... well, can we still eat here? He says we can and takes us to a seat in the direct sunlight, so we'll be squinting at each other throughout the meal. At this point I'm still willing to give it a shot.

The waiter comes over immediately wanting to know what we'd like to have to drink. We ask for water to start while we decide. TEN minutes later he comes back, NO water, and asks if we've decided. Now I'm getting annoyed.

I ask what's on tap as I can't quite see the bar (I can see there's about 5 beers on tap, I just can't read the labels.) He stumbles through 3 of the offerings (it's clear he's not sure), says he doesn't know what one of them is, and says he thinks one of them is something mandarin (as in, a mandarin infused beer). I order that.

Another ten minutes elapses and he FINALLY comes back with water, and lets me know he was wrong about having the mandarin beverage.

At this point, we get up and leave. I'm not willing to spend money at an establishment that clearly doesn't care whether patrons are there or not. Dine elsewhere!

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JackT
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience3

The food here is quite good, but tends to be on the spicier side; all the food, including the salad, had some sort of spice that was listed nowhere on the menu (it was though someone handled my food after handling raw, diced jalapenos). While I enjoy spicy food, I like to know its coming, and I generally do not prefer it to be in a salad. I was disappointed that the red wine braised brisket wasn't available on the day I was there; since I arrived early, I can only assume it wasn't made or they didn't make much of it, which is very disappointing. If dining there, plan to wait a while; the food comes out fast after it is ordered, but it took us almost 45 minutes to get an order in and then a further half an hour after we had eaten to get the check. To be sure, the peanut butter brownie cheesecake is fantastic and innovative! If you choose to eat here, get it to go, get dessert, or just plan to make a whole evening of it.

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OpenTable Diner
Nashville
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience2

Maybe the day crowd enjoys this place, but they definitely are not equipped for dinner service. My wife and daughter ordered the pasta dish and it was really undercooked to the point where it was inedible. My brisket dinner was not very hot, meat was like shredded, not sliced...made me wonder whether it was brisket at all. They had no soft drinks other than diet coke. Needless to say it was a really disappointing evening and we will never be back for dinner at least.

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
3 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Food was tasty and the service was very good - especially considering there were 20 in our group (although our server could have used some support from her colleagues). Two thumbs way up!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience3

Service was slow and food was not great. I don’t blame our server or chef, it is hard right now for restaurants. I would say the menu saw limited and did not offer food to price.

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OpenTable Diner
E. Tennessee
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Noisy and family friendly. Our server Marvin was attentive and helpful. Food was good. Reasonably-priced.

SJ
vipStefJ
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall1food1service5ambience3

We went there for dinner and they were out of the first three items we asked from the menu. Waitstaff said they were out of the "fish of the day" for a week! I would NOT come back here for dinner. We are willing to give their brunch options a go.

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OpenTable Diner
Hawaii
8 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Date night with my husband! Thank you. Great experience, great food, amazing service.

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BEnglish
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service, ambiance, and food were outstanding. We loved everything about The Frothy Monkey!

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2friends
Birmingham
7 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience4

Good was really bad. In general. They were out of many dishes we originally ordered. Service was ok. Nice atmosphere.

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PeytonS
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was great and the service was fantastic!!

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Elise
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great ambience, food, and environment. Very clean and wonderful place! I would definitely come again!

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Eric
E. Tennessee
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

This is one of the worst dining experiences I have ever had. We were sat in the corner where it was drafty, cold, and busy from the kitchen door. Our waiter Brayden was clumsy and was not very attentive. He delivered us cold plates and overall it didn't seem like he was doing. We ate a well-cooked piece of salmon, but it was cold and not filling whatsoever.

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Patsy
Nashville
3 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was really good as was the wine. Our second year having Valentines dinner there

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TamC
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Manager at the time on Sunday January 24th was extremely helpful, sorry I don’t remember the name, he recommended a great beer that my boyfriend thoroughly enjoyed. All of the staff were friendly and helpful. Thank you all

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Food was under salted and under seasoned. Very much so.

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Itsme
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience5

We made a reservation then waited 15 minutes to be seated. Once we were seated, we waited another 15 minutes for someone to put waters on the table. No one came back to take our order after another 5 minutes of waiting, we walked out. Really cute place, but unfortunately for us, they were not staffed properly that morning.

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vipJanetM
Miami
57 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome! What a great place.

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RonM
E. Tennessee
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great experience. The magic was a little dry, though.

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GraysonH
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience2

Love all the locations in Nashville so I figured this one would be great as well, but I can honestly say that I probably won't come back. The food was pretty good but not worth the price. Our server was nice, but clearly has not been serving long and made several mistakes. Atmosphere is very bright and industrial, as we were hoping for a more intimate setting. Overall, our experience was decent at best.

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JenB
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

My boyfriend and I went for their Valentine’s special, I am gluten intolerant and they did a great job accommodating my allergy with GF bread and dessert! I wrote it in the reservation and they addressed it and told me my options from the initial seating so I didn’t even have to ask.

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Patsy
Nashville
4 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience3

Valentine’s Day dinner was great without breaking the bank. Fish a little over cooked but short ribs were superb

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GeoffreyJ
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From the time we walked in to when our waitress brought our check we were happily floored by the experience we had! The entire staff including our very kind and attentive waitress were absolutely amazing. The food was beyond our expectations and we left feeling as though we had the best valentines ever. We can’t say thank you enough! I would highly suggest to anyone.

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adamm
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We placed a reservation through “Open Table” I was surprised how seamless it was. We walked in and there was a table reserved for us! The atmosphere is great, coffee shop/quaint unique cafe. The wait staff was amazing! Katherine was so great and attentive!

The food was the best part! It is cafe prices for upscale food. The Brie appetizer was so good that me and my wife were fighting over who got the last bite! The Chicken Gnocchi dish had a broth like cream sauce that made the dish light when paired with the gnocchi and protein. It had a very savory flavor that had me coming back for more! And the Red Wine Braised Brisket was very light bodied for brisket. Paired with a ravioli and peas and onions, delicious!

Their drink menu is fantastic as well, great selection of local beer! We will definitely be back! Over all, a great date night!

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Heather
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

They are more of a counter service restaurant. They just started taking reservations but they were not prepared to do so. Nobody knew what to do with us. We stood in line to order but were then told to step aside so they could seat us since we had a reservation. They seated us but then nobody came to take out order. We had to go ask the bartender. When they finally sent someone over to take our order we found out that they were out of salmon which is what 3 out of 4 of us were going to order. We left at that point. This was NYE so we ended up eating bar food at the comedy club show we were going to at 10p.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Frothy Monkey Chattanooga using the Order Online button. Frothy Monkey Chattanooga also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (423) 680-6343.

Frothy Monkey Chattanooga is rated 3.8 stars by 30 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.