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Public House - Chattanooga
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Shrimp & Grits
Gulf Shrimp, Red Bell Peppers
Sea Scallops (3)
Steak & Fries
New York Strip, Arugula, Horseradish Cream
This is hands-down our favorite restaurant food is amazing and service is so good.
Great food, great service! Loved the small plates as appetizers for 6 and then entrees were exceptional. This was our second trip and can’t wait for the third!
Average service and average food. Expected more based on other reviews and recommendations from friends since reasonable expectations weren’t met I rated a “2”
Excellent food and service. Went on a Monday so it was quiet but may be a different vibe on weekends.
Shrimp and grits are the bomb-diggity. Salmon was okay.
We were quickly seated. Our waiter was great. Food came out at a reasonable time. And was delicious. Definitely will use OpenTable to book a table at Public House again.
fabulous lunch spot! great job at social distancing and one of my favorite patios in town!
Wonderful meal and service. Great to get out again.
Food and service was amazing as it always is each time I go!!
Had a lovely dinner on the patio with our hound in tow. Staff were very friendly to our dog and service was times well. Noise could be a bit much with traffic at the intersection below but overall wonderful pork tenderloin dish and great drinks!
Fantastic meal. We loved the quail and the beets! My husbands fried chicken was excellent and the mac and cheese was good (but a little bit bland).
We had lunch here this past Friday and it was fantastic. The food was great, service was wonderful - definitely will recommend to friends and family visiting Chattanooga!
We were welcomed by a very sweet and attentive lady, who got us to our table, outdoors as we had requested in our reservation. Waiter was exceptional, food delicious and just love the menu! Lots of interesting small plates and appetizers. Great job../ we’ll be back soon!
Very enjoyable evening at Public House. Excellent food and service.
We have been here before and loved it. It was good this time as well but not exceptional. My Husband and son ordered the fried chicken and it was flavorless. I liked the crab cake special . Overall COVID has changed the ambiance. Great effort.
Fantastic Food! I highly recommend this place for couples for a nice quiet meal.
The food was great. We had the pimento cheese appetizer. My husband had the side salad and fried chicken with Mac n cheese. He said it was the best Mac n cheese he’s ever had. I had the wedge and the snapper special with brussel sprouts. All of the food was very good, and our server was phenomenal. I wish I could remember her name, but I unfortunately cannot. She was an African American woman, who was very spunky, full of character, and extremely helpful with the menu.
Incredibly disappointed! Wait for orders was excessive. Requests had to be made multiple times. Food quality and presentation were poor. Expensive fir what we got. Will never go back.
My birthday celebration
The Public House is one of our favorite Chattanooga restaurants. Our favorite items include the Salmon, Pot Roast and mashed potatoes and the Fried Chicken Another go-to is the small plate of scallops with a side of their excellent Grits.
The food was delicious and the atmosphere was very nice. When I reserved I let the know it was a birthday celebration and they left a hand written note. We will be back.
Great service and outstanding food. My husband had the filet and said it was the best he’s had in years! I had the salmon and it was delicious as was the squash casserole and fried local okra. We will definitely go back!
We dined on the porch for a friend’s birthday lunch. Every dish was delightful and the service was flawless. The salmon is the best in town, as are the thin French fries. We love it!!
Perfect place for lunch! Everything was fresh and delicious. Our server was great!
I was there celebrating two girlfriends birthdays & had a wonderful time as always!
Had a lovely dinner with friends on the patio. The street noice was load at times, but there is nothing Public House can do to change that fact. Great menu and friendly staff. Still one of the best places to eat downtown with certainly the best outdoor patio.
Ambiance was nice, service was quick, and they even gave us a free dessert and a coupon for our next visit since we were celebrating our anniversary.
My only complaint was that my shrimp and grits needed salt. And then I couldn't find someone to give me salt. (Just in case you're wondering, I don't typically add salt to my food at restaurants--I usually complain about too much salt.😀) On the other hand, my husband's fried fish sandwich was apparently perfect. We had a grand time.
One of our favorite places in town. Great experience as always!
Great service and food was delicious as well.
Food was very good and our waitress was amazing. All the staff was kind and accomodating.
The food and service is always top notch here. I got the Cobb salad and it was huge and so delicious!! Will keep coming back for more! The noise level on a Saturday at noon was a little loud but we were right by the kitchen. They have many rooms you could go to that would be quieter.
Wonderful food with great selection. One of us had shrimp and grits, another crab cake, two had the tender, tasty filet mignon. Hugh salads. Wine very good and reasonably priced. Carrot cake large enough to share and cream bulee, wow! Tables spaced for social distance. We will return!
We were in town for a graduation and looked for a high end restaurant. Public House did not disappoint.
Our server was kind & patient with my 7 & 2-year old daughters. The food was delicious as always!
Public House has a very limited lunch menu, but WOW! The options are all so good. I had the Cobb salad which comes with 3 fried chicken fingers and deviled eggs instead of just an egg cut in half. OMG that was the best Cobb salad I've ever had! Highly recommend Public House. It was fairly quiet also which is nice so you can actually have a conversation over your meal.
Awesome food! Like really really good. Price point was great and the service was excellent!
Interesting food, if not the tastiest thing I had in town. It was certainly an interesting spot, with a decent enough patio, and not a bad atmosphere, I just felt like for the price the food might’ve been better. Nothing to complain about, but the food felt about on par with something from Applebees overall but not as cheap.
The food was amazing. We sat outside on the patio, and it was beautiful. We had to move tables because of the rain but the staff took great care of us. The servers were wonderful and very attentive. I’d go back anytime for a lovely dinner or lunch.
Second visit for our anniversary. Wonderful as always. Sat outside, so noise level from street, but expected. Tables were spaced appropriately for Covid parameters and servers wore masks. Food is always awesome. One of our favorite places to dine in Chattanooga.
Public House - Chattanooga does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Public House - Chattanooga also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (423) 266-3366.
Public House - Chattanooga is rated 4.7 stars by 1636 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.