About Easy Bistro

203 Broad St
Chattanooga, TN 37402
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Chattanooga meets Old World comfort food. Easy offers the best of French Bistro dining: delicious yet affordable, stylish yet friendly. No fussy meals here, just perfectly prepared steaks, fresh seafood, roast chicken, authentic Raw Bar oysters and crab legs, and more. All served in the dramatic urban interior of a century-old building that was the world's first Coca-Cola bottling plant. Liquors infused with unique flavors by our bar staff are used to create one of a kind cocktails. The wine list highlights reds and whites that showcase both traditional quality and new taste trends. The private dining room is perfect for business or social events. One block from the Tennessee Aquarium, Easy Bistro & Bar is Chattanooga's perfect night out downtown. Want a meal to enjoy and remember with loved ones? The choice is Easy. Open for dinner every day, brunch Saturday and Sunday.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Aquarium Way

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(423) 266-1121

Website:
http://www.easybistro.com/

Catering:
Easy Bistro & Bar offers custom designed off-premise catering menus for all sized events ranging from small take-away luncheons to large wedding and corporate parties. We also offer custom designed cocktail and wine parties with our creative and talented Bar staff.

Parking Details:
We offer complimentary valet parking 7 nights a week and for Saturday & Sunday Brunch. Please pull up out front and your car will be taken care of free of charge. There are also several public parking lots and on street parking in the area.

Public Transit:
Easy Bistro & Bar is located just outside the Chattanooga Downtown Electric Shuttle Terminal. If you ride the shuttle simply walk out of the tunnel to Broad Street and take a left.

Executive Chef:
Erik Niel

Private Party Facilities:
Easy Bistro and Bar features classicaly prepared cuisine rooted in regional ingredients accompanied by unforgettable warmth and professional hospitality, under the direction of Chef and Owner Erik Niel.

Private Party Contact:
Amanda Niel or Danielle Pope: 4232661121x

Additional:
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Easy Bistro & Bar has a private dining room area that holds up to 36 people for a seated dinner and up to 55 people for a cocktail style party. Please email an@easybistro.com to book your event. The restaurant is also available for full buyout custom events upon request.

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Promotions

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Sunday, May 8, 2016

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Show your mom some love, and bring her to Easy Bistro this Mother's Day, Sunday May 8th! Make your reservation today!
Father's Day Special Menus & Reservations

Saturday, June 18, 2016

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Don't give Dad ANOTHER tie this year! Show him some love, and bring him to Easy Bistro to celebrate Father's Day! Make your reservation, it's almost here! Sunday June 19th!

Easy Bistro Ratings and Reviews

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food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.3

noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

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food5
ambience4
service5

Had a very pleasant dinner on the patio. ...

vip
Dined on April 24, 2016

Had a very pleasant dinner on the patio. Excellent mussels and oysters.

food5
ambience5
service5
value3

Great Experience at Easy Bistro

Dined on April 23, 2016

Hennen's is a better value, but the foodie appeal is better here. Appetizer, splitting the entree, two drinks, and an impressive creme brulee totaled over $100, but I'm glad to spend it every once in a while.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
food4
ambience4
service3
value3

Quiet Night at Easy Bistro

vip
Dined on April 20, 2016

I entered Easy Bistro at 9pm on a Tuesday night and the place was empty save for one table dining. As such, I sat at the bar and was told the kitchen would be shutting down at 9:30 due to slow activity. I ordered an outstanding grilled oyster appetizer along with a martini and decided to have dinner elsewhere as I was in no mood to be rushed.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
food2
ambience4
service1

Went here for dinner with the wife. Food ...

Dined on April 17, 2016

Went here for dinner with the wife. Food was okay, but nothing memorable. The service was absolutely awful. Would not go back and would not recommend.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Love It !

Dined on April 17, 2016

We love Easy Bistro. They did our wedding and we always go back for anniversary every year. We also take friends there for special occasions. The food is always very good and service is outstanding. This is one of the few places that we will order a bottle of wine, appetizers, main course and dessert - its all that good :) We will always go back !

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience4
service5

The chef's choice oysters and clams were ...

Dined on April 16, 2016

The chef's choice oysters and clams were very tasty. Eclectic crowd was a little noisy but not bad.

food4
ambience3
service4
value3

Great food, location and service

Dined on April 16, 2016

Easy Bistro is our go-to special occasion restaurant. Interesting menu with something for everyone. Excellent cocktails and knowledgeable service. It is a lovely setting but I wish there was something they could do about the noise level...so many hard surfaces and high ceilings I know that's a tall order. It's just difficult to talk to anyone other than those right beside you.

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5

I am in town on business for a few weeks ...

Dined on April 14, 2016

I am in town on business for a few weeks. Easy Bistro came widely recommended by many people, including the person next to me on the plane and local friends. It did not disappoint!

food4
ambience5
service4

A little pricey but great food and servi ...

Dined on April 2, 2016

A little pricey but great food and service.

food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Great place in the heart of Chattanooga

Dined on March 31, 2016

Most recent visit was with family. The food is exceptionally prepared and tastes great. Service is at the top of the list in Chattanooga.

Tags: great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
food4
ambience4
service4

The restaurant has a warm and friendly e ...

Dined on March 30, 2016

The restaurant has a warm and friendly environment. It allows for entertaining for guests to enjoy great food and unique drinks. The oysters are fresh and delicious.

food5
ambience5
service5

Another wonderful dining experience at E ...

vip
Dined on March 27, 2016

Another wonderful dining experience at Easy Bistro! Easter Brunch was amazing. The cornmeal waffle w/smoked pork belly, poached egg, and bourbon maple syrup was divine!! My wife enjoyed the egg white asparagus and frisée omelette. Our server was really knowledgeable about the menu and gave the perfect amount of attention without being overtly present. Love Easy Bistro!!

food5
ambience5
service5

Awesome food and dining experience.

Dined on March 25, 2016

Awesome food and dining experience.

food5
ambience4
service5
value5

Server review

Dined on March 24, 2016

Our server was very helpful, friendly , and knowledgeable. I would easily requst hom again.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
food1
ambience2
service1
value1

Terrible food/service

Dined on March 24, 2016

On the hunt for the best oysters in the SE - tried Easy Bistro and had a terrible restaurant experience from having to wait 45 minutes for a beer, the waiter arguing with me that Chesapeake oysters on the menu was a misprint and they couldn't honor the price, charging almost $10 for a few slices of bread, bringing a dozen oysters when my friend had ordered only 6 and charging us for the extra 6, and my grilled oysters were luke-warm and tiny with no flavor. Per my friends the raw oysters were only so-so and the bill calculated incorrectly and super pricey for a lousy meal. I would never recommend this restaurant.

food5
ambience5
service5

The food we amazing and we couldn't have ...

Dined on March 20, 2016

The food we amazing and we couldn't have asked for better service.

food5
ambience5
service5

Great service even with 4 kids! Poured c ...

Dined on March 18, 2016

Great service even with 4 kids! Poured coke was a hit with our 11 daughter and the bread assortment was fabulous!

food5
ambience5
service5

Fast, good service.

Dined on March 10, 2016

Fast, good service.

food4
ambience3
service5

Quality food and service...the noise lev ...

vip
Dined on February 27, 2016

Quality food and service...the noise level was a bit high for us but still worth it.

food4
ambience4
service4
value3

Downtown gem

Dined on February 27, 2016

Excellent taste and presentation! Wait staff were professional and attentive. Nice renovation of an old downtown building.

Tags: romantic, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot
food5
ambience2
service3

Food was absolutely great. Service was s ...

Dined on February 25, 2016

Food was absolutely great. Service was slow. Im fine with low lighting but it was too dark to read the menu. We all had our phones out for light.

food3
ambience2
service2
value1

Disappointed

vip
Dined on February 22, 2016

Food quality has gone down while prices have gone up. Server not totally attentive: I told her I'd like to take the leftover home. She said yes. When it was time to leave, I asked her about it. She said she thought I said I was done, so she dumped it. Told her not to worry about it--nothing to be done. Maybe she misheard. But I think it should be restaurant policy for servers to ask if a customer wants to take leftovers home.

food3
ambience4
service4
value4

Menu change :(

Dined on February 21, 2016

Unfortunately, even though the online menu still shows Canadian bacon on the Eggs Benedict, the "real" menu hss changed to country ham, which was way too salty. Otherwise good.

Tags: great for brunch, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Easy Bistro fab

Dined on February 14, 2016

Easy Bistro was amazing! The food was superb!! I highly recommend.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
food4
ambience2
service3
value3

I suppose it's always dicey dining out o ...

Dined on February 14, 2016

I suppose it's always dicey dining out on Valentine's Day, but it's also our wedding anniversary so it's tough to bypass. We chose Easy Bistro due to the reviews it got and the photos of its inviting, chic interior. I booked well (2+ weeks) in advance for an 8:15 reservation. When we arrived we were told things were running late, which was not an issue, we were happy to be at the bar and have one of the specialty cocktails. Service at the bar was very friendly. We didn't have to wait too long, and immediately saw the reason--instead of being seated in the main dining area, we were led to the "private dining room" off to the back. There was an enormous table in the middle, and we were stuck in the far reaches next to the kitchen entrance. The room was virtually undecorated, very brightly lit, and barely a step above a conference room in a moderately-priced hotel. Not romantic, and certainly not what I would have chosen had this been my option when I looked at photos on the website. We asked to be moved, and were told, quite pointedly and huffily by our waitress, that it was impossible and essentially we should like it or lump it and be grateful that the restaurant had deigned to open up this room in order to seat us. Not being locals and at 8:15 on a holiday Saturday evening, we stayed. I'm sure this was what the restaurant management depended upon by choosing not to limit reservations to a number they could accommodate in the main dining room. As good as the food was, I don't like being taken for a sucker and won't be back.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Excellent Valentines

Dined on February 13, 2016

We enjoyed a wonderful meal at Easy for Valentine's Day. Chef Niel has really stepped up his game. We enjoyed the truffle risotto and filet along with wonderful desserts

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic
food2
ambience1
service2
value1

Dinner in Darkness

Dined on February 12, 2016

Don't go at night! Lol! We couldn't see anything! Not the menu, not our food and then they turned the lights down even further after we ordered! Go during the day!!!

Tags: great for brunch
food5
ambience5
service5

Easy never fails to delight. The unique ...

vip
Dined on February 6, 2016

Easy never fails to delight. The unique combinations of ingredients, but in particular the root vegetable and buerre blanc combinations with sword and tilefish have been novel and well-executed. The molten chocolate cake didn't really fit the description but was still good. Honestly my favorite in Chattanooga. The wine list recently has moved away from European wines and towards American, which is a little disappointing with the European style food, but still all in all a winner for brunch, lunch or dinner.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Excellent restaurant!

Dined on January 30, 2016

We have eaten here for dinner twice and brunch twice. The food is always excellent. They have oyster specials when in season. The location is fantastic across from the aquarium.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Fantastic restaurant

Dined on January 30, 2016

We went there to celebrate my sister and my birthday with our husbands and Robin made it such a special event. She brought out fun drinks to start off the evening and treated us like royalty.

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5

Went for brunch on Saturday at 1pm. It ...

Dined on January 30, 2016

Went for brunch on Saturday at 1pm. It was very quiet, seated immediately and beautiful space. Server was excellent. We had a very leisurely brunch and were not rushed at all. Recommend: Winter punch - 4ish pours/carafe Bread basket - holy cow 😍😍😍 Lamb burger - if you like lamb I can't wait to go back for dinner.

food4
ambience5
service5
value3

Easy Bistro Brunch

Dined on January 30, 2016

Excellent choices on the menu .... something for every one. Our waiter did a wonderful job!

Tags: great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
food4
ambience4
service4

Found this place based on great internet ...

Dined on January 30, 2016

Found this place based on great internet feedback. We fine dine out regularly. Great atmosphere and menu. No real complaints aside from it's a bit pricey for the portions. Had a great meal but didn't " wow" us.

food3
ambience5
service2
value2

Slightly disappointed with this visit

Dined on January 24, 2016

I've been to Easy Bistro many times and it is usually a place I look very much forward to. I've even planned rather large gatherings with friends there on a few occasions over the years. This was a different experience. I had a reservation but had to wait at least 15 minutes to get a table all the way in the back of the restaurant hidden behind a column. Then it seemed that they just forgot about us. It took a very long time to get even a water much less menus and a waiter. Then it also took a strangely long time for our drinks to arrive. The food arrived in a timely way and was good as usual. Our server was knowledgeable and polite. I would understand some of this if it were packed, but it wasn't. Disappointed. But I'm sure I'll go back again.

Tags: fit for foodies
food1
ambience1
service1
value2

Open Table Reservations

Dined on January 21, 2016

The restaurant had no record of your reservation. Don't know what else to say. Sorry if I do not meet open tables character length, will try to do better next time.

food5
ambience5
service5
value4

A Great Place All Around

Dined on January 4, 2016

This is our go-to restaurant in Chattanooga. The food is interesting and every dish at our table was something that would be ordered again. Service is impeccable - it's there when you want it and not when you don't.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
food5
ambience4
service5
value1

We love this restaurant. The food is always great

vip
Dined on January 3, 2016

We have not been there for brunch in a while. We looked at the menu online and decided to go this weekend. We were frankly displeased to find that menu prices of 13 or $14 were now priced at $19. They need to update their website. We were not looking for a $40 brunch!

food3
ambience4
service3
value4

No Champagne on New Years Eve?

Dined on December 31, 2015

The champagne by the glass was bitter, they were out of decent bottles within the $ 200 range ( only an 80 year old granny & myself drinking it) The manager rushed another glass over, but it tasted more like a flat white wine, but I didn't want to complain again and ruin the evening any more. My Steak & potatoes came ice cold & the meat was raw. The appetizers were spectacular, so it may have been a one time mistake on my order.

food5
ambience4
service5

One of the best chicken dishes my wife h ...

Dined on December 30, 2015

One of the best chicken dishes my wife has ever had out!

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Loved it.

vip
Dined on December 30, 2015

Easy Bistro was awesome as always. My lamb rib chips were excellent and my wife raves about her mushroom risotto. Unfortunately we live out of town so we can only visit occasionally. But every time we are in Chattanooga we have to go to Easy Bistro. And next time we will be sure to ask for B. B. as our server. She is outstanding.

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list

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