About Easy Bistro
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.
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
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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.
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.
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.
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
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 email@example.com to book your event. The restaurant is also available for full buyout custom events upon request.
Easy Bistro Ratings and Reviews
Had a very pleasant dinner on the patio. ...
Had a very pleasant dinner on the patio. Excellent mussels and oysters.
Great Experience at Easy Bistro
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.
Quiet Night at Easy Bistro
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.
Went here for dinner with the wife. Food ...
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.
Love It !
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 !
The chef's choice oysters and clams were ...
The chef's choice oysters and clams were very tasty. Eclectic crowd was a little noisy but not bad.
Great food, location and service
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.
I am in town on business for a few weeks ...
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!
A little pricey but great food and servi ...
A little pricey but great food and service.
Great place in the heart of Chattanooga
Most recent visit was with family. The food is exceptionally prepared and tastes great. Service is at the top of the list in Chattanooga.
The restaurant has a warm and friendly e ...
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.
Another wonderful dining experience at E ...
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!!
Awesome food and dining experience.
Awesome food and dining experience.
Our server was very helpful, friendly , and knowledgeable. I would easily requst hom again.
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.
The food we amazing and we couldn't have ...
The food we amazing and we couldn't have asked for better service.
Great service even with 4 kids! Poured c ...
Great service even with 4 kids! Poured coke was a hit with our 11 daughter and the bread assortment was fabulous!
Fast, good service.
Fast, good service.
Quality food and service...the noise lev ...
Quality food and service...the noise level was a bit high for us but still worth it.
Excellent taste and presentation! Wait staff were professional and attentive. Nice renovation of an old downtown building.
Food was absolutely great. Service was s ...
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.
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.
Menu change :(
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.
Easy Bistro fab
Easy Bistro was amazing! The food was superb!! I highly recommend.
I suppose it's always dicey dining out o ...
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.
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
Dinner in Darkness
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!!!
Easy never fails to delight. The unique ...
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.
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.
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.
Went for brunch on Saturday at 1pm. It ...
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.
Easy Bistro Brunch
Excellent choices on the menu .... something for every one. Our waiter did a wonderful job!
Found this place based on great internet ...
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.
Slightly disappointed with this visit
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.
Open Table Reservations
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.
A Great Place All Around
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.
We love this restaurant. The food is always great
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!
No Champagne on New Years Eve?
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.
One of the best chicken dishes my wife h ...
One of the best chicken dishes my wife has ever had out!
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.
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