About J. Alexander's - Chattanooga
J. Alexander’s is a contemporary American restaurant, known for its wood-fired cuisine. Our core philosophy is to provide you with the highest possible quality dining experience. The menu features a wide selection of American classics including prime rib of beef, steaks, fresh seafood, sandwiches and entrée salads. The menu in each restaurant includes a varied and rotating selection of features like Seafood Czarina, Tuscan Steak, Grilled Fish with Mango Papaya Salsa and Chicken Milanese. The restaurant has a full-service bar that includes an outstanding selection of wines both by the glass and bottle.
Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Shallowford and Hamilton Place Blvd.
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Wheelchair Access, Wine
J. Alexander's - Chattanooga Ratings and Reviews
Great food, great ambiance... Great exp ...
Great food, great ambiance... Great experience!
Not worth the money
Loud like a cafeteria, Food not worth the money, I've had a lot better for a lot less. Its supposed to be fine dining (shorts and hats shouldn't be allowed). Only ordered dinner and it took forever, wasn't busy at all. Should give you some type of bread/rolls. Only seen our waitress 3 times throughout the night, she took my order, asked about dessert and gave us the check.
Afternoon lunch with close friends
I have been going to this restaurant for over 15 years and have never had any bad food. The upgrades to the interior are very pleasing. However, I have noticed a trend for the noise level to be approaching an unacceptable level that hampers a quiet conversation between two couples. My wife loves the food, especially the Emerald Coast Shrimip. The location in Chattanooga seems to quite a bit better than the location in Birmingham at the Gallaria Mall. The ability to make an advance reservation will increase my attendance there.
Great food. Had the filet and chicken salad. Very busy place. Manager does a great job.
Top notch dining experience, never rushe ...
Top notch dining experience, never rushed.
We showed and up and was seated early. Ordered our drinks and when we received our water is smelled like fish and didn't even have ice in the cups. We recieved our steaks which were orderd medium and they were pouring blood when you tried to cut it. The server came back to check on us maybe twice. Overall this was not a good experience.
I could not say enough good things about our visit.
We love to go to Jays, although, I wish that they would serve brunch on Sundays. We love going out after lunch and would like to have somewhere closer to go
Wonderful meal, my wife had the filet and I the prime rib and my son the shrimp with the waiter suggestions. Great meal , our Waiter was top notch. Thank you.
We had to cancel our reservation due to heavy traffic conditions, but got in on our own just a few minutes before closing. The food was good, the service was great, and we did not feel at all rushed. We plan to return next time we are in the Chattanooga TN area .
We celebrated our daughters's 18th birthday and the experience was great. Thanks for helping to make the day special!!
We had a Very good dining experience
Excellent food, and service will certainly return. Highly recommend.
Always a great meal when dining here. Te ...
Always a great meal when dining here. Tends to be a little loud atmosphere but still enjoyable. If you are looking for a quite dinner spot might want to pick another place.
One of my all time favorites in Chattanooga
This is my always go to stop if in the Chattanooga area. Great food and super service every time. I would love to tell you about their menu but cannot seem to get past their wonderful chicken tender platter. Just the most friendly staff and always top-notch service!!!!!
Great service. Wonderful food. Beautiful ...
Great service. Wonderful food. Beautiful atmosphere.
Stopped here in middle if long road trip and wanted a good meal. We were blown away! Walked in and greeted by 3 huge smiles (one opened the door for us) then we were greeted in seconds by a friendly server who was not our own. Shelley was the server and she was fantastic from start to finish. We have two small kids and we really appreciate how Shelley and the rest of the staff smiled and interacted with our kids but were mindful not to put knives and hot dishes within reach. You would be surprised how often these things are overlooked when we dine out. The food was what really went over the top. We were offered roasted oysters and couldn't say no. So glad we didn't. They were amazing! Reminded me of Drago's oyster house in New Orleans! Wife got chili and salad. She said it might be the best chili she's ever had in a restaurant. I got the fried shrimp and they were spot on perfect. This was the perfect stop on a long trip and I'm so glad we tried it out. We will return on the way back!
Andrew was our server. He was spectacula ...
Andrew was our server. He was spectacular. Food was great, as usual.
FIrst visit made a lasting impression
This was our first time dining at J. Alexanders. We were visiting Chattanooga for our anniversary and the hotel had a Ruth Chris Steakhouse attached but my husband didn't want that so we decided to try J. Alexanders. We used open table to reserve our time and love that we did because when we got there we were seated immediately. The service is impeccable and we loved the food. Found out there is one here in Atlanta that we will definitely add to our date nite list of restaurants.
Our family loves J. Alexander's. The atmosphere is always positive. The food is great! Managers and Servers are always so courteous and professional.
My absolute favorite place to eat. The w ...
My absolute favorite place to eat. The whole staff makes us feel so special. Don't leave without the trying the carrot cake. You can thank me for it later. :)
Consistent excellent dining
I love J Alexander's grilled salmon. I really have a difficult time not ordering it and making another choice. At dinner, I order the lunch portion, loaded baked potatoe and a salad. It is the only restaurant I get Thousand Island dressing, on the side. There is something "spunky" about it and I really enjoy it. Wish I had room for desert. Know there Carrot Cake is awesome, but no room! I make reservations on Open Table and no wait. Great choice for dining out.
Definitely not their best effort
This time ja was off from their usual A game....table was not ready at the reservation time and then we circled the dining room and went by the first and second tables that were supposedly ready and circled until we came to a third table at which we were seated Food was up to standard but carrot cake was not available..."making more" ..."10 minutes" said 2 separate people spaced a good interval apart...maybe or maybe not...service was not the usual best in town this particular night but it still is the best chain restaurant experience in general We have had excellent flat bread appetizers here but lately none available...,"the Nashville location always has them"said the waiter assistant..why?
Best of the best
Everything about the dining experience was top notch from the service to the great taste of well prepared meals. I look forward to dining at this location again.
Food was very good. The restaurant is very open which makes it very loud in there.
We really enjoy this restaurant. I recommend booking your reservation ahead of time. The food was good but my sons cheeseburger was still very pink and probably barely medium done. Our appetizer came out after our meal. When the waiter gave us our first bill it was minus the appetizer but my husband and I realized after the waiter ran our credit card the appetizer had been added to our bill. Most of the time we have had better experiences.
Very good restaurant for a business lunc ...
Very good restaurant for a business lunch or dinner.
This was where I took my girlfriend for our (official) first date, which happened to be on Valentine's day and despite my youthfulness of a 19 year old I was treated just as important as any adult there. The food is beyond amazing, the service cannot be beat, and the atmosphere is very welcoming. Definitely not my last visit to this restaurant!
A little off
I ordered prime rib, medium-well. It was quite a show. First I saw medium. The waiter saw that it was not as ordered and took it away. Then I saw rare, that one went back also. Then I saw medium-well and it was fantastic. If I would have had this one first, I would have given them 6 stars. Also, the Cilantro Shrimp was slightly under cooked. This experience surprised my since they are usually top notch all the time. Waiter was superb. Management was supurb.
J Alexander's in Chattanooga always has ...
J Alexander's in Chattanooga always has the best food and service hands down!
Favorite restaurant for years!
We have been going to J Alexander's in Chattanooga for years! We love the food, service, and atmosphere. We have gone to Birmingham location but did not like it as much. The food is so good and the service is excellent! You feel so pampered. We consider this a special treat for special occasions. We had a reservation on Valentine's Day and had to wait only 15 minutes for table.
Enjoyed our Valentine's Dinner! It was nice to go a little further out of our way (Atlanta was closest) but we wanted to just enjoy the ride & go to Chattanooga! Definitely a place to go back & eat! Great service!
Our New Favorite
We have enjoyed J. Alexander's on several occasions, both for lunch and dinner. The food and service are always exceptional, we particularly enjoy the grilled artichoke appetizer! Good wine list and fair prices.
An absolute must try...
Had an early Valentines Day lunch here. Although the restaurant was extremely busy, the staff was very friendly and attentive. The scallops were perfectly cooked. I would highly recommend the Oscar/crab sauce with baked potato. They made the first Valentine's with my girlfriend a very memorable one.... Would definitely go back.
The atmosphere is perfect with the right ...
The atmosphere is perfect with the right music at the right volume that doesn't cause yelling during conversation with great food. Respectful and very polite staff also make this a great experience. If your after a good steak get there "steak and fries" it is one of the top 5 best steaks of my life. Mind you that includes other countries as well. The "emerald coast shrimp" is also very good and a good size portion. Also some of the best seafood I've had. Many many good things to choose from on their menu and a great environment for romantic outings.
good time!!!! great food!!!!
Valentine's Day 2016 reservations..still had to wait thirty minutes. Other than wait.... great!
AMAZING on Valentine's Day
The staff was AMAZING. It was Valentines Day ... Saturday night at 6:00pm ... and they were EXCELLENT at getting everyone seated and their food to them in a hurry. I can't say enough about the staff here. Awesome job !!
Perfect for a First Date
My date took me to J Alexander's for our first date. He could not have chosen a better place. Our food was outstanding. We both enjoyed the prime rib. I had not dined @ J Alexander's in a few years. It was even better than I recalled. Thanks.
We have been going here for years and it is delicious each time. We enjoy it for special times and a quick bite. The staff is always great and polite and the food is to die for.
Always A Great Meal
I have eaten here several times and food is always great. Portions are usually large and filling, so that who aren't very hungry could split and entree. Salad choices are very good along with several very good appetizers. All in all a great place for great meal for that special occasion or if you are just wanting a good meal out.
Pretty loud. Couldn't hear server most of the time.
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