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Big River Grille & Brewing Works

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very good

30 Ratings
Ratings: 30
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 11.76%
Active Beers: 21
Beer Ratings: 161
Beer Avg: 3.45
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

222 Broad St
Chattanooga, Tennessee, 37402-1009
United States
phone: (423) 267-2739

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @bigriverchatt

Owned by Gordon Biersch. Some of the recipes are identical to those found at the Gordon Biersch restaurant chain, but have merely been renamed.

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Went to the one in Nashville

Food is basic nothing to rave about and the same goes with the beer. I had a burger with sweet potato fries and my women had shrimp pasta which was very good. We did the beer flight and brews were simple and basic. I do not think i would go back unless it was for a work party. It was very crowded and service was outstanding for how packed it was.

NewGlarusFan, Aug 28, 2013
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3.55/5  rDev -5.1%

Stopped by here to meet up with some friends while at a conference. Not bad by any stretch, but certainly not an "OMG I need to get back here" moment.

Atmosphere: About what I've come to expect from restaurants that have the brew pub identity (whether or not they actually brew on premises is always a matter of debate); nice, big and open dining areas with plenty of booths, separate bar areas on both ends of the building, one complete with pool tables.

Quality: Not bad, the beer was "so-so" and nothing too mind blowing (I managed to get the IPA and Scotch Ale while in town), but the food was pretty solid.

Service: I enjoyed the waitress -- she was really cool and found time to joke around with us and make recommendations on the food. She knew the menu very well and worked to be sure people were taken care of.

Food: As mentioned, it was quite solid -- I had the jambalaya and was pleased.

Value: Definitely a bit pricey -- I only had one beer and dinner and my tab was about $22... Like I said, not an "OMG I need to get back here" moment.

bamadog, Feb 20, 2012
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Big River Grille & Brewing Works in Chattanooga, TN
86 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.