Chattanooga is a beautiful city and appeals to nature lovers. There are plenty of great places to eat and interesting things to do.
Suggested places in bold
Within walking distance from the Fine Arts Center
Crossroads Dining Hall-very convenient; $7 lunch, $7.50 dinner, all you can eat, 11-7PM Friday and Saturday; pass Cadek Hall from the Fine Arts Center and take a right after the next building (Guerry Center); it will be on your right
University Pizza and Deli-422 Vine Street (10 minute walk)
Champy's Chicken-526 E ML King Boulevard (10 minute walk)
The heart of downtown is between 5th Street and 2nd Street on Market Street and Broad Street, along the south side of the river, and a lot of restaurants are located here.
Sitar Indian Cuisine-200 Market Street
Thai Smile-219 Market Street
Further from the river but close to the conference hotel
Southside of town
Terminal Brewhouse (will be very busy at night)
Across the river on the north shore
Taco Mamacita (will be very busy at night)
Northshore Grille-16 Frazier Avenue
Sluggo's (vegetarian) - 501 Cherokee Boulevard
Further out of town but right on the water
There are many more restaurants that are not listed here!