Chattanooga is a beautiful city and appeals to nature lovers.  There are plenty of great places to eat and interesting things to do. 

Reference map


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.


Buffalo Wild Wings

212 Market

Big River Grille

Blue Water Grille

Cheeburger Cheeburger


Easy Bistro

Five Guys


Mellow Mushroom

Noodles and Company



Sticky Fingers


Taco Mac

Taziki's Mediterranean Café

T.G.I. Friday's

Sitar Indian Cuisine-200 Market Street

Thai Smile-219 Market Street


Further from the river but close to the conference hotel

Community Pie

Public House


Tupelo Honey Cafe

Urban Stack


Southside of town


Terminal Brewhouse (will be very busy at night)


Across the river on the north shore

Chato Brasserie

Food Works

Marco's Italian Bistro

River Street Deli


Sushi Nabe

Taco Mamacita (will be very busy at night)

Whole Foods

Northshore Grille-16 Frazier Avenue

Sluggo's (vegetarian) - 501 Cherokee Boulevard


Further out of town but right on the water


Open late

Big River Grille

Blue Water Grille

Chattanooga Billiard Club

City Cafe Diner

Honest Pint

Taco Mac

Terminal Brewhouse


There are many more restaurants that are not listed here!



Hunter Museum of American Art, Bluff View Art District

Walking bridge/Coolidge Park/Riverwalk/Waterfront

Incline Railway

Tennessee Aquarium

Rock City

Ruby Falls

Hiking trails, parks and lookout points:  Raccoon Mountain, Signal Mountain, Lookout Mountain