Culinary Jams | The Best Places to Eat and Drink in Chattanooga this Summer

A long day of play calls for indulging in some delicious summer culinary jams. Fuel up for your next PLAYlist with everything from “Stir Fry” and “Red, Red Wine” to “Peaches n Cream” and “Cherry Pie.” Check out the best seasonal cuisine made with the freshest ingredients, locally crafted beer, and the best restaurants in Chattanooga that will make you say, “Mmmmm, that’s my jam!” just like Guy Fieri.  


Wake up and start your day off with a small batch selection from Rembrandt’s Coffee House and a homemade Nutella croissant, a perfectly crafted cup of Joe taken through the entire production cycle in the Southside at Velo, or a “Chattahooligan” latte from Be Caffeinated. No matter how you take your coffee, grab a cup and some brunch to help kickstart your PLAYlist.  


After hiking a trail or paddling the river, pair your outdoor adventure with an outdoor patio for the best of both worlds. Pop up to one of Chattanooga’s best rooftop bars for a cocktail with a view or grab your pup and settle on a dog-friendly patio. Add a little bit of spice to your PLAYlist and hit up all the best patio dining in Chattanooga. 

Woman eats at Davis Wayne's on the patio

For Your “SUGAR, SUGAR” PLAYlist  

Curb your sweet tooth with a scoop of ice cream at Clumpies Ice Cream Co., handcrafted cupcakes from Cupcake Kitchen, or a crepe from Adelle’s Creperie. Drop in at the MoonPie General Store for locally made MoonPies or find the city’s largest selection of candy at RocketFizz. Enjoy all of Chattanooga’s top desserts to add a sugar high to your PLAYlist.  

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Still haven’t found the perfect culinary jam for your PLAYlist? Visit a local farm for the freshest produce or find more Chattanooga restaurants here

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