Hennen's is an upscale yet casual restaurant specializing in fresh seafood and certified Angus steaks, using the freshest local ingredients available...
Hennen's is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Chattanooga, next to the Tennessee Aquarium, IMAX Theater & within walking distance of several area hotels.
An elegant ambiance is centered around the 2,400 bottle wine cellar located in the middle of the main dining area.
Hennen's also features a full bar, patio dining and dedicated private dining room.
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Parking validation in the Riverpier Parking Garage located directly above the restaurant.
Electric Shuttle and Bus depot is located within 100 yards of restaurant.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Hennen's Ratings and Reviews
While the food was amazing, the service ...
While the food was amazing, the service was terrible. My boyfriend and I had a blonde waitress with glasses and she barely said one word to us. The very first thing she said when she came up was "Can I get you some waters?" We overheard another waiter going on about the specials and being very friendly to the customers. She was so unfriendly that we would feel uncomfortable when she would come to the table. It was very disappointing because this was our first time there and it was our one year anniversary. I didn't get her name (she did not introduce herself) so all I can give was the physical description above.
As I said before, the food was amazing. I just wish the service was just as amazing considering the price we paid for the meal.
Recently moved to Chattanooga and slowly ...
Recently moved to Chattanooga and slowly trying each upscale restaurant. There is absolutely nothing negative to be said. Outstanding service and the food, well I could have cut my steak with a toothpick. We will be back!!!!!
The evening and food were good. My husb ...
The evening and food were good. My husband's filet was dry and over cooked. The group that sat across from us was OBNOXIOUS!!!! Very drunk and the language was not exceptable.....There were children that were in the next booth that also had to hear it....
Took Grandson out for a 10th birthday ce ...
Took Grandson out for a 10th birthday celebration. He wanted steak and it was very good cooked to prefection. I had the snapper which was very nice. The meal was very enjoyable and the service was very attentive. I would return when in that area again and recommend.
We had a 7pm reservation, arrived a litt ...
We had a 7pm reservation, arrived a little early and were seated immediately. Our Waiter Charlie was very good. Only issue was my steak was undercooked, sent back and came out still undercooked but seared. This is the second time my steak has been under cooked, Hennens was my spot to take dates but I am slowly leaning towards another venue due to these inconsistencies in cooking a medium steak, always comes out medium rare. I have been coming there for over 4 years and I date a lot, I have no problem paying premium prices but not for under cooked food.
Overall, very nice restaurant located ri ...
Overall, very nice restaurant located right near the aquarium; it was clean inside and didn't seem too busy for a Saturday night.
Supposedly, you can park in the parking deck, but when we went, it was full due to an event in the area (sports event and free concert), so we had to find parking elsewhere. We were a little late because of it, but the staff was nice and said it was no problem when I called ahead to let them know.
Food was pretty good and service was decent.
It's always a great place for dinner. My ...
It's always a great place for dinner. My wife and I have enjoyed coming here for several years now...We visit Chattanooga on a regular basis for our special occasions or just a date weekend to get away... Thanks for all you offer and the quality of food and service.
My wife and I were in Chattanooga to cel ...
My wife and I were in Chattanooga to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Hennen's was recommended to us by someone who had eaten there before, and since the restaurant was within walking distance of our hotel we walked. We both had the Prime Rib (which was excellent), and our waiter was very good. The next time we visit Chattanooga, we will come back.
This was our second time here after havi ...
This was our second time here after having driven in from Murfreesboro to celebrate our friend's 25 year anniversary. We had requested in advance to have a circular booth but was told there were none available despite seeing some open and across from us was a man and his 6 year old son in a booth. Oh well.
Our waiter Bo was a nice guy but couldn't get it together. Had to be reminded to bring things to the table and then forgot one of our desserts to bring and finally, forgot to bring us back our to go box until we reminded him as we were leaving. I will go somewhere else when we return to Chattanooga as this visit was not up to par with our trip last year.
My husband and I really liked Hennen's a ...
My husband and I really liked Hennen's and plan to return. Food was delicious!! Eugene, our server, was knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Glad we met him. Not sure if our conversation could be heard by others, and that would be acoustics which are hard to control anyway. Definitely will come back!!!
It was not what we paid for. The filet's ...
It was not what we paid for. The filet's were extraordinarily delicious . And, the baked potatoes were from Heaven. Our 1 complaint was the 5 asparag spears ( a $ 7.00 side) were not enough for 1 person, let alone 2. The seating was weird. We were originally seated in a noisy place with lots of activity. The lighting should have been low and wasn't. They do nothing for birthdays. Great. Who knew? The waiter was so young, didn't even look 21, yet he asked for our I.D.. Mind you, this was my husband's 58th bday, and I am 55. it was not worth the 144.00 we spent for the mal. Yet, there was the filet & the baked potato!!!
Our Sunday evening visit to the restaura ...
Our Sunday evening visit to the restaurant was overall not a bad experience. The service was average to slightly above average. The restaurant itself was clean and comfortable. In general the food quality was excellent and tasted very good. However, we had several small issues that would make me opt for another restaurant in the future.
1. My glass and silverware were dirty, with small bits of food stuck to them. Replacement glass was clean, and I used the one clean fork I had.
2. Another party at our table found a long blonde hair in her dish approximately 2/3 through her meal. The waiter was appropriately concerned and removed the item from the bill.
3. Drinks are served without ice. When we asked for ice, we were told that the drinking water was triple charcoal filtered, and that the ice was not. I am not sure why the ice machine could not use filtered water, and I wondered what was so bad with the domestic water supply that was apparently still used for washing dishes and food contact surfaces.
4. Two of the 4 chairs at our table were weak and shifted so much that they had to be replaced with more sturdy chairs from another table.
Overall and notwithstanding the issues above, we were impressed with the preparation and quality of the food. The taste and temperature was very good, and if I try this restaurant again the food will be the reason. But operationally they have much to improve upon, with cleanliness being at the top of the list. In consideration of everything, I would likely give this restaurant another chance to see if our experience was a fluke or typical.
This was my 3rd visit to this local Stea ...
This was my 3rd visit to this local Steakhouse and each time has been fabulous. I have ordered fish once and the Ribeye 2 times. The fish was moist and translucent and the ribeye was cooked exactly as ordered both times and was tender and juicy. Their grits and asparagus are both great sides and the loaded potato is enough for 2. I have yet to have room for desert, next time my wife and I will split a meal so we can try desert. The only thing at Hennen's better than the food is the service. Brad was unbelievable, he took such great care of us. this is a place that you truly get Value for your money.
Hennon's is supposed to be one of the ni ...
Hennon's is supposed to be one of the nicest restaurants in Chattanooga. We went there to celebrate our 40th anniversary. The food was very good, but the service was very poor. We were so rushed it was not a celebration at all. The restaurant was not busy and there was no one waiting on a table. Our waitress delivered our cocktails, but had not put a lime slice on my vodka tonic, so I asked for a slice. By the time she brought it back, one of the kitchen runners was setting the salads on the table. I wanted to enjoy my cocktail before eating. The waitress came by to pick up the salad plates but saaw we were not finished "working on it" as she said ( I hate that phrase) before we finished our salads another kitchen runner showed up with our entrees. Now, my salad plate is still sitting in front of me and my husband's is too, so the runner just stood there and looked at me. I thought she might just set it on top of my salad plate, so I picked up my salad plate and held it in mid air for her to serve my dinner, my husband set his in the window. The waitress came by "everything great?" as she was rushing by and we said we would like "more water" My husband wanted a glass of wine with his dinner, but that never had a chance to order it. Before we were through with our entree, she showed up, and asked if we wanted dessert. My husband said we weren't through eating yet, we didn't know, so she said she had the dessert menu with her so she would just "leave it and let us take a look at it". We were trying to make the evening last a little longer, so we ordered dessert. The runner brought the dessert and set it in the middle of the table since we only ordered one and then picked up the dinner plates so we didn't have to clear the table. and again, before we had even finished the dessert the waitress came with the ticket and said "do you need your parking ticket stamped and I'll just leave this here for you" -- the bill. Yes, by then, we were ready to leave
Always a excellent choice. This restaura ...
Always a excellent choice. This restaurant has the finest steak cuts in this area. The hosts are gracious and pleasant. Always come here for that special dinner or to entertain out of town guests. Chattanooga's best !
great ambiance, location and food. Waitr ...
great ambiance, location and food. Waitresses were friendly and knowledgeable
Manager seated us, carried dirty dishes and whatever it took to make things happen for the place to run its best on the 4th of July. thank you for the experience
Hennen’s lived up to its reputation. Gr ...
Hennen’s lived up to its reputation. Great food, a relaxed atmosphere and our waiter was a pro. Food was prepared perfectly, and we weren’t rushed at all. I wouldn’t hesitate to return the next time I’m visiting Chattanooga.
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