Flying Squirrel Bar in Chattanooga is the first bar-come-restaurant from Crash Pad Hospitality, which also owns the hostel next door. They offer fresh, local, and organic fare among a relaxed and welcoming ambience. The menu changes seasonally according to supply and demand, meaning every visit serves up something new and exciting to try. The ethos of keeping everything locally sourced doesn’t stop with the food, however, the drinks menu mirrors this philosophy and is on constant rotation. They pride themselves on serving the best of the local breweries and are always rustling up something unique on the cocktail menu too.

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The Flying Squirrel want to be your “third place,” where home is your first and work your second. They want to reopen the place in our lives that was once inhabited by a social hub. Somewhere you can go to relax and unwind, enjoy good conversation and, even better, have food and drink.

The menu is simplicity with a twist, extremely accessible, and accommodating to all dietary requirements; you can be sure of exactly what goes into every dish as it’s all very clearly labelled. They also offer half-price wine on Tuesdays, a Whiskey on Wednesday promotion, and $3 for selected pints on Thursday’s Industry Night.

Sunday Brunch

The bar and restaurant is strictly 21+ throughout the week, owing to the excellent selection of alcoholic beverages, but on Sundays they open the doors to all for brunch. Open from 10:30 until 3:00pm, you can enjoy their delicious Sunday menu with all the family whilst listening to some of the finest music provided by and curated from the best local talent and the occasional touring artist.


= Lighter Fare and Sharing Options - Deviled eggs, pimento cheese, seasonal vegetables, falafel, charcuterie, and cheese board.

= Salads - Kale Caesar and spring salad.

= Entrees - Duck confit tacos, Cuban tacos, beer-braised chicken tacos, roasted pork belly, scallops, wagyu tartare sandwich, Burt’s famous fried chicken, ramen, and fried rice.

= Sweets - Banana Cotta and apple tart.

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= Sunday Brunch - Biscuits and gravy, spicy chicken biscuit, five-spice French toast, Triply Play, poutine, el burrito, roasted potato hash, frittata, Croque-Squirrel, Reuben sandwich, city ham Benedict, house-made corned beef hash, and roasted pork belly.

= Drinks - The menu consists of a wide selection of wine, local beers, and signature cocktails.

Gift Card

Flying Squirrel gift cards are available in many denominations and make perfect gifts for all occasions. Gift cards can be purchased online or by calling the restaurant.


55 Johnson St, Chattanooga, TN 37408, Phone: 423-602-5980

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