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City Cafe Diner

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$$ - $$$
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7641 Lee Hwy, at the Best Western Heritage Inn, Chattanooga, TN 37421-1027
+1 423-485-8222
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came to Tennessee to visit my sister and she brought me here for a good breakfast. Unfortunately it was far from that. Waitress was not friendly or attentive. Gravy and biscuits were ice cold as were the pancakes so we sent them back. They came back hot but gravy just tasted like hot milk. I ordered onions in my... More 

Thank PhrenicEnigma
Decatur, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have so many cake options it is hard to choose just one. Now a slice of cake is like $7 but you get a huge piece two people can share one piece. So if you have sweet tooth this is a great spot. We go the oreo cake

Thank livelife h
Sevierville, Tennessee
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

2 cups of coffee and 2 slices of cake $20. Coffee and cake were good but not that good. No prices on the menu. Could get 10% off meals if Best Western guest but not drinks or desserts. No free breakfast at Best Western. Go to Speedway right behind the hotel instead.

Thank KimBeardsley
Lebanon, Tennessee
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Talking about a formula for success - affordable, most incredible desserts I've ever experienced, a huge never-ending menu, some creative out-of-the-ordinary entrees, great service, and good atmosphere. I can't figure out why this chain only has 3 locations - they could be one of the top chains in the country. They've significantly surpassed Cheesecake Factory on desserts and portions. Instead... More 

Thank RobofTN
Sanford, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our daughter lives in Chattanooga and knows the local eateries well. She took us here for breakfast and we really liked it. Very generous portions, prompt and attentive staff, and reasonable prices. Recently remodeled. Atmosphere is kind of retro. Will go back.

Thank BlueHighwaysGuy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

In a time when so many businesses, especially restaurants, are cutting back on their product but charging the same price, if not more, this restaurant is the exception. It's called a diner but it's so much better than any diner I've ever visited. It's an extremely friendly place with a staff that doesn't mind taking a few extra minutes to... More 

Thank 235mike
Monteagle, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

This was the first time in which I have eaten at the particular City Café Diner in Bonney Oaks. I ordered breakfast with three eggs over, burnt home fries, and whole wheat toast buttered. Everything was great, to include the young Lady who took my order, she was delightful to talk to.

Thank Larry W
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Used to be one of my favorite places to visit. Always friendly staff and great food. The staff has been sub par the last 3 visits. Messed up order 2 of those times and each time they fixed order , they under cooked food

Thank Phil G
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

I always love eating at the City Cafe Diner. The food is fantastic - and one plate will feed multiple people. The cakes are excellent!

Thank Bethany M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

We arrived at the Best Western exhausted and starving. Headed straight to the Diner, ordered and received food surprisingly quick. Meal was excellent and sure hit the spot!!! Wish I had it, again, right now!!! Reasonable priced, too, for the quality. I will definitely eat there when in that area, again.

Thank Billy H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7641 Lee Hwy, at the Best Western Heritage Inn, Chattanooga, TN 37421-1027
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-485-8222
  • This restaurant is at BEST WESTERN Heritage Inn

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