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City Cafe Diner

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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CEREALS‏
2.45
Cold Cereal
With milk we feature an assortment of dry cereals ask your server for selection
9.55
Toast +0.95
Biscuit +0.95
City Cafe's Breakfast Special
Three eggs w/ 2 strips of bacon, 2 sausages & 2 pancakes, served w/ home fries or grits
FARM FRESH EGGS
Served w/ home fries or grits & toast or a biscuit
2.75
One Egg
Any style
3.65
Two Eggs
Any style
6.45
Corned Beef Hash & Two Eggs
8.65
Chicken Breast & Two Eggs
9.95
8Oz. Center Cut Pork Chop & Two Eggs
12.95
10Oz. N.Y. Steak & Two Eggs
5.15
Sausage, Biscuits & Gravy
On (2) biscuits, served w/ home fries or grits
2.55
Biscuits & Gravy
2
1.95
Sausage Biscuit
1
CITY CAFE'S BREAKFAST SPECIALTIES‏
8.45
Country Fried Steak
With gravy & two eggs (any style), served w/ home fries or grits & toast or a biscuit
6.45
Hobo Banquet
We created this one! a plate full of home fries topped w/ American cheese, two eggs any style & hearty country gravy, served w/ toast or a biscuit
8.95
Eggs Benedict
On an English muffin w/ Canadian bacon & hollandaise sauce, served w/ home fries or grits
7.95
Farmer’s Omelette
Sautéed mushrooms,‏ onions, sausage & cheddar cheese on a bed of home fries topped w/ country gravy, w/ toast or a biscuit
FRUIT AND JUICES
Small (8 oz. ) 1.95
Large (16 oz. ) 3.15
Assorted Juices
4.95
Cottage cheese +1.50
Bowl of Fruit Salad
2.95
Cup of Fruit
2.95
Cup of Fresh Strawberries
2.95
Cup of Blueberry Preserves
OMELETTES‏
Served w/ home fries or grits & toast or a biscuit
4.55
Home fries
Grits & toast
Biscuit
Plain Omelette
5.55
Home fries
Grits & toast
Biscuit
Cheese Omelette
5.55
Home fries
Grits & toast
Biscuit
Swiss Cheese Omelette
5.95
Cheese +6.95
Home fries
Grits & toast
Biscuit
Ham or Bacon or Sausage Omelette
7.45
Home fries
Grits & toast
Biscuit
Corned Beef Hash & Cheese Omelette
6.25
Home fries
Grits & toast
Biscuit
Broccoli & Cheddar Omelette
6.55
Home fries
Grits & toast
Biscuit
Garden Omelette
With broccoli, mushrooms, tomatoes & onions
7.15
Home fries
Grits & toast
Biscuit
Western Omelette
With ham, onions & green peppers
6.95
Home fries
Grits & toast
Biscuit
Mexican Omelette
Chili & cheddar cheese served w/ sour cream
SPECIAL OMELETTES
Served w/ home fries or grits & toast or a biscuit
8.65
Home fries
Grits & toast
Biscuit
Fiesta Omelette
Bacon, ham,‏ sausage, jalapeno peppers, tomatoes, onions & melted cheddar cheese, served w/ salsa
6.95
Home fries
Grits & toast
Biscuit
Greek Omelette
With feta cheese, tomato & onions
6.45
Home fries
Grits & toast
Biscuit
Gyro Omelette
6.75
Home fries
Grits & toast
Biscuit
Chattanooga Omelette
Broccoli, tomato & monterey jack cheese
7.95
Home fries
Grits & toast
Biscuit
Philly Cheese Omelette
Tender slices of beef w/ green peppers, onions & melted cheese
7.25
Home fries
Grits & toast
Biscuit
Italian Omelette
Italian sausage, peppers, onions & mozzarella cheese topped w/ marinara sauce
8.45
Home fries
Grits & toast
Biscuit
Quesadilla Omelette
Onion, tomato, avocado & cheese omelette stuffed into a 12” flour tortilla, served w/ sour cream & salsa (no toast or biscuit)
FROM THE GRIDDLE‏
Garnished w/ powdered sugar, served w/ butter & syrup
4.45
Buttermilk Pancakes (3) or French Toast
4.45
Golden Brown Belgian Waffle
5.45
Chocolate Chip Pancakes
Three chocolate‏ batter pancakes filled w/ chocolate chips, topped w/ powdered sugar & whipped topping
5.95
Banana Nut Pancakes
Filled w/ bananas & chopped pecans, garnished w/ powdered sugar & whipped topping
5.45
Pecan Pancakes
Three buttermilk pancakes topped & filled w/ chopped pecans, powdered sugar & whipped topping
6.55
Fruit Pancakes
Three buttermilk pancakes smothered w/ strawberries or blueberries & crowned w/ whipped topping.
4.95
Homemade German Style Potato Pancakes
Served w/ applesauce
5.45
Pecan Waffle
Belgian waffle w/ chopped pecans, powdered sugar & whipped topping
6.15
Banana Pecan
Waffle Belgian waffle w/ fresh banana, chopped pecans & whipped topping
EGG SANDWICHES
Served w/ home fries or grits
3.55
Home fries
Grits
Cheese to any egg sandwich +1.00
Fried Egg
With two eggs, any style
5.15
Home fries
Grits
Cheese to any egg sandwich +1.00
Western
6.45
Home fries
Grits
Cheese to any egg sandwich +1.00
Pigs in a Blanket
Three sausage‏ links rolled in extra large pancakes, garnished w/ powdered sugar
7.25
Home fries
Grits
Cheese to any egg sandwich +1.00
Fiesta Burrito
Two scrambled eggs w/ home made potatoes, sausage, onions & jalapeño peppers in a flour tortilla, topped w/ cheese, salsa & sour cream served w/ home fries or grits
BAGELS, TOAST & MUFFINS‏
1.45
1 cup of cream cheese +2.15
Cream cheese cup +0.75
Bagel
0.95
Toast
With butter & jelly
1.45
English Muffin
2.45
Homemade Assorted Muffins
BREAKFAST SIDE
2.95
Home Fries
Prepared w/ onions, peppers & tomato for flavor
2.95
French Fries
1.00
Grits
Cup 1.50
Bowl 2.45
Oatmeal
2.95
Ham, Bacon or Sausage
3.15
Canadian Bacon
3.45
Corned Beef Hash
3.95
Country Ham
0.90
Side of Walnuts
3 oz.
0.90
Side of Chocolate Chips
3 oz.
About
24/7 Anything anytime! City Cafe Diner in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Cleveland, Tennessee offers breakfast, lunch and dinner with a choice of 400 different menu items any time of day or night. We feature traditional American fare plus five different varieties of ethnic food, including Chinese, Mexican, Italian, Greek and Mediterranean cuisine. Choose from over 90 home made cakes, cheesecakes, and pies. Our downtown diner provides a full bar and live music. Our other locations provide beer and wine.
PRICE RANGE
$2 - $27
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
International, American, Cafe, Diner
FEATURES
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’ve had breakfast here a couple of times. The breakfast is ok. My husbands bacon was gross. The staff and management are hard working and constantly looking out for the customers. The displays of cakes and pies, etc is a feast for the eyes! We...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Sunshine31LG
Reviewed 4 days ago

The first morning we were led astray, and ate breakfast at a different restaurant that was terrible. We were so pleased with City Cafe beginning with the charming decor. Just so cute. Our breakfasts were excellent. My husband judges a breakfast by the potatoes, and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank sandyCumming
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here quite a few times! The menu is HUGE. So many selections—from Greek to American. I believe this place is actually open 24/7!!! The man who manages is friendly! This place also has that “50s/60s” vibe to it! The cakes are huge and well...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank itssleonard12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Needing a place for dinner for my granddaughters 9 & 11 and I chose City Grill. Viewed their online menu and figured we could all find something to eat. Great kids menu with lots of selections. Spaghetti for one and Fetucinni Alfredo for the other....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Tom T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had food off of the breakfast menu, cannot beat the price for the amount of food. The staff is so friendly and helpful. It you are in Chattanooga definitely stood by.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Nate37043
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must hit restaurant when in Chattanooga! It looks sketchy attached to the Days Inn but don't let it stop you. The menu is enormous so take a few minutes to glance it over. I ordered Chicken Cuban Reuben which was delicious. If...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Manwiththeplan86
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

MASSIVE menu!! They have over 450 items on the menu so it's good for a family or couple that cannot decide what cuisine to eat. They have everything from breakfast, Greek, Mexican, Chinese, American and everything in between. Cake slices are massive and worth $7.50....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank FerrandoRoche81
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the recommendation of the bus driver, ate breakfast here and came back the next morning too. The first day we both tried to eat the huge portions of pigs in blankets in our plates but decided the second morning to split a plate of...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank kathleenm461
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We travel to Chattanooga frequently and have always made City Cafe one of our go to places. Unfortunately the last two times it has not been as good as usual. Service was good,but the food seems to be lacking. Perhaps we have just caught a...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Nomad783525
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge portions at a great value. The deserts are AMAZING. Great staff, huge menus. When in Chattanooga stop here and enjoy The only problem is that it’s all good and sooo many choices

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mary P
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TripMomof1
June 26, 2018|
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Response from nwoodo | Reviewed this property |
We went early enough that parking in their small lot wasn't an issue. There is also street parking available.
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manaus
November 28, 2015|
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Response from city cafe diner d | Property representative |
Ofcourse! Open 24/7/366, anything, anytime! We are serving Christmas Dinner as well as our full menu and desserts. Happy Holidays!
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Beth W
March 30, 2015|
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Response from Ellen C | Reviewed this property |
Must be some confusion. City Cafe diner is a great diner. However, we stayed about a block away at the Marriott Downtown and they have both an indoor and outdoor pool. A wonderful hotel!
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