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City Cafe Diner

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901 Carter St, Bonny Oaks at Lee Highway, 25th St., Cleveland TN, Chattanooga, TN 37402-5012
+1 423-634-9191
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Every time I go to city cafe.the food is wonderful. Never had a bad experience. I LOVE IT. TRY IT IF U CAN.A LITTLE PRICEY BUT WORTH IT

Thank Angela R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Never had such you portion sizes for the price I paid. This is one place where you need to go with an empty stomach because the portion sizes are hugh. The selections are plenty and food is of good quality.

Thank dileep_sivaraman
Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

By far the biggest portions I have ever had at any restaurant anywhere ever. My son had a 20 ounce T-Bone meal with 2 sides for just $21. My daughter ordered the chicken and steak fajitas and not only was it delicious it could have feed a family of 4. And the cakes at least 25 kinds that could be... More 

Thank ssdd10
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We are in Chattanooga for a mini vacation and decided to try city cafe diner because it is within walking distance of our hotel and had semi-decent reviews. We entered the front door to find the cashier/hostess playing on his cell phone and he had to finish what he was doing before he could be bothered to greet us. We... More 

Thank Lauren E
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you visit this spot, order carefully. The food is fantastic but the portions are wash too much. Every entire can be shared by at least two people. We tried to give our extra unfinished food to the local homeless but none were around due to the rain, Thank God we walked to and from the restaurnat to burn some... More 

Thank Stephen F
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Classic old fashioned diner with an array of foods that will remind you of your childhood with a modern twist. We had breakfast in this very clean and organized restaurant. What a gem!

Thank CumberlandQueen
Rogersville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When we walked I the City Cafe Diner the first thing we saw was a display of beautiful cakes that are on the menu to purchase by the slice. The menu is several pages long and it was difficult to choose what to order. We were at the diner at lunchtime but most people eating were having breakfast. We picked... More 

Thank smalltowncoupletn
Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have eaten at the city Café twice now. Both times were exceptional. The menu is extensive! In fact one of the hardest things is choosing what you're going to have. I can heartily recommend the Cajun chicken Alfredo pasta! I also had the crab stuffed flounder and it was wonderful but very rich. They have amazing desserts to choose... More 

Thank pc t
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was wonderful, wait staff was friendly and knowledgeable about the area. Playing oldies music to wake you up in a good mood. Would definitely recommend that you visit when you are in Chattanooga!!

Thank Myndy K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has awesome food with large portions. They have any kind of food that you could imagine and though we did not try any of the cakes or pies they looked amazing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $27
International, American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, 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, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups
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: 901 Carter St, Bonny Oaks at Lee Highway, 25th St., Cleveland TN, Chattanooga, TN 37402-5012
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-634-9191
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.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?