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City Cafe Diner

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901 Carter Street, Bonny Oaks at Lee Highway, 25th St., Cleveland TN, Chattanooga, TN 37402
+1 423-634-9191
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12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is so much to choose from on the menu. We went there twice on our 3 day trip and each time the food was great. The desserts are a little pricey but they're fabulous. Highly recommended

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Thank MBarbour06
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

TONS to choose from! The menu is like a book. They offer about any food you could want. Open 24 hours. Great for late night dining!

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Thank Anna M
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The have a ridiculous variety of food and it is all delicious. It might seem a little pricey for a diner but they serve so much food, you'll definitely need a to go box. Locals rave about the desserts but I personally don't care for them. I have not gone to the downtown location only the Bonny Oaks location. Great... More 

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Thank Elizabeth O
Franklin, Kentucky
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are hungry you hit gold, they are not scared to load your plates up. alittle wait but 100% worth it. Our waiter was the nicest fellow. Priced right, great service and the milk shakes and desserts were unbelievable. The Days Inn was great too. We even got 10% off for staying at the hotel. It had everything but... More 

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Muscle Shoals, Alabama
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161 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This little place is very unassuming on the outside but you walk in and are greeted by the friendly staff and then you see the display cases of the most beautiful cakes ever! We were there fro breakfast and I ate every single bite and was just sad it was too early in the morning or cake!! The prices are... More 

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Thank CDM1960
Athens, Georgia
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Title says it all, short and sweet, Classic American Diner, and like about 90% of the old diners in the South, Greek family. (We ate at the Carter Street location) Their cakes and pies are un-Godly, Just walking by the display case will make you blood sugar go up. If I had a complaint it would be about the outrageous... More 

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Thank 342bubba
Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great food. Amazing desserts. Incredible menu. Must eat in Chattanooga. It's pretty small, and often a wait, but it's worth it.

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Thank Tiffany S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This diner invented the word. You walk in and become entranced by the encased desserts. Next comes that Southern hospitality followed by food galore. Everything was very tasty and the portions were huge. The biscuits reminded me why I live the South! We stayed at the convention center and stopped by this diner for meals and dessert over several days.... More 

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Thank AL2056
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food!!! Long wait but worth it! I would for sure go back. Plus due to the wait we got free cake.

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Thank millergirl2006
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent for quality and service. Friendly staff and clean facilities including bathroom. Excellent ambience. A fun place to eat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $27
Cuisine
International, American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free
Meals
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
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Carter Street, Bonny Oaks at Lee Highway, 25th St., Cleveland TN, Chattanooga, TN 37402
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-634-9191
Description
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?