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City Cafe

101 1st Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-2305
+1 256-353-9719
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“chicken” (6 reviews)
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101 1st Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-2305
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A Gem of a restaurant / café! found the City Café through TripAdvisor and we are so glad we did. We were there for Breakfast! Atmosphere brought about the true small town feel! Knew when we came through the front doors this place was going...More

Thank Eric T
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Great Breakfast and even better lunch. I love the chicken and dressing. This is the perfect place if you're looking to get your soul food fix!

Thank mexilovee
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Love this place! As my niece would say this food is the bum.com, It is excellent and we adore Steve and his team(Shelly).Everyone is just friendly and kind. Yummy yummy!!!!!!! Shay

1  Thank SMASON827
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My wife and I have visited City Café many times and if you are looking for great home style cooking you have found the right place. We have always visited at lunch and the daily choices are excellent. You will also want to try the...More

1  Thank O3958KQlarrya
Reviewed 20 February 2017

First time to visit and was very happy withe food. Chicken and dressing was great also the yams and okra was also very good and th banana pudding was a 10.

Reviewed 14 February 2017

You know a place is good when they are only open for breakfast and lunch and filled to capacity the entire time.

Thank ms_sarcasm
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I wanted a place near the downtown legal center but not a chain. I stumbled upon the City Cafe. It seems to be the "go to" lunch place for locals. Standard meat and vegetable place but not a steam table. Also sandwiches and salads were...More

Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Also, the chicken and dressing is made in tree southern fashion. The wait staff is awesome, our glasses are never empty.

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I've said it before...I love breakfast. The City Cafe is one of those places that I seek out whenever I travel. It's where the locals eat and gather for coffee and conversation. The waitresses are attentive and your coffee cup is never empty and the...More

Thank BisoninLondon
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Best country cafe in the area!!!!!!! Southern eats at the best! Get there early for breakfast, come back for the meant and three at lunch - YUM

Thank dKeos2013
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 11:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 1st Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-2305
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 256-353-9719
Local in the downtown section of Decatur
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