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City Cafe Diner

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7641 Lee Hwy, at the Best Western Heritage Inn, Chattanooga, TN 37421-1027
+1 423-485-8222
00:00 - 23:59
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading one of these reviews I was very skeptical. My wife said since we are staying in the attached Best Western we should try it for breakfast. I'm sure glad we did. Very nice wait staff plus excellent food. I found out they do make their food and don't dump it out of the can like one of out... More 

Thank Ken M
Conway, South Carolina
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420 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While visiting the area, my wife and I stopped here on three different occasions for dinner. Right off, that should tell the readers of this review just how much we enjoyed our meals at the City Cafe Diner. We never had a problem finding a parking space, though the lot is shared with the attached hotel. Each time we went,... More 

Thank RetiredBeachers29526
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited the Cleveland location the night before, so decided to eat at this location the next day. It is a bit more crowded, but still the same great food! Excellent service and yummy food! Great desserts! Huge portions!

Thank bballmom2018
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good staff and excellent food and a decent price. Amazing dessert selection from a local bakery. Worth a trip for at least one meal. The one in the Best Western is open 24-hours.

Thank Dennis C
Rockford, Illinois
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here alone for dinner one night---staff was really friendly and service was great. Got onion rings and they were good--I really like the thick kind and that's what these are. Then I got the moussaka and was a little disappointed. I'd had it here before but this time it was very greasy. I was hungry and I ate it... More 

Thank appleapm
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can get better, higher quality food elsewhere for about the same cost. The biggest reason this place is so popular are the portion sizes. And they are huge, but to food itself isn't very fresh nor does it taste very good. A lot of food comes straight from the freezer or can. Service has always been spotty. FYI -... More 

Thank EmanonX
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great breakfast food, not sure about the rest. Does get a little sketchy at night, but during the day is fine. Love the omelets, pancakes, biscuits, etc.

Thank Chris C
Bradenton, Florida
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We had dinner, then breakfast the next morning at this restaurant and both times, found the food to be fresh and plentiful! Staff was efficient and despite being very busy, service was great and our food came out quickly and just as ordered. Although we did not have any, the dessert looked scrumptious! Looks like a place the locals visit,... More 

Thank beachbumjan
Crandall, GA
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283 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My son and I stopped in here while out shopping. The first thing that struck me was the terrible parking (it's in a hotel parking lot with no spaces reserved for the diner). The diner itself is small, crowded and odd shaped. My son ordered the steak nachos and he loved them. I had the steak Chimichanga which was boiled... More 

Thank LisaandBruce
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304 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Stopped in on the way back north as we had eaten at the Cleveland location on the way down in early January This location not so great as we had same items this time - green beans too spicy and not cooked well, apple dressing with the chicken was mush Cooks at this location need to understudy in Cleveland

Thank Retiredbeanctr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?