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City Cafe Diner

901 Carter St, Bonny Oaks at Lee Highway, 25th St., Cleveland TN, Chattanooga, TN 37402-5012
+1 423-634-9191
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (353 reviews)
“cheesecake” (83 reviews)
“greek salad” (13 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
International, American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
901 Carter St, Bonny Oaks at Lee Highway, 25th St., Cleveland TN, Chattanooga, TN 37402-5012
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place has amazing food but the dessert is even better! We loved the food, service, and atmosphere! Definitely a place to come back to!

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ate here twice on our visit. They literally serve everything but mac and cheese. Be prepared to wait because they are always busy. It's worth the wait,because the food was good. They have a large display of cakes and the slices are big enough...More

Thank kmduke
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I went here for lunch though we both got breakfast. Both our meals were average tasting, not bad but nothing extraordinary. The portion sizes were enormous and the prices were very reasonable. The wait staff was friendly and helpful. In looking around,...More

Thank Jas0nC_72
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a late breakfast there one day. The service staff was attentive and polite. We ordered our food and, unfortunately for us, there were many take-out orders ahead of us. This caused us an delay that we had not factored into our day. The food...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Their food is so good and nice friendly friendly friendly staff. Their desserts are to die for and they are very big portions!!!!

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So, the City Cafe is a lot like a Waffle House -lots on the menu, and it's all only so good... that being said, I have had frequented the to-go/cake counter more than once (more like once every couple of months)... the cakes and other...More

Thank lesliefr2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best food in a small face. Their cakes are scrumptious. Cake slices are big and tasty. One slice is enough of my wife and I. City Cafe is located in downtown Chattanooga, TN. Parking is free, if you can find a space. You WILL NOT...More

Thank edgarlj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service was good. The desserts were FANTASTIC with a crazy selection of cakes, pies, pastries, etc. Too many to even remember them all, BUT the tiramisu cake was out of this world! The only negative was that we arrived late and the...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was at a conference at the Marriott and went grab a bite to eat. The food was very average, but I did not have any cake (they did look fantastic). The problem I had was their restaurant was cramped and the servers really overwhelmed....More

1  Thank Kailey N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Driving from Florida and heading to Gatlinburg after a few days in chatanooga feeling hungry and looking for anything, opened the gps to add a stop and found this place and we were two miles away so we got off the highway and we were...More

Thank David L
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Questions & Answers
29 November 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!
Beth W
31 March 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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: 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
  • E-mail
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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