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City Cafe Diner

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2003 Drake Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35801-5608
+1 256-715-1863
06:00 - 00:00
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Fri - Sat 06:00 - 02:00
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Huntsville, Alabama
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71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has the biggest menu I've seen in a long time. You can get any meal anytime. If you want breakfast, lunch, or dinner you can get it when you want it. I had the eggs benedict and it was really tasty. My friend had country fried steak and it was yummy too. I will definitely be back to... More 

Thank Kelley H
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142 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ok I work close to City Cafe but according to the date of my last review, it's been 4 years since I've been back. Had given it a 2 and would only do a 3. but I'll go to 4 just based on this visit. Italian combo lunch special. sample of cheese manicotti and big sample of lasagna with half... More 

Thank nicoletteta
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This place has a awesome atmosphere and great food. The desert's are very good too. We first went with some friends and didn't know what to expect. We have been back numerous times and love it every time we go.

Thank Saban16
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Big portions... Big hearts... Big smiles. A friendly restaurant with a family atmosphere, excellent customer service, and omg, THE FOOD!!!! The food is excellent and the portions MORE THAN make up for the reasonable prices.

Thank Michael L
Decatur, Alabama
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I've lived nearby for years and never visited. Once we tried it we have been back multiple times. The only thing wrong with this restaurant is that you eat way too much Because everything is really good. The specials are hard to choose between. I love the fettuccine alfredo with the Cajun crab. The crab cake isn't like I am... More 

Thank Lilly K
Arab, Alabama
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

No one waited on us. Waited ten minutes then left. Cracker barrel across the street took care of us.

Thank Donny P
Thomas Q, Manager at City Cafe Diner, responded to this review

Thank you so much for letting us know we did something wrong, i apologize in advance for the disappointment. We would really appreciate if you could provide us with more information like the time and day you came, in order for us to find where we did wrong. My name is Thomas and if you could give another shot i... More 

Madison, Alabama
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

This place, thankfully, is not too close to my home. Now let me expand on why I'm thankful for it. If it was, we'd be there constantly, and probably couldn't get through the door eventually. The portions are HUGE. The food always tastes good, and the staff is always super friendly and nice. We have our favorite servers and usually... More 

Thank DeeJayOakes
Thomas Q, Manager at City Cafe Diner, responded to this review

We have a rule, NO ONE can leave hungry!!!! Thank you for sharing your experience and we hope to see you very soon.... More 

Kortenberg, Belgium
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

My girlfriend and I went in for lunch and had the chicken parmesan special. We had so much food, we could not eat it all. The chicken was so tender and moist. The spagetti was very tasty as well. Who can eat that much for $5.95?

Thank Karen H
Thomas Q, Manager at City Cafe Diner, responded to this review

We love your review THANK YOU... How can we not please our bosses??? (Customers) More 

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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

While visiting Huntsville, we had dined at the City Cafe Dinner. Breakfast, lunch and supper. Super nice people. Great food. Varied menu. Nice looking place. We would recommend this fine restaurant any time.

Thank Seadog970
Huntsville, Alabama
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

There is an extensive menu to choose from at great prices. We always take home at least half our meals. It is very rare that we get something that isn't as tasty as we like. We love their desserts. There are many cakes and cheesecakes to choose from. The portions are very generous also and very tasty. We are surprised... More 

Thank Ellie L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Cafe, Mediterranean, Greek, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2003 Drake Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35801-5608
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Huntsville
  • Phone Number: +1 256-715-1863

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?