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City Cafe

408 Main Ave, Northport, AL 35476-5064
+1 205-758-9171
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (39 reviews)
“candied yams” (2 reviews)
Open Now
04:00 - 15:30 Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
408 Main Ave, Northport, AL 35476-5064
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Decided to give this place a try instead of a box store for lunch. It was a good decision. Old school cafe style eatery. Great home style cooking. The staff is over the top friendly. The chicken and rice soup rocked. The restaurant is in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank radioflyer1
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Our daughter is in her 3rd year at school and didn't know of this place until recently and it didn't disappoint. Quick service and reasonable prices. The menu offers different things daily but it worth every bite.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank leapyear29
Reviewed 19 August 2018

What a place to go small town cafe, Meat and three . Get there early and line up all University Students eat a the cafe. Be ready for a wonderful time in small town cafe

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank I640JDbrendah
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Average food/prices. In my humble opinions, highly overrated. Very popular with students eating on limited budget.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Allen D
Reviewed 14 August 2018

And, I am love with this place. The food, service, and pricing are ALL outstanding. I'm glad that I took the advice of many and visited around 11AM for lunch because by 11:30 it was standing room only waiting for a table. But, even so,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank RockyRaccoon
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Our group of 5 had an excellent lunch at the City Café. The City Café is like stepping back in the past where many communities had local establishments serving home made meat and vegetable dishes. We arrived at 1245 and there was still a crowd...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tim C
Reviewed 22 June 2018

If you want a good meal at a great price with a good atmosphere, then this is your place. I've been eating breakfast here regularly for a number of years. Two or three years ago, it would have been an easy 5 stars, but it...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank briscoedarling
Reviewed 5 March 2018

A good meat and three in historic downtown Northport. Be prepared to wait 5-10 minutes for a table at lunch. Food is pretty good, especially vegetables. The breaded pork cutlet just about covers your plate. The country fried steak was a disappointment, however. It was...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Nathan W
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Have not been here in years. Stopped by for lunch. Same scenario.... you just walk in and you are automatically in a que for a table. The first person in that line waits until someone leaves, then instantly sits at that table. The waitress comes...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank ramblin1
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

City cafe has been a favorite of mine for 35 years. Sadly, the new co-owner, Gin, has had a negative impact on the quality of the food as well as the service. We arrived at the beginning of the lunch service and received pencil thin,...More

Date of visit: October 2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
04:00 - 15:30
04:00 - 15:30
04:00 - 15:30
04:00 - 15:30
04:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 Main Ave, Northport, AL 35476-5064
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Northport
  • Phone Number: +1 205-758-9171
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