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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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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
408 Main Ave, Northport, AL 35476-5064
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Whew, this must be the only place to eat in town. Opens at 4 am for breakfast & continues thru lunch @ 3:30. Mostly booths throughout the restaurant and daily specials of meat and vegetables. The prices are low and it was good and fast...More

Thank katork
Reviewed 25 September 2016

City Cafe is a staple of this college town. You can get a meat and four vegetables for about $5. It is economical but very good. You'll see a mix of college students and locals everyday. One of my favorite places to eat - just...More

Thank Donna D
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I had the fried catfish fingers, field peas and snaps and fried green tomatoes. The meal was great. Desert was lemon Ice pie. Service was excellent, two minutes after we placed our order we had our lunch. Love the atmosphere and the staff.

Thank lemonbassett
Reviewed 2 September 2016

The City Cafe is apparently an institution in Tuscaloosa - Northport, and I understand why! Even though there was a little bit of a (crazy) wait for a table (with people congregating, practically breathing down the throats of people eating, waiting for them to get...More

Thank NBAGirl2016
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Took me a year to finally visit City Cafe but glad I did. As a Bama parent I usually stay on the Tuscaloosa side of the river, but I will be making more trips to Northport in the future. A wide selection of Diner classics...More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 23 August 2016

They have great Home Style Foods and Sweet Tea. They are well known for their Home Style Foods and Sweet Tea. I have been in Ohio and seen adds for CITY CAFE that is in Northport Alabama. The College kids loves to eat there too...More

Thank mstamps
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Sometimes you might have to wait for a table, just be patient and enjoy. It's not fine dining, it's just fine food.

Thank EdChism
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

What a cool meat & three home cooking joint! The service is always great! The food is always on point! I often get the hamburger steak, mashed potato, and green beans. Is it the best? No, but, add in the price and the cool old...More

Thank Fretboard
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Loved the omelet biscuits and grits. Great service and hospitality. Definitely a restaurant I'll be back to whenever in Tuscaloosa.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for some good southern cooking then look no further. Fried chicken, baked chicken, mashed potatoes, peas, green beans, Mac n cheese, cornbread.... Yumm! Need I say more? Oh wait, apple pie. We went on a Tuesday at lunch and it was very...More

Thank Adam R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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