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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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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the City Cafe Diner for lunch the atmosphere the server and the food was great a hidden gem 4shared and well worth the stop close the interstate so if you're passing by stop in for lunch if breakfast and dinner or as good as lunch I could eat here for all 3 meals and loved it

Thank ebrepairman
Baltimore, Maryland
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206 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came to Tennessee to visit my sister and she brought me here for a good breakfast. Unfortunately it was far from that. Waitress was not friendly or attentive. Gravy and biscuits were ice cold as were the pancakes so we sent them back. They came back hot but gravy just tasted like hot milk. I ordered onions in my... More 

Thank PhrenicEnigma
Decatur, Georgia
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133 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have so many cake options it is hard to choose just one. Now a slice of cake is like $7 but you get a huge piece two people can share one piece. So if you have sweet tooth this is a great spot. We go the oreo cake

Thank livelife h
Sevierville, Tennessee
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

2 cups of coffee and 2 slices of cake $20. Coffee and cake were good but not that good. No prices on the menu. Could get 10% off meals if Best Western guest but not drinks or desserts. No free breakfast at Best Western. Go to Speedway right behind the hotel instead.

Thank KimBeardsley
Lebanon, Tennessee
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Talking about a formula for success - affordable, most incredible desserts I've ever experienced, a huge never-ending menu, some creative out-of-the-ordinary entrees, great service, and good atmosphere. I can't figure out why this chain only has 3 locations - they could be one of the top chains in the country. They've significantly surpassed Cheesecake Factory on desserts and portions. Instead... More 

Thank RobofTN
Sanford, Florida
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129 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Our daughter lives in Chattanooga and knows the local eateries well. She took us here for breakfast and we really liked it. Very generous portions, prompt and attentive staff, and reasonable prices. Recently remodeled. Atmosphere is kind of retro. Will go back.

Thank BlueHighwaysGuy
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

In a time when so many businesses, especially restaurants, are cutting back on their product but charging the same price, if not more, this restaurant is the exception. It's called a diner but it's so much better than any diner I've ever visited. It's an extremely friendly place with a staff that doesn't mind taking a few extra minutes to... More 

Thank 235mike
Monteagle, Tennessee
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112 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This was the first time in which I have eaten at the particular City Café Diner in Bonney Oaks. I ordered breakfast with three eggs over, burnt home fries, and whole wheat toast buttered. Everything was great, to include the young Lady who took my order, she was delightful to talk to.

Thank Larry W
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Used to be one of my favorite places to visit. Always friendly staff and great food. The staff has been sub par the last 3 visits. Messed up order 2 of those times and each time they fixed order , they under cooked food

Thank Phil G
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I always love eating at the City Cafe Diner. The food is fantastic - and one plate will feed multiple people. The cakes are excellent!

Thank Bethany M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?