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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (253 reviews)
“cheesecake” (81 reviews)
“home fries” (34 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59 Hours
International, American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
901 Carter St, Bonny Oaks at Lee Highway, 25th St., Cleveland TN, Chattanooga, TN 37402-5012
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Reviewed yesterday

Quick friendly service. Portions are absolutely huge!! Just a short drive from I-24. Food is delicious. Prices are very reasonable, especially considering the amount of food served. I will stop at this 24 hour diner every time I’m in the Chattanooga area.

Thank John H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate here 2 of our 3 breakfasts in town with our hotel a block away, great omelettes with good diner coffee and an unbelievable dessert selection, too bad we never made it back for dessert.

Thank OtownGator82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here 4 times in 4 days and were never disappointed. All of the food is made right there. You will not leave hungry. The desserts are gorgeous, but we were never able to eat any because we were so full.

Thank 157gerrym
Reviewed 1 week ago

Menu is enormous...which to me means they do a lot of stuff, but none of it terribly well. The food is mediocre at best. If you are looking for a greasy spoon after a night of drinking, this is probably a good choice for you....More

Thank JWrightAU1224
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

City Cafe is a must! I asked a local merchant where to eat. He said all the locals go to City Cafe. I now know why: SUPERB service, HUGE proportions, DELICIOUS food, EXCELLENT value! We're tourists who've eaten breakfast & lunch at the Cafe. Outstanding!...More

Thank ChaplainBraswell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty good food, homemade, and big portions! Friendly but mediocre service. You get a little discount if you're staying at the hotel. Was better food than the other diner that was recommended. I would endorse this to others, but also try other breakfast places too....More

Thank leahlabounty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we entered and were greeted by a carousel of cakes each about 8 inches high, this place was like an on-going party!! So many interesting (mostly young) people coming and going....what a great place to people watch! I just loved my flounder...More

1  Thank Francine700
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff great place to eat . They have excellent flavor to all their food I've ever tried.

Thank mkfoland66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is fabulous! You can get breakfast anything. But save room for dessert. If you do not have room, take something home for later.

Thank 2014Leisa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great for after a concert or late event. They have such a variety on the menu! And the huge cakes! Awesome!

Thank landonowen75
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Questions & Answers
27 June 2018|
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Response from nwoodo | Reviewed this property |
We went early enough that parking in their small lot wasn't an issue. There is also street parking available.
28 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
30 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, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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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