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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (330 reviews)
“cheesecake” (79 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
International, American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
901 Carter St, Bonny Oaks at Lee Highway, 25th St., Cleveland TN, Chattanooga, TN 37402-5012
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Terrific food and service with great cakes and pies. This restaurant is very well managed and very reasonably priced

Thank we4farm
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My daughter and I ate here our first night in Chattanooga.The staff was very friendly and our sandwiches were delicious...but the cake was unforgettable! First off...the selection is almost overwhelming...so many tempting choices! Secondly, the portions are HUGE! (It took three sittings to finish my...More

Thank Susan L S
Reviewed 2 days ago

catering a lot of locals they have a large menu catering to all tastes starting with breakfast. Huge portions and moderate prices. If you go there take a look at their cakes - I have never seen so many different kinds and they are so...More

Thank eva1500
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was so nice to have a diner adjacent to our motel. We ate a good dinner after a long drive - a good panini and a tasty stir-fry.We returned for breakfast and the portions were huge and well done. The servers were very friendly....More

Thank fourdeps
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good food. Reasonably priced seeing as we took home enough for two more meals each. If I was to clean my plate I would have to check into the connected hotel and sleep it off. Oh! Try the fried okra. This is how it's supposed...More

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place was tagged on to our Days Inn hotel and what a find! You would not go in by the look outside but it is amazing. Just the spectacular cakes on display are incredible. Food is at very reasonable prices and omg soooo big!...More

Thank Suzywongtraveller
Reviewed 6 days ago

It is a hole in the wall type place. We were actually a little scared to walk in, but we're super glad we did! Friendly and quick staff and great food! My family of 5 was sat right away on a Thursday night. We all...More

Thank Madeline A
Reviewed 6 days ago

Taken by complete surprise by City Cafe. It far exceeded my expectations. The menu is incredibly large, the portions are huge, the food is delicious, and the desserts look incredible. Sadly, I didn't have enough room for dessert after I ate my dinner. Open 24...More

1  Thank Travelinforfun_11
Reviewed 6 days ago

Good food and great service. They have a very large selection of foods to chose from. If you eat here, you need to try their extremely large cake and pie slices.

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is for the cakes, I've never had meal at City Cafe but I've had the desserts many times and their cakes are wonderful and huge! Definitely worth stopping in to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Thank Marty B
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Open Christmas day?
29 November 2015|
Answer Show all 7 answers
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
Is in an indoor pool?
31 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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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
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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