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City Cafe Diner

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901 Carter St, Bonny Oaks at Lee Highway, 25th St., Cleveland TN, Chattanooga, TN 37402-5012
+1 423-634-9191
00:00 - 23:59
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Ate at the Bonny Oaks location a couple of times recently. What a wide choice of items on the menu, and everything we got was very good. Price was reasonable and the service was prompt. We'll certainly return.

Thank Rob C
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We waited briefly before sitting, but were waited on promptly. The menu has several options, including several good looking cakes and pies that were on display. They even have a modern jukebox that can used with your cellphone. The pecan waffle was a big hit and the hamburger was huge. The Diner is also open 24 hours.

Thank Ejlane18
Clarkesville, Georgia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Was beyond surprised at this hidden jewel. Located in the end of a motel, I was not expecting what we walked in to find. The atmosphere and service was fantastic. When you walk in the desserts are encased at the front counter and your mouth begins to water. Between the 7 of us we had breakfast, sandwiches and full dinners... More 

Thank Lynniepooh716
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

MLK location good breakfast, wake up to hot coffee and corn beef omelet. Plenty of food. Parking tight so get there early. In competition with Days Inn guest.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Apopka, Florida
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before leaving Chatanooga for Nashville we met a longtime friend from law school who suggested we meet at the City Cafe Diner which was only a few blocks from the Marriott we stayed at. This is clearly where the locals go to eat. The breakfast menu was extensive and the baked desserts were all on display. My wife had cake... More 

Thank BigMac1952
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a Ruben sandwich and my husband had the meatloaf. Both were very good and the selection to choose from is unbelievable

Rocky Face, Georgia
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this place is great for late night after a party eats and for a very nice diner with spouse or friend!

Thank James W
Herndon, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was good and fast. Ate twice at this establishment and enjoyed it each time. The portions were large, coffee fresh and strong, eggs were perfect.

Thank gailjohnse
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have ate many times at all three restaurants and have never had a bad experience. The food is always great, and the service is usually very good. They have a great breakfast and lunch, and unbelievable desserts. The chocolate suicide tart is fantastic. They also do carry out for my guys at work and they all love the food... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful experience - food was great and the entire staff were so helpful! It is must visit diner. I have never seen a menu with so many different meals to choose from !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$27
International, American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?