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City Cafe

408 Main Ave, Northport, AL 35476-5064
+1 205-758-9171
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (36 reviews)
“field peas” (6 reviews)
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04:00 - 15:30All hours
American, Cafe
408 Main Ave, Northport, AL 35476-5064
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food at a great price, not leaving hungry. Staff friendly. They could clean the place up, I know it's been there for decades but the stools and floors are just nasty!

Thank Joy T
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Great for either breakfast or lunch. Be prepared to stand in line at lunch, but it's worth the wait. Excellent spot for a quick meat and 3.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 25 May 2017

i would buy a meal ticket for 20 meals and pay 40.00 for it. i would then get a second plate for half price back in the day. not sure why i don't weigh 400 pounds. great good ol southern food

Thank bamafutbal
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Cheap food, excellent breakfast. Nice friendly staff. We've been eating there for years and it hasn't changed a bit and doesn't need to!

Thank Jonathon K
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

City Cafe has been around as long as I can remember and I'm 63. Bottom line...Good basic food at a good price. Nothing fancy, just good reliable food. They have a regular crowd and the staff has been there forever. Breakfast and lunch are both...More

Thank Vsjego
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I always have a great meal at a fair price here. No matter what I order, my plate is full and I leave smiling. This is the place to go for a meat and FOUR. It can get really crowded at lunch, but that means...More

Thank Greta R
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The place was packed but the service was really fast. My husband and our friend ordered the beef stew which was a few tiny pieces of beef and a bunch of potatoes in some broth. He also got mac and cheese which was watery and...More

Thank Em S
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to eat food is plentiful cheap and service is super. Meat and three or four or five. One of those unique places you have to try when in Tuscaloosa

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The food is goon and service is great very crowded and is a landmark establishment in a college town. Long lines are to be expected

Thank Beatuscaloosa
Reviewed 23 March 2017

"You'll never get in there!" my friend warned. Whatever. So I waited a teensy bit and it was worth it. Baked chicken, mashed & gravy, green beans, corn bread, half sweet and unsweet. Just go.

Thank Anne K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
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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