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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 good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (203 reviews)
“pies” (80 reviews)
“home fries” (30 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll 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 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed this place!! The cakes looked fantastic although we were too full to try a slice. I got the French dip, it was just ok. Kind of wished I'd ordered something else. It was a generous portion though. I'd give this place another go...More

Thank trip507
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

City Café in Chattanooga tries to offer up that 'diner experience' but in my opinion falls short on may levels. The fact it is open 24 hours is great and helpful, and they have a VAST menu of different types of food...and ALL of them...More

1  Thank Ron B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our waiter was wonderful on a busy Thanksgiving afternoon. The servings are huge. The kids' servings were the size you would receive as an adult serving elsewhere. Food was good for this busy day.

Thank Sherrill T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The desserts were ALL incredible! The cake portions are huge! So save room or get it to go, like we did. We didn’t try the food, but it looked really good.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a 50's style diner/restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. It is open 24 hrs a day. The portions are huge and the desserts are even bigger! Recommend sharing dessert.

Thank scfd291
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My grandson wanted to eat here for his birthday. My first time. We both got nachos and had left overs. We split a piece of coconut cake that was very good.

Thank rachmoore214
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Open 24/7, great food, great service, huge servings, some original Greek dishes too. Didn't eat dessert but was very tempted as they looked great.

Thank gwade56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This claim by City Cafe Diner, "Good food, and plenty of it" , proved very true to my wife and I. To celebrate my 70th birthday we took a 3 night trip to Chattanooga. We enjoyed all 3 dinners at City Cafe. Each time we...More

Thank TomGallatin_TN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

City Cafe is delicious whether you want breakfast or dinner. They also have yummy cakes and cheesecakes. So many flavors to choose from. The downtown location is usually more crowded than the one off of I75 but I frequent them both.

Thank Shantera M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found the listing for the City Cafe Diner after we settled into the Chattanooga Choo Choo. Just a short distance from hotel and a wide variety of good food. And huge list of deserts. Great attentive service and atmosphere. She had Country Fried Steak....More

Thank Jeff R
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Questions & Answers
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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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