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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (189 reviews)
“pies” (74 reviews)
“home fries” (29 reviews)
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00:00 - 23:59All hours
International, American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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901 Carter St, Bonny Oaks at Lee Highway, 25th St., Cleveland TN, Chattanooga, TN 37402-5012
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1 - 10 of 1,317 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We absolutely fell in love with this diner in Carter Street. Being from the land of Oz we were intrigued to actually find a real American diner. We ate around 6 meals here and received fantastic service from Alexis, Jess and Rod. Gary, the General...More

Thank Turbogirl25
Reviewed 2 days ago

Oldies music, ate there 3 times. You will not be disappointed.The portions were so big when we returned we shared a meal so that we could eat more of the delicious cakes

Thank Mary Ann E
Reviewed 3 days ago

great service, friendly staff. good selection of meals & plenty of it. we had several breakfasts & dinners & took family there for breakfast as well

Thank tbd267
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were very pleased with the food served. We had a chicken wrap with slaw and fries along with clam chowder soup. Every item was delicious, hot when served. I was pleasantly surprised , because it was attached to an older hotel, I was shocked...More

Thank masonjayden2425
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We are here multiple times and this place is great. Breakfast is awesome. Reuben sandwich is great. Salmon Monte Carlo is fabulous. A 1000 deserts to choose from.

Thank Brandon B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Each time I am near Chattanooga I have to stop here. Great food and staff! The menu is several pages of great choices. They also have WONDERFUL desserts! They are open 24 hours a day and always quick to prepare your order. They have cooled...More

Thank 52emily
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife's family is from Philly and Jersey, and she was beyond elated to know chattanooga had a 24 hour diner. We arrived about 8 pm on a Friday. The parking lot and building is shared with a motel. There were 7 people ahead of...More

Thank Eric R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere of this place was just strange, the server was even stranger. I would not revisit this location due the atmosphere and arrogant manager. My husband over heard him bragging about the 'cash in the envelope' he gets at the end of every month....More

Thank MommaKitty88
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love eating at the City Cafe!! Huge portions and always good!! Everything meal is BIG so you could share with a friend and both of you will be full!!!

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Picked up two pieces of cake to celebrate a birthday ... one piece of cake was fresh and one was NOT fresh.

Thank tamarajothomas
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Questions & Answers
29 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
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
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
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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