We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

City Cafe Diner

2003 Drake Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35801-5608
+1 256-715-1863
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (24 reviews)
“bread” (23 reviews)
“spinach pie” (3 reviews)
Open Now
American, Cafe, Greek, Diner, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2003 Drake Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35801-5608
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (243)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 243 reviews

Reviewed 1 November 2018

Stopped in for a quick lunch with some colleagues. The menu is as large as the portions are. The food was very good, and the wait staff were incredibly friendly. Prices were great for the amount of food you get.

Thank loganm512
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Most amazing desserts ever. One slice is definitely large enough for 2 to share. Just so hard deciding which to try. My fav is Death by Chocolate for sure. Always stop in for coffee and dessert on our way thru. Don’t miss out.

Thank kdj101
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Good restaurant very clean and friendly staff. Waitress was very nice. Menu was very large. Our food was delicious. Even though no room for dessert they have awesome selection of cakes. I have eaten them at other locations. Would definitely recommend this place to any...More

Thank Rolltide1968
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I really enjoy eating here for lunch. They have lunch specials and lunch super-specials. Very reasonably priced and an extensive menu. Great breakfast menu that you can order anytime. The desserts are humongous...one piece of cake took me three days to eat!

Thank Service4Life
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

There aren’t many decent Greek restaurants in town and when I need my Greek fix, this is the place I go. The Greek wedding platter is a wonderful ensemble of dishes and is so huge we share it and still can’t finish. It surprises me...More

Thank cindyannsmith
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Ordered the catfish fillet with french fries. My wallet was larger than the single fillet. Fries were greasy and limp. My friends had the all meat omelet. As one put it, another restaruant to cross off the list. Service was very good. Will not return.

Thank David E
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast and loved it. We got omelettes and French toast and all was delicious! Planned to go back for cake, but ran out of time. We will visit again!!

Thank HollyP287
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Met a group of friends for breakfast at the City Cafe. The wait staff is very friendly and very fast. The menu for breakfast is varied with a nice lineup. The food is a tasty and reasonably priced. Most definitely a restaurant that we’ll plan...More

Thank DonRetired
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We drove from Madison, while home-shopping in the Huntsville area and had breakfast here, only to be underwhelmed by every aspect of our experience. The food, service and atmosphere was all very average and underwhelming. Once we move there, we will likely not go back...More

2  Thank JSR_Adventures
Reviewed 31 July 2018

I have become a regular. Having lived in the northeast and experiencing diner fare, this restaurant does it all well. The food quality, quantity and friendly staff are all exceptional. Whether you are dining for breakfast, lunch or diner, it makes no difference. The menu...More

Thank UFORich
Nearby HotelsSee all 54 hotels in Huntsville
Red Carpet Inn
3 reviews
.54 km away
Ramada Inn
4 reviews
1.11 km away
Homewood Suites by Hilton Huntsville-Downtown
581 reviews
2.08 km away
SpringHill Suites Huntsville Downtown
427 reviews
2.16 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Cracker Barrel
50 reviews
.08 km away
Farm Burger Huntsville
104 reviews
.81 km away
37 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby Attractions
U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum
255 reviews
1.46 km away
Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment
146 reviews
1.39 km away
Land Trust of North Alabama
42 reviews
.31 km away
Parkway Place
31 reviews
.38 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
16 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Wanderer584884 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice. It appeared clean and tidy. The bathrooms as well.
31 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Saban16 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it may be but can't promise that. I can say that the food is delicious. You would need to call and ask or go by.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 2:00 AM
6:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2003 Drake Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35801-5608
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Huntsville
  • Phone Number: +1 256-715-1863
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing