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City Cafe Diner

2003 Drake Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35801-5608
+1 256-715-1863
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (25 reviews)
“bread” (23 reviews)
“spinach pie” (3 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
American, Cafe, Greek, Diner, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2003 Drake Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35801-5608
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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

1  Thank JSR_Adventures
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The city cafe diner is a great place to eat. They have a big menu with something for everyone. The staff was friendly and we had good service. So if you are looking for casual atmosphere and good food you should give City Cafe a...More

Thank maxxhunt47
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Being from the northeast, we love a good diner and City Café fits the bill. The menu is large, the prices are great, the food is excellent and the deserts...out of this world. We have has a wide sampling from the menu and it has...More

Thank ChrisGM578
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Jack Daniels Meat Loaf !!! Perfect (and we know of which perfection we speak) Mashed Potatoes !!!!! Liver and Onions !!!!!!! Honest to G*d Burgers !!!!! Oh-why-oh-why can't we go here for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day for months and months !!! Right off...More

Thank DaCheez
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My hb & I went after I had been away & we wanted to spend couple’s time together. At first, the hostess was going to sit us in a booth near a family with a loud child. I quietly, politely asked if she could move...More

Thank Debra C
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We had a group dinner there last week with several friends. The menu had so many different selections, and large portions. Several people needed to go containers for all the food. The only negative was very slow service, but that could have been because of...More

Thank bill925
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We have been to the City Cafe Diner several times and always have great service, a quick, hot meal, and a value that doesn't disappoint. The waitresses are always friendly and on top of our needs, the cook usually brings out the meal himself (and...More

Thank sbver
Reviewed 28 May 2018

After living in NJ for 24 years and moving back south there was no diners as we knew in NJ. This place open up about 2 miles from us and has the closes thing to a NJ/NY diner. Food is good and staff very friendly.

Thank Paul H
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Janet L
16 July 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I didn't notice. It appeared clean and tidy. The bathrooms as well.
31 March 2017|
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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.
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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, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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