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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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4:00 am - 3:30 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
408 Main Ave, Northport, AL 35476-5064
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place to go for some down home southern food! Portions were more than enough on the meat and 3. Affordable and a very comfy,clean family atmosphere. Terrific experience. , YOU NEED TO CHECK THEM OUT! Oh and they have AMAZING buttermilk pie! Will definitely...More

Thank Greywolf74
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visiting Tuscaloosa during the week and love meat and 3 restaurants? This one has been a favorite of the community, students and alumni for over 40 years.

Thank Kenny H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant consistently provides delicious Southern cuisine at very reasonable prices. Even if you have to wait, it's worth it!

Thank ConnieH35
Reviewed 7 September 2017

food is always good ..fast service and friendly staff. good southern cooking...moms cooking while away from home

Thank plantoreturn
Reviewed 7 September 2017

What a gem! Off the beaten path. Great breakfast and lunch place. We ate there three times in the past two days. Really good home style food. Great value. Friendly service. Worth the trip!

Thank KenGreenville
Reviewed 12 August 2017

A tradition in this area. City Café serves up great southern fare in a no frills, old timey diner!! Fresh from the farm veggies are delicious. Mains are your typical country favorites like chicken and dumplings, beef stew, fried chicken, meat loaf, pork chop, salmon...More

Thank susant771
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

One of my favorites! My family and I have been going for as long as I can remember! Located in the quaint downtown area of Northport, it is just a taste of grandma's Southern kitchen. Very popular with locals and college students missing home cooking,...More

Thank Bee B
Reviewed 11 July 2017 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 4 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 26 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:00 am - 3:30 pm
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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