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“Just average”
Review of City Cafe

City Cafe
Ranked #78 of 144 Restaurants in Brentwood
Price range: US$8 - US$14
Cuisines: Cafe, American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: A southern meat and three served cafeteria style. Now serving breakfast and an additional menu with Banjo's hot chicken and waffles.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
“Just average”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

I ate a late lunch (12:45) with a friend here recently. There was no crowd, the service was good, the location is great, and it is a fairly quiet place which made it good for conversation. However, the food was very (almost below) average. I only had vegetables but they tasted like they had all the flavor washed out of them and then not seasoned. I'm not a saltaholic but kept adding salt just to have some flavor. The corn muffin wasn't so great either....fairly dry.
I've been eating fresh garden vegetables this spring and this was not a good meal. I will not return or recommend to others.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank PamC54
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English first
Orange, Virginia
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369 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“There are better "meat and threes" in the area”
Reviewed 24 February 2014

I found the prices to be a bit high considering you could only go through the line once. Also, I had the lasagna and it was really poor. Their vegetables were good and they were gracious to let us stay and talk for a while. Waitress tried to be friendly but was getting a bit annoying with her trying to be cute.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank 414Bookworm
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Huntsville, Alabama
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524 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
“Average Food...Average Good Service...Average Value”
Reviewed 3 November 2013 via mobile

The two of had Sunday lunch at City Cafe. The prices are clearly posted inside the restaurant, but not on the menu board outside.
The food was basically okay in quality and good in quantity. Nothing was really remarkable. The pecan pie dessert was bad: crust tasted of old salty margarine and filling bland and made of cheap ingredients rather than real unsalted butter and good quality nuts.
We wouldn't return.

Thank Helga H
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Brentwood, Tennessee
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6 reviews
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“Wholesome Home cooking”
Reviewed 24 October 2013

Wholesome Home cooking

City Café is a typical Tennessee “Meat & 3” dining experience. It has a short buffet line with 3 or 4 entrée choices and numerous southern vegetable choices. The fried pork chop and fried okra were very good on our last visit. Mashed potato’s, carrots and green beans are always good.
It is located in the Kroger shopping center back past Brentwood Wine Store.

Visited October 2013
Thank DD6824
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2013 via mobile

I love everything!! Please go here! The service, atmosphere, and food is great!! Amazing, excellent, what else can I say!!

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank PrayAlways427
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