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City Cafe

513 College Ave. South Houston, TX 77587-4201 | Outside Houston | 713-944-3710
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The cute City Cafe diner has been serving huge, Texas-style breakfasts and bountiful steam-table lunches since 1952. The chicken-fried steak is a must any time of day, whether with fried eggs and grits in the morning or with a side of macaroni and cheese at lunch. And because it's located in South Houston — a city apart from Houston despite being surrounded by it — there's still a smoking and a nonsmoking section, but the smoking section is where you'll find all the good action from the colorful regulars.


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  • Cuisine(s): American, Breakfast, Traditional
  • Hours: Sun 7am-2pm, Mon-Fri 6am-4pm, Sat 6am-3pm
  • Price: $
  • Serving: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: None
  • Reservations: Not Accepted
  • Parking: Lot Available
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards

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