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City Cafe

5757 W. Lovers Lanene
Dallas, TX 75209
Best Of


  • Mon - Thu 11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Fri 11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Sat 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Sun 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
  • $$; $$$
  • Banquet Facilities, Catering, Delivery, Kid Friendly, Private Party, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
  • Parking Lot Available, Valet Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Accepted, Reservations Recommended
An unprepossessing exterior hides a versatile eatery combining a casually sophisticated dinner restaurant, a power-lunch place, a gourmet to-go joint and more. The regional American menu rotates seafood, veal, game, pasta, fowl, beef, pork and lamb.

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