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Central City Cafe is downtown Fort Wayne’s freshest lunch cafe. In a trendy and urban atmosphere, we’re serving up hot sandwiches, soups and flatbread pizzas fresh to order. Want something lighter? Our 14-foot salad bar, running the length of our space, is stocked with the best fresh and crisp ingredients and specialty sides. Located in central downtown Fort Wayne, along Calhoun Street between Main Street and Columbia Street, Central City Cafe is two levels of artistic flair and great food. Stop in today and dine in or carry out great food


– paninis and sandwiches are served with CCC house chips –
Up-charge applies to side substitutions (ask your server).

Chef Specialty Sandwiches

All Chef Specialty Sandwiches served with CCC House Chips. Gluten friendly bread available upon request.

Slow roasted corned beef brisket and sauerkraut, topped with chef made Thousand Island dressing. Served on marble rye bread.

Cheddar, swiss, and provolone cheeses all melted together with applewood smoked bacon and tomato. Served on a toasted sourdough bread.

Shaved roast beef served with au jus, topped with sautéed green and red peppers, onions and melted provolone cheese. Served on a sourdough hoagie bun.

Grilled ham, turkey, bacon, topped with cheddar cheese topped with lettuce, tomato, and dijon mustard. Served on a pretzel bun.

Hand-pulled pork marinated in our chef made BBQ sauce, topped with our very own bleu cheese slaw. Served on toasted whole wheat bun.

Grilled chicken with blackening seasoning, topped with grilled onions, lettuce, tomato and chef made remoulade sauce. Served on toasted sourdough bread.


All wraps served with CCC House Chips

Deli ham, Swiss cheese, roasted red peppers and fresh spinach with pineapple bacon cream cheese, stuffed in a whole wheat tortilla.

Chicken salad tossed with broccoli, carrots, raisins, sunflower seeds and pineapple, stuffed in a spinach tortilla.


All Paninis served with CCC House Chips. Gluten friendly bread available upon request.

Marinated pork topped with ham and pickles, pressed together with provolone cheese and dijon mustard. Served on a baguette.

Sliced turkey with applewood smoked bacon, cheddar cheese, spinach, avocado and ranch dressing. Served on sourdough bread.

Grilled chicken topped with mozzarella cheese, tomato, marmalade and fresh basil. Served on sourdough bread.

Sliced turkey with provolone cheese, chipotle aioli, spinach and black bean corn relish.

Sautéed zucchini, yellow squash, mushrooms, roasted red and green peppers, grilled onions and artichokes, on a sourdough bread with hummus spread.

House breaded fish topped with our avocado lime slaw and pineapple salsa on corn tortillas. Served with our CCC House Chips.

House breaded fish served with our chef made jalapeno tartar sauce. Served with French fries.


All flatbreads served on a 9 inch Indian Naan bread.

Asian glazed chicken with green onions, cabbage, and red peppers, topped with spicy peanut sauce.

Sweet and spicy oven baked BBQ chicken, topped with bacon, grilled onions, cilantro, and mozzarella cheese, drizzled with scallion oil.

Grilled chicken, fresh tomatoes, sautéed onions and crispy bacon, served over ranch dressing and topped with fresh mozzarella cheese.

Pulled pork, banana peppers, fresh spinach and grilled onions served over a Southwest peanut spread, topped with a sweet chili sriracha sauce.


French fries, potato salad, pasta salad, fresh fruit, and house chips. $2

Sweet potato fries $3

$0.59 / Oz up to $7.99

We have a new selection of beers, including Coor’s Light, Heineken, Mike’s Hard Lemonade, Upland Campside IPA, Upland Dragonfly IPA, Three Floyd’s Yum Yum, Three Floyd’s Alpha King, Bell’s Two Hearted Ale, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, and Small Town Brewery’s Not Your Father’s Rootbeer.

Our wine list includes Black Oak Cabernet Sauvignon, Black Oak Chardonnay, Black Oak Merlot, Black Oak White Zinfandel, Wicked Pinot Grigio and Wicked White Chardonnay.

Our desserts are made in house daily

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Ask about catering and gift certificates. Banquet room available.