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809 So.Grand Ave., Charles City, IA 50616
+1 641-228-7162
Today
06:30 - 15:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 06:30 - 15:00
Fri 06:30 - 21:00
Sat 06:30 - 14:00
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great family restaurant. Great food at reasonable prices. Buffet is good-especially on Monday and Friday's! One of the few family friendly sit down restaurants left in Charles City.

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Thank Liz H
crossville, United States
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I saw many good reviews and was so disappointed when we ate lunch there. We got the lunch buffet and honestly it was not fit to eat! Ham balls really! Sloppy joes were not seasoned! Green beans under cooked! Not impressed!!!

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Thank Karen R
Davenport, Iowa
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154 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We looked at the buffet for Saturday and didn't see much there we would want. On the other hand, we ordered from the menu and we had very good food. I had the rib-eye and it was seasoned and cooked to perfection. I was somewhat disappointed with the size of the baked potato, but my wife didn't want all of... More 

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Thank Jay H
Charles City, Iowa
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Waitress Lynn very speedy, attentive and accurate. Food was good and fresh. Homestyle cooking. Good deal for lunch buffet.

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Thank Georgena V
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625 reviews
382 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Dave's is a true piece of the American heartland. The omelettes there are inexpensive, tasty and quite satisfying. This is a must try in Charles City.

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Thank AngusDad
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Daves restraunt in Charles city great food wonderful buffet. This is where we go every time we are in this town. My husbands aunts live here so all the family always gets together at Daves.

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Charles City, Iowa
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Love this resturant on a sunday morning great buffet and variety of food and very cheap for what u get they also have a waffle maker that is out of this world too bad charles city couldn't have more great places like this to choose from...

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Thank lantz72
Lamont, Iowa
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

eat breakfast here whenever im in town! my grandparents used to take us here when we were younger and we still like to go when we can.

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Thank kari r
Charles City, Iowa
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

It's where we go weekly to meet friends. Homemade from scratch food. Buffet every day. Breakfast and lunch daily with prime rib on Friday evening. A regular "mom & pop" place.

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Thank SusanJacob
Marion
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295 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Driving through the area and stopped for Sunday brunch. Busy place but we were seated immediately. Very good service and the buffet was amazing. Fried chicken, mashed potatoes, stuffing, veggies and then also every breakfast item you can think of including made to order waffles and omelets. We were impressed for $9.99 including a drink. If in the area again... More 

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Thank Tiffanyjim

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 15:00
Thursday
06:30 - 15:00
Friday
06:30 - 21:00
Saturday
06:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 809 So.Grand Ave., Charles City, IA 50616
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Charles City
  • Phone Number: +1 641-228-7162

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?