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City Limits Family Restaurant

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906 S Main St, Maquoketa, IA 52060-3511
+1 563-652-9709
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Anamosa, Ia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I wanted to try a new place to eat. We ran across this place listed in TripAdvisor. Decor shows wear and tear you might expect from a well used family diner. It looks like this restaurant might have just changed ownership. They had a good menu selection but the prices were higher than expected. I ordered the... More 

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FAIRFIELD
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

The ribs are AMAZING here & they give you such large portions you will never leave here hungry! The owner & his wife are very nice people & the waitstaff is great.

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Dubuque, Iowa
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424 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

I will begin by saying the food was very good. However, if we had not just unpacked two small children, we would have left after seeing the price, as an example, of a plain hamburger at $6.00. Refilling a youngsters cup of orange juice was an added $1.07. Once was more than enough.

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Thank Randy L
Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

My Wife and stopped in here yesterday and had a wonderful meal. Very generous on the portions, served quickly. The great food was topped off by the friendly Waitress and we even chatted with the owners who make you feel right at home! If you are in the vicinity don't miss this gem!

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Thank Gary D
Bellevue, Iowa
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239 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

This restaurant is a must while in Maquoketa. Not only is the menu robust but the food is beyond top notch. Never had a bad meal here as far as I can remember. The wait staff go above and beyond so you will enjoy without question.

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Thank montalker
Des Moines, Iowa
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175 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

The food was good and plentiful. Wary sometimes of the "All you can eat cod". A waitress loudly blew her nose at the front counter, facing the kitchen, then proceeded to get the coffee pot and attend to other business (without cleaning her hands). Bathroom needs to be renovated. (But that might be a building owner who needs to attend... More 

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Thank D w
Vinton, Iowa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

Family ran restaurant with wide range of menu items, excellent food and plenty of it. Prices very reasonable.

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Thank Kristy H
Hannibal, Missouri
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

While on a mini vacation we rental a room at a hotel in Maquoketa IA and asked the clerk were a good family restaurant was located. They instructed me to the City Limits restaurant. WHAT A WONDERFUL PLACE!!! The most expensice item on the menu was all the ribs you could eat for $10.50 and it included desert!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Large portions... More 

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Thank Mike S
Chicago, Illinois
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60 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

The food here was fine, nothing especially remarkable, but not a bad stop. The service was very quick- I only waited for about 5 minutes for my food. Prices were appropriate for what was served.

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Thank Veratomlan
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

The food was great here and the portions were huge! I could tell it was a family-run business and the woman managing it was very friendly. The inside of the establishment and menu were outdated, but it was good, nonetheless. Their house-made Greek dressing is out of this world!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 906 S Main St, Maquoketa, IA 52060-3511
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Maquoketa
  • Phone Number: +1 563-652-9709

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