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The Quarry

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10 South Federal Avenue, Mason City, IA 50401
+1 641-421-0075
Mon 17:00 - 22:00
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State College, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we celebrated a family event with 20+ people. Everyone had a good time and food was very good. good service from staff and reasonably priced.

Thank Doug E
Iowa Falls, Iowa
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm an Iowa resident and living in the "rural" part which is a bit redundant, however my wife and I enjoy fine dining. The Quarry is not "fine dining" however, the food is top notch and most certainly worth the visit. The ambiance is just fine and the staff is good, but the food is fantastic. You have a nice... More 

Thank woodsstock
Beatrice, Nebraska
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

My party came to the Quarry without reservations, but the staff accomodated us right away. While the hard rock surfaces made dining a bit noisy, the food was excellent. I had salmon with an avocado salsa and rice pilaf; my spouse had what she called the best filet mignon of her life. I tasted it and agreed.

Thank Jimmy S
Mason City, Iowa, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Cozy atmosphere. Have been there with entire family and everyone always leaves talking about how delishous each meal was. Also love Tapas, yummy appetizers and relaxed, fun atmosphere.

Thank jmpc99
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Try the Sea Bass if you happen to be there when it is the special ditto on the Prime Rib. The ambiance is cozy, quiet and a little historic on the dining side and a little more hip on the lounge side of the place. Always ask for Krystal to wait on you and make sure John is cooking (this... More 

Thank Cris B
Mason City, Ia
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I know that the best dish here is the pork osso buco. That was told to me by a chef that works at The Quarry in a bar. I have ordered it and witnessed others ordering this dish and I will say that the chef was right. Last night I had the Asian Shrimp. There was a burnt overtone that... More 

Thank GooddogMasonCity_Ia
Horsham, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I was first here a year ago and made this my first stop in Mason City this year. The cuisine is not your typical Midwest American. Sure, they have local steaks and chips but the menu also includes fish as well as terrific osso buco. For Europeans visiting just think of this place as an interesting bistro you could find... More 

Thank Dale F
Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I can highly recommend the vegetarian spaghettI which came with broccoli, summer squash, Brussels sprouts , portobello mushrooms and generous amounts of garlic. It's worth it to upgrade to a side salad with strawberries, goat cheese, and candied slivered almonds. I enjoyed the Oregon Pinot Noir. My husband was disappointed that the muffuletta sandwich was no longer on the menu,... More 

Thank JustS0Gal
Central IL, USA
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84 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We had lunch at The Quarry and enjoyed it so much we went back for dinner that night and again the next evening. Lots of choices on the menu and everything we had was delicious. The service was excellent and the atmosphere comfortable. You should stop in if you're in the area.

Thank CINTraveler
Ellendale, Minnesota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch here. To start off my friend ordered a beer which she did not like in and the waitress happily brought her a different one at no extra charge. We split the California Burger and Midwest Po Boy. They were two of the best sandwiches I've had in a long time. The homemade chips were also excellent.

Thank Jennifer W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 South Federal Avenue, Mason City, IA 50401
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Mason City
  • Phone Number: +1 641-421-0075

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Cedar Falls, Iowa

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