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Hillside Stables

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1412 Highway 67, Sabula, IA 52070-9407
+1 563-687-2479
16:30 - 20:30
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 16:30 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
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Davenport, Iowa
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

If you are looking for a restaurant with authentic German food, don't bother stopping here. Their attempt at it is not even close. If you couple the poor food with the price, you will regret ever stopping here.

Thank Nugentrocks
Eldridge, Iowa
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Attractive decor and very clean but daily special was not available as well as atone of the listed beers. Food was good but not exceptional.

Thank Iowagirl495
Fulton, Illinois
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Went here for an anniversary dinner, wanted to try something new. Had the rouladen, which was over done and a little dry. Portions were tiny, mashed potatoes and gravy tasted like KFC... the waitress was awesome and knew the menu well and was attentive. However I probably will not visit again.

1 Thank Amanda O
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 June 2016

small rural restaurant. Same person tends bar ,waitress, and cooks. Food was nothing special..If your not in a hurry its okay

Thank Tom W
Bellevue, Iowa
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 June 2016

My boys got to feed and learn about the horses prior to having dinner. The menu had a good variety for everyone to chose something different. The waitress was friendly and sociable. The dining experience was unique and we will be going back again.

Thank Lenae O
Osawatomie, Kansas
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94 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Went with my family based on suggestions from my husband's co-workers. It was amazing. My youngest son is a very picky eater and he loved it and wants to go back. He had the brats and mashed potatoes. My other son had chicken strips, mash and meatball soup. He loved them all. I had a steak with mashed potatoes. The... More 

1 Thank CrazyDisneyGirl
Clinton, Iowa
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Great food, comfortable and picturesque, excellent prices, nestle along the highway between Savanna Illinois, and Clinton Iowa, close to the river.

Thank Susan B
Mundelein, Illinois
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Rare find German food in an off the beaten path very quaint restaurant. Good food and service. Drinks were very generous as well.

Thank DDSanti
Sterling, Illinois
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90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

A nice restaurant in kind of an isolated location along highway 67.Great German menu choices and hearty portions.We like the décor and it always looks picture perfect inside.Good service also.

Thank WJA81
DeWitt, Iowa
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015

We ate at Hillside Stables with another couple last weekend. Husband had Prime Rib, it was one of the best he has had in a long time. Friends and I all had the Mega Surf & Turf. 10oz Boneless Ribeye and 3 VERY VERY Large Grilled Shrimp. The German Potato Salad and vegetable soup was very tasty. We will return!!!!!

Thank Cindy S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
German, American
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1412 Highway 67, Sabula, IA 52070-9407
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Sabula
  • Phone Number: +1 563-687-2479
Hillside Stables Restaurant was founded by Carol and Volker Nass in 2000. Purchased in 2012 by Angela Giannetti-Snyder, the restaurant serves authentic German specialties and American favorites in a casual, friendly, old-world atmosphere. Our menu offers a large selection of hand-cut, char-broiled steaks, fish and seafood - deep-fried or grilled with our own house marinade, a variety of "schnitzels", juicy marinated grill pork steaks, zesty German sausages, our signature chicken and duck, and much more

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?