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Family Diner

1604 Hill Ave, Spirit Lake, IA 51360-1640
+1 712-336-5422
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Diner
1604 Hill Ave, Spirit Lake, IA 51360-1640
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

We had a very good lunch. The restaurant is a clean, casual family place. I had their haddock plate and was pleasantly surprised. Well-cooked, with an excellent cornmeal coating. My husband had a burger that he enjoyed. We split the fries. Probably not home-made but...More

Thank Piatravelgal
Reviewed 11 July 2018

They have wonderful breakfasts and lunches. Talk about the cinnamon rolls they are as big as a dinner plate and so tasty.

Thank MDJ333
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Excellent home cooking - Huge portions - great value - A bit crowded seating area, but that would be due to the popularity - Many times you have to wait in line for a table to clear

Thank Harris B
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Great food!! Always hot and plenty to eat. The staff are all wonderful and don't forget to take a cinnamon or caramel roll home!! You can also order in advance the rolls and pies for special occasions!

Thank Sherry S
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Had a terrific lunch. Portions were enormous, hot, tasty, and very reasonable. Pies and carmel and cinnamon rolls are amazing as well. Not open for supper tho.

Thank rustyroland
Reviewed 15 February 2018

The food is great large portions. The café is always busy but worth the wait and the staff is very friendly

Thank TommieJ1942
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This diner has the best home cooked meals, so bring your appetite. The servings are very large, served quickly and they have the friendliest waitresses, Be sure to get either a large cinnamon roll or a piece of pie before you leave.....we always take ours...More

Thank elecakes
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The size of our meals were huge. They have yummy food and very reasonable prices. Also in a great location.

Thank Amy D
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great food,especially breakfast. Large portions at a reasonable price. It can get crowded-get there early.

Thank Drfisch1
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Portions-galore in this quaint family diner! Fresh-baked breads, cinnamon rolls, muffins, and pies every day. All food is home-cooked and very tasty. It's what one thinks about when wanting to eat at a diner. The servers are friendly and polite, even when some guests are...More

Thank Tom L
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Linda R
19 July 2015|
Response from Tamara D | Reviewed this property |
I googled...Hours are 6:00-4:00 Mon-Fri. 6:00-2:00 on Sat. and closed on Sun.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1604 Hill Ave, Spirit Lake, IA 51360-1640
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Spirit Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 712-336-5422
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