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The Iowa Cafe - CLOSED

5606 E McKellips Rd, Mesa, AZ 85215-2791
+1 480-985-2022
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good33%
  • Average27%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
15 Dec 2016
“huge breakfast fit for a king”
23 Jan 2016
“Home cooked selections”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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5606 E McKellips Rd, Mesa, AZ 85215-2791
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

good old fashioned, down home diner with some awesome specialties. Was brought here by a local on a trip to AZ and shared in some childhood memories. Portions were more than ample to get us through lunch and into dinner hours. Went for Iowa's Famous...More

Thank Pjah73
Reviewed 23 January 2016

If your interest in home-cooked comfort food be sure to make the Iowa Cafe your destination. Menu items and specials are always good. They also offer mix drinks in a discreet manner.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 21 July 2015

This is real Mid-West cooking. Every time we are in Mesa we have to stop in for breakfast at the Iowa Café. Their sausage is wonderful! Cinnamon roll French toast is another of our favorites.

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Breakfast was so good the first day, we returned the following day. Twisted Denver omelet and cinnamon French toast were excellent. Cute décor with pennants from all the colleges and universities in Iowa.

Thank flagirlnow
Reviewed 11 March 2015

This was our first visit to the Iowa Cafe. We ate breakfast about 10:30 on a weekday morning. Service was slow- the place seemed to be understaffed for a busy breakfast time period. Our group ordered a variety of meals- pancakes, eggs, omelette,etc. The food...More

Thank B L J
Reviewed 4 March 2015

It is an annual tradition that when we come to Mesa to visit relatives we have lunch at the Iowa Cafe and have pork tenderloin sandwiches. My wife is originally from Iowa and remembers that type of sandwich from her youth there. Their newer location...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 12 February 2015

The place was like walking back into the 50's. The food? Not so good. The prices? 2015 prices. We won't be back.

Thank zeus800
Reviewed 8 February 2015

I live in Mesa I have eaten here 3 times the first time was good the second not so good I thought the waitress were a bit rude so I thought I would give them another try again the waitress were rude not pleasant at...More

Thank roztp
Reviewed 4 February 2015

Recently tried the Iowa Cafe and at first we were suprised at how neat, clean and organized it was, yet there were few patrons. The beers were lined up over the bar, near some big screen televisions and the day's specials. After getting our food,...More

Thank ANZO
Reviewed 2 February 2015

The Iowa Cafe in Mesa is a good place for Midwest comfort food in the desert. Decorated with college pennants and memorabilia from all of Iowa's colleges and universities and staffed with friendly waitresses who refer to the customers as "honey," the Iowa atmosphere comes...More

Thank JDP1477
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5606 E McKellips Rd, Mesa, AZ 85215-2791
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 480-985-2022
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