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Machine Shed Restaurant

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7250 Northwest Blvd, I-80/Exit 292, Davenport, IA 52806-1018
+1 563-391-2427
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06:00 - 22:00
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Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Elkhart, Indiana
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I thought the breakfast was the best thing The Shed serves and let me tell you it is awesome. Well this evening we ate dinner at The Shed. All you can eat ribs were AWESOME - for that matter the whole dinner and experience was awesome.

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Thank Myzman
Cary, NC
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I went here while in Davenport on business. This is not what I'd call a fine dining establishment, but the people were extremely nice, service was excellent and food was pretty good. People seemed to really like the burnt ends, but I'm from NC BBQ country, and I wasn't impressed. I also had a huge dinner salad that was actually... More 

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Thank CaryKaren
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for submitting your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Machine Shed. AS an award-winnign restauraunt, we are always wanting to hear what we could do better. If you would like to share any additional feedback, please contact us at lvontersch@hoari.com. Thank you! More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One exit from the biggest truck stop in Iowa, are the best, biggest and tastiest cinnamon rolls ever. We are talking enough to split with another adult. This down home style restaurant is popular for its bib overall wait staff and countey style good food. Lunch starts exactly at 11:00 so don't try for breakfast after that or much before... More 

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Thank Bill C
Springfield, Illinois
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to the machine shed after reading the good reviews. There was no wait for me to be seated- always a plus. I began with the BBQ stuffed potato skins and wow, I was impressed. I also ordered the country fried chicken with garlic mashed potatoes, and apple chunks. The other two options are cottage cheese and cole slaw.... More 

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Thank Rachael H
Maplewood, Minnesota, United States
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147 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We met some family there for a gathering. They have round tables for larger groups (we had 6) plus a high chair. The food was good, service was good they even helped us get set up to take some group photos. Lots of people with kids there on a Friday night, good to see.

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Thank 788Pamela_O_12
Lumberton, North Carolina
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192 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to stop in here for a dinner after shopping. The front of the restaurant has farm equipment in front - it was so neat!. Once inside there was a general store, bakery and farm food. We had a great meal and topped it off with an apple dumpling. We will definitely go back and try the many different... More 

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Thank DianeB730
Park Ridge, Illinois
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106 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to the Rockford IL Machine Shed restaurant many times but never to this one in Davenport. I chose a moderate size breakfast with only one egg and a small steak with English muffin and their own strawberry preserves. Most of the meal choices are much larger and will need a to-go box unless you are very hungry.... More 

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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62 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As title says, second time better than first. First time was great!! Visiting Grandmother for Easter both times. When in Quad Cities will try and return

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il
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I travel in the area often and have for nearly 30 yrs. It was a stop I/we used to look forward to. Service was sub-par from the time I walked in the door on Mon. May 1, 2017, until the time I was finished eating and ready to leave. No bill, no waitstaff around, walked to cashier no one around... More 

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Thank Vicki E
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Vicki - Thank you for providing us with your feedback. I am very sorry to hear that your experience was not up to the Machine Shed standards. I assure you that I have addressed your concerns with our executive team so it can be addressed with our entire staff. If you would like to speak further, please reach out... More 

Rock Island, Illinois
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Big menu with lots of homemade food selections. My favorite is the brisket while other like their pan fried chicken. Cole slaw is great!!

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Thank STMorrison

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7250 Northwest Blvd, I-80/Exit 292, Davenport, IA 52806-1018
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Davenport
  • Phone Number: +1 563-391-2427

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