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Sunshine Family Restaurant

401 Central Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001-7025
+1 563-582-3090
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (13 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
401 Central Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001-7025
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped after checking out from hotel..offers all menu items that you would want, from breakfast to dinner. Patty Melt was awesome, and by looking around room food looked awesome and sit by kitchen door and everything that came out looked delicious. Waitress we had just...More

Thank Don A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for home cooked breakfast! Staff is super friendly and the food was delicious! I always try to eat here when I visit Dbq.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food , get your meal quickly , and at a great value , staff is good and even when lot looks full can usually get in and out quickly

Thank prepbymoldy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a group of 11 - 5 kids (8 and under) and 6 adults. If you’ve been in our shoes you know what a disaster that can be eating out. I have to really give Sunshine Family Resturant a great deal of admiration for...More

Thank FarFromIowa
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Fast, friendly service, full menu. Most customers appear to be locals—the staff greeted many by name. We had six in our group, each person ordered something different, from pancakes to eggs Benedict. The kitchen turned out all orders very quickly, wait staff filled coffee cups...More

Thank Paula L
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Stopped here while traveling for holidays. Reviews of the restaurant were good. This was not our experience at Sunshine Family Restaurant. Three of us ate lunch, none of us finished our meals. Chicken noodle soup started off the meal, the color of the soup was...More

Thank krogersku
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Good food, good service. Everyone very friendly. Patrons get to know each other. Prices re resonable. The food is good. It is nice to see smiling faces.

Reviewed 16 November 2017

Open at 5:00 a.m. and closed at 3:00 p.m., Sunshine Restaurant does those two meals right. It is about comfort food that is tasty. We got there at lunch time and we were seated quickly. We ordered the open face hot meatloaf sandwich and a...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Went above and beyond to make us comfortable.... we were the last ones in the business... ❤️ The waitress let us stay until they had all there cleaning done... We did not even know till the end... so very polite and warm... would go back...More

Thank Mary G G
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Nothing fancy, just a good breakfast café! Good coffee, nice selection of skillets, omelets and the standard breakfast choices. The Corned Beef Hash was just OK, but the skillet my wife had was excellent. I asked for Crispy Hash Browns and they delivered them perfectly!

Thank HawkeyeAlum
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Jim M
27 April 2016|
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Response from C H E | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea what is going on at the downtown site. Good food at reasonable prices. But, the management & some employees need a kick in the rear. I have stopped going there.
Nikki M
3 March 2016|
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Response from C H E | Reviewed this property |
All day.
6 November 2015|
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Response from C H E | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no. BLT is good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Central Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001-7025
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-582-3090
Been Here For Years, Serve Breakfast Lunch And Supper
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