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Sunshine Family Restaurant

401 Central Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001-7025
+1 563-582-3090
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner
401 Central Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001-7025
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Reviews (222)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is like a little ma & pa restaurant. The service is outstanding along with the food & prices. They have breakfast special & a senior menu also. In a great location

Thank Linda Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for a good breakfast spot downtown? You found it. All the traditional diner breakfast dishes at good prices, but in an upscale interior.

Thank DaBearsWISC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch on our way through Dubuque. The service was great. The food was pretty basic diner food. Breakfast is serviced all day.

Thank Em1616
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Classic breakfast diner. We visited on a Mothers' Day morning and it was packed, but the staff was friendly and efficient. The food was good, served quickly, and plentiful. the waitress was busy, but still had time to be helpful and cheerful. Freaky fast for...More

Thank scott216
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We took our 4 year old grandson here for breakfast & he ordered the Mickey Mouse pancake with 2 sausages....It was an awesome display & a big hit with him. Our breakfast was also very good & the prices are very reasonable & the service...More

Thank lovegoodfood899
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I meet friends here all the time the food is great the service fast and very good this will be a place you will be happy that you found.

Thank Lee D
Reviewed 13 April 2017

First time in Dubuque IA. and ate at the Sunshine Family Restaurant and would be sure to eat there the next time traveling thru the city as the breakfast was very good and served fast and hot.

Thank Ronald H
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and went here this morning. We both were happy with the good cafe breakfast section, good food, good price, and great service. A true local spot, even if you are not a local.

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Great breakfasts, good service. Menu offers mainly basic breakfast but very good. It is located in the downtown area, not far from several hotels.

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The service was quick and friendly. Prices were very reasonable and the food was great!!! The pancakes are soo good!!

Thank Erin L
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Jim M
Just whats going on. Had kind of a snipe waiteres that didnt check if we had forks to eat with today. newer decor lets up the friendly some
27 April 2016|
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Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
wondering if under new management had a good string of help going so am surprised myself on what happened there recently.
Nikki M
Is breakfast served all day?
3 March 2016|
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Response from C H E | Reviewed this property |
All day.
Do you do a Ruben dandwich
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
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Central Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001-7025
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-582-3090
  • E-mail
been here for years, serve breakfast lunch and supper
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