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Mineral City Mill and Grill

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2621 5th Ave S, Fort Dodge, IA 50501-5554
+1 515-955-8514
10:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

2 of us had quiche which was nasty, not like any I have had before ( it was supposed to be the special) don't know how to make traditional hash browns! The wife's salad was good she said!

Thank Kevin R
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Dinner was fine, a little pricy ,portions were nice sized,so we had to take our dessert home.You should enjoy.

Thank Rick S
Fairfield, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mediocre at best Hard to understand why it is rated so high except perhaps that the rest of the restaurants are fast food and this is cooked with waiter service. Gluten free claim is a scam because they do not have gluten free bread or pasta, only a gluten free menu that has no bread in it, just salads or... More 

Thank GreatKate108
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We were spending the night in Fort Dodge and needed a nice casual dinner to end our day. We thought the menu sounded good and provided some variety. My son ended up ordering Ssrimp fettucine which he really enjoyed other than his comment the shrimp should have been fully detailed. He ended up with a couple bites that of shrimp... More 

Thank Alicia H
Belmond, Iowa, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Good Food and Service...we enjoyed our visit and food there. It was clean and well organized for service. Food came out in a timely manner. I am not sure when we were there last...six months or more ago

Thank Jean A
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Food and service has always been good here! Whether it's lunch or dinner we've never had a bad meal. Highly recommend!

Thank Julie P
Fort Dodge
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017

If you want a steak this would be a good place to go in Fort Dodge. The service is good and a nice atmosphere.

Thank Adolph K
Ackley, Iowa
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165 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I honestly don't understand how this place is so highly rated. We stopped in for dinner, ordering the Italian meatballs appetizer, orange citrus salmon with vegetables, lemon dill salmon with wild rice, and garbage pasta. The meatballs were plain with nearly flavorless sauce, like something out of a can. The salmon was a plain slab of fish similar to what... More 

Thank IggysTravellers
Chariton, Iowa
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We had heard about this place from friends. It looks interesting form the outside. We had sandwiches and cold drinks.

Thank U3359IDMartinB
Iowa Falls, Iowa
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70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We have eaten here several times, usually for lunch. I like their pick 2 or 3 items, such as a salad, soup and sandwich. I will say they have some strange sandwiches, so be sure to ask if you are not sure what is is. They have a nice salad, goes well with their super Bloody Mary !

Thank Kornkurt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2621 5th Ave S, Fort Dodge, IA 50501-5554
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Fort Dodge
  • Phone Number: +1 515-955-8514
I think this place just opened. The food was great, it is the "most classy" place for "miles around", the decor is interesting, and the service was above average. The smoked pork chop was the best any of our group had ever eaten. The steak was average. Full bar with reasonable prices (a really good Long Island Iced Tea was $5.25). This was an unexpected gem in a small Iowa town not known for its food.

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