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2001 2nd Ave N, Fort Dodge, IA 50501-6749
+1 515-576-5338
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Harcourt, Iowa
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We usually like this local place for great food (soups, sandwiches, salads, appetizers) but tonight's service was not good. Wait staff spent more time talking to friends at a table than tending to customers. Disappointed

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Thank Karen S
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This place is a cozy bar and restaurant and a nice place for drinks and food with friends. The menu is limited ,but have found all the food to be very good. Parking is limited, but there is usually some space just outside or in the back. The staff is always friendly and accommodating.

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Thank Al J
Virginia USA
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70 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Found this when in the Quality Inn (search). It's in a residential kind of neighborhood, and we had a problem finding it a first. Glad we did. Lovely friendly place, small but very busy. Beer in mason jars, good little sliders. I had the crab cake sliders which were just ok, husband had the hamburger sliders which were very good.... More 

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Thank Barbara W
Fort Dodge, Iowa
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Great after work hangout for a drink and dinner. The tenderloin sliders are the best, add a couple of beers and your friends and it's a great night out.

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Thank Kent C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

We were moving our son to college and decided to stop to est at Lefti's. It was a bit out of the way but we'll worth it!

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Thank Peggy A
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156 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

Occasionally we have picked up Lefti's for lunch at work and I have never had a bad experience! I personally recommend their Lefti melt. But you're pretty safe with anything on the menu!!

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Thank Shelby A
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015

It's a small place, but boy is it a great one! A throwback to the old neighborhood bar, the food is all great pub/sports bar fare, a good beer and drink selection, plenty of TVs to keep you occupied, and even a few games in the back. On nice days they have a little patio area that is also great.... More 

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Thank ngsography
Plainwell, Michigan
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143 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015

Lefti's is a great neighborhood bar and grill, especially if you're gathering to meet up with friends. I've been there several times with folks from work. We target going on Wednesdays, when there's 55c fried shrimp, 70c coconut shrimp and 70c wings. Just tell the waitress how many you want of each. Be prepared if you order wings, though... there... More 

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Thank PrincessInArmor
fort dodge
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167 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

Nice local place to get a good meal. Prices are reasonable, good beer selection and food is good. They have salads, burgers, sandwiches and wraps plus appetizers, a good selection of food. There are a few high-top tables that sit four and some regular tables near the front, These had been slid together for a larger group that had gathered.... More 

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Thank john l

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2001 2nd Ave N, Fort Dodge, IA 50501-6749
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Fort Dodge
  • Phone Number: +1 515-576-5338

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