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709 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
+1 641-621-1800
08:00 - 14:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 05:30 - 15:00
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

They only serve breakfast and lunch, which was not a big deal, however not all the food is homemade. Judging by the atmosphere, I was expecting it to be. My children order the fettuccine alfredo and baked pasta. The alfredo was not homemade and the baked pasta uses marinara sauce that has mushrooms and green peppers in it. What I... More 

Thank Peggy B
Pella, Iowa
Level Contributor
13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Love this place for breakfast, but lunch is great as well. Where else can you get all your favorites (eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, etc.) for such a reasonable price? Wait staff is friendly and eager to please.

Thank Joel B
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Fast service and good food. The place stays busy but it's not a long wait. And is right next to the bakery

Thank Sandra M
Waterloo, Iowa
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90 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We stopped here while we were in town for the Tulip Festival for a quick lunch. Between the three of us, there was not one good bite of food that was put on our table. The service was horrible as well. Lots of standing around, no refills, tasteless food. Waste of a meal for us.

Thank Wsr0224
State Center, Iowa, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Great home cooked food. Really fast and courteous service. A local hot spot so don't be surprised if it is busy.

Thank Emslifer911
Pella, Iowa
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We go for breakfast every Saturday morning. Its always a Busy place but the food is good and quick. The prices are good value for the amount of food.

Thank spikerg
Chariton, Iowa
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a main street café, with the comfort food that you would expect.. We were there on a Saturday, busy but the service was quick.

Thank U3359IDMartinB
Worth Illinois
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Good service and food at reasonable prices make this a great place to be on the square there are daily specials and menu has a good selection of food. Friendly service and nice family atmosphere

Thank RCB80
West Des Moines, Iowa
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Very friendly staff. Clean tidy restaurant. A good menu to chose from. Very prompt service. Good tasty hot food. Well worth the money would recommend. Great job guys

Thank Jason W
1 review
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast. Were in and out in less than 30 minutes. Friendly staff. Nice atmosphere and very clean.

Thank Cindy H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 709 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Pella
  • Phone Number: +1 641-621-1800
Phone (641) 621-1800

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