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Family Diner

1604 Hill Ave, Spirit Lake, IA 51360-1640
+1 712-336-5422
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (8 reviews)
“tenderloin” (5 reviews)
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American, Diner, Cafe
1604 Hill Ave, Spirit Lake, IA 51360-1640
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food!! Always hot and plenty to eat. The staff are all wonderful and don't forget to take a cinnamon or caramel roll home!! You can also order in advance the rolls and pies for special occasions!

Thank Sherry S
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Had a terrific lunch. Portions were enormous, hot, tasty, and very reasonable. Pies and carmel and cinnamon rolls are amazing as well. Not open for supper tho.

Thank rustyroland
Reviewed 15 February 2018

The food is great large portions. The café is always busy but worth the wait and the staff is very friendly

Thank TommieJ1942
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This diner has the best home cooked meals, so bring your appetite. The servings are very large, served quickly and they have the friendliest waitresses, Be sure to get either a large cinnamon roll or a piece of pie before you leave.....we always take ours...More

Thank elecakes
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The size of our meals were huge. They have yummy food and very reasonable prices. Also in a great location.

Thank Amy D
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great food,especially breakfast. Large portions at a reasonable price. It can get crowded-get there early.

Thank Drfisch1
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Portions-galore in this quaint family diner! Fresh-baked breads, cinnamon rolls, muffins, and pies every day. All food is home-cooked and very tasty. It's what one thinks about when wanting to eat at a diner. The servers are friendly and polite, even when some guests are...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 18 May 2017

My husband had the Hot Beef open sandwich with mashed potatoes and gravy. He liked it. I had the Pork Tenderloin Fried with mashed potato and gravy. It was a large tenderloin, but if there again would probably order the Biscuits with Sausage Gravy and...More

Thank Margo D
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to eat! Delicious food and lots of it! Very friendly staff. I would go back! So if you are in Spirit Lake stop in.

Thank beachgrandma7
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I had the Sausage Gravy and Biscuits. The biscuits are different than I am used to. They are the texture of a fluffy cake. My friend loved her Diner breakfast. She commented on how large and good the old fashioned ham was.

Thank Deb T
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Linda R
19 July 2015|
Response from Tamara D | Reviewed this property |
I googled...Hours are 6:00-4:00 Mon-Fri. 6:00-2:00 on Sat. and closed on Sun.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1604 Hill Ave, Spirit Lake, IA 51360-1640
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Spirit Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 712-336-5422
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