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621 1st Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405-3931
+1 319-364-4415
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Very poor, customer service! The gal that took our "to go" order was very rude. We ordered 5 sandwiches, she didn't offer to make them a basket, or even ask if we wanted anything else. She couldn't even give us a time the food would be ready, nor give us our total. Hope our food is better than their customer... More 

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Thank Delewis523
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

I've had lunch there several times with friends - I especially like the Asian salad. Service is always good here.

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Thank CedarRapidsGuy
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015

Great Maidrites and waffle fries. Quick service and good food. Close to Marion City park. This restaurant has been in downtown Marion for many years, an institution.

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Thank Misdriver
Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015

First, there are at least two Maid Rites located in Cedar Rapids. This is the one on 1st Avenue, not the one in the adjoining town of Marion, Iowa. My wife and I are huge fans of a good Maid Rite and it seems the best are found at the older establishments such as this one. There's a little history... More 

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Thank Michael B
Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

Unique loose meat sandwich. Large menu variety. Run by two friendly sisters in Uptown Marion. Salads and pies. Everything homemade. Just wish they served breakfast!

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Thank Julie A
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

I recently visited the Marian Maid Rite and was very disappointed in the attitude of staff. I have been bringing my family to their establishment for years. I tried to address the issue with the owner the following day but the owners attitude is just as poor as some of the staff. They think because of the longevity of their... More 

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Thank Bob V
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

This is a great little place to have a Maid-Rite, they do the classic sandwich well with fresh soft buns. I've been to some bad maid-rites with stale bread, tough meat, but this one is good. Parking is in back - a little tight, but you can find room. Interesting pictures inside from the flood of 2008.

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Thank Anne J
Appleton, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2014 via mobile

Three of us stopped on a business trip. Two of us got grilled cheese, chili, and a root beer float. Really tasty.. especially the chili as it was very well seasoned. The third got the pork dinner. Pork was good but potatoes and green beans were canned/bagged. Service made us giggle but the greasy food/chili was totally worth it.

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Thank Gloria B
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2014

this is a place when i lived in Wisconson that i just had to come to when i visited....the meat is moist but not greasy...my 3 yr old was cranky and the owner gave him a cookie on the house...then when said 3 yr old spilled one of our sodas...a customer and a girl from the back came to help... More 

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Thank utheborch4
Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2013 via mobile

While traveling cross country, I always try to eat regional favorites. Maid-rites are an Iowa thing so we HAD to stop and we were glad that we did! The owner is really friendly, the service was fast, the place is clean, and the walls are covered with info about the Cedar Rapids 2008 flood. We, of course, had a maid-rite... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
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Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621 1st Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405-3931
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 319-364-4415

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?