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The Breakfast House

820 6th St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-5829
+1 319-261-2233
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (10 reviews)
“kielbasa” (2 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
American, Diner
820 6th St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-5829
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

The only place you can get hand breaded country fried steaks. They don’t come out of a bag in the freezer. Food is real and delicious. Basic cafe atmosphere. Gravy from scratch.

Thank Shannon B R
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Can soda was flat. No ice in the lemonade. Our meal came out and they gave my husband country fried chicken instead of steak. So, the waitress noticed the error and had the cook redo the meat only. While the eggs and hash browns got...More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 4 October 2017

A great "Mom & Pop" café. Small but friendly place to have breakfast. Busy with local folks. Service was fast and friendly. Good prices for good food and large portions. Small parking lot.

Thank OnTheGoForever
Reviewed 25 September 2017

My wife and I were staying in Cedar Rapids and I googled breakfast places and we ended up at the Breakfast House. We love Diners and this place didn't disappoint! The place was almost full when we arrived and within 10 minutes there was a...More

1  Thank Gary H
Reviewed 11 September 2017

My wife & I decided to have breakfast here and try it out since we had not eaten here before. Ate here on a Sunday morning. It was busy which really isn't surprising as most restaurants in CR are busy on Sunday mornings. My wife...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

The food is WONDERFUL but we will not be back the next time we return. A 45 minute wait for food would be fine with some communication or an offer to get the children's food out first; neither happened. I appreciate that this is a...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Went around 930 on a Sunday morning and had a short wait for table of 3. It is seat yourself seating but people waiting ahead of us offered up tables they couldn't fit in. Great service and food was good. Worth the wait.

Thank Cher B
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This was the first time we have been here. We chose based on the KCRG "A" list. I don't worry too much about atmosphere, I want good food. I had eggs benedict which is my go to breakfast when I'm dining out. They were very...More

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This place was also recommended to us and it was pretty good. I had an omelet and it was filled with my fillings and cooked very well. The Egg dishes are definitely better than the pancakes here. But all in all it was pretty good.

Thank Roberto L
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

It has a really fun atmosphere and the food is really good. It looks like it is in a little run down area, but it was really good food!

Thank Kate N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 6th St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-5829
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 319-261-2233
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