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809 So.Grand Ave., Charles City, IA 50616
+1 641-228-7162
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“omelette” (4 reviews)
“pie” (3 reviews)
“sausage gravy” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
809 So.Grand Ave., Charles City, IA 50616
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped for breakfast early in am. Had unbelievable breakfast buffet for under $10. total. In and out in 20 minutes. Great fooe

Thank tomvinji
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Very friendly service! Would go again! 😄 The prices were very reasonable and the portions were good. Had the biscuits and gravy. Nicely ptepared.

Thank annmagruf
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I was traveling with my father-in-law and we stopped here looking for a local non franchise place to eat. We arrived around 1:30 PM so we missed any lunch rush. The dining area was spacious and provided boths and tables. The waitress was quick and...More

Thank Kirk D
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We had passed another restaurant and were about to turn around when we saw Dave's and decided to give them a try. We were glad we did. There is nothing fancy about this place, but I don't really care to pay for atmosphere. The waitress...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 18 August 2017

the food tasty & hot but WAY to SALTY . The salad bar bloated me & I know it was because of ALL the added preservative additives that was used.This tells me NOT FRESH. I know they CAN Do Better.

Thank bootyman
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food, nice atmosphere, great value! Home cooked food, real eggs used for making the omelets!! Tater tots casserole, just like mom used to make!! Great luncheon buffet!

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Stopped here for lunch, on Ragbrai. It's not a giant buffet but limited it was good and priced really well. The food was hot and it was kept full during a busy day.

Thank nwiaguy
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Food was good, friendly people. Our family of five ate for $36, all plate meals, just two miles off the main road.

Thank DJGWilliams
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Dave's has a great lunch buffet. The meatloaf very good and the baked potatoe bar is my favorite. The breakfast bar on Saturday and Sundays is also very good...... Biscuits gravy and sausage links until you explode if you choose! Oh almost forgot ..... Excellent...More

Thank Brad S
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Had lunch there yesterday and had great sandwiches -- all very tasty and generous portions at a reasonable price. Very friendly waitress as well. Topped it all off with some of their homemade raspberry pie. Did not try the lunch buffet but it looked like...More

Thank Thomas U
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 809 So.Grand Ave., Charles City, IA 50616
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Charles City
  • Phone Number: +1 641-228-7162
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