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Machine Shed Restaurant

) #1 of 243 Restaurants in Davenport $$ - $$$, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
7250 Northwest Blvd, I-80/Exit 292, Davenport, IA 52806-1018
+1 563-391-2427
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“burnt ends” (11 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
7250 Northwest Blvd, I-80/Exit 292, Davenport, IA 52806-1018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I thought the breakfast was the best thing The Shed serves and let me tell you it is awesome. Well this evening we ate dinner at The Shed. All you can eat ribs were AWESOME - for that matter the whole dinner and experience was...More

Thank Myzman
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went here while in Davenport on business. This is not what I'd call a fine dining establishment, but the people were extremely nice, service was excellent and food was pretty good. People seemed to really like the burnt ends, but I'm from NC BBQ...More

Thank CaryKaren
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for submitting your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Machine Shed. AS an award-winnign restauraunt, we are always wanting to hear what we could do better. If you would like to share any additional feedback,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One exit from the biggest truck stop in Iowa, are the best, biggest and tastiest cinnamon rolls ever. We are talking enough to split with another adult. This down home style restaurant is popular for its bib overall wait staff and countey style good food....More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to the machine shed after reading the good reviews. There was no wait for me to be seated- always a plus. I began with the BBQ stuffed potato skins and wow, I was impressed. I also ordered the country fried chicken with garlic...More

Thank Rachael H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We met some family there for a gathering. They have round tables for larger groups (we had 6) plus a high chair. The food was good, service was good they even helped us get set up to take some group photos. Lots of people with...More

Thank 788Pamela_O_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to stop in here for a dinner after shopping. The front of the restaurant has farm equipment in front - it was so neat!. Once inside there was a general store, bakery and farm food. We had a great meal and topped it...More

Thank DianeB730
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to the Rockford IL Machine Shed restaurant many times but never to this one in Davenport. I chose a moderate size breakfast with only one egg and a small steak with English muffin and their own strawberry preserves. Most of the meal...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As title says, second time better than first. First time was great!! Visiting Grandmother for Easter both times. When in Quad Cities will try and return

Thank trvlnut21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I travel in the area often and have for nearly 30 yrs. It was a stop I/we used to look forward to. Service was sub-par from the time I walked in the door on Mon. May 1, 2017, until the time I was finished eating...More

Thank Vicki E
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at Machine Shed Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Vicki - Thank you for providing us with your feedback. I am very sorry to hear that your experience was not up to the Machine Shed standards. I assure you that I have addressed your concerns with our executive team so it can be...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Big menu with lots of homemade food selections. My favorite is the brisket while other like their pan fried chicken. Cole slaw is great!!

Thank STMorrison
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Is there a kids menu?
9 February 2017|
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Response from LuckyLang | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Their kid’s menu features food that any kid would love, such as blueberry pancakes and macaroni and cheese. Machine Shed’s famous cinnamon rolls are also sure to be a crowd pleaser for kids. It's a great place for the... More
Have the ribs caused anyone else stomach pains? I wrote my review shortly after dinner. I only ate 1/2 of the rack. My wife only ate 1/4 of hers. About 3 hours later I became very ill. I was totally incapacitated for 36 hours. We threw out the remaining ribs. True!
8 May 2016|
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Response from Elliott W | Reviewed this property |
I have never had an issue with anything I have eaten there, and I have eaten in this particular store somewhere between 60-80 times since I have lived here. This includes things I didn't reheat and at cold directly from the... More
how much is all you can eat fish, and what kind of fish
5 July 2015|
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Response from MustangCarla | Reviewed this property |
I never tried the fish so do not know.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7250 Northwest Blvd, I-80/Exit 292, Davenport, IA 52806-1018
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Davenport
  • Phone Number: +1 563-391-2427
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