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Sunshine Family Restaurant

401 Central Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001-7025
+1 563-582-3090
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
401 Central Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001-7025
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Open at 5:00 a.m. and closed at 3:00 p.m., Sunshine Restaurant does those two meals right. It is about comfort food that is tasty. We got there at lunch time and we were seated quickly. We ordered the open face hot meatloaf sandwich and a...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went above and beyond to make us comfortable.... we were the last ones in the business... ❤️ The waitress let us stay until they had all there cleaning done... We did not even know till the end... so very polite and warm... would go back...More

Thank Mary G G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing fancy, just a good breakfast café! Good coffee, nice selection of skillets, omelets and the standard breakfast choices. The Corned Beef Hash was just OK, but the skillet my wife had was excellent. I asked for Crispy Hash Browns and they delivered them perfectly!

Thank HawkeyeAlum
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service is great the food is excellent and the prices very very goodWe go there a lot because this is cheapest and best in town it’s family-owned and great family atmosphere

Thank 521toddk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Over the years, Sunshine has been under several names, but the menu has remained little changed. Nothing fancy, just good comfort good at a decent price. Quite honestly, I've only been there for breakfast, but that's fabulous. Your cup of joe is always kept hot!

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not feel like cooking? Want food like you make at home? Go here. Great prices, good food, great staff.

Thank RichDBQ
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The food is very good! The only minus is that the place is a little dirty but other than that the place is great.

Thank fk1234594
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Good place to have breakfast, good prices and good food and fast service times for food delivery. Not fancy a little dated but I will be back for the value

Thank Ric n Pat W
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Delicious, quick, cheap, and family friendly. Great breakfast food! Not at all fancy. Not recommended for date night!

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

My friends and I went to the Sunshine Family Restaurant for breakfast. The place was packed - with talking, laughing people! This meant to me that it is a popular place to go to. As soon as a table was vacated it was filled again...More

1  Thank Marsha M
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Jim M
27 April 2016|
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Response from C H E | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea what is going on at the downtown site. Good food at reasonable prices. But, the management & some employees need a kick in the rear. I have stopped going there.
Nikki M
3 March 2016|
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Response from C H E | Reviewed this property |
All day.
6 November 2015|
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Response from C H E | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no. BLT is good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Central Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001-7025
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-582-3090
Been Here For Years, Serve Breakfast Lunch And Supper
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