We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Sunshine Family Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$
American, Diner
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
401 Central Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001-7025
+1 563-582-3090
Website
Today
06:00 - 15:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

217 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 217: English reviews
Hazel Green
Level Contributor
30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I meet friends here all the time the food is great the service fast and very good this will be a place you will be happy that you found.

Helpful?
Thank Lee D
Shawano, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time in Dubuque IA. and ate at the Sunshine Family Restaurant and would be sure to eat there the next time traveling thru the city as the breakfast was very good and served fast and hot.

Helpful?
Thank Ronald H
Level Contributor
50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and went here this morning. We both were happy with the good cafe breakfast section, good food, good price, and great service. A true local spot, even if you are not a local.

Helpful?
Thank Kevin C
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Great breakfasts, good service. Menu offers mainly basic breakfast but very good. It is located in the downtown area, not far from several hotels.

Helpful?
Thank Karen L
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The service was quick and friendly. Prices were very reasonable and the food was great!!! The pancakes are soo good!!

Helpful?
Thank Erin L
Green Bay, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The food is really good and the prices are great. It was located close to our hotel and we could walk there. They could also accommodate larger groups as the have a banquet room with a separate entrance, though this section is not as nice looking as the main restaurant. The staff is friendly too.

Helpful?
Thank amyw918
Level Contributor
27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Sunshine is a no frills family restaurant serving breakfast and lunch. The staff is always friendly and efficient. There are 2 locations and both are convenient. You get a lot of food for your money.

Helpful?
Thank Angie C
Kirkwood, Illinois
Level Contributor
66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Just the place for a hardy breakfast. We stayed in downtown Dubuque, which was pretty quiet on a Sunday morning. This restaurant was within walking distance of our hotel. The menu was varied; the portions were large; the coffee was good, and the prices were reasonable. What more could you ask?

Helpful?
Thank eroof01
Dubuque, Iowa
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2017

If you are in Dubuque and you want home cooked food at a good price this is the place to go. They have a good size menu of items to choose from at a very good price, the portions are good size also. The help is very nice and helpful to everyone .

Helpful?
Thank Michael C
Freeport, Illinois
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017

You won't find a better place for breakfast or a place where you get more food. Prices and service are outstanding.

Helpful?
Thank lrplw

Travellers who viewed Sunshine Family Restaurant also viewed

 

Been to Sunshine Family Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 15:00
Thursday
06:00 - 15:00
Friday
06:00 - 15:00
Saturday
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Central Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001-7025
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-582-3090
Description
been here for years, serve breakfast lunch and supper

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Sunshine Family Restaurant and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Dubuque, Iowa
over a year ago
Columbus, Ohio
over a year ago

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Sunshine Family Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?