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Ritz Restaurant

232 1st Ave E, Dyersville, IA 52040-1201
+1 563-875-2268
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“shrimp” (5 reviews)
“prime rib” (3 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Seafood
$$ - $$$
232 1st Ave E, Dyersville, IA 52040-1201
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

The food was great as was the service. Very cozy atmosphere. We like the fact that our meal came with soup and salad.

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We come to Dyersville every year to play ball at the Field of Dreams. We eat at the Ritz every year as well. We are a large group from the Chicago suburbs that always gets top notch service from the staff when we eat here....More

Thank FinanceGuy8600
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This place was recommended by a fellow traveler. We tried it and were definitely pleased. The name may be upscale but the atmosphere is down to earth. The wait staff is very solicitous but overly so. I had fried shrimp and have not had as...More

1  Thank TravelBoy8491
cruisinforty, Owner at Ritz Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We love meeting new people and travlers over the years . The Ritz will be a part of downtown Dyersville for 70 years in 2018. My wife Carol & i will be starting our 16th year in September 2017...More

Reviewed 20 January 2017

Always great food and service. You can have anything from burger and fries to a meal with soup, salad, main course including prime rib, shrimp, salmon.....You won't go away hungry!!!

1  Thank iowatrav69
Reviewed 7 November 2016

My baseball team returned here as we were in town playing a tournament at the Field of Dreams. Carol is delightful to work with and is very accommodating as are the waitstaff. The food was great and reasonably priced. Everyone on our team and their...More

Reviewed 19 October 2016

Atmosphere is super Friendly, and We have always had a Great meal there! You never go away Hungary ! I would recommend the Ritz to everyone! We had our first date there, and have been married 35 Yrs, if we can we go back on...More

Thank 56connie
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Hubby had prime rib special- I had the shrimp special....with awesome warm bread...soup...salad and main course.. You don't leave hungry -we have always enjoyed off the menu or the specials...great local restaurant!

Thank Gayle S
Reviewed 16 March 2016

My wife and myself had dinner at the Ritz and were very pleasantly surprised. The meal was excellent and the staff very friendly. The atmosphere in the restaurant was definitely small town America.

Reviewed 28 October 2015

This is a cozy little diner downtown. Good food and friendly service. It's like a throwback to the 40s or 50s-great fun.

Thank cswalker1515
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Excellent food. Nice folks. Very nice steaks, fish, and shrimp meals. Full bar. Just a very nice place to have a meal.

Thank Kevin S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$25
Restaurant features
Reservations, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 1st Ave E, Dyersville, IA 52040-1201
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dyersville
  • Phone Number: +1 563-875-2268
The Ritz has been a Dyersville favorite starting back in 1948. Dan & Carol Sawyer are the owners. Dan worked in the automotive field for over 25 years. Dan's father, Orval Sawyer, owned and ran a popular little restaurant in a nearby town of Earlville named The Town Talk. Interest in his fathers business and a love of cooking lead Dan & Carl to purchase the Ritz in 2003. His wife Carol, a Dyersville native, works along side Dan as hostess and bartender. We offer that personal touch that can comes from a privately owned restaurant. The Ritz has a full menu including our popular Homemade Soups, Prime Rib, Steaks & Seafood, Pork, Chicken, and Sandwiches. We also have a full service bar. Have Carol make you one of her Southern Comfort Old Fashions or one of your own drink favorites. Please stop in, We look forward to serving you. Thank you, Dan & Carol Sawyer
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