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Village Inn

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8510 Birchwood Ct, Johnston, IA 50131-2740
+1 515-727-4626
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Stockbridge, Georgia
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138 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While in town for a family event, all fourteen of us had breakfast here. What a fantastic meal! The cheddar cheese omelette was the best I've eaten, and the value was exceptional. We particularly enjoyed the "pick four" menu. I can't wait to eat here again!

Thank Wayne K
Johnston, Iowa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We love going here after church for breakfast -and sometimes on Wednesday evenings for free pie! We've always had great food and great service!

Thank Lorna_DDP
Loveland, Colorado
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I would have given them a better review, but I could hear the manager complaining to one employee about another employee. She was around the corner in the server area, but we could clearly hear her words. Lexi the server was pleasant. Food was good for the price too.

Thank SulliHoff
Eagan, MN
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82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Owned by Bakers Square and follows the formula. (Try and save room for pie). Good food, wide selection, and heavy emphasis on feeding families. Not a quiet date place at all, but a good place to fill up and get your money's worth.

1 Thank MNtrout
Des Moines, Iowa
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611 reviews
562 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

My friend and I met here in Mar2015 for lunch although I had to have breakfast. Fresh, hot, tasty food served by friendly staff. And the Marcydiner tantrum rating was 5/5=well behaved kids.

1 Thank init4keeps
Mehlingen, germany
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Only people in the restaurant at 6am.. Had a quiet cup of tea and a nice hot breakfast. Close to walk from hotel.

1 Thank jaismith5
Johnston, Iowa
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Went here on a Sunday for breakfast. The service and food were good. We ended up sitting close to the kitchen and could hear all the arguing going on the time. There kitchen is disfunctional at best, I am amazed they can get the food out as well as they do. It reminded me of an episode of Hells Kitchen... More 

2 Thank TheBandit78
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Very friendly with delicious breakfast. I hadn't been to a Village Inn in decades and it was just as I remembered.

1 Thank Marie W
Blue Mound, KS
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2015

We love Village Inn Restaurants. Their food is consistently good, they serve breakfast all day long, they are quiet and comfortable! The Johnston, Iowa, restaurant was no exception! Both Steve and Blake gave us excellent service and the food was delicious!

1 Thank Janice S
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 November 2014

They've got really good pie! Our family really enjoyed the roast turkey dinner with various sides. I enjoyed the Bacon Turkey Avocado melt with pepper jack cheese - Wow! Great flavors. Good coffee too.

1 Thank C O H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8510 Birchwood Ct, Johnston, IA 50131-2740
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Johnston
  • Phone Number: +1 515-727-4626

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?