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Windmill Cafe

709 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
+1 641-621-1800
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (24 reviews)
“pancakes” (7 reviews)
“gyro” (3 reviews)
Opens in 15 min
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
709 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here a few times when traveling to Pella. The food is great and the atmonsphere like a old small town diner. Highly recommend breakfast or lunch at the Windmill

Thank reasleyosu
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Liked the atmosphere - breakfast all day plus comfort specialty food. Quality is good. Only wish is that they add a Dutch or Euro section to menu in recognition of town and restaurant name. Greek offering seemed odd.

Thank STLSportsMom65
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

I’m a local that’s been coming here for years, and this is the absolute best breakfast/brunch you can find in Pella. You can go wrong with any of their menu items, and it’s all CHEAP! I recommend the all-meat skillet, 2-on-2, pancakes, specialty waffles, and...More

Thank Tristan M
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We had breakfast here twice and had fast and great service ! We didn't see another place in town to have breakfast and this place was full but the service was fast with great food !

Thank 656brucej
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Don't come here if you are looking for nice food. This is just a greasy diner with bland food. I had the Pella Burger which was one of the worst burgers I have ever had. Thin patty with a slither of bologna and tasteless fries....More

Thank JoanaLola
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great breakfast place with lots of old fashioned menu combinations like eggs over-easy with bacon, hash browns, toast, and coffee. No surprises here which could be helpful for early-morning decision-making.

Thank wwc2013
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I came downtown for some reknowned baked goods but found all the bakeries closed, so I decided to check out the adjacent Windmill Cafe, which was bustling! Despite a line of people waiting to be seated, I was taken to a table within a minute...More

Thank vanatic
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We invaded this small cafe in downtown Pella with a crowd and they were gracious and efficient in accommodating us. The breakfast buffet was a hit with all ages. Service was friendly and helpful. The food was pretty standard fare for a cafe in Iowa-...More

Thank travelingmv
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I've never had the opportunity to stop for lunch at the Windmill as I'm always driving through Pella early in the morning and in need of good breakfast. I've found my place in Pella and figured it was time to make a review. The service...More

Thank BlueFleck
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Stopped in for lunch this week mid morning and was happy to see they served breakfast all day. My wife enoyed her lunch too.

Thank Drew D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 709 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Pella
  • Phone Number: +1 641-621-1800
Phone (641) 621-1800
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