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J's Homestyle Cooking

1724 W 31st St, Cedar Falls, IA 50613-4831
+1 319-266-3199
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pancakes” (11 reviews)
“cookies” (12 reviews)
Closes in 2 min
05:30 - 20:30 Hours
American, Diner
1724 W 31st St, Cedar Falls, IA 50613-4831
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

I have been to J's a few times, both for breakfast. The place is always busy but the wait is never more than a few minutes. Our server was nice and efficient. The food was fast and tasted great.

Thank emma d
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Because it is listed high on TripAdvisor, and because a local resident recommended it, I decided to have lunch at J's. The server was very nice. I asked her to tell me what J's is known for, and she listed a number of the items...More

Thank Darren D
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Good food..like home cooked food. Fresh and tastey. Good local eatery. Clean. Basic decor bit very good food.

Thank Frosty987
Reviewed 1 February 2018

I've eaten here a couple of times as it is right down the street from where I work. The times I've been there, the food was plentiful in portion size, but not all that great taste-wise. It isnt the type of food that someone trying...More

1  Thank MaximII
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

This trip to J's for lunch just didn't hit the mark. Our food took nearly 50 minutes to arrive, due to "the broasted chicken always takes a little longer," according to our server. While that might be true, it would have been helpful to have...More

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Sausage and gravy had no sausage, the glass of water had no ice, and the French dip au jus was merely watery, greasy drippings from the roast. The roll was doughy, underbaked. My husband ordered a slice of pie, and after 15 minutes of waiting,...More

Thank Carol Z
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Very quaint little Mom & Pop Type cafe!! I have only had breakfast there & have never been disappointed! Very big breakfast menu with a lot to chose from!! They are always busy - but the wait is never very long & well worth it....More

Thank _iaholic57
Reviewed 29 October 2017

If you're looking for good basic food at a reasonable price served by some nice people, then J's is the place to go. I just stopped in for supper on my was to Ft. Dodge. Service was fairly prompt even though the restaurant was pretty...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Definitely homestyle cooking. Breakfasts are great. Very substantial portions at a modest price. Service is friendly.

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

What a great restaurant! Very friendly staff. Great service and tasty food. I would recommend stopping here for breakfast when in the Cedar Falls area.

Thank LongWindingRoadTrip
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Questions & Answers
16 March 2017|
Response from JOHN S | Reviewed this property |
on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday they close at 3 pm. other days they are open till 8 pm.
A'Lisa W
2 April 2016|
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Response from Gemuse4 | Reviewed this property |
It's 1.5-2 block south of basketball arena. It is not on campus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1724 W 31st St, Cedar Falls, IA 50613-4831
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 319-266-3199
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