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The Breakfast House

American, Diner
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820 6th street SW, Cedar Rapids, IA
+1 319-261-2233
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05:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 05:30 - 14:30
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While the location might make you skeptical, this little hole in the wall serves a really yummy breakfast and draws a very diverse crowd. We loved it!

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Thank Cyndy R
Peoria, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I have been to Breakfast House 6 times now while in CR. Every breakfast was cooked well, served hot, plentiful portions and tasted great. The staff has always been "you are not a stranger to us" friendly and not over attentive. The ambiance is perfect if you get there before sunrise. This place is not Dennys or Perkins bright. Its... More 

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Thank walt l
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156 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Just as the title states I believe this is the best place to get breakfast in Cedar Rapids. But be prepared it's a small restaurant and packs fast and easily.

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Thank Shelby A
Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This is THE BEST place for breakfast in Cedar Rapids. The food has never been a disappointment. I've liked everything I've ever gotten, but once I tried the Eggs Benedict, I was hooked and haven't ventured from that. I always plan to try the shipwreck, but the Eggs Benedict is so well done, that I order it ever time. The... More 

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Thank tru2isu
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived for an EARLY breakfast of 6:45, and was seated by the cook. He and the waitress were very attentive, pleasant, and quick. Two of us ordered omelettes, one for French toast, and the last just bacon & hashbrowns. Super flavorful, nice & hot, great service. Would eat here again, and definitely preferred over a chain restaurant!

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Thank James S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Tried this out for a Sunday morning breakfast based on the reviews. Place has the local cafe feel to it--which is what I look for. Why go to a chain when you can go to a great local place. Had the "Iowa Farmer" omelet with American fries. Portions are generous. Service was fast and friendly.

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Thank beckprof
Highland, Illinois
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36 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I have been trying to get in here to try their breakfast. I know many years ago they were very good but they are always packed and seldom do I find a parking space so I end up leaving. Yesterday morning it was mostly empty. I got a prime parking spot. I didn't see a sign to wait to be... More 

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Thank Sher S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

On our way through Iowa and we stopped in Cedar Rapids for a bite. TripAdvisor steered us to The Breakfast House. This small cafe rocked our breakfast socks off! There was a bit of a wait, but once we were seated and coffee arrived we knew we were in the right place. The staff works their tails off! The food... More 

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Thank Lori M
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is a tiny place, but they always have great food and excellent service. Great Cinnamon Rolls, but have them save one out for you, since they go fast! All breakfast dishes are perfect. Wait staff work their butts off, and so do the chefs! They really hustle.

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Thank Slangcr
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is one of the busiest places in town for good reason. The breakfast is amazing and they keep the people moving. The food comes up very quickly and is always very good. The service can be hit miss between average and very good. They are always very busy so I am sure it is a struggle to keep up.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
05:30 - 14:30
Monday
05:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
05:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
05:30 - 14:30
Thursday
05:30 - 14:30
Friday
05:30 - 14:30
Saturday
05:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 6th street SW, Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 319-261-2233

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