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809 So.Grand Ave., Charles City, IA 50616
+1 641-228-7162
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“pie” (3 reviews)
“omelet” (3 reviews)
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06:30 - 15:00All hours
€€ - €€€
809 So.Grand Ave., Charles City, IA 50616
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the food tasty & hot but WAY to SALTY . The salad bar bloated me & I know it was because of ALL the added preservative additives that was used.This tells me NOT FRESH. I know they CAN Do Better.

Thank bootyman
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food, nice atmosphere, great value! Home cooked food, real eggs used for making the omelets!! Tater tots casserole, just like mom used to make!! Great luncheon buffet!

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Stopped here for lunch, on Ragbrai. It's not a giant buffet but limited it was good and priced really well. The food was hot and it was kept full during a busy day.

Thank nwiaguy
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Food was good, friendly people. Our family of five ate for $36, all plate meals, just two miles off the main road.

Thank DJGWilliams
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Dave's has a great lunch buffet. The meatloaf very good and the baked potatoe bar is my favorite. The breakfast bar on Saturday and Sundays is also very good...... Biscuits gravy and sausage links until you explode if you choose! Oh almost forgot ..... Excellent...More

Thank Brad S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Had lunch there yesterday and had great sandwiches -- all very tasty and generous portions at a reasonable price. Very friendly waitress as well. Topped it all off with some of their homemade raspberry pie. Did not try the lunch buffet but it looked like...More

Thank Thomas U
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Thanks to the guys down at the local gas station that recommended Dave's. Stopped in for a late lunch. Tried the coconut shrimp, hot beef and gravy, both were good. Waitress was friendly and attentive. Enjoyed the meal and staff enough to come back the...More

Thank John316Wisconsin
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Poor quality buffet,and slow service. I opted for the buffet because I was in a hurry, but most things were dry and overcooked.

Thank Kyl A
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Limited daily buffet based on daily special, but very good. They also have a full menu of very good items.

Thank CharlesCity_IASuzyQ
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Great family restaurant. Great food at reasonable prices. Buffet is good-especially on Monday and Friday's! One of the few family friendly sit down restaurants left in Charles City.

Thank Liz H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 809 So.Grand Ave., Charles City, IA 50616
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Charles City
  • Phone Number: +1 641-228-7162
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