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The Corn Patch Restaurant and Lounge

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309 1ST St, Grimes, IA 50111-2244
+1 515-986-9013
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Wed - Sun 11:00 - 14:00
Wed - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Grimes, Iowa
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Family went for lunch and it was good. They have a really good homemade potato soup that I would say is their signature item. I need to visit again to try some other items.

Thank jhummel7
Grimes, Iowa
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62 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have gone 3 times. Excellent once and just average the other two. No doubt the potatoe soup is worth the stop alone. Their steaks are usually very good too. Friendly staff and would go again.

Thank Lake_Gal_777
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

potato, potato,potato Soup potato potatoe "Let's call the whole thing ON! My Grandma Tick an old Irish girl from Dallas county thought this was the best Potato soup.. "because It is almost as good as mine... but I didnt have to make it!" Seriously these folks are the nicest ever for hospitatlity Ask for Audrey as a server. She is... More 

Thank leonardfox
Des Moines, Iowa
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic little restaurant with a menu full of homemade, delicious comfort food! Loved the quaint setting and small town restaurant feel. Our waitress was wonderful, fast and super friendly. Our table was served the famous bowl of potato soup and fresh baked bread. Definitely worth the visit just for those two things alone. Everyone loved their entrees as well, hard... More 

Thank Tami W
Evansville, Indiana
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We went for the soup but enjoyed the rest of the meal as well. The portions were big so I went for the light meal of a chicken breast and vegetable to make sure I had plenty of room for the soup. Well worth the trip.

Thank Cortney P
Grimes, Iowa
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is place you visit for the very basics, the small-town staples and the outdated decor. This is not the place you go to expecting a trendy burger concoction with peanut butter and bacon. The staff is friendly and it is typically busy during the hours of operation. It's worth a try so long as your expectations are low.

Thank Joshua S
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

AmericInn recommended this restaurant to us and I am so glad they did. My husband had the Chicken Parmesan and I had the Chef salad. We shared an appetizer combo of fried cheese, dill pickles and onion rings. All were amazingly delicious and there were enough leftovers we did not have to buy dinner the next night! The potato soup... More 

Thank Van H
Urbandale, Iowa
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122 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

When you go there every meal get potato soup. The soup was great! I also had a delicious sandwich. The steak in the sandwich was perfect! There were four of us and everyone enjoyed their meal! Everyone said they wanted to return to this restaurant.

Thank Cammy456
Cedar Falls
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We stopped there on our way back home because we'd heard good things about it! It was true! When we were seated there were small bowls on the table and we wondered what they were for. Turns out you get a large bowl of potato soup to share and a small loaf of warm bread! The soup was delicious! We... More 

Thank htsteacher
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136 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

The potato soup was excellent! My daughter had 3 bowls and she didn't want to try it at first. Other than the potato soup the food was average. Kid's meal was a good deal. Choice of different sides other than fries was a nice touch. I liked the "atmosphere" of the place, kind of a throw back look on purpose... More 

Thank k-and-3j

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 1ST St, Grimes, IA 50111-2244
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Grimes
  • Phone Number: +1 515-986-9013

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