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Marquette Bar & Cafe

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87 First Steet, Marquette, IA 52158
+1 563-873-9663
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Brillion, Wisconsin
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43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Although Marquette, IA doesn't offer much variety for food. The Bar & Cafe is certainly a great place to eat! I ate here a few times while in town for work, and enjoyed socializing with the locals and loved the combination of cafe and bar. I enjoyed the famous burger and also the cheese curd offered. The establishment itself is... More 

Thank Nicole C
Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We love going here for a fresh burger and chicken and dumpling soup!!! Simply amaaaaaazing !!!! Friday fish is awesome along with the fresh salad bar ! The staff is very helpful and friendly too !

Thank Lori58655
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219 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

On this cold breezy Saturday it was a great location to stop and grab a quick bite to eat. Simple cozy inside. Friendly staff, quick service and loved my burger and fries!! The blueberry/rassberry pie was very good too. They had other homemade pies as well. Even several soups too.

Thank JGluvsMexico
Saint Charles, Illinois
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We were disappointed in the lack of cleanliness but we were looking for a fish fry and were just in town for the night so we settled. The salad bar and fish were fantastic and dishes appeared clean but the tables hadn't been wiped down from the last patron and no offer was made to do so by our server.... More 

Thank Connie D
Lincoln, Nebraska
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I am here for a week on business so I was hoping there would be at least a few places to eat. It's either this place or the gas station so I gave it a try. Food was pretty good and the prices/service was fair. But it's 2016 might be time to start accepting credit cards.

Thank Ross P
Decorah, Iowa
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Each year I take some continuing education in Marquette and always eat at the Marquette Café & Bar. The chicken and dumpling soup is out of this world and the hamburgers are real old style burgers. This year my lunch was great as usual so I went back the next day for more soup and a sandwich.

Mankato, Minnesota
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Sometimes you just want a place with simple good food. It's an old style cafe with basic food and cheery staff. Go! Bring cash as they don't take credit cards, but no worries, you don't need much cash, it's reasonable.

Thank Briggs120
Kingsport, Tennessee
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

At least the bison burger was. Asked for tomato quarters instead of fries and I'm sorry for the sacrifice of the tomato for those tiny pie shaped pieces. Also, credit cards not taken and lots of bar flies.

Thank TCA7076
Altoona, Wisconsin
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I stopped in for a beer and I think I was invisible. Three girls were here and they walked by me like I wasn't here. Come on.

Thank twodogs16
Des Moines, Iowa
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

My wife and I had supper here. I had the Cod dinner and my wife had the Pork Chop dinner. We both had the american fries. I had 3 generous size pieces of fish and my wife had what was a large thick chop, probably the "Iowa Chop". Their was a large pile of delicious fries with each meal. The... More 

Thank Joseph W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 First Steet, Marquette, IA 52158
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Marquette
  • Phone Number: +1 563-873-9663

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