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18 S Federal Ave, Mason City, IA 50401-3728
+1 641-424-8060
11:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Tue 11:00 - 15:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Mason City, Iowa
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I highly recommend trying the blackened chicken salad for lunch here. Always excellent food! Definitely has a casual atmosphere.

Thank Lindsay D
Mason City, Iowa
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I love the buffalo chicken sandwich here. It comes with a homemade buffalo mayonnaise, but I always request their homemade blue cheese dressing to dip my sandwich into. DELICIOUS! Grabbing one of their cherry colas made with grenadine makes it a perfect meal. Good stuff, and nice people too boot.

Thank Carol_Merriweather
Mason City, Iowa
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We met some friends for lunch at Lorados. The southwestern decor is very interesting and a source of conversation. The staff were very nice and polite. Food was tasty and it was served hot.

Thank JRHoward
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

My two friends and I stopped here for lunch after arriving in Mason City. We got there as it opened at 4 and decided to sit outside. It did start to rain but we were comfortable under an umbrella. Fun atmosphere outside and good food and drink!

Thank 85CarolT
Decorah, Iowa
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Only one other couple there when we arrived. They,the couple, recommended the blacken chicken. So we ordered it. Was okay, but that could just be me.

Thank Ralph B
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Great food, lots to choose from. Nice outside sitting too. Right next to the mall if you wanted to go shopping and grab some good food too!

Thank Cassidy S
Mason City, Iowa
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

They have great bands and great food. Have been going there for years. Friday and saterday are the days to go, alot of people if you havnt seen your friends in awhile. Great club sandwich.

Thank summer s
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Fun local place to get great food and just relax and have a fun time. Blackened Chicken is full of flavor. Definitely recommend. One of those places where everyone knows your name and if they don't when you come in they will when you leave. Friendly staff that make you feel incredibly welcome.

Thank tidalpines
Prior Lake, Minnesota
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Great bar for lunch & happy hour love the Free pool.great bar tenders!!! Good food 👍people this place are great. .bathrooms are clean. Easy to get to.

Thank Shoeman777
Mason City, Iowa
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Small town bar atmosphere, but the food will surprise you. Wonderful chicken avocado sandwich and blackened chicken salad.

Thank claycutie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 S Federal Ave, Mason City, IA 50401-3728
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Mason City
  • Phone Number: +1 641-424-8060

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