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The Quarry

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10 South Federal Avenue, Mason City, IA 50401
+1 641-421-0075
Mon 17:00 - 22:00
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Mason City, Iowa
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite places to go! I like landing on the Tapas side kind of early, after work around 5:15 pm. They have selected appetizers half off, and I can make these and the other apps my dinner. On my list of 'must-try' items are: Edamame, Lala's Mussels, hand-battered fresh cheese curds with blackberry dipping sauce and... More 

Thank Carol_Merriweather
Albert Lea, Minnesota
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160 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

First time to this restaraunt. Beautiful setting, great menu, very friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable waitress. Prices are very fair, nice portions. Best burger I have ever had !!

Thank Jeff B
Mason City, Iowa
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Comfortable and classy atmosphere with great bartenders and waitstaff. The Quarry's menus are available in Tapas which is the best of both worlds.

Thank JRHoward
State College, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

we celebrated a family event with 20+ people. Everyone had a good time and food was very good. good service from staff and reasonably priced.

Thank Doug E
Iowa Falls, Iowa
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I'm an Iowa resident and living in the "rural" part which is a bit redundant, however my wife and I enjoy fine dining. The Quarry is not "fine dining" however, the food is top notch and most certainly worth the visit. The ambiance is just fine and the staff is good, but the food is fantastic. You have a nice... More 

Thank woodsstock
Beatrice, Nebraska
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

My party came to the Quarry without reservations, but the staff accomodated us right away. While the hard rock surfaces made dining a bit noisy, the food was excellent. I had salmon with an avocado salsa and rice pilaf; my spouse had what she called the best filet mignon of her life. I tasted it and agreed.

Thank Jimmy S
Mason City, Iowa, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Cozy atmosphere. Have been there with entire family and everyone always leaves talking about how delishous each meal was. Also love Tapas, yummy appetizers and relaxed, fun atmosphere.

Thank jmpc99
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Try the Sea Bass if you happen to be there when it is the special ditto on the Prime Rib. The ambiance is cozy, quiet and a little historic on the dining side and a little more hip on the lounge side of the place. Always ask for Krystal to wait on you and make sure John is cooking (this... More 

Thank Cris B
Mason City, Ia
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I know that the best dish here is the pork osso buco. That was told to me by a chef that works at The Quarry in a bar. I have ordered it and witnessed others ordering this dish and I will say that the chef was right. Last night I had the Asian Shrimp. There was a burnt overtone that... More 

Thank GooddogMasonCity_Ia
Horsham, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I was first here a year ago and made this my first stop in Mason City this year. The cuisine is not your typical Midwest American. Sure, they have local steaks and chips but the menu also includes fish as well as terrific osso buco. For Europeans visiting just think of this place as an interesting bistro you could find... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 South Federal Avenue, Mason City, IA 50401
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Mason City
  • Phone Number: +1 641-421-0075

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Cedar Falls, Iowa

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