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Hillside Stables

1412 Highway 67, Sabula, IA 52070-9407
+1 563-687-2479
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
15 Jul 2017
“German Food-YEAH!!!”
14 Mar 2017
“Authentic German food? I think not!”
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German, American
€€ - €€€
1412 Highway 67, Sabula, IA 52070-9407
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Drove to Sabula from Fulton, IL and this restaurant was worth the drive. When we arrived for a 6 PM reservation, we were the only people in the place. Katie was our server and she was wonderful. We all had the German specialties and were...More

1  Thank zoneme2000
Reviewed 14 March 2017

If you are looking for a restaurant with authentic German food, don't bother stopping here. Their attempt at it is not even close. If you couple the poor food with the price, you will regret ever stopping here.

Thank Nugentrocks
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Attractive decor and very clean but daily special was not available as well as atone of the listed beers. Food was good but not exceptional.

Thank Iowagirl495
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went here for an anniversary dinner, wanted to try something new. Had the rouladen, which was over done and a little dry. Portions were tiny, mashed potatoes and gravy tasted like KFC... the waitress was awesome and knew the menu well and was attentive. However...More

1  Thank Amanda O
Reviewed 27 June 2016

small rural restaurant. Same person tends bar ,waitress, and cooks. Food was nothing special..If your not in a hurry its okay

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 22 June 2016

My boys got to feed and learn about the horses prior to having dinner. The menu had a good variety for everyone to chose something different. The waitress was friendly and sociable. The dining experience was unique and we will be going back again.

Thank Lenae O
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Went with my family based on suggestions from my husband's co-workers. It was amazing. My youngest son is a very picky eater and he loved it and wants to go back. He had the brats and mashed potatoes. My other son had chicken strips, mash...More

2  Thank CrazyDisneyGirl
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Great food, comfortable and picturesque, excellent prices, nestle along the highway between Savanna Illinois, and Clinton Iowa, close to the river.

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Rare find German food in an off the beaten path very quaint restaurant. Good food and service. Drinks were very generous as well.

1  Thank DDSanti
Reviewed 6 August 2015

A nice restaurant in kind of an isolated location along highway 67.Great German menu choices and hearty portions.We like the décor and it always looks picture perfect inside.Good service also.

2  Thank WJA81
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1412 Highway 67, Sabula, IA 52070-9407
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Sabula
  • Phone Number: +1 563-687-2479
  • E-mail
Hillside Stables Restaurant was founded by Carol and Volker Nass in 2000. Purchased in 2012 by Angela Giannetti-Snyder, the restaurant serves authentic German specialties and American favorites in a casual, friendly, old-world atmosphere. Our menu offers a large selection of hand-cut, char-broiled steaks, fish and seafood - deep-fried or grilled with our own house marinade, a variety of "schnitzels", juicy marinated grill pork steaks, zesty German sausages, our signature chicken and duck, and much more
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