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Breitbach's Family Dining

Balltown Road, Sherrill, IA 52001
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (22 reviews)
“pie” (25 reviews)
“ham” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Balltown Road, Sherrill, IA 52001
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were staying at the Black Horse Inn in Sherrill, so just had to come up the road to Breitbach's. The history of the restaurant, including the two fires, is very interesting, and we're glad they kept the family business going! Two of us had...More

Thank dmelinemail
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 4 stopped in on a Wednesday evening and all enjoyed the buffet. Even though they weren't very busy, everything was fresh, at proper serving temperature, and the buffet area was nicely kept and clean. Our host, and waiter (the owner's son), did...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I reviewed this place a few years ago but wanted to add that this is still a favorite for us. We have since also enjoyed a delicious brunch buffet as well as a seafood night. As always, this place lives up to his reputation for...More

Thank Shawni_and_Buck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to Brietbach's for the Friday evening fish buffet based on Trip Advisors and recommendation by family. The buffet was very good and worth the money. While the dinning experience lived up to it's billing, we were really impressed by the quality of their...More

Thank Mike Z
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We come here every time we visit family in Dubuque. It is our “go to” place for home cooked food, consistently great, super friendly service and the right price. The buffet of hot food, salads and soup is wonderful. Or eat off the menu. Sip...More

Thank P T
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

My 2 sons and I stopped to eat here because we have been here before and the food is awesome and so is the staff.

Thank Marlene H
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This is the oldest restaurant in Iowa, but it has been rebuilt twice because of fire. Their signature meal is a very nice buffet that includes soups,salads, at least 3 kinds of meat, and a variety of beverages. The only dessert is a good variety...More

Thank Dee D
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Breitbach's is set on a hill in little Balltown, Iowa. It's a beautiful drive there and even better when the sun is setting. The owners and staff are friendly and welcoming. Every time I've been, there's a positive energy like you're walking into a place...More

Thank navypier
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Our bus trip here was delightful! Interesting decor with the old farm tools used as decorative touches in creating an rustic and historic architectural appeal! Food was served buffet style and included lots of comfort foods. Friendly service and staff with lots of good homestyle...More

Thank legacyendeavors
Reviewed 19 November 2017

There were 4 couples, that were from four different towns, that met at Breitbach's for dinner Friday night. The restaurant is fairly new and very well done. It was very well decorated in beautiful fall color, very warm and homey. We went to the bar...More

Thank patcherry4117
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Penny H
21 February 2018|
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Response from navypier | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they definitely have a buffet on Friday evenings as well as the a la carte menu. In terms of what meat is usually there, if I recall correctly, they typically have chicken and various fish as the person above noted... More
3 May 2017|
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Response from cindyoberfoell | Reviewed this property |
I would not think they'd be any different then normal menu prices. $8.99 - $14.99 depending on your appetite. They might have a Special Mother's Day Buffet set out. That's usually 1 price with multiple stops up to the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Balltown Road, Sherrill, IA 52001
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Sherrill
  • Phone Number: 563-552-2220
  • E-mail
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