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Jerry’s Main Lunch

501 S Main St, Burlington, IA 52601-5543
+1 319-752-3750
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“hash browns” (3 reviews)
“burger” (5 reviews)
“greasy spoon” (3 reviews)
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American, Diner
501 S Main St, Burlington, IA 52601-5543
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This original diner is complete with boomerang counter seating and a retro vibe. You can watch the Mississippi River and the expert cooks prepare your meal on the huge flat top grill-just the way you like it. If you like your real hash browns or...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This is a great place to eat basic home style food, carry out or dine in. This has been in operation I believe since the fifties. Seating is on bar stools at the counter only, so it can be kind of "cozy" Food and service...More

Thank lthompson94ram
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Great food, family atmosphere,small place, but worth waiting for a seat. Burgers on the grill, soups, breakfast etc...Also has carry out!

Thank Tina H
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Suck amazing food from such a tiny diner. There is only a dozen seats in the place, but man is it worth the wait. The portions are actually pretty huge in my opinion and the food is stellar. The breakfast is out of this world...More

Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

No better breakfast anywhere and you can't beat the price. Try the pancakes for sure and the eggs and bacon are delicious. An old diner look and feel. No need to dress up either!

Thank jmpaule
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Known for their mess scrambled eggs with hash browns and cheese. Good breakfast stop limited seating good price a lot of people vista daily.

Thank Marek P
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Jerry's Main is one of the last places on earth to get great food prepared without fuss, right in front of you. Nothing wasted on presentation or decorative nonsense, just great food, at good prices. The conversation ain't bad either. Definitely the best breakfast around...More

Thank kcps1150
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Awesome food!! Can't wait to go back on our next trip. 12 seat little joint might have to wait for a seat but worth it. The girls are awsome cooks and very friendly. Great local hideaway spot!!

Thank Tami S
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

This place has not disappointed! We've been there on numerous occasions for breakfast. We are always satisfied. The staff is friendly and very helpful. Be prepared to wait. There is limited seating, be patient you will not be disappointed. Everything we've ordered has been delicious....More

Thank Smorcs
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

This is definitely a no frills place. But the food is cheap and good and quick! It's very small and not much elbow room at the counter so I order take out. Staff is pleasant.

Thank Itsa B
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Restaurant Details

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American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 19:00
05:00 - 19:00
05:00 - 19:00
05:00 - 19:00
05:00 - 19:00
05:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 S Main St, Burlington, IA 52601-5543
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 319-752-3750
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