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J's Homestyle Cooking

1724 W 31st St, Cedar Falls, IA 50613-4831
+1 319-266-3199
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“omelet” (13 reviews)
“cookies” (12 reviews)
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05:30 - 20:30All hours
American, Diner
1724 W 31st St, Cedar Falls, IA 50613-4831
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely homestyle cooking. Breakfasts are great. Very substantial portions at a modest price. Service is friendly.

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great restaurant! Very friendly staff. Great service and tasty food. I would recommend stopping here for breakfast when in the Cedar Falls area.

Thank LongWindingRoadTrip
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good solid diner style food. We had breakfast - it was hot and well prepared. Tables are tightly fitted to make the most of a small space. I would go back. Parking lot is gravel, not easy for someone who is using any type of...More

Thank WhichWay?
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We've been driving past this place for years and have never stopped until this past Sunday. It is a smallish building tucked behind a gas station, not far from the UNI campus. We'd heard good things but the parking lot always looked so busy that...More

Thank Deganotneb
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Get there early, the place fills up fast. It's food like you wish your mother could make! All homemade and delicious. Homemade breads, cookies, pies... I really like the fact when you order coffee you get your own small refill carafe left on your table...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017

This place features HUGE portions of everything! I had the meat loaf sandwich meal, (which is like a hot beef sandwich with gravy on bread only with meatloaf instead of roast beef, and mashed potatoes), and even though I had a "half" order, I still...More

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Extensive menu and everything sounds good. As we were waiting for our food everything delivered to other tables looked fabulous. Huge plates of food. We were all in home-cooking heaven as we ate. Hot beef with mashed potatoes and gravy was delicious. Boasted chicken dinner...More

1  Thank kksjj
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Consider that you are family here. Good Ole comfort food in a no frills, but warm and friendly atmosphere. Close to UNI you'll see coeds, families, and older patrons all enjoying good food at reasonable prices. Baked goods too!

Thank Jhartleywcf
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great food and prices await you in this near traffic but off the beaten path little restaurant. Large menu with many homemade meals. The hot-beef sandwich is very good with real potato's and gravy! They also have great chicken and the onion rings are excellent!...More

Thank JGluvsMexico
Reviewed 11 April 2017

While driving through town my husband and I decided to find a local diner for dinner instead of having fast food. We found J's to be a delightful respite from the road. We were greeted warmly and had the best broasted chicken dinner. I'm not...More

Thank LJMn73
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142 reviews
2.30 km away
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5.74 km away
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Questions & Answers
16 March 2017|
Response from JOHN S | Reviewed this property |
on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday they close at 3 pm. other days they are open till 8 pm.
A'Lisa W
2 April 2016|
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Response from Gemuse4 | Reviewed this property |
It's 1.5-2 block south of basketball arena. It is not on campus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
05:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1724 W 31st St, Cedar Falls, IA 50613-4831
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 319-266-3199
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