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809 So.Grand Ave., Charles City, IA 50616
+1 641-228-7162
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (3 reviews)
“omelet” (3 reviews)
“sausage gravy” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
809 So.Grand Ave., Charles City, IA 50616
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my 3rd time eating at Dave's. Twice I've met clients there and once a friend from my book club. Each time was good. The place is packed with all ages. I saw electricians and others trades people getting lunch. I saw families with...More

Thank jonathonn85
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We love Dave's! The chicken is of course fabulous, but our favorite is the lasagna! It really feels like family. They know what we want if we aren't eating from the buffet. Super friendly, super tasty! Sunday brunch is one of my out of town...More

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Great buffet!! Lots of choices. Fast and friendly service. Spacey place very comfortable.. pies were delicious.

Thank Colleen H
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Stopped for breakfast early in am. Had unbelievable breakfast buffet for under $10. total. In and out in 20 minutes. Great fooe

Thank tomvinji
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Great food. Very friendly service! Would go again! 😄 The prices were very reasonable and the portions were good. Had the biscuits and gravy. Nicely ptepared.

Thank annmagruf
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I was traveling with my father-in-law and we stopped here looking for a local non franchise place to eat. We arrived around 1:30 PM so we missed any lunch rush. The dining area was spacious and provided boths and tables. The waitress was quick and...More

Thank Kirk D
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We had passed another restaurant and were about to turn around when we saw Dave's and decided to give them a try. We were glad we did. There is nothing fancy about this place, but I don't really care to pay for atmosphere. The waitress...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 18 August 2017

the food tasty & hot but WAY to SALTY . The salad bar bloated me & I know it was because of ALL the added preservative additives that was used.This tells me NOT FRESH. I know they CAN Do Better.

Thank bootyman
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food, nice atmosphere, great value! Home cooked food, real eggs used for making the omelets!! Tater tots casserole, just like mom used to make!! Great luncheon buffet!

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Stopped here for lunch, on Ragbrai. It's not a giant buffet but limited it was good and priced really well. The food was hot and it was kept full during a busy day.

Thank nwiaguy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 809 So.Grand Ave., Charles City, IA 50616
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Charles City
  • Phone Number: +1 641-228-7162
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