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Suzie-Q Cafe

14 2nd St NW, Mason City, IA 50401-3202
+1 641-423-5021
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Diner, Cafe
14 2nd St NW, Mason City, IA 50401-3202
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was SOOO excited to see this little place was still here. I loved it 50 years ago. I ordered a large order of suzy-q fries, couldn't wait to sink my teeth into them! When the waitress plopped down this basket of ?????? I was...More

Thank ladybug80017
Reviewed 27 February 2018

A quick walk across the park from the Historic Park Inn, I would highly recommend this diner to those of you who enjoy good food, good company, perhaps a little magic, but no pretentiousness.

Thank Todd B
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We were traveling through Mason City and choose Suzie Q ‘s based on the reviews and the fact that we like to try the hole in the wall places. Its a very small diner. About 8-10 stools at the counter. It’s pretty chaotic looking inside....More

Thank Phyllis B
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Oh my goodness, this adorable little diner! And it's great name! We just had to stop here. We ordered typical diner food--burgers and fries and soda pop (in a can!) and just enjoyed squishing in and sitting on little booth stools around the tiny counter....More

Thank KansasExplorer5115
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We enjoyed our meal at this fun little diner. Complete with some magic tricks from the cook. Worth a trip for a quick meal if you are in town.

Thank David_Miller2
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I've been eating at this place for twenty years. Troy is a very engaging fellow and is very welcoming as you arrive. Expect good, down home style diner cooking. If you ask, you may get a little magic for desert! You won't be disappointed.

Thank Brad L
Reviewed 22 October 2017

What a great part of Mason City. It is great fun to stop in for a meal, visit with the owner. We had breakfast which was good, but need to plan a trip where we can try out their port tender as it is advertised...More

Thank Dennis W
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This venerable Mason City is truly a quirky, throw-back diner featuring quick service and good food. My wife and I were visiting the Historic Park Inn and wanted to sample some of the local flavors so we ate breakfast here one morning last week. The...More

Thank Tommy B
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We were fascinated with the history of the diner and enjoyed the ambience, including really friendly and helpful staff. The food did not live up to expectations though, in a word, everything was greasy. If we came back, it would be for coffee and to...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The Suzie-Q is a small little café but the food is very good. I first went there back in 1971 as I went to college across the street. It has seating for about 10 to 12 people but the atmosphere is what your going there...More

Thank Randy C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 2nd St NW, Mason City, IA 50401-3202
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Mason City
  • Phone Number: +1 641-423-5021
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