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Suzie-Q Cafe

14 2nd St NW, Mason City, IA 50401-3202
+1 641-423-5021
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Diner, Cafe
14 2nd St NW, Mason City, IA 50401-3202
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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
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The Suzie-Q has been around forever. I was born and raised in Mason City and after 55 years, I finally got to go there and experience the iconic diner. Atmosphere was classic diner and with only 8 seats, VERY cozy! The food was freshly prepared...More

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Susie-Q is a total gas. (And that may affect you as well.) With new construction replacing old at an alarming rate lets hope Susie-Q remains the institution and location it is. Have stopped to photograph this place more than a couple of times, but never...More

Thank tptr
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This place is just too cool. It's a classic diner with a lunch counter and a couple of outside tables. The food classic diner as well: Greasy and filling. Just the way it should be. Definitely a hangout for locals. The employees and customers were...More

Thank Dini O
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Had a nice walk from hotel over here for breakfast and boy did I like it. Small diner, cute charm and very cool staff. The homemade salsa was great on my eggs. The coffee was fresh but I do wish they had fresh coffee cream....More

Thank DSWeimar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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