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Cheri Top Drive-In

1701 Grandview Ave, Muscatine, IA 52761-1559
+1 563-263-1344
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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“onion rings” (5 reviews)
“tenderloin” (3 reviews)
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1701 Grandview Ave, Muscatine, IA 52761-1559
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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I was born and raised in Muscatine. There is not a time that I can remember that our family didn't eat at the Cheri Top. As a child I always ate a corn dog with onion rings. As I got older I switched to the...More

Thank Pam S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This place brings many memories flooding back from childhood. My family and I would go there for thier top notch onion rings and thick malts. Throughout the years the place has changed owners once that I am aware of, but the food never changed. My...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The Cheri Top is open seasonally. It is very popular and the last of it's kind with carhops and window trays. Good food and great ice cream. Fun place

Thank Lauri W
Reviewed 9 July 2016

After a filling meal, what better way to top it off than with a ice cream cone from the Cherry Top Drive In.

Thank rtjjeda7
Reviewed 9 July 2016

The Cheri Top has been here many decades and is the last remaining to offer original car hop service. Most folks no longer eat in there cars but either order ahead,to go or there is a screened in picnic table area. The Midwest is known...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

This place takes FOREVER! Not worth the wait. When we finally got it, it was cold and tastes horrible. Will not go back.

Thank L M
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner on a Tuesday. Everyone was so sweet and friendly. We ordered the waitresses recommendations, pork tenderloin sandwich and onion rings. Everything was really good! We also had a banana split which was fantastic. We hope to be able to return while...More

Thank Robyn G
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Cheritop offers car hop style service or you can now choose to sit in the enclosed patio area. Food is good but especially the onion rings, they are definitely worth trying. Pricing is mid range. Service is decent but can get slow on the busy...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 16 April 2014 via mobile

all-time favorites! If you want great food served in the 50-60's traditional car-hop style, this is the place for you! No, it isn't diet food but it is great to splurge once in awhile, isn't it? Their pork tenderloins are real tenders pounded out and...More

1  Thank Beavercowboy
Reviewed 27 January 2014

I had heard a lot about Cheri Top since moving to Muscatine but never gone myself until last summer. It did not let me down. The drive-in looks like a 60s diner and has the prices to match. We all ordered burgers, tenderloins, and fries...More

Thank Kelly D
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1701 Grandview Ave, Muscatine, IA 52761-1559
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Muscatine
  • Phone Number: +1 563-263-1344
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This restaurant has been open since 1956, it has exchanged owners, but still puts out quality food inspired by 50's and 60's diners. It is a drive in that is open from March-October with outdoor seating.
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