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Midtown Cafe

120 1st St N, Ste 100, Newton, IA 50208-3228
+1 641-792-7277
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Cafe, Diner, Deli
120 1st St N, Ste 100, Newton, IA 50208-3228
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

The atmosphere is just like home and full of people having a wonderful time. The coffee is the best, the serving wonderful, and the food delicious. No matter what day a good time is always had by all. I miss it as I write about...More

Thank 689jacquelinev
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Place is only open for lunch and it's a madhouse so obviously the fare is good its your normal run of the mill cafe of old think fried green tomatoes. There's something for everyone on the menu. And its little one friendly they are masters...More

Thank stacyl739
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The food was good but honestly the tiles out of the ceiling, the poor service made the experience below fair.

2  Thank Tina C
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Food is always excellent here. Last time I visited was with my wife. We split a tenderloin and sweet potato fried. Tenderloin is unbelievable. Served on 2 buns we each took a bun and still both of us took home half a sandwich. And it...More

1  Thank PeteysGrinnell
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Breakfast was great. Services was good. Prices not bad Kept the coffee hot and full. Pleasant atmosphere

Thank Bethene M
Reviewed 26 November 2016

It is really hard to fine a hometown diner that pleases your belly. This place is good. It does the trick but I wouldn't go as far to say it's phenomenal. Again, it does the trick. Service has always been good. Staff have always been...More

Thank Suzan H
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This place is so solid it has become a planned stop for us whenever we are in the area. Charming and delicious says it all. No need to innovate here, just the oldies and goodies: Fluffy, delicious pancakes, crispy French Toast, awesome bacon and sausage,...More

Thank Marc W
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We were driving through Iowa and I refuse to eat along the interstate so we drove into Newton for a Sunday lunch. A very busy place where everybody knows everybodyMy wife had a cheeseburger and fries. A good burger fixed on a "flattop" grill. I...More

Thank Doug G
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Everything a small town diner should be. Sizeable portions, good food served by gramdma. I had a very large chefs salad, my coworkers had a burger and fries and a classic deep fat fried pizza burger that looked unhealthy...and delicious. I've had their pie before...More

Thank Don K
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Overall the experience was pleasant. The interior could have been nicer, as my chair was a little broken and the ceiling was missing some tiles. Food was pretty cheap but decent in quality and portion size. Pancakes and burritos were huge. I had the biscuits...More

Thank ThatOneIowaGuy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner, Deli
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 1st St N, Ste 100, Newton, IA 50208-3228
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 641-792-7277
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