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Midtown Cafe

120 1st St N, Ste 100, Newton, IA 50208-3228
+1 641-792-7277
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“french toast” (2 reviews)
“pancakes” (5 reviews)
“burger” (2 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Delicatessen
120 1st St N, Ste 100, Newton, IA 50208-3228
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

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

1  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

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 Casey Y
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to take in a breakfast. On the square in downtown Newton. Exceptional wait staff, all the breakfast favorites, and very reasonably priced. Stop in, you'll enjoy Support the small business.

Thank Glenn P
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Granted it was Father's Day and a big race weekend at the Iowa speedway, they should have had their kitchen manager or whoever runs the timing of order tickets put in and food put out, fired. Super wait staff there for apologizing for the wait....More

Thank Eric D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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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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