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741 47th Ave, Amana, IA 52203-8031
319 622 6270
Today
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
So So

It was okay, not as good as I thought. But I was the only one who felt that way. You will be full by the time you leave.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Wendall L
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105 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Whitehouse, Texas
Top Contributor
153 reviews 153 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

We were with a large group on Mother's Day. Luckily, we had reserations. The food was excellent. It was served

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Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

It was okay, not as good as I thought. But I was the only one who felt that way. You will be full by the time you leave.

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Des Moines, IA
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The Colony Inn has been a favorite of my wife's for over 30 years. She says it hasn't changed at all during that time, and that's a good thing. We enjoyed a Sunday afternoon lunch with family. The restaurant wasn't very busy. We were seated promptly and our service was very good. The food is served family-style and ranges from... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The positive ... we were seated quickly. Drink orders were taken and served. Then we waited, and waited, and waited for food to be served. No explanation, no apology ....... we ordered food that would have taken little time to prepare and plate. The food itself was ok.....but a total of 2 hrs. for all service was not acceptable. Doubt... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful family style breakfast. Excellent service. If you visit Amana Colonies this is the place to dine in the morning.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We've gone numerous times and this was the worst service we've had it was due to our assigned waitress just had to many tables. She tried but just couldn't do it. Then when we told the lady at the front while paying our bill. She acted big deal barely apologized and then dropped us and moved on. Rude food was... More 

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Muscatine, Iowa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

the weekend was octoberfest and were probably quite busy earlier- however when we were there it was NOT!! It took us 10-15 min to even be seated -in the bar & then the bartender/hostess acted like we were inconveniencing her to even get our drinks after 30 min. waiting in the bar! We then tried to order food from her... More 

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Tama
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I love having breakfast at the Colony Inn! The food is served family style and includes English muffin with jam, fruit, eggs, bacon, sausage, fried potatoes, and potato pancakes. The pancakes are especially good! They serve them with molasses syrup, very good! Beverages include milk, coffee, OJ, just about anything you could want. This is always a treat to eat... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Food is delicious, served family style and you get all you can eat. Had breakfast - meal included fruit, toast, OJ, pancakes, eggs, fried potatoes, bacon and sausage. So much food, we didn't need any additional servings.

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Verona, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

What a great old restaurant. I come here as often as I can when I am in the area. Great fried chicken, great breakfast, but come hungry! The atmosphere is great and beautiful paintings on the walls.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 741 47th Ave, Amana, IA 52203-8031
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Amana
  • Phone Number: 319 622 6270

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, German
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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