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430 14th Street, Bettendorf, IA 52722-4820
(563) 355-7573
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice local diner

Friendly staff and satisfied your drink needs. Menu is very Midwest comfort food. Try the Volcano. It is their specialty with a variety of versions. Prices are right for this diner. They will be moving soon to make way for a new bridge across the Mississippi. They will be on 53rd and 18th streets... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Despite all the construction going on around it, Ross' is still open and still as tasty as ever. I prefer it for breakfast, going with either the Magic Mountain Breakfast, or a simple eggs and toast option for a little lighter.

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Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We love Ross' and the all the staff. The food is great and they now have a wonderful variety. Want to go Paleo...no problem, Vegetarian...yep, those too. It's a diner that keeps up with the modern diner clientele. You must try a Magic Mountain or one of the dinner plate cinnamon rolls...Yummy!

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The food was great! It was very busy,but fun! The price was very reasonable. We would return the next time we are in town.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Ross' shows its age in dingy walls, dim lighting, worn-out furniture, very uneven service, an uninspired menu, and average to poor food. AAA loved this place, but it was an extreme disappointment for us. There are man y far better alternatives out there...find them and go to them! Don't be disappointed here!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We wanted to stop at the diner before it moved to its new location to take in the decor and sample a couple of its signature dishes. Our waitress was friendly and gave us extra time to read the menu while answering our questions. The diner is located at the foot of the I74 bridge with a view of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff and satisfied your drink needs. Menu is very Midwest comfort food. Try the Volcano. It is their specialty with a variety of versions. Prices are right for this diner. They will be moving soon to make way for a new bridge across the Mississippi. They will be on 53rd and 18th streets in Bettendorf. Good parking.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Son in law suggested Ross' for dinner as he is a local so we went. Hubby had a very good chicken Parmesan, son in law had super chili dog and fries that covered a dinner plate, daughter had Ross loose meat burger basket and I had the butter croissant burger. Grandson had a really big whole grain pancake. Fast friendly... More 

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IA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Of course it is the only late night food I've had, but it was a great time regardless. Atmosphere has that classic diner feel. Staff was very hospitable. Food was tasty, be sure to try the Breakfast Mountain with gravy, if you consider yourself a gravy aficianado. My buddy had the Magic Mountain, which is a mountain of food. Blueberry... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I used to go to Ross' with my dad over 50 years ago. I have never been a regular but stopped by from time to time over the years and have never understood the appeal. I never considered the food or atmosphere to be anything but average. I made a stop last week before their move just to revisit one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I love this place. This is a classic Midwest dinner that is so hard to find now. Just like the Route66 diners we did on our big trip.

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Address: 430 14th Street, Bettendorf, IA 52722-4820
Phone Number: (563) 355-7573
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Bettendorf
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 430 14th Street, Bettendorf, IA 52722-4820
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Bettendorf
  • Phone Number: (563) 355-7573

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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