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Sunshine Family Restaurant

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401 Central Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001-7025
563-582-3090
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Description: been here for years, serve breakfast lunch and supper

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good breakfast

Typical diner atmosphere, food is good! Breakfast and lunch you will find plenty to taste. Good coffee.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
Lisa W
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Iowa
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The perfect breakfast for us to start our day of exploring Dubuque! The service was top notch, prices very reasonable, and the food delish!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Typical diner atmosphere, food is good! Breakfast and lunch you will find plenty to taste. Good coffee.

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Warrenville, Illinois
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

typical diner fare, which means fast, friendly, delicious, and large portions. We stopped in on a busy Saturday morning and only waited about 5 minutes for a table. The food was hot, and your coffee cup is never empty!

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Acton, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

If you want any kind of breakfast, almost any time of day, this is the place to go. Very low prices for everything, with even lower prices for seniors. The food was good; what you would expect from a good diner. The service was also very good, and locals were clearly well known by the staff. Seemed to be a... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My husband and I have tried eating here and the food is plain and it didn't taste like it was freshly cooked.. The only reason I gave it a 3 star is cause the people were very nice.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Fast service, home cooked food, and very inexpensive. Love the dated decor too...brings me right back to the 80's! Definitely stop here!

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tdmksg
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49 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I ate lunch here with the family. What can I say... Great place. Food was good and prices where even better. Look not further if you was a big meal for a low price with good service.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We needed a place for a funeral dinner. Stopped in and talked to the owner whom I met a couple times while dinning there. He was more the accommodating. We dine here 2-3 times a month now. Prices are very good, and the staff is great

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Dubuque, Iowa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

an inexpensive place that serves home cooking items plus breakfast all day. Plus the servers are quick and attentive and friendly. nothing fancy but the food reminds you of food from your childhood.

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Weatherford, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Awesome place that seems to be the same as it was years ago. Standard diner fare. Dessert is included with dinner entrees - I can't remember the last time I saw that! We had pork loin, meatloaf, a hamburger, a chicken sandwich, and a milkshake. Everything was great. All of the employees were friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 401 Central Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001-7025
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: 563-582-3090

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

been here for years, serve breakfast lunch and supper
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?