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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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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 13
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  • 4
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  • 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
old fashioned diner food with a huge anytime breakfast selection

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Acton, Massachusetts
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Acton, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

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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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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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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50 reviews
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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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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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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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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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Went with nieces & nephews - 12 of us - bill with tip was $100 - great price & friendly staff! They accommodated us in the banquet room. Stop in if you're nearby!

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Dubuque, Iowa
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This family owned local business is a must stop. Best breakfast and lunch food. The staff are so sweet and the prices can't be beat!

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Streamwood, Illinois
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

First, you want Janelle to be your waitress! She's fantastic and a wealth of knowledge. The breakfast is more than you could have asked for. I've never received a breakfast that "hot". And it was delicious. The most amazing part is the cost! This is not a break the bank breakfast and you can bring your whole family. It's a... More 

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Additional Information about Sunshine Family Restaurant

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

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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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