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Cal's Fine Foods & Spirits

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1501 N 1st St, Indianola, IA 50125
(515) 961-5200
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent pub and restaurant

I took my son's girlfriend to Cal's before his football game. There were a lot of older men at the bar watching football. I think we were the only women in the place except for the waitresses. The food was really awesome. She had the popcorn shrimp basket. It was not popcorn shrimp. It was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2014
Melodie F
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I took my son's girlfriend to Cal's before his football game. There were a lot of older men at the bar watching football. I think we were the only women in the place except for the waitresses. The food was really awesome. She had the popcorn shrimp basket. It was not popcorn shrimp. It was full size shrimp and tasted... More 

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Indianola, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Always good service and food. Go here at least 6 times a year and always a good experience. Salads are fresh and food is freshly fixed.

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Indianola, Iowa
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We have eaten at Cals several times. It is good food and they cut and make their own mozarella cheese sticks. They are a must at Cals. It is not a fancy place but, it is clean and friendly and you will not be disappointed. We aren't drinkers but, they do have a pub for those that are. We have... More 

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Indianola, Iowa
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Cal's is a great place to go where you can enjoy an informal meal, have a drink and meet friends! Never a bad experience!! Enjoy!!

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Indianola, Iowa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

Cal's Indianola is not the fanciest place around, but offers good food at a good price. Expect lots of regular customers in this small "hometown" restaurant.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013 via mobile

The food is good and lunch was served fast, exactly as I ordered it. The service was fast and friendly. The decor is dated.

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Pella
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Decided to use a discount for this restaurant since we had to pick up an order in Indianola. It was a good place to eat, we enjoyed the steak and shrimp. I had the vegetable soup, which was very good and my husband had a salad w/ the meal.

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Indianola, Iowa
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120 reviews 120 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

We enjoy eating at Cal's. It has a nice menu offering and the food is good. The staff is friendly and helpful. Dining area is away from the bar area. There is a room available for private parties. They have daily specials - and at times some really off the menu specials. Their grilled selections and smoked meat selections are... More 

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Niagara Falls
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96 reviews 96 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

Better since smoking is not allowed in restaurants, and much better than previous (Diamond Dave) restaurant at this location. But nothing spectacular.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1501 N 1st St, Indianola, IA 50125
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Indianola
  • Phone Number: (515) 961-5200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?