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O J's Diner

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1102 Iowa Ave W, Marshalltown, IA 50158
(641) 754-4707
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Does diner food well

Went there for a Friday lunch, and the place was packed with a mix of locals that all seemed to know one another. I seated myself and was presented right away with a menu and ordered some coffee, which arrived quickly. There was a broad menu with typical diner fare plus some interesting daily... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2014
jjsmooth11
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Went there for a Friday lunch, and the place was packed with a mix of locals that all seemed to know one another. I seated myself and was presented right away with a menu and ordered some coffee, which arrived quickly. There was a broad menu with typical diner fare plus some interesting daily specials, such as liver and onions... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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110 reviews 110 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013 via mobile

I was more than pleased to take my mother there to dine. She lives about a mile away from the diner. I had the Denver Omlet, hash browns, toast and milk. My mother had two eggs over medium, Bacon, toaster and coffee. We both had plenty to eat. We both couldn't finish what we ordered, it was delicious. The price... More 

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Wickenburg, AZ
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Ok, maybe just because we had just landed in Iowa and were looking for the road-trip, Americana experience, but we enjoyed this little joint right off the highway. Hubby and I hot beef and hot turkey sandwiches, respectively. Smothered in gravy and loaded with mashed potatoes, it was like a fond childhood memory. We can't seem to get this in... More 

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Marshalltown, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

I love this family run business! The breakfast never disappoints. Skkp Perkins and eat here!

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Grinnell, Iowa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

If you want a great breakfast here's your place good home cooked food with big servings and reasonable prices.

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Garwin, Iowa
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

The waitress' were friendly. The food was good & the prices were reasonable. This was our 1st time to OJ's and the clientele must not be used to new faces. We sure were stared at from the rest of the diners.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2011

Cramped, rude wait staff, expensive for what it is

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1102 Iowa Ave W, Marshalltown, IA 50158
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Marshalltown
  • Phone Number: (641) 754-4707

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Diner

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