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The Machine Shed Restaurant

7250 Northwest Blvd, I-80/Exit 292, Davenport, IA 52806-1018
+1 563-391-2427
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
7250 Northwest Blvd, I-80/Exit 292, Davenport, IA 52806-1018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have dined at this Restaurant several times this year. nd were invited to the Fire Department Dinner here. The food is excellent. Home cooked, made from scratch. Not freeze dried, and Microwaved and served. An excellent place for all occasions. Free rides on the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank James M
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at The Machine Shed Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi James, thank you dining with us and providing your wonderful feedback. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. Hopefully we will see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at this restaurant on the way through and what a great place. Staff is friendly, prices are good and the food is great. Service was fast, food was hot, and the restaurant was clean and this was during busy dinner time. Definitely will be...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank joycey942
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at The Machine Shed Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, thank you dining with us and providing your wonderful feedback. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean clean environment great wonderful food good service just overall nice place to go highly recommend the place had no complaints

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank krystalbanks1234
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at The Machine Shed Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for your positive review! We are so happy to hear your experience met the high expectations we strive to meet. Thank you for your recommendation!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was friendly and attentive. There was a lot of food on the plate and all very tasty. I had the hamburger with brisket along with the fried cheddar cheese. I wanted to try one of their desserts but there was just no room...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank davidcohen732
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at The Machine Shed Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for providing us with your review! We love to see that you enjoyed your experience.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Entrees were all delicious and generous in portion. Garlic potatoes were good but they really don't taste very garlicky like the ones I make at home. There is a spice in the apples that I am not fond of, I think it may be nutmeg....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KatrinaJB
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at The Machine Shed Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for dining with us and providing your feedback. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your entrees, but disappointed that some of the other items were not up to standards. I have shared your feedback with our team for review. Thank...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

The Machine Shed was at one time an excellent restaurant. Those days have passed sadly..... The food is now mediocre at best served in a good environment. There isn't anything on the menu that you can't find at a Cracker Barrel, or any number of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tdh5171
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at The Machine Shed Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Hello, thank you for sharing your feedback. We have been dedicated to the American Farmer since 1978 and take pride in our award-winning restaurant. We take customer comments very seriously, and I want you to be aware I will be sharing this with our team....More

Reviewed November 5, 2018

We stopped for dinner on our trip to see family in Iowa. It was great homestyle food. Better than CrackerBarrel

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bonita-David
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at The Machine Shed Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Hello, we are so glad you enjoyed your visit. We have been honoring the American Farmer since 1978 and we make our food from scratch, daily. Thank you dining with us during your trip to Iowa.

Reviewed October 29, 2018

Part of a wedding rehearsal dinner and the service was great, quickly refilled items and lots of great food.

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Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cindy H
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at The Machine Shed Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Cindy, we are glad we could accommodate you during your special event. Thank you for posting your wonderful feedback.

Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

I stopped by and had lunch at the Shed while I was traveling on I80. The service was great, the menu has a lot of items and the decor is fun. The applesauce is chunky and flavorful. I wasn't expecting it, but loved it. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jme L
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at The Machine Shed Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Hello, thank you for stopping in to have lunch with us while you were traveling. WE are glad you enjoyed your meal and the service you received. Hopefully we see you again next time you are in the area!

Reviewed October 11, 2018

On a recent overnighter trip my wife and I ate dinner at the Shed. When we arrived we were immediately seated even though it sounded like there was a very large group celebrating a special occasion. We were fortunate to be served by Lexi (short...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Emil P
MKSparkman, Public Relations Manager at The Machine Shed Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2018

Hi Emil, thank you for all of your wonderful feedback. We are so glad your food and service exceeded expectations. We will pass along your compliments to Lexi and to our chef. We look forward to you coming back again soon for another 5-star meal!

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momofchaos4
July 1, 2018|
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Response from CrbrS | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Just go to the counter. They will be happy to help
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jdsMidwest
December 17, 2017|
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Response from t0nylist0n | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do. You can buy them at the Shed directly, or in any local stores that sell gift cards (like HyVee, Walmart, drug stores, etc).
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babyaras
October 20, 2017|
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Response from djones118 | Reviewed this property |
I believe the Prime Rib is served on the weekends.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7250 Northwest Blvd, I-80/Exit 292, Davenport, IA 52806-1018
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Davenport
  • Phone Number: +1 563-391-2427
Description
In 1978, we opened our first Machine Shed Restaurant on the outskirts of Davenport, Iowa. We had just 100 seats, but we started with a powerful commitment. That was a five-word constitution: “Dedicated to the American Farmer.” That dedication meant we worked hard to have a restaurant that wasn’t just ‘farm themed’ but something that farmers could be proud of. We serve chef driven, farm fresh fare, inspired by the seasons. Our food is made from scratch, daily.
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