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Sunshine Family Restaurant

401 Central Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001-7025
+1 563-582-3090
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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6:00 am - 3:00 pmAll hours
American, Diner
401 Central Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001-7025
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Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Nothing special about it. It was good. It's a fair price. We only tried their breakfast. I'd eat here again, then again there aren't that many places in dubuque that seem to be that great for breakfast.

Thank Minerva P
Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We ate breakfast here twice on our visit, it's good breakfast food, nothing special, nothing fancy, but definitely good enough.

Thank rirhoden
Reviewed July 3, 2016

The Sunshine was recommended to us and we were so glad it was! Very friendly and FAST service. Our server was glad to explain menu items and kept the coffee flowing. Nothing fancy just great food very reasonably priced and loved by the locals.

Thank Jewelboxx1961
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

An enjoyable meal and at an exceptional price. The waitress was nice and prompt. I had baked cod with mashed potatoes, steamed broccoli and baby carrots. The portions were big and tasteful. The dessert included with the meal was great, but I wish I would...More

Thank dduubuque
Reviewed June 27, 2016

This is a great place to go if you want good food at an inexpensive price. Coffee is good and so is the breakfast. They are only open until 2 pm. I highly recommend breakfast here.

Thank Gail H
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Plentiful, plain, and wholesome. This restaurant will remind you of the hangout place for teenagers in the fifties.

Thank dubuque41
Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Not only were there breakfast options aplenty, the price was fantastic! Service was very quick, absolutely no wait time at 10am on a Sunday morning. The servers seemed to know most of the people in there and I like that!

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed May 26, 2016

The staff is great especially Lisa. We reuest her when she is there and she has order our drinks and order ready without us even telling her.

Thank lynchmomx2
Reviewed May 20, 2016

I ate at the Sunshine Family restaurant a couple weeks ago when I was vacationing in Dubuque, IA. The food was good - not messed up in any way but the service could have been a bit more friendly and sociable. Being able to talk...More

Thank TripReviewer243
Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Nice family restaraunt and great prices on the food. They have special pricing for breakfast meals that you just can't beat. The food was good except for the fruit. They don't have fresh fruit and as one of my companions who ordered it said, "It...More

Thank Kono H
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Jim M
Just whats going on. Had kind of a snipe waiteres that didnt check if we had forks to eat with today. newer decor lets up the friendly some
April 26, 2016|
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Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
wondering if under new management had a good string of help going so am surprised myself on what happened there recently.
Nikki M
Is breakfast served all day?
March 2, 2016|
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Response from C H E | Reviewed this property |
All day.
Do you do a Ruben dandwich
November 5, 2015|
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Response from C H E | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no. BLT is good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Central Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001-7025
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-582-3090
  • E-mail
been here for years, serve breakfast lunch and supper
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