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Revelations Cafe

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112 N Main St, Fairfield, IA 52556-2802
+1 641-472-6733
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Fairfield, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

Revelations has a good selection of vegan and vegetarian meal options, and I think their coffee is the best in town! (I get a soy latte, almost every day). Current vegan favorites: pizza with lots of veggies (and no cheese), veggie BLT, Rev's salad, and some of the daily soups. The ambiance is very sweet -- its the kind of... More 

Thank moni_808
Fairfield, Iowa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

10, even 5 years ago, Revelations was a must-eat spot for travelers and locals alike. Since then the quality of the food has gone down (cheaper toppings on the pizzas, no more fresh crusts, etc.) and the staff are so unfriendly, it makes you feel like they're doing you a favor by taking your order and your money. This used... More 

Thank Jigsawearth
Fairfield, Iowa
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Revelations or the "Rev" as some locals call it, is a great place to meet up for a visit with friends. Located near the town square, it's a popular gathering spot. They also sell used books and a few new ones, so the walls are lined with bookshelves. There are usually a few folks hunkered down with their computers or... More 

Thank Punarvasu
Fairfield, Iowa
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Best oven roasted pizza and fresh salads! And the daily specials are always a great choice! The art is good and they have a terrific book selection. Great coffee and chai too!

Thank June L
DeWitt, Iowa
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116 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

While on business, I grabbed lunch with some colleagues at this restaurant. It had a very "Seattle" feel to it, best described as trendy/hipster. The menu was basic and the sandwich I ordered was ok. Nice atmosphere, good for conversations.

Thank JSchawl
Uttar Kashi
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351 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

Central meeting place, just off the town square. Nice food. Nice people. Mostly organic dishes. Worth a visit.

Thank atmananda
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Revelations has an artistic ambience. Very relaxing and cozy. The staff was very friendly. The food was great if you are vegan or vegetarian.

Thank Tabatha S
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Heard of this place for some time a very unique refreshing atmosphere and killer pizza. The hours are tough for those who live out of town as they are only open for lunch and one night a week. Worth the wait.

Thank Mike O
Fairfield, Iowa
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016

Now a Fairfield institution, this venerable book store and music venue keeps shortening its hours of operation. Lively and decorative surroundings with a pleasing storefront and outdoor dining, Revelations is often the social center of the Friday Artwalk. Jazz (on most Friday nights) is worth the price of admission. They've closed the upstairs meeting room space but still allow you... More 

Thank randyed
Fairfield, Iowa
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had the Greek Pizza which was delicious. In times past we have had sandwiches and soup which was also quite tasty.

Thank Michael M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $14
American, Cafe, Healthy, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 N Main St, Fairfield, IA 52556-2802
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: +1 641-472-6733

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