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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
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I find this place has among the best atmospheres in this area. The librarian seems to sort out books so that it is easy to find a book you might be looking for.

Thank Logan T
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wood fired pizza is their speciality, but the espresso bar is one of the best. Soups, teas, coffees, sandwiches, and books, lots and lots of books. Multi leveled for privacy. Very laid back place to dine with great food and great people.

Thank Ken43Fairfield
Burlington, Vermont
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249 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

On a trip to Fairfield, Iowa we stopped by Revelations Cafe and other places. Each has its own vibe, with Revelations Cafe being a true Bricks & Mortar bookstore, cafe and more. We enjoyed what we ate and drank there and would return again when our local friends ask us to meet them there. It felt good being there!

Thank GlobalVillage
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
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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12 reviews
9 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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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, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, 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?