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The Cottage Cafe

5833 Avenue 0, Fort Madison, IA 52627
+1 319-372-5043
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible7%
Jul 23, 2018
“Great home cooked meals”
Apr 6, 2017
“Great place to eat ”
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Cafe, American, Diner
5833 Avenue 0, Fort Madison, IA 52627
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

very nice and clean but small. Food is fab as it's all home cooked. Great for breakfast or lunch as they are not open in the evenings. Usually has a good crowd of people so may want to make a reservation for a bigger group

Thank raescar1
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

This little restaurant is a great place to eat. food is great and staff is friendly. Would recommend this to everyone.

Thank Ron D
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate breakfast here for the first time ever. The place was packed if that is any indication of how good the good is. We weren't disappointed. The bacon I ordered was cooked to perfection (crisp but not burned). I line softly...More

Thank Bonnie H
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Great food pretty much all round but atmosphere and service both need a smile, small joint, hours different call first

Thank ggandjoe
Reviewed March 12, 2016

Great food in a 50's diner. Very nice people. Super low prices. Best food in town for the money. BUT THEY DO NOT TAKE CARDS. MUST HAVE CASH.. MAKES IT HARD

Thank David B
Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

Our first time here and we were not impressed. We dined at lunchtime,portions were small and food was ok at best. Waitress was rather indifferent and didn't seem to be too much into her job. Place was clean and speed of service was fine. It...More

Thank Winterhawk2015
Reviewed April 14, 2015

I ordered a taco salad & it wasn't like any taco salad I've ever had. The hamburger had no seasoning in it & also tasted old. The shell was somewhat soggy, not a crispy bowl, & a little too greasy for me.For the price, I...More

Thank Carol W
Reviewed July 22, 2014

We were there for breakfast when we were visiting family. We'll be back again every time were in town. It's great and the local folks know it cause they're always busy!

Thank ChrisFuller320252011
Reviewed March 24, 2014

New to the area, Hubby (age 65) and myself (age 60) have been trying out various establishments and thus had lunch at the Cottage Cafe. In a nutshell, it was pretty bad. My husband ordered a daily special of salisbury steak: +they did give him...More

1  Thank Keyboardlady
Reviewed August 9, 2013

The Cottage seems to have caught the cut back fever that is sweeping the restaurant scene nation wide. Smaller portions. Higher prices. It is a shame. The pies are now so sickening sweet as to be mostly inedible. The coleslaw is so salty it had...More

1  Thank murphy2
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Restaurant Details

Cafe, American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
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Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5833 Avenue 0, Fort Madison, IA 52627
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Fort Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 319-372-5043
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