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Hilltop Cafe

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2003 State St, Guthrie Center, IA 50115-8815
+1 641-332-2310
5:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Mon 5:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tue - Fri 5:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 5:30 am - 1:30 pm
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very small café. Home made cooking. Prompt service good prices. Nice friendly quiet place to eat. I would definitely recommend this

Thank Laura B
Guthrie Center, Iowa
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Even though I can no longer eat them, their smell is even worth it!! Their soft serve ice cream is also wonderful!! The best part are their noon specials!! I could allways find something to satisfy my limited diet!!!

Thank AK9359ka
Creston, Iowa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2016

Will be there in the morning for breakfast and then on to Churdan, IA Always good food, and the people are very nice. Thank You Hilltop!

Thank wally m
Rockledge, Florida
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

A great place to stop for good food. It's not very big and doesn't seem like much from the outside, but take the chance and stop by. You'll be glad you did. I had the beef tips over mashed potatoes. Really good!

Thank AMoon31
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2015

Owned by local farming ladies, their fried chicken is a great treat. Their menu is great local fare and very reasonably priced. The atmosphere is an old fashioned diner.

Thank Eleanor M
Omaha, Nebraska
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2015

A great place to have breakfast and lunch. There are sanwiches and full meals. A small place but worth the visit. Great service as well.

Thank Nana196
Panora, Iowa
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2015

My family loves their breakfast food. Whenever we have someone visiting from out of town we try to take them their for breakfast

Thank Eileen N
Keosauqua, Iowa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2014

Especially liked the little smokies for breakfast. Haven't seen them in a l-o-n-g time. Excellent service, small-town restaurant atmosphere.

Thank Hypnogator
Orange County, California
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123 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2013

Hilltop Cafe is consummate Iowa. It is a snapshot of what is missing with fancy chain restaurants, and that is the down home, no frills, community gathering cafe. Food has always been good, service friendly, prices reasonable. It is a place where locals congregate, but don't be intimidated because everyone else seems to know everyone. Worth a stop if you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
5:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2003 State St, Guthrie Center, IA 50115-8815
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Guthrie Center
  • Phone Number: +1 641-332-2310

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