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Marquette Bar & Cafe

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87 First Steet, Marquette, IA 52158
+1 563-873-9663
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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“burgers” (5 reviews)
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87 First Steet, Marquette, IA 52158
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Reviewed October 19, 2017

The breakfasts are basic but amazingly good. The ham is hand-cut and excellent. Large portion of hash browns to which we added onions and tomatoes. Very good. The blueberry pancakes were the best I have had, chock-full of fresh blueberries. Service was good. Mostly locals...More

Thank DouglasNiedt
Reviewed October 9, 2017

We stopped off at the bar after visiting Effigy Mounds National Monument. We weren't sure what to expect as it looked rather plain from the outside, but the friendliness of the staff and customers was a lovely surprise. They made a pair of middle aged...More

Thank EzzyA
Reviewed September 11, 2017

The food is pretty good and the cafe was within walking distance from our hotel. I should have ordered the 1/4lb instead of the 1/2lb. The shake was to die for - REAL ICE CREAM!

Thank daveofspencer
Reviewed July 19, 2017

This is a great river bar and restaurant. Great staff, with good food. Went for breakfast before getting on the boat up the Mississippi.

Thank d s
Reviewed July 16, 2017

First of all, this is an only cash restaurant, and there is no ATM located in the building. It's 2017, it's time to accept credit cards. Staff was not friendly when we asked about an ATM, and the waitress didn't come over for over 10-15...More

Thank Kallie S
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Food was awesome . Wait staff knowledgeable and friendly. Bar drinks were well made. Clean and pleasant place place to eat

Thank SMK54626
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

We were traveling through Marquette around the lunch hour, so I checked Trip Advisor for a place to eat. With all the rave reviews for the chicken & dumpling soup, we thought we found a winner. Huge disappointment! Left with an empty feeling and stopped...More

Thank Farmerswife658
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

It's friendly, accommodating, local character, fair price, abundant servings, efficient and friendly server, a hidden treasure at the foot of the Mississippi River bridge. I have brought my photo students here for 20 years. A gem, truly.

Thank Bob C
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Although Marquette, IA doesn't offer much variety for food. The Bar & Cafe is certainly a great place to eat! I ate here a few times while in town for work, and enjoyed socializing with the locals and loved the combination of cafe and bar....More

Thank Nicole C
Reviewed January 1, 2017

We love going here for a fresh burger and chicken and dumpling soup!!! Simply amaaaaaazing !!!! Friday fish is awesome along with the fresh salad bar ! The staff is very helpful and friendly too !

Thank Lori58655
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 First Steet, Marquette, IA 52158
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Marquette
  • Phone Number: +1 563-873-9663
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