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Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

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3012 S Center St, Marshalltown, IA 50158-4712
641 753 4038
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Marshalltown, Iowa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Understaffed Many empty tables but not enough staff to serve and once seated long wait for food. Food good once arrives. Nice 55+ selections

Thank David T
Gladbrook, Iowa
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Took my mother here and we had a very good meal (she is 91). We split a meal and had plenty of food. Service is somewhat slow, so don't expect fast food. Good experience.

Thank robkat72
Eldora, Iowa
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

We've eaten at few times at Perkins, but this was the first time we were sorely disappointed. We ate a late breakfast on a Thursday. The scambled egg (I should've taken a photo) I ordered looked like a piece of yellow rubber on my plate, akin to those hotels that have breakfast in warmers. There's no way that little thing... More 

Thank Barb H
New Jersey
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

This is due to the fact that when I went here they were all out their signature dishes because they ran out of rice?? What chef runs out of rice in their kitchen. I settled for the salmon but it was barely warm when I got it,

Thank fp369
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

We eat at Perkin's every Sunday after church. It is a little crowded but is to be expected. The regulars are always there too. We have never had a bad meal there. The waitresses all know us, so that helps with the service. They sort of just learn what you want. The breakfast menu has a $4 menu, I get... More 

Thank Lana J B
Marshalltown, Iowa
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

Several menu choices with even 55+ deals. I enjoy the cinnamon rolls and usually get them to go. If you buy 3 you get 3 free of these as well their muffins. Something for everyone to choose from kids to adults.

Thank Linda C
Marshalltown, Iowa
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I had rather go do the road to Cecil's and eat as the food is better, the service here at Perkins sucks.

Thank Kenny B
Chariton, Iowa
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

I was a bit early for supper, right about 5. Was seated and ordered in a reasonable amount of time. But, once my food was delivered wasn't checked on again. Drink sat empty on the edge of the table for most of my meal. Didn't have a bill, so just went up to the register to pay and again had... More 

Thank Alyson P
Marshalltown, Iowa
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Food at Perkins is good to excellent, service is good to excellent and atmosphere is very family friendly.

Thank Duan A
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

I tell you what, its great when you want to cater out so you give them a call, friendly person answers and makes it the simplest order ever. The food was wonderful and a hop, skip and a jump from Motel 6.

Thank Tyler W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3012 S Center St, Marshalltown, IA 50158-4712
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Marshalltown
  • Phone Number: 641 753 4038

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