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“Not impressed at all by Nettie's”
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Nettie's
Ranked #5 of 7 Dessert in Fort Dodge
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Plainwell, Michigan
Level 6 Contributor
147 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
“Not impressed at all by Nettie's”
Reviewed July 18, 2014

Nettie's was a huge disappointment. As one of the few restaurants in town that serves scooped ice cream, we were looking forward to eating lunch there. However, the food we ordered seemed slapped together out of packages or straight out of a food service vending machine. There wasn't anything interesting about the menu - standard fare any teenager or babysitter could prepare - nothing that stood out as interesting or particularly tasty.
There were so many flies, we were distracted from eating our meals and concerned about food safety. You have to order at the counter, then sit down and wait for your meal to be delivered on plastic trays. We waited quite a while before we realized our sandwiches were given to a different table. Although they made up the meal for us (again) when we reported the error, the service staff didn't seem to have the cajones to confront/address the error with the table who accepted our order.
We're never going to bother going back to Nettie's again for lunch... we would only go back if we want ice cream... and the fly population has gone down.

  • Visited September 2013
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English first
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great food at great prices”
Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

While camping at John F. Kennedy Park. Stopped in at Netties twice during our three day trip. Very good quality food at super affordable prices. BLT. Mushroom Swiss Burger, bacon cheese burger and cheeseburger for about $30! The ice cream is AWESOME!

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Thank TPOIME
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Chicago,IL
Level 6 Contributor
120 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great Cheeseburger”
Reviewed June 21, 2014

This is a very clean and new looking diner in a small town but the burger has the big city beat. This is one of the best hamburgers I have ever sunk my teeth into. There were three of us and we all ordered the double cheeseburger with the works, when they came out we all said we should have gotten a single as they were so big. Very tasty with all the trimmings and they fries were excellent too. Milk shakes were outstanding.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Phamus
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Fort Dodge
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A great, clean little diner.”
Reviewed May 14, 2014

I've never been disappointed here with their sandwiches and deserts. They serve you at the tables/booths and have a friendly staff.

Visited May 2014
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Thank Nancy S
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Rockwell City, Iowa
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great”
Reviewed March 7, 2014

Great food and ice cream of all kinds. The prices are very good and the people working there are awesome. Located in a great location and also great drive through to take it fast.

Visited February 2014
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Thank Dennis G
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