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“My kind of truck stop”
Review of Crystal Cafe

Crystal Cafe
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American, Diner
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast
Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

I gave this cafe a rating of "Excellent" because the Chicken Fried Steak is the best I've ever tasted. Over easy eggs > perfect. Hash Browns > the best. Coffee > mild and bottomless, which is great when we want to visit for awhile. Staff is very personable and knows what they're doing.

Thank Hewsmom
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Reviewed June 30, 2014

A little gem that has been in business for many years. Good home style cooking offering a wide range menu from sandwiches to full dinners from a few dollars up to $10.

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Thank mrsgun
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Reviewed May 29, 2014

time has changed this little truckstop restaurant but all for the good. It used to be without the truckers area with the trinkets near the cash register. It used to be a wall lined with malt machines and a table. I used to waitress then back in about 1972-3 and i remember singing to the tunes of the jutebox playing songs such as tie a yellow ribbon--i dont remember seeing that now. We wore hairnets or had a perm per the owner at that time-guess that was the "style" then and the owners thinking a perm would hold your hair where it belongs. Time has taken the quaintness away and geared it to what i could see to the truckers--they have a great place for food and service all under one roof!

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Thank kimmysway
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

The Crystal Café is a Trucker's Restaurant on the South Side of South Sioux City, Nebraska. It is just 2 blocks south of Highway 20 on Dakota Avenue. The food is outstanding (TOP rating in Gourmet Magazine) and inexpensive for the amount received. Nobody will leave hungry. The décor is 1960s - 1970s, but do NOT let that fool you! Be sure to order the pie!

Thank J J
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Reviewed January 10, 2014

I had their eggs over medium with corn=beef hash and it was VERY GOOD, The staff was pleasant and the atmosphere good.

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Thank Murray B
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