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Sugar Shack

100 8th St SE Ste E, Altoona, IA 50009-1968
+1 515-967-2527
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average33%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (4 reviews)
“ice cream” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Diner
100 8th St SE Ste E, Altoona, IA 50009-1968
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Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch with my dad . Had an awesome ham and swiss sandwich and fries. Fun place, would definitely go back again.

Thank green202flower
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Food is average but shakes are very good! The place could use an update and the wait staff is young and attentive.

Thank busy_traveler
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The help is typically friendly, the food is nothing out of this world any longer. The beautiful black and white floors need a good cleaning.

Thank Lori R
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This place was recommended by the hotel and turned out to be a great place to take our grandkids. Among all of us we had chicken strips, mini corn dogs, hamburgers, and a tenderloin. All tasted good but was a little expensive.

Thank Lemon60
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Good food and service. Nostalgic atmosphere with Soda fountain and kid friendly. Inexpensive, good food and friendly staff.

Thank Cheryl E
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This place gave a friendly 50's kind of feel. We were just there for the ice cream and it was delicious.

Thank jamesmD8728ZS
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Dropped in to the Sugar Shack during our Rte 6 River to River Retro Road trip. Was late for breakfast and early for lunch but we're starving, so hubby and I split a chicken salad sandwich and onion rings and a malt and strawberry shake....More

Thank 813wendy
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Had recently moved to area and wanted to check this place out. Not a fan and no plans to return. My mom tried the Cheese Frenchee and the description said nothing about mayonnaise - tons of it. Had more mayo than cheese. She also ordered...More

Thank SydPsycho
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Take my kids and good and service are excellent. Tenderloins are to die for and party melts yummy. Want to go for breakfast with my kids soon.

Thank Meta G
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Good food at a reasonable price. Love their Cheese Frenchee and tenderloins. Hubby likes their Hot Beef Sandwich w/mashed potatoes and gravy. Milk shakes are large and very good. Really enjoy their Tuesday night Cruise Night with classic cars.

Thank Jane S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 8th St SE Ste E, Altoona, IA 50009-1968
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: +1 515-967-2527
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