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Village Inn

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3410 8th St SW, Altoona, IA 50009-1024
+1 515-967-9095
11:30 - 22:00
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Dinner took an hour to get served and then they got order wrong twice. They have no clue what allergies are...I have celiac and they don't even understand their own gluten friendly menu. They brought out gluten contaminated food twice even though I was clear and it was on the order that the food had to be gf. This place... More 

Thank Wandbtravels
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

First time we came, in the evening, after 25 minutes of nobody coming to greet us at our table to ask if we wanted something to drink, we left. The manager on duty was completely checked out. Came again for breakfast on a Sunday, it was busy. Same problem. This place don't hire enough wait staffing very unorganized.

Thank Dawn J
Johnston, Iowa
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

It has been a very long time since we have been to this Village Inn and it was due to poor service. We had a coupon to use and decided to use it before church on Saturday night. It was around 4 pm and we did get seated right away. There was only one server in our area and she... More 

Thank davidjensen399
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103 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I was immediately greeted by Ronnie, an assistant manager, whose warm and welcoming manner began what was to become one of my finest experiences in a restaurant. My server, Ashley, was excellent with her attentiveness to details like extra tomato in my omelette, and chocolate chip pancakes with whipped cream. Troy, the chef, was extraordinary, with his culinary skills and... More 

Thank Ileen E
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Actually ended up here on a 'kids eat free' day (Monday and Tuesday), and this is where our kids want to go for any meal, breakfast or dinner, to eat the Vill-Inn Funny Face kids meal. They love the food, the adult's pocketbook loves the final bill, so we'll keep frequenting this place when we're in town.

Thank Tob2Tob
Olathe, Kansas
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136 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The food here is pretty decent. Very typical restaurant for the after church crowd. The breakfast menu is probably there best menu to go off of, and is also what they seem to cook best off of. J would recommend the Nashville bowl

Thank Adahm F
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Food was good. I can see why the restaurant is empty though. The wait staff all seems to be related and we're having some kind of family issue. They where all piled in a corner swearing up a storm about he said, she said...... Our first waitress was very good till she went home. All down hill from there.

Thank cwhennen
Sioux City, Iowa
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386 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I'm not sure if it is always a problem but they were short staffed the morning we were here. Our waitress was trying hard to keep up and kept apologizing for slow service. The food was OK, breakfast is hard to screw up.

Thank jnobz
Clemson, South Carolina
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202 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

This Village Inn is like the other Village Inns (or is it Villages Inn?). They have decent food. Nicer than Perkins or Denny's. A variety of foods at all hours of the day or night. On the date of our visit we had eggs Benedict and the California skillet. Both were good. What set our visit apart was our wait... More 

Thank MLB768
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

Food was just ok. Our server was not to good. Our order was messed up and never brought us syrup for the pancakes...had to ask another worker to bring us some. Probably wouldn't go back. I think Perkins or Denny's is a much better choice for us next time.

Thank Dazzle54

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3410 8th St SW, Altoona, IA 50009-1024
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: +1 515-967-9095

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