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Duncan's Cafe

501 S Main St, Ste 1B, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-6790
+1 712-328-3360
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“hash browns” (25 reviews)
Opens in 22 min
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
501 S Main St, Ste 1B, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-6790
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is a true local favorite with week day lunch specials. Also known for their hearty breakfasts, breakfast skillets, huge hashbrown servings and quick service. My 96 yr old grandma loves to go for their onion rings and chili. My personal favorite is the carrot...More

Thank Carey J
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Missing Carol these days, but I expect Duncan's to continue their friendly service and excellent food!

Thank Avidtravelbug
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

They have a great breakfast menu. They are always busy and the food is very good. Prices are reasonable. Parking is difficult as there is not many stalls behind the building. I have always found a place after a few times around the block. Family...More

Thank Robbintravels
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Real food, freshly prepared. Make sure you are hungry as their servings are huge. Housed in old building with exposed brick decor. Good service. Reasonably priced.

Thank d-lhin
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This place is landmark in Council Bluff. Nothing fancy just an old fashion café with great food. You really get your money's worth. I usually go there for breakfast when I'm in town. If you order the cinnamon rolls make sure you have a friend...More

Thank chicas_momma
Reviewed June 18, 2018

If you can find your way to this place for breakfast, you will not be disappointed! Best everything that you could want for an AM meal!!!! Great service to boot....

Thank KCRoyalfann
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Small but quaint little diner. Food is good and the people is very friendly. The prices are very reasonable.

Thank deniceharris2
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Casual atmosphere, friendly service, great food, reasonable price at a family owned diner. We work down the street and eat here at least once a month. The hash browns are fantastic (get them loaded with peppers, onion and cheese), as are the burgers.

Thank Lisa007grl
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Since Duncan's in only open for Breakfast and Lunch, I typically stop by for takeout lunch. The hot roast beef sandwich is always good. Beef nice and fork tender, gravy not too salty and the mashed potatoes never lumpy. A good choice for a cold...More

Thank Doug K
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

Duncan's is what a Midwest diner is all about. The food is good and the service is great. If you want a taste of Iowa charm visit Duncan's. It is not fancy but it is all Iowa.

Thank MollyJJM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 S Main St, Ste 1B, Council Bluffs, IA 51503-6790
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Council Bluffs
  • Phone Number: +1 712-328-3360
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