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Family Table

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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1123 4th Ave S, Denison, IA 51442-1946
+1 712-263-6300
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97 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Only 1 waitress, so water never got refilled. No cash register, unusual. Breakfast was alright, just a little high for small town Iowa. Biggest mistake-I got a RUSTY fork! Utensils had been wrapped wet and the fork actually rusted! Totally unacceptable! Not sure if I will return.

Thank cheesecake2015
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Easy aces off of US 30 and 12th street. Ample parking. Real home cooked meals from a family that has been in the food business for 60 years or more. Try the pies and you wont be disappointed, always a good selection to choose from. .

Denison, Iowa
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Our waitress was Lori. I think she has been there from day 1. Makes everyone feel at home. Great food and fair prices 5o go with the great service.

Thank Dave W
Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

The food at family table is good, the hot beef and rhubarb pie are my favorite. The staff is always friendly and the prices are reasonable .

Thank mlerosen
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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226 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

nice little mom and pop diner in Denison, Iowa - booth and table seating - seat yourself - nice menu consisting of breakfast and lunch comfort food - you get your own little 3 cup pot of coffee if you are a coffee drinker - i was promptly waited on and given a regular and 'lite" menu. I ordered a... More 

Thank Grover74
Denison, Iowa
1 review
Reviewed 27 July 2015

I have realistic expectations. This isn't a high-end restaurant. It's not fast food. If you are expecting either Filet mignon or service in 30 seconds you came to the wrong place. They fulfill that niche area where you want to eat off a real plate, but not break your budget. Breakfast items were served all-day, and had a wide selection,... More 

Thank Matt S
Kansas City, Missouri
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41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

If I remember right, that's the actual name of one of their menu selections. Sausage, bacon, (ham?), eggs, hash browns and toast. Nothing screams farm country better than that. An order of blueberry pancakes fills the entire plate. Everything we were served for breakfast was delicious! It was fun to join our family at this restaurant and hear the waitress... More 

Thank Wants2see50states
Gilbert, Arizona
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Great breakfast! I felt at home =) Pancakes were delicious. Nothing fancy but with a great taste! If you are looking for a breakfast that makes you feel at home, this is the place!

Thank danitzajoyfully
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Should only stick to breakfast as its hard to mess up eggs and bacon. I came in for lunch and had onion rings and a mushroom beef burger. The onion rings were swimming in grease and the texas toast that was the bread for the burger was saturated with butter. By the time I got home I was sick to... More 

Thank Janet H
1 review
Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

I went there today with my husband and daughter the food was really really bad. I ordered a steak for 15$ and asked for medium rare it came out very well done and I never saw the waitress again. It was in edible! The manager took a whole 2$ off of my meal. My husband ordered a hamburger not sure... More 

Thank caveman t

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1123 4th Ave S, Denison, IA 51442-1946
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Denison
  • Phone Number: +1 712-263-6300

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?