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Kaldera Restaurant

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1205 Washington St, Pella, IA 50219-1509
+1 641-628-3339
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Shawnee, Kansas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were seated for our evening meal quickly but told right away there were a couple of large groups so they were very busy. Our server introduced herself right away, took our drink orders and then we waited and waited. The drinks were finally delivered and she said she'd be right back to take our order. We waited and waited.... More 

Thank dougley47
Columbia, Missouri
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant. Food was excellent, but you want to get there early on a weekend. Several specials were not available at 8 pm. We had a large group and service was good.

Thank promine
Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to a family dinner, 11 people. The waiter had our table and one other with 2 people. I had to remind him every time he came to the table, about what people ordered. The salads arrived at the table, after the dinners. The waiter didn't apologize, he jokingly said eatting the salad last was European. Everyone in our group... More 

Thank jackpoop
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Everything I have ever ordered has been spectacular. Specifically love the hot mama Mia. Wait staff is very friendly and chefs are willing to modify dishes to suit individual tastes

Thank Brian R
O'Fallon, Missouri
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2017

You got to try it, I had the special which was 4oz. Filet, three shrimp and rare Tuna, but everything is good. Service was great and atmosphere is friendly. Two dinning areas the bar side is loud with TV's on the wall Dinning side is quiet and relaxing.

Thank ssdinkins
Pella, Iowa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We love to eat at Kaldera. Our favorite seating area -- the booths in the bar. The wait staff is very personable. Food delicious!

1 Thank nek2017
Flemish Brabant Province, Belgium
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304 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Typically I don't take the specials in most restaurants because it is mostly stuff they want to get rid of. This time we did go for it. And what a feast. It was clear that this cook loves to prepare food with passion. How on earth did such a restaurant end up in the middle of nowhere Pella? This food... More 

2 Thank Ignace D
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Even with the hundreds of restaurants in Des Moines we had to make the 40 minute trip to Pella after a good friend recommended it. This was one of our best meals ever. I had the special. It wasn't cheap but worth every penny. The medallion was good perfectly. The blue cheese sauce on the steak was fabulous. Crab cake... More 

1 Thank Kimberly G
Axel, The Netherlands
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493 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Had dinner at Kaldera tonight, right at Washington street in Pella. There is a decent size parking next to the lounge/restaurant. The reception area is pretty big and the staff friendly and efficient. I choose to eat in the restaurant area. The waiter was very friendly. I picked one of the daily specials, a surf and turf with a small... More 

Thank DdeKerf
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The menu here needs to be made clearer. If your ordering a hamburger, it comes with fries.....but if you want a side salad you get NO fries and add .99! I also ordered onion rings for $2.50 additional, milk was $2.99. So to my surprise my bill totaled $19.24!! For a burger, onion rings, side salad and a glass of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Italian, Mediterranean, Greek
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1205 Washington St, Pella, IA 50219-1509
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Pella
  • Phone Number: +1 641-628-3339

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