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Rudy's Restaurant

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419 S 1st St, Winterset, IA 50273-2120
+1 515-462-3160
06:00 - 20:30
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Mon - Tue 06:00 - 20:30
Wed 06:00 - 14:00
Thu 06:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch before our touring of the covered bridges I had their beef brisket sandwich that was topped with homemade qeso and fried onions the brisket was tender and tasty I however didn't care for the toppings but that's my personal opinion someone else may find it good

Thank Lovetrips2much
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant away from the town square, on the southern edge of Winterset. We had breakfast there. Lots of pickups in the parking lot seemed to indicate local support for the food and service, so we stopped by. We had pancakes, and an omelet for another person in our family. Both orders were very generous in size and well prepared.... More 

Thank Stephan P
Fairview, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We visited on Saturday September 17, 2016 during the lunch hour. We waited 40 minutes for burgers, fries and hot dogs while 2 other tables with local patrons that came in after us got their food before we did. When I stopped our waitress and asked her to check on our food, she gave me a blank look. Obviously the... More 

Thank Jerry L
Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, hot, fresh. Straight ahead menu, but that is exactly what we wanted. Good portion size without being ridiculous. Servers attentive and friendly, very good value for price. Obviously popular with the local crowd.

Thank GremlinLover
Missouri, United States
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

The Wednesday hours are different..closed early but the breakfast was great and the dinner with pie was good home cooking!

Thank Steve R
Dobbs Ferry, New York
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Plain restaurant with good food at reasonable prices with warm, friendly wait staff. We eat here whenever we are in the Winterset area.

Thank Jo B
Des Moines
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Grilled tenderloin sandwich was very good. When we are traveling or visiting a different town, we try new places, and we're not disappointed.

Thank Alvin A
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Great eating small town diner. It's blocks away from the famous John Wayne Birthplace. Great for burgers, tenderloins, and the hot beef sandwich.

Thank James R
Winterset, Iowa, United States
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Monday through Friday lunch specials and Friday and Saturday night specials. Good food, reasonably priced, good portions and friendly service.

Thank Beverly W
Des Moines
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

great staff, small menu, and food was just ok. I didn't find anything special about it, of course only had a cheeseburger. Some that had fried chicken thought that was wonderful

Thank Donna M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 20:30
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 419 S 1st St, Winterset, IA 50273-2120
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Winterset
  • Phone Number: +1 515-462-3160

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