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Crystal Cafe

) #1 of 2 Dessert in Iola #1 of 13 Places to Eat in Iola $$ - $$$ American, Cafe,
126 N Main St, Iola, WI 54945-9120
+1 715-445-9227
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (17 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 19:00All hours
American, Cafe, Diner
$$ - $$$
126 N Main St, Iola, WI 54945-9120
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited with four members of my family mid afternoon on a Saturday so that we would not run into crowds and it was a good choice. They were not super busy and we received good service. I had as you can guess the heart...More

Thank Hunter14u
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will be greeted with a friendly smile the moment you walk inside the Crystal Cafe, in Iola. We stopped for a burger and refreshing beverage, following a round of golf at the local course. Menu options were abundant, and of course, the pies made...More

Thank Bosanchubo
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

You'll find typical dinner fare here. Not much attention is paid to plating the food. Breakfast hours are full of tight-knit groups of locals. Service on weekday evenings is slow. Pies are so-so; I find the crusts lacking in flavor. The burgers tend to be...More

Thank LadyDisdain227
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I've eaten at the Crystal Cafe more than a dozen times over the years, especially when I take in the collector car show every July. The service is always first-rate, the menu (like the world-class pies) stresses Comfort Food, what you'd expect in a regionally-popular...More

1  Thank dugger66
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

As advertised, pie was incredible. We also had real food before desert. Country fried steak and mashed potatoes were very good. Also had a salad, which was good. Lettuce was fresh and the chicken had great flavor. Servers were all friendly and outgoing, even with...More

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We've been twice. I had the country-fried steak and coconut cream pie each time. I have been very satisfied each time with the quality, value, and cleanliness. I wish the restaurant was closer to where I live. It's a nice country diner with authentic home...More

Thank williammZ7491NG
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Great cafe setting and good food. Breakfast was GREAT!!! Good portions and great service. Dinner service a little slow, but still worth the trip.

Thank Diana F
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This small town restaurant was very pleasant. Philly cheese sandwich and pie are great. So is the service. We will go back when we are visiting the area which is near family. My husband had the chocolate pecan pie and rated it very good!

Thank Sharon U
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Our first time here was for lunch with a group of 13. My husband and I, looking for biscuits like we had when we lived in the south, had biscuits and gravy. Others had breakfast items (they serve breakfast all day), crab salad sandwiches, BLTs,...More

Thank bgonner
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The food you get for your money is good but prices can be a little steep for some items. It is awesome for its homemade pies but cookies too. You definitely do not leave hungry!! A must visit place if you are ever in Iola,...More

Thank Darynda K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 N Main St, Iola, WI 54945-9120
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Iola
  • Phone Number: +1 715-445-9227
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