Places To Eat

  • Find comfortable surroundings with a neighborhood feel.
     
  • Find comfortable surroundings with a neighborhood feel.
     

Casual Dining

Amigo's

A little neighborhood bar and grill overlooking the Des Moines River. It features Bike Night, Sand Volleyball, and Homemade Pizza.

 

280 N. 1st St., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 0142
www.amigosfortdodge.com
Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar

Applebee's serves a variety of foods including appetizers, burgers, pasta, chicken, ribs and steaks. 

 

2810 5th Ave. S, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 7881
www.applebees.com
Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings is known for offering wings, beer and sports. Other foods include chicken, salads, burgers and deserts. 

 

2909 5th Ave. S., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 573- 1182
www.buffalowildwings.com
Buford's Steak House and BBQ

Steak and BBQ Restaurant

 

1518 3rd Ave. NW, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 573- 2836
Community Orchard

Open August 1-December 23. 

Community Orchard scenically borders the Des Moines River and has 50 acres of apple trees and 12 acres of pumpkins. The Orchard Café offers lunch and apple desserts. Try the tasty, creamy, signature Scarecrow Soup with one of our classic sandwiches! Finish lunch off with a warm, freshly baked pie, turnover, or dumpling. 

2237 160th St., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 573- 8212
www.communityorchard.com
Community Tap and Pizza/Smoke Worx

Bar/Restaurant

Smoke Worx

Smoke Worx draws its inspiration for flavors from Kansas City and techniques from Texas. It features a wide variety of regionally inspired sauces.

 

2026 5th Avenue South, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 8202
communitytappizza.com
Gaga & Hoo Korean Restaurant

Due to COVID-19, the dining area is closed except to advanced reservations.  Take-out/pick-up is available.

368 Country Club Drive, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: 515 302-9765
Hacienda Vieja

Mexican Fast Food

 

217 S 25th St, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 1456
haciendavieja.net
HyVee Market Grille

American, Salad Bar, Italian, Chinese and Catering 

 

115 South 29th Street, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 573- 4105
www.hy-vee.com
Lefti's Neighborhood Bar & Grill

Bar/Restaurant

 

2001 2nd Ave. N, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 5338
www.leftisbargrill.com
Lomita's Mexican Restaurant

Mexican

 

2223 Fifth Ave S., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 1926
Mineral City: Mill and Grill

The menu at Mineral City Mill and Grill includes steaks, poultry, pastas, salads and sandwiches. It includes a full bar.

 

 

2621 5th Ave. S, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 8514
www.mineralcitymillandgrill.com
Ninja Japanese Sushi & Steakhouse

Due to COVID-19, the dining area is closed.  Take-out/pick-up is available.

407 S. 25th Street, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: (515) 408-2588
Olde Boston's Restaurant & Pub

Closed due to remodel

Casual Dining & Bar

 

809 Central Ave, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 5333
www.oldebostons.com
Pekin Garden
2510 5th Avenue South, Fort Dodge, IA
Phone: (515) 576-1179
Perkins

Core menu items at Perkins include pancakes, premium omelets, homemade Belgian waffles, salads, and signature melt sandwiches. The in-store bakeries serves a selection of premium freshly baked muffins, cookies, cream pies, fruit pies and specialty pastries each and every day.

 

511 S. 32nd St., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 302- 8031
www.perkinsrestaurants.com
Pizza Ranch

Pizza Ranch serves legendary pizza and chicken in 180+ buffet restaurants in 13 Midwestern states.

 

3311 5th Ave S., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 5599
pizzaranch.com
Ride's Bar & Grill

Rides Bar-Grill has a full menu. It has a Banquet Center next door. This will accommodate 180 people for receptions, celebrations or meetings. Walk-Ins welcome, good for groups, good for kids, take out and outdoor seating.

725 S 31st St, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 2811
www.ridesbar-grill.com
Scooter's Coffee

Coffee shop, drive thru, bakery and social space.

2949 5th Avenue South, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: (515) 576-3706
www.scooterscoffee.com
ShinyTop Brewing

 

Craft Beer, Taproom, Brewery, Pizza

520 Central Avenue, IA 50501
Phone: (515) 302-8055
Sneakers Eatery & Pub

Enjoy a night out at Sneakers Eatery. They offer burgers and snacks like fresh cut fries and Buffalo wings.  

 

1317 Central Ave, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 3336
www.sneakersfd.com
Sports Page Bar & Grill

Sports Page is a casual family friendly restaurant serving American, burgers, sandwiches and Tex-Mex. Walk-Ins Welcome, Good For Groups, Good for Kids, Take Out and Wait Service.

2707 N. 15th St., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 1890
www.sportspagefd.com
Tea Thyme

Tea Thyme serves delicious lunches, desserts, gourmet teas and coffee.  Take-out is available.

Call for luncheon reservation at 515-576-2202 or stop by this afternoon for dessert and tea.

Walk-ins welcome!

2021 6th Ave S., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 2202
www.teathymeatsadies.com
Tres Amigos Mexican Restaurant

Mexican Restaurant

 

3521 5th Ave. South, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 6555
www.facebook.com
Village Inn

Breakfast is served all day, every day. Or, stop by for Lunch or Dinner whenever you're craving our popular favorites – from Crush Burgers, to our famous Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Sandwich, to Chicken-fried Steak or Pie.      

 

2002 N. 15th St., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 2002
www.villageinn.com
Willow Ridge Golf Course

Willow Ridge Golf Course offers a fine dining experience. Open to the public, Chef Michael and his staff prepare and serve all food fresh daily. The restaurant provides a wide variety of choices, and a menu that changes regularly to suit the season.

1788 Madison Ave., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 5711
www.willowridgegolf.com
Zakeer's

Groups are welcome. 

Family Meals

425 2nd Ave. S., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 573- 7661