Places To Eat

  • Unique to our area, come eat, enjoy a new experience, and possibly discover a new favorite restaurant! 
     
  • Unique to our area, come eat, enjoy a new experience, and possibly discover a new favorite restaurant! 
     
  • Unique to our area, come eat, enjoy a new experience, and possibly discover a new favorite restaurant! 
     

Fort Dodge Originals

Amigo's

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

COVID19 Update-Tables larger than 10 are allowed.

280 N. 1st St., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 0142
www.amigosfortdodge.com
Bloomers On Central Gourmet Coffee and Gift Shoppe

COVID19 Update-Groups of ten or more permitted.  Reservations for groups prefered. 

Coffee Shop featuring expresso drinks, pastries, a selection of salads, and made to order sandwiches.  Gluten free bread available.

900 Central Avenue, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: (515) 570-7191
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Brownie's Café

Café

COVID19 Update-Tables larger than 10 are allowed.

1712 Central Ave., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 6224
Buford's Steak House and BBQ

Steak and BBQ Restaurant

COVID19 Update-Tables larger than 10 are allowed.

1518 3rd Ave. NW, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 573- 2836
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Central Perk and Dessert

 

COVID19 Update-Open to drive-thru only.

. Central Perk and Dessert is a coffee house which roasts its fresh coffee beans on site and features homemade soups, sandwiches, and fresh baked goods daily. 

14 South 14th St, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 573- 7375
www.centralperkanddessert.com
Clayton's Ribs and Chicken
BBQ
807 North 15th St., Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501
Phone: (515) 460- 9644
Community Orchard

COVID19 Update-Social distancing followed between all tables. Tables of larger groups are allowed.

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.

COVID19 Update-Tables larger than 10 are allowed, reservations preferred .

2026 5th Avenue South, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 8202
communitytappizza.com
Dariette

Icecream

17 South 12th St., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 0541
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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

COVID19 Update-Tables larger than 10 are allowed.

217 S 25th St, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 1456
haciendavieja.net
Ja- Mar Drive Inn

Fast Food

COVID19 Update-Tables larger than 10 are allowed. Masks preferred.  Masks available if customer requests.

325 South 25th Street, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 4511
Larita's Cakes N More

Bakery

1911 1st Ave N, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 5095
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Lefti's Neighborhood Bar & Grill

Bar/Restaurant

COVID19 Update-Tables larger than 10 are allowed.

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

Mexican

COVID19 Update-Tables are placed 6 feet apart.  Maximum of 8 people per table. 

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.

 

COVID19 Update-Social distancing followed between all tables.  There is a covered and heated patio for seating.  Tables of larger groups are allowed.

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

Casual Dining & Bar

COVID19 Update-Tables larger than 10 are allowed.

809 Central Ave, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 5333
www.oldebostons.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.  

COVID19 Update-Tables larger than 10 are allowed.

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

COVID19 Update-Social distancing followed between all tables. Tables of larger groups are allowed.

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
Steburgers

Ice cream and Café, 

Closed in the winter months.

1103 South 22nd Street, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 8280
Taco Tico

Mexican Fast Food

COVID19 Update-Dining Area Closed.  Drive-thru open only.

319 S. 29th St., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 6282
TC Mae's

TC Mae's is a family owned diner/cafe. Homemade favorites serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dine-In, delivery of take out. Diner style food with homemade special every day! Try the specialty, Soul Food Thursday!

1010 1st Ave. S, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 573- 1101
www.tcmaes.com
Tea Thyme

COVID19 Update-Social distancing followed between all tables. Tables of larger groups are allowed.

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

Serving to-go dinner is every Thurdsay from 4-5:30 pm.  Call to place order. 

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
Tea Thyme

COVID19 Update-Social distancing followed between all tables. Tables of larger groups are allowed.

Tea Thyme serves delicious lunches, desserts, gourmet teas and coffee. 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
Tom Thumb Drive Inn

Fast Food/ Bakery/ Dairy Queen

COVID19 Update-Maximum of 6 people per table.

1412 A St. W, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 4051
Tres Amigos Mexican Restaurant

Mexican Restaurant

COVID19 Update- Maximum table size 6-8 people.

3521 5th Ave. South, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 6555
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Zakeer's

COVID19 Update. Safety precautions are in place, disposable menus, masks for wait staff, social distanced tables.  Groups are welcome. 

Family Meals

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