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Chrome Country Inn

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Highways 18 & 169, Algona, IA 50511
+1 515-295-2646
06:00 - 21:00
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177 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been enjoying eating there many times and never been disappointed they have many items! On their menu and I chose hot beef dinner and it was very good and my wife Dorothea had a fish dinner and it was very good it is a well known truck stop and it is very popular with truckers and they serve... More 

Thank Bruce W
Algona, Iowa
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This Truck Stop Cafe at the intersection of Highways 169 and 18 at Algona Iowa. It is a popular place for truckers passing through as well as for locals. The food is tasty, with sizeable portions and good prices. Because it is a truck stop,the decor is very basic, but staff is friendly and attentive.

Thank Keith D
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The food is good and decently quick, depending on what you order, and the history involved with it makes it a fun place to stop by on a long trip. It gets busy at times, but the staff will always greet you with a smile.

Thank Wolfie B
Algona, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Fast and excellent service and great food! Usually go there once a week and have never been disappointed! Friendly and welcoming staff.

Thank Deardra H
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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102 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The appearance of this restaurant from the road was not impressive, but the feel inside and the quality of the service and food certainly was. Servings were ample and it was just flat-out very good food. I can see why it is rated number 1 in Algona.

Thank BrianK609
Brooklyn, Iowa
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349 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We were traveling back home from Lake Okoboji and were ready to stop for breakfast. We drove into Algona and noticed several trucks and pick up trucks parked at the Chrome Country Inn (sign of good breakfast places---where locals stop.) And we were not disappointed! The breakfast were well done. The bacon was the best I have ever had at... More 

Thank Ron A
Algona, Iowa
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Went for breakfast on a busy Sunday but everything went smoothly. Really liked their hash browns. Had a great waitress. Would go again.

1 Thank Steven S
Clear Lake, Iowa
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

It is hard to find a spot in Algona to have a good Sunday brunch or breakfast. But once you discover how good the Chrome is, you don't really have to do much other searching. They're always busy during church hours, as one church gets out another one is usually coming in. So there's usually large families or groups there.... More 

Thank roseyirksome
Clifton, Colorado
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

My wife has had family re-unions at this restaurant in the past years and even with the re-modeling it brought back wonderful memories.

Thank AJMClifton_Colorado
Algona, Iowa
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

One can order a complete meal, sandwiches or choose soup and salad bar. You might also enjoy ordering from the breakfast menu all day long. The food could be described as delicious home cooked food. You can end your dining by selecting from a wide variety of pie. Another plus in this newly redecorated truck stop restaurant is the friendly... More 

Thank Lucile W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highways 18 & 169, Algona, IA 50511
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Algona
  • Phone Number: +1 515-295-2646

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