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Sweet Joy Shoppe

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315 Chestnut St, Atlantic, IA 50022-1064
+1 712-254-9048
07:30 - 04:30
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Tue - Fri 07:30 - 04:30
Sat 07:30 - 14:00
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Atlantic, Iowa
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Sweet Joy is a lovely atmosphere, with walls restored to original brick, with nooks, crannies for more quiet, intimate meals and a couple large tables for groups. Great food, perfect-level-of-asking service with a smile. It's always happy to dine at Sweet Joy.

Thank Kimberlee S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This establishment is amazing. We love gyros and we're craving them one day, this place made them and they were delicious and reasonably priced. My husband goes there often to get pastries and coffee because they are to die for. Highly recommend this place!!!

Thank Kaley G
Atlantic, Iowa
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Hand made gelato in flavors to die for, Italian dinners from scratch (on Thursdays only) and great Paninis daily ... Great lunches and dinners that include soup or salad AND dessert and prices anyone can afford! Your host, Wendy, is what brings the Sweet Joy to this Shoppe!

Thank Pam R
Atlantic, Iowa
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I don't come here enough. It never disappoints. The staff are very helpful and friendly and I had a very nice visit with my mom over cappuccino. They always have healthy options also which is important to me.

Thank Julie S
Altoona, Iowa
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119 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

They open 7:30 sharp....great service and great atmosphere. Coffee was good. They retail products are fun as well.

Thank LaVon M
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a repeat restaurant for us! The quiche is excellent as well as the panini and the soup has never been anything but delicious! The staff is friendly and the service is quick, but the atmosphere is one that you could sit there for hours and maybe read a book, have a cup of tea or coffee and enjoy... More 

Thank knsnyc
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

What a quaint, lovely shop...more a shop/restaurant than anything. Paninis were wonderful, as was the gelato. The real stars were the Danish butter cookies with a sweet glaze and a raspberry center. We took an extra dozen home! Would definitely go back there!

Thank Lesa J
Atlantic, Iowa
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We were downtown at lunch time and decided to stop in. It had been a while since we had been there. We had the same great food and good service. The consistency is wonderful!!

Thank Nedra P
Center Point, Iowa
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76 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

This place has an array of items for sale including coloring books for adults along with sweets and other food. Very friendly staff and a restroom was available as we shopped along the main downtown street.

Thank fourolivers
Burlington, Iowa
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135 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

We stopped for lunch last week at the advice of family. Glad we did...what a neat operation, nothing fancy, but quaint ambiance with top quality home made offerings from sandwiches to specialty lunch hot dishes. And the best was yet to come...ahh the desserts!!! Fantastic...yes indeed...we will join the be back club!!

Thank MrWedge10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 04:30
07:30 - 04:30
07:30 - 04:30
07:30 - 04:30
07:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Chestnut St, Atlantic, IA 50022-1064
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Atlantic
  • Phone Number: +1 712-254-9048
Sweet Joy Shoppe is a coffee shop with a lot going on. Our baristas can make you a specialty coffee or tea drink while our chef makes a lovely breakfast or lunch, and you can shop from our great selection of local art, jewelry, food and toys. We do our best to provide fresh wholesome, not fried, cuisine with a friendly atmosphere.

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