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Three C Bistro

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510 Hildreth Street, Charles City, IA 50616
+1 641 228 3544
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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forest city, ia.
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We so enjoyed our time at the Three C Bistro! The food was excellant waitresses were so fun to order from! Just a great night ! Thanks!!

1 Thank jd1126
Spirit Lake, Idaho
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Nice selection on the menu. Many Drink options. Service very good. Overall a great experience. Will come back.

Thank Ken S
Webster City, Iowa
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

I almost overlooked this place but I was hungry and didn't want to do one of the "standard-run-of-the-mill" restaurants. It took me a long time to decide what to order but in the end I ordered the Italian Nachos because they were unique and sounded interesting. It was one of the best decisions I've ever made. It might even be... More 

Thank neko2012
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Had supper here and it was very tasty. My sister and I shared (at no extra cost!) a shrimp pasta dish and it was very good. The sauce had an overture of lemon to it. My husband decided on a patty melt with fries. He said that the beef was very good. Would go again.

Thank Farmgirl1988
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625 reviews
382 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Three C Bistro is a nice middle of the road restaurant, with no surprises. The decor is muted, the service good and the food plain but wholesome. This is a good choice in Charles City.

Thank AngusDad
Bellevue, WA
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126 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We held a large family gathering here, and initially not very impressed with the exterior and interior. But everything else changed our opinion. We were afraid our large group would overwhelm the kitchen and servers, but they did a great job. The food selections and quality were very good, and they also had some very nice wines. We were not... More 

Thank c7999
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a late lunch, early dinner. Nice menu with a good selection from steak to fish to burgers. We had the burgers, exceptional! Variety of nice desserts expertly prepared and just enough, we split a lava cake with ice cream..wonderful! Doesn't look like much from the outside but inside is nicely done and clean.. ( husband is former... More 

Thank sherrelrae
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We're driving through Iowa hoping to get a decent meal and landed on this place. Unbelievable! Demi glaze burgers and raspberry sauce duck with fine wines. This place was amazing. If it was down the street from my house it would cost me a fortune.

Thank jgjacksonmn
Urbana, Iowa
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122 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

We saw this restaurant featured on a PBS show so decided to stop by when we were in the area. We had lunch and they were fairly busy. My husband had the smoked turkey sandwich and I had soup and salad. We were impressed. I would definitely stop by again and try their burgers as everyone has raved about them.... More 

Thank Kathy L
Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

Passing through Charles City IA. Checked tripadvisor for restaurants and went to 3c's Bistro. The food was really good. We shared bruschetta for an appetizer. The menu offered nice selections of steaks and the specials were tempting but we had walleye ( not available where we live) which was excellent. May have to find a way to visit Charles City... More 

Thank Joan P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 Hildreth Street, Charles City, IA 50616
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Charles City
  • Phone Number: +1 641 228 3544

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