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Short Stop

600 E Main St, New London, IA 52645-1225
+1 319-367-5221
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good14%
  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
21 Jun 2017
“Seems to have gone downhill”
29 Jun 2016
“Great Tenderloins”
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10:30 - 21:30All hours
600 E Main St, New London, IA 52645-1225
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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Tried a tenderloin for the first time in a year or two and was pretty disappointed. Tasted very bland compared to what I remember.

Thank Dalton D
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I have gone to The Short Stop for years and have never had bad food or service. Great place to meet friends and visit with each other! Small town atmosphere..

1  Thank schurbonc
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Great for a full meal or quick ice cream treat. They have specials going at different times of the year. Ice cream is definitely worth the drive.

Thank jamiewT4365VQ
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Steaks and tenderloins are required meals when I return to Iowa to visit family and friends. According to my mother, the best tenderloin in the area is at the Short Stop, so that is where we went. She was not wrong. The tenderloin was plate-sized...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Food is ok. FroZen tenderloins that are mostly breading not mean. Asked for ranch for cauliflower and lady owner came up to cashier and made sure she charged me for extra ranch. Really? How rude. Is it really going to keep me from coming back...More

Thank hot_one1967
Reviewed 15 October 2014

The Short Stop's tenderloin supplier went out of business. The new ones just aren't as good. Tougher, lower quality meat. I tried four of them. Nope. I'm off to Butch's in Oakland Mills.

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 20 September 2013

The Short Stop is a typical Midwest drive in on the edge of town. What makes it worthy of note is their breaded pork tenderloin sandwich. To the uninitiated, a “tenderloin” is a boneless pork chop which has been pounded thin, breaded, deep fat fried,...More

Thank Donna B
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 E Main St, New London, IA 52645-1225
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  New London
  • Phone Number: +1 319-367-5221
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