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Windmill Cafe

) #7 of 30 Restaurants in Pella ££ - £££ American, Cafe
709 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
+1 641-621-1800
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cafe
££ - £££
709 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The eatery was busy but the service was fast. They offered a breakfast buffet that looked delicious. We chose to order from the menu. The food was excellent.WE were seated in an area where we we able to look out over the beautiful town square.

Thank Howard M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite it's name, this is not a Dutch restaurant, it is a small-town Iowa family diner. The food is good, the service quick, an the prices reasonable. We were here on a Sunday. They offer a salad and breakfast-food buffet and a short breakfast menu...More

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

8 of us went there prior to a golf outing. 7 out of 8 had a good experience. 1 guy didn't like the blueberry pancakes. I had a skillet with potatoes and sausage that was very good. Generous portions and our server was very attentive...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Pella is a lovely, well-kept town with a proud Dutch heritage, so one would think the little cafe on the square would be great, it isn't. Mind you, there is nothing wrong with it, the service is friendly and the food is completely acceptable. What...More

Thank rick p
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We arrived for an early lunch today, a Saturday. We were fortunate to get a booth right away as the place went from being busy to having a line out the door! Graduation day at the local college probably helped bring the crowds moreso than...More

Thank 48thAnniversary
Reviewed 3 May 2017

If you are in Pella for Lunch or Breakfast why not stop in to the Windmill cafe. The food and atmosphere is great in this small town Cafe.

Thank Charles N
Reviewed 8 March 2017

They only serve breakfast and lunch, which was not a big deal, however not all the food is homemade. Judging by the atmosphere, I was expecting it to be. My children order the fettuccine alfredo and baked pasta. The alfredo was not homemade and the...More

Thank Peggy B
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Love this place for breakfast, but lunch is great as well. Where else can you get all your favorites (eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, etc.) for such a reasonable price? Wait staff is friendly and eager to please.

Thank Joel B
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Fast service and good food. The place stays busy but it's not a long wait. And is right next to the bakery

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We stopped here while we were in town for the Tulip Festival for a quick lunch. Between the three of us, there was not one good bite of food that was put on our table. The service was horrible as well. Lots of standing around,...More

Thank Wsr0224
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
05:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 709 Franklin St, Pella, IA 50219-1619
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Pella
  • Phone Number: +1 641-621-1800
  • E-mail
Phone (641) 621-1800
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