Places To Eat

  • Unique to our area, come eat, enjoy a new experience, and possibly discover a new favorite restaurant! 
     
  • Unique to our area, come eat, enjoy a new experience, and possibly discover a new favorite restaurant! 
     
  • Unique to our area, come eat, enjoy a new experience, and possibly discover a new favorite restaurant! 
     

Fort Dodge Originals

Amigo's

A little neighborhood bar and grill overlooking the Des Moines River. It features Bike Night, Sand Volleyball, and Homemade Pizza.

 

280 N. 1st St., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 0142
www.amigosfortdodge.com
Bloomers On Central Gourmet Coffee and Gift Shoppe

Coffee Shop featuring expresso drinks, pastries, a selection of salads, and made to order sandwiches.  Gluten free bread available.

900 Central Avenue, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: (515) 570-7191
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Buford's Steak House and BBQ

Steak and BBQ Restaurant

 

1518 3rd Ave. NW, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 573- 2836
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Central Perk and Dessert

 

COVID19 Update-Open to drive-thru only.

. Central Perk and Dessert is a coffee house which roasts its fresh coffee beans on site and features homemade soups, sandwiches, and fresh baked goods daily. 

14 South 14th St, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 573- 7375
www.centralperkanddessert.com
Clayton's Ribs and Chicken
BBQ
807 North 15th St., Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501
Phone: (515) 460- 9644
Community Orchard

Open August 1-December 23.

Community Orchard scenically borders the Des Moines River and has 50 acres of apple trees and 12 acres of pumpkins. The Orchard Café offers lunch and apple desserts. Try the tasty, creamy, signature Scarecrow Soup with one of our classic sandwiches! Finish lunch off with a warm, freshly baked pie, turnover, or dumpling. 

2237 160th St., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 573- 8212
www.communityorchard.com
Community Tap and Pizza/Smoke Worx

Bar/Restaurant

Smoke Worx

Smoke Worx draws its inspiration for flavors from Kansas City and techniques from Texas. It features a wide variety of regionally inspired sauces.

 

2026 5th Avenue South, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 8202
communitytappizza.com
Dariette

Ice cream

17 South 12th St., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 0541
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Gaga & Hoo Korean Restaurant

Due to COVID-19, the dining area is closed except to advanced reservations.  Take-out/pick-up is available.

368 Country Club Drive, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: 515 302-9765
Hacienda Vieja

Mexican Fast Food

 

217 S 25th St, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 1456
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Ja- Mar Drive Inn

Fast Food

 

325 South 25th Street, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 4511
Larita's Cakes N More

Bakery

1911 1st Ave N, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 5095
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Lefti's Neighborhood Bar & Grill

Bar/Restaurant

 

2001 2nd Ave. N, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 5338
www.leftisbargrill.com
Lomita's Mexican Restaurant

Mexican

 

2223 Fifth Ave S., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 1926
Mineral City Mill and Grill

The menu at Mineral City Mill and Grill includes steaks, poultry, pastas, salads and sandwiches. It includes a full bar.

 

 

2621 5th Ave. S, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 8514
www.mineralcitymillandgrill.com
Ninja Japanese Sushi & Steakhouse

Due to COVID-19, the dining area is closed.  Take-out/pick-up is available.

407 S. 25th Street, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: (515) 408-2588
Olde Boston's Restaurant & Pub

Closed due to remodel.

Casual Dining & Bar

 

809 Central Ave, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 5333
www.oldebostons.com
Ride's Bar & Grill

Rides Bar-Grill has a full menu. It has a Banquet Center next door. This will accommodate 180 people for receptions, celebrations or meetings. Walk-Ins welcome, good for groups, good for kids, take out and outdoor seating.

725 S 31st St, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 2811
www.ridesbar-grill.com
ShinyTop Brewing

 

Craft Beer, Taproom, Brewery, Pizza

520 Central Avenue, IA 50501
Phone: (515) 302-8055
Sneakers Eatery & Pub

Enjoy a night out at Sneakers Eatery. They offer burgers and snacks like fresh cut fries and Buffalo wings.  

 

1317 Central Ave, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 3336
www.sneakersfd.com
Sports Page Bar & Grill

Sports Page is a casual family friendly restaurant serving American, burgers, sandwiches and Tex-Mex. Walk-Ins Welcome, Good For Groups, Good for Kids, Take Out and Wait Service.

2707 N. 15th St., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 1890
www.sportspagefd.com
Steburgers

Ice cream and Café, 

Closed in the winter months.

1103 South 22nd Street, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 8280
Taco Tico

Mexican Fast Food

Dine In-11 am-3 pm

Drive-Thru- 10:30-9 pm

319 S. 29th St., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 6282
TC Mae's

TC Mae's is a family owned diner/cafe. Homemade favorites serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dine-In, delivery of take out. Diner style food with homemade special every day! Try the specialty, Soul Food Thursday!

1010 1st Ave. S, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 573- 1101
www.tcmaes.com
Tea Thyme

Tea Thyme serves delicious lunches, desserts, gourmet teas and coffee.  Take-out is available.

Call for luncheon reservation at 515-576-2202 or stop by this afternoon for dessert and tea.

Walk-ins welcome!

2021 6th Ave S., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 2202
www.teathymeatsadies.com
Tea Thyme

 

Tea Thyme serves delicious lunches, desserts, gourmet teas and coffee. Call for luncheon reservation at 515-576-2202 or stop by this afternoon for dessert and tea. Walk-ins welcome!

2021 6th Ave S., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 2202
www.teathymeatsadies.com
Tom Thumb Drive Inn

Fast Food/ Bakery/ Dairy Queen

 

1412 A St. W, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 4051
Tres Amigos Mexican Restaurant

Mexican Restaurant

 

3521 5th Ave. South, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 6555
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Zakeer's

Groups are welcome. 

Family Meals

425 2nd Ave. S., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 573- 7661