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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

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“Must try the extra-large tenderloins. Great breakfast options. And home of the Free-Fry-Fridays”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Local craft brewery, located in downtown Waterloo. Unique menu items. Special area where kids can play within sight of the beer hall. Located in the historic Wonderbread Bakery.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Lots of great live bands, summer Thursday Bike Nights with live bands in the street and lots of great bikes to look at.”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“Many drink options (check out The Wall!), good food/variety (pizza, burgers, seafood), easy to get to”
  • 1 local recommends
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“The original 50's Diner. Outstanding breakfast and lunch with a bottomless cup of coffee. Located in downtown Waterloo across from Lincoln Park.”
  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 1 local recommends
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  • 1 local recommends
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“This is a Japanese steak house and sushi bar...one where the chef grills in front of you and does a little knife show. Excellent food! We have celebrated many birthdays there, as my kids usually request this place above all others;)”
  • 1 local recommends
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  • 1 local recommends
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“A newer location. We haven’t been there yet, but have heard they have good food. It is a restaurant and bar.”
  • 1 local recommends