Dotzy's Restaurant and Saloon

The Dotzy's Restaurant Story

Northeast Iowa native, Danielle Dotzenrod, moved back home after 13 years in LA to open Dotzy's Restaurant and Saloon in Elgin. "We knew we had to be a destination to make it. We just kept telling ourselves, build it and they will come!" says Dotzenrod. So with lots of help from family and friends, they built the entire restaurant out of repurposed materials and covered the whole floor in pennies.

Their hard work paid off and the people came! Dotzy's instantly became a dining destination and in 2016 was named Top 10 Most Unique Dining Experiences in Iowa and Top 6 Must See to Believe. But keeping a restaurant running strong for over 4 years, especially in a town of only 660 people, is no small feat! Danielle gives the credit to her dedicated and hardworking staff along with the support of loyal customers she considers part of the 'Dotzy's Family'.

There's a new member of the Dotzy's family Danielle is very excited about and that is Chef Michael Ellison. "My expertise has always been front of the house. So now with Chef Michael at the helm in the kitchen, the sky's the limit at Dotzy's!"

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Location

Address

240 Center St
Elgin, Iowa

Directions

Hours

Monday

CLOSED

Tuesday through Thursday

5pm - 9pm

Friday and Saturday

5pm - 10pm

Sunday

11am - 9pm

Contact Information

Phone

(563)518-6061

Email

dotzysrestaurant@gmail.com