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About Us

Jay’s Restaurant on US Highway 18 in Sanborn, IA, has served O’Brien County eaters since 1946. 

About us

Great Small Town Atmosphere

Our Hours

  • 6am till 2am Monday-Saturday.
  • 8am till 1:30pm Sundays.
  • Evenings Starting at 5pm.

Our Specials

  • Monday - Saturday: 3 Meat Buffet
  • Sundays 10:45 AM - 1:30 PM: 7 Meat Buffet
  • Fridays & Satudays: 3 Cuts of the Best Prime Rib

Breakfast Served Daily

  • Sundays 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Monday - Saturday: 6:00 AM - 3:30 PM


What Our Customers Say About Us

  • Fish & steak are delicious! Can be a bit pricey though. Overall, a good place to eat! Salad bar is good!

  • When I was down at Jay's I wouldn't think twice about eating there The food was always good, and serve was great. Haven't been down there for years but sure would love to come down and eat at Jay's.

  • Awesome place to eat....enjoy the crowd an people that work there !!!!!

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March 20th, 2018

Easter Sunday

For those of you that are interested. Yes we are having Easter Buffet. We ...

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November 13th, 2017

Thanksgiving for Seniors

This Wednesday November 15, 2017 at 11:30am Jays will be serving their annual Thanksgiving Dinner. We ...

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July 22nd, 2017

Railroad Days in Sanborn 2017

What a great weekend for small town Iowa. Great  fireworks show by the ...

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