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Route 63 Travel Plaza

"The Largest Truck Stop In Chester"

About Us

Route 63 Travel Plaza is a well-established diner and truck stop located in Chester, IA, perfect for drivers traveling on highway 56, highway 63, and highway 9. Since 1991, we have been catering to travelers and truckers, offering a range of amenities including fuel services, showers, and more. Our diner serves delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner options to satisfy all tastes. Whether you need diesel, gas, a hearty meal, or a place to rest, Route 63 Travel Plaza is your go-to stop for a comfortable and convenient travel experience. Stop in today!

Our Story

At Route 63 Travel Plaza, we believe that the journey should be just as enjoyable as the destination. Nestled along the scenic Route 63, our establishment is more than just a stop along the way – it's a destination in itself. Our owners Tim and Kendra took over in 2014 to keep our truck stop local and family owned, and they expanded the diner menu options and increased the portions to provide travelers and the community the most bang for their buck. As a combination diner, convenience store, and gas station, we offer weary travelers a haven where they can refuel both their vehicles and their spirits.

Step inside our welcoming diner and breathe in the aroma of freshly brewed coffee and sizzling bacon. Our menu boasts an array of hearty breakfast options, satisfying lunches, and delicious dinners crafted to appeal to every palate. Whether you're craving a classic cheeseburger, a plate of biscuits and gravy, or homemade pizza, our friendly staff is ready to serve up a memorable dining experience.

But Route 63 Travel Plaza is more than just a place to grab a bite to eat – it's a gathering spot where friends and family can come together to share stories and laughter. Our spacious lounge and welcoming atmosphere make every meal a chance to connect and unwind before hitting the road once again.

In addition to our dining offerings, Route 63 Travel Plaza features a well-stocked convenience store, providing travelers with everything they need for their journey. From snacks and beverages to travel essentials and souvenirs, our shelves are filled with carefully curated items, such as sunglasses, work gloves, oil and fluids, truck accessories, sodas, chips, and more designed to make life on the road a little bit easier. Forgot to pack sunscreen for your outdoor adventure? Need to pick up a last-minute gift for a loved one back home? We've got you covered at Route 63 Travel Plaza.

Of course, no travel plaza would be complete without a reliable gas station, and Route 63 Travel Plaza delivers on this front as well. Our state-of-the-art pumps and competitive fuel prices ensure that you can fill up your tank without breaking the bank. Plus, our convenient location makes us the perfect pit stop for travelers passing through the area from Hwy 56, Hwy 64, Hwy 9 and more.

At Route 63 Travel Plaza, we're committed to providing our guests with exceptional service and top-notch amenities. Whether you're a weary traveler in need of a hot meal and a friendly face or a local resident stopping by for your morning cup of coffee, we strive to exceed your expectations at every turn.

So the next time you find yourself traveling along Route 63, make sure to stop by Route 63 Travel Plaza. Whether you're fueling up your car, satisfying your hunger, or simply taking a moment to relax and recharge, we're here to make your journey a little bit brighter. Stop by anytime from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. for a fresh meal and warm smiles, and grab everything you need to hit the road ready to roll.

Areas Served

Chester, IA | Waterloo, IA | Denver, IA | Frederika, IA | Charles City, IA | Adams, MN | Austin, MN | Blooming Prairie, MN | Brownsdale, MN | Grand Meadow, MN | Spring Valley, MN | Mapleview, MN | Racine, MN | Taopi, MN | Stewartville, MN | Waltham, MN

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On 5/7/2024 Mary Lichty had this to say:
Good food. Great prices.

On 5/3/2024 Xavier Guerrero had this to say:
That was a really good hamburger steak 😋 👌🏽

On 4/29/2024 Coleen Hann had this to say:
Amazing food! We arrived there just as they were getting ready to close but the staff stayed open for us. The hot beef sandwiches with mashed potatoes were the comfort food we needed. Two nights later we went back for take out pizza and it is not what I expected from a truck stop. So much better them the cardboard tasteless frozen pizzas from a grocery. Recommend highly!

On 4/24/2024 Brian Johnson had this to say:
Always good cooked foods and deserts Testimonial written by Brian Johnson on this site.

On 4/20/2024 Brent Dohlman had this to say:
Great food great people great prices

Contact Us

Route 63 Travel Plaza
304 Main St Chester, IA 52134
Phone: (563) 565-2631

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Our Hours

Holiday Hours May Vary. Please Call For Details.

Monday: 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday: 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday: 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday: 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday: 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday: 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday: 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM




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