DQ Grill & Chill Restaurant

736 8th St SE

Altoona, IA


Across from the Sam Wise Youth Complex

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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Seasonal Info:
We are open until 10 PM from March through late October. We close at 9 PM from late fall through February.
Holiday Info:
We are open on all national holidays except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.
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  • Drive Thru
  • Gift Cards
  • Outdoor Seating

Open Positions:

Grill Staff

Execute all kitchen operations, ensuring all prepared foods meet restaurant safety and health standards.  Cooks, assembles and wraps good items, stocks all needed products and preparation materials in a clean and safe manner.

Chill Staff

Assemble, and present completed treat orders, including stocking, cleaning and maintaining all customer areas in a clean, safe, pleasant manner and to all restaurant safety and health code standards.

Shift Leader

In coordination with General and Assistant Managers, provide leadership and guidance to hourly staff in specific areas of the restaurant during scheduled shifts.  A shift leader must be able to perform all job functions of each crew position, including customer service, product preparation, cash accountability, drive-thru and back-line food preparation.

Community Information:

Fundraising opportunities
Fundraising opportunities are offered to groups and organizations affiliated with schools, churches, or extracurricular activites. In the past we have sponsored fundraiser nights for Centennial Elementary, Altoona 10U Black Rams softball team, the Arthritis Foundation, among others. Contact us at to find out more about fundraising opportunities.
Education Sponsorships
Altoona Dairy Queen believes in the value of education. To promote continuing education, we sponsor a scholarship with SE Polk Dollars for Scholars for graduating seniors of SE Polk High School. The Altoona Dairy Queen also works closely with the Altoona Public Library to sponsor their summer reading program and other reading programs throughout the year. We also provide donations to groups for events such as the annual SE Polk Dollars for Scholars auction night.

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