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Joseph's Steakhouse of Iowa City

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212 South Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA 52240 (Burlington)
3193580776
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Joseph's Steakhouse of Iowa City offers the highest quality steak and...
Joseph's Steakhouse of Iowa City offers the highest quality steak and seafood in a luxurious atmosphere. We serve only vegetarian organically fed Angus beef, our seafood is always fresh. Complement your entree with one of our signature martinis or choose from our extensive collection of fine wines.
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  • 28
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  • 15
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very nice steak

Great ambiance and pleasant service, if a tad slow for my taste. The tuna starter was a little heavy-handed with the avocado. The bisque was very nice. Steak and mashed potatoes very good indeed. Overall a very nice experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Tiffin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This is the first time that my wife and I have dined locally on our anniversary in about 5 years. Who knew that Joseph's was this good. Considering some of the other restaurants that we have been to this one did not disappoint. I would recommend it to anyone and we will definitely be returning soon.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Great ambiance and pleasant service, if a tad slow for my taste. The tuna starter was a little heavy-handed with the avocado. The bisque was very nice. Steak and mashed potatoes very good indeed. Overall a very nice experience.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I went with a group of friends and waited for about 1.5hr. We waited at the bar. The drinks were good but the bartender was very rude. No one called our names for the available table even though there were about 10 available tables. After I asked they gave us one and we were hoping that with such a long... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My friend and I googled restaurants nearby us and decided to give Joseph's a try not having any idea if we were heading to a shack, bar or fine dining style restaurant. The atmosphere was very elegant for a romantic dinner, I could tell this was going to be pricey. Opening the menu which did not consist on pages, just... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, Usa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food is average, and a little overpriced. the atmosphere is great and they have a great area to seat large groups.

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LeClaire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Went to Joseph's after the Iowa game last Saturday. The service was top notch, but I guess I'm not into this type of food. The chicken (all I could afford) had a lobster texture (I think it was brined). Didn't taste bad, just a different texture for chicken. The meal came with a salad, but a baked potato is $5... More 

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22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We were in Iowa City for the biggest game of the season. Kinnick was filled to capacity. We are planners and made a dinner reservation for 7PM. We figured that the game would be over and the crowds would thin out a bit. Our planning worked. Upon arrival at the restaurant there were people waiting for tables. We approached the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The experience was great. The service was perfect from the start. The atmosphere was also excellent. The tables were separated with linen type hanging material making the experience even more private. Crab cakes were very good and the steaks were cooked to perfection. This is not a cheap steakhouse by any means. $150.00 for two with appetizer and bottle of... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My husband made a reservation through Open Table based on the recommendation of a coworker. In the "comment" section of Open Table he mentioned that we were celebrating my birthday, and that I had gluten sensitivity. When we arrived, the hostess led us to a table in a quiet room. The GF menu was already on the table. Our server,... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

food was excellent and the service was good as well. crab cake app was fantastic. the steaks were prepared perfectly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 212 South Clinton Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
    (Burlington)
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: 3193580776

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 60
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining

Description

Joseph's Steakhouse of Iowa City offers the highest quality steak and seafood in a luxurious atmosphere. We serve only vegetarian organically fed Angus beef, our seafood is always fresh. Complement your entree with one of our signature martinis or choose from our extensive collection of fine wines.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?