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All 75 Mason City Restaurants

Northwestern Steakhouse

304 16th St NW, Mason City, IA 50401
641-423-5075
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Ranked #2 of 75 Restaurants in Mason City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Clear Lake, Iowa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

A long wait even though we had reservations. A cozy atmosphere and great, tender steaks! If you love steak, this is the place to go!

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Ogden, Utah
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The Northwestern is an icon that MANY MANY people love, both the locals of Mason City, as well as those who have just eaten there once or twice. When we moved to Mason City, IA. a couple weeks ago, no fewer than a dozen people on Facebook told me we HAD to try this place and used words like "Best... More

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Beardstown, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We now live 360 miles from our hometown of Mason City, but try to make it to the Northwestern Steakhouse for their steak whenever we are in town! Our favorites are the ribeye and the filet with the greek salad and greek spagetti! If you come during the week they have some great specials! Best to either get there when... More

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Mason City, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This place not only has great steaks. Their walleye is terrific too. That is what my husband and I order when we go. It is always done to perfection! But you have to get there as soon as they open at 5:00 because they get busy fast in this not so large building.

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Mason City, Iowa
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The building is quite small, luckily Monday night is not super busy, so we didn't have to wait. From what I hear, it can get pretty busy on weekends. Prices say high end, but the atmosphere was a little less so. Only got one fork, though two would have been nice since a salad was included with dinner. Wine glasses... More

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Rockford, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Great place, Great food, Awesome staff. Show up early and get a number to make sure you can get a table. we enjoyed drinks in the upstairs lounge while we waited and it all was perfect

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McKinney, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Order a filet and get the large as it only cost $1 more. The spaghetti instead of a potatoe is a good choice. You will have to wait a bit for a table, but it is well where the wait. This is a several generation restraunt and they know Steaks.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Having dined here in all 4 seasons I support a local Iowa business that serves simple food with consistent flavor. Due to capacity limits, reservations are recommended but function more like call ahead seating. Thus the crossword puzzle. Mom loved the fish. Dad liked the steak. I recommend spending extra for the side of Greek spaghetti. Dress code is casual.

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This is my husbands absolute favorite place to eat steak. Its seasoned like no other steak... A Greek seasoning that is just awesome! I enjoy the Greek chicken. It's two large chicken breasts and the meat just falls off the bone. Slices of fresh bread are served with tour meal along with a salad and your choice of a potato... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is seriously the best steak I've had. Yes, it comes in lots of butter and oil but that's the Northwestern recipe! And I definitely also recommend the Greek spaghetti, not your average spaghetti, as it's also covered with butter and oil. Even the salad and bread is good! Probably not the healthiest place to eat but who goes to... More

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Additional Information about Northwestern Steakhouse

Address: 304 16th St NW, Mason City, IA 50401
Phone Number: 641-423-5075
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Mason City
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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