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Roe's Restaurant & Bar

221 N Wapello St, Ottumwa, IA 52501-2341
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Ranked #20 of 67 Restaurants in Ottumwa
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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English first
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Roe's has had a facelift over the last couple of years. I was there in 2013. The food was good and the Restraunt was adequate. They have adde a new bar and tons of tv's. Increased their beer offerings. The food was very good and the wait staff was excellent especially the bartenders. An awesome thumbs up.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Roe's is newly remodeled with TV's in all directions playing your favorite sport. The food is tasty and filling. They have the usual burgers and such with some steaks and other entrees. The food is very good. This is not a great quick lunch place unless you are the boss and it doesn't matter when you get back. They are... More 

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Oskaloosa, Iowa
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My husband, daughter and I met up with my son and his wife for supper. We like going to Roe's because my husband and daughter are very picky eaters, and they LOVE the Alfredo with crispy chicken. I try to get something different every time and haven't been disappointed. This time they ordered their usual, and I ordered the sampler... More 

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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208 reviews 208 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I was on a MC trip with friends and we stopped here for dinner. It is a Sports Bar/Restaurant with outside seating on the Northside of town and it was recommended to us. I ate Italian which was quite good and the others ate a variety of dishes. It has outside seating on both the North and East(road) side, plenty... More 

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Moravia, Iowa
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108 reviews 108 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My bf and I just ate at Roe's today... turnoff number 1 the dead beetle in the window next to me. Turn off 2 the food bit near the s&p shakers. Okay I flicked the bug away. Waitress brought beer menu and said they had wine too. Thought things would look up. I got a chicken sandwich- big piece looked... More 

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Pinckney, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The 4 of us came in for a late dinner. We were initially seated inside, but the music was incredibly loud so we went outside. The service was slow. It should be automatic when someone orders a burger, that you put condiments on the table. I had to go and find someone to get that done. I ordered the chicken... More 

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Ankeny, Iowa
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377 reviews 377 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I gave it an average because our service was less than... It wasn't busy inside when we arrived. We had a large party of about 14. We were seated in the back in a largish room which we occupied in its entirety. It took awhile to get our drinks, thinking maybe the server was overly busy we didn't say anything... More 

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Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Service is typically great. Food is usually very good. Reasonable prices for lunch. I've been about five times now when in town and have made it a regular stop.

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Ottumwa, Iowa, United States
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57 reviews 57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

good variety of choices steaks Italian fish great prime rib. if you are hungry or just a snack they will take good care of you.

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68 reviews 68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 via mobile

The reason I go to Roes is to drink beer. The service is typically slow. The food is which average. Expect to pay more than it is worth.

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Additional Information about Roe's Restaurant & Bar

Address: 221 N Wapello St, Ottumwa, IA 52501-2341
Phone Number: 641-684-4178
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ottumwa
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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