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Roe's Restaurant & Bar

221 N Wapello St, Ottumwa, IA 52501-2341
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Ranked #26 of 65 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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Description: I don't think that it's a new restaurant.
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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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195 reviews 195 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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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94 reviews 94 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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351 reviews 351 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 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
19 helpful votes 19 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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Ottumwa, Iowa, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Acceptable for lunch or a quick dinner. Average food but for Ottumwa where the choices are limited this probably one of the better choices.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013 via mobile

The service was excellent, didn't wait on a thing. Atmosphere was better than a normal sorts bar. I was put off by the fact that I couldn't order a ribeye since it was the wrong day, but its best I didn't because when I took the first bite of my sirloin, I was immediately disappointed. The steak was good size... More

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Oskaloosa, Iowa
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60 reviews 60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

From the ads, prices and menu options, I expected this place to be a lot higher class. The tables were terribly close together, making it hard for people to walk between them. It seemed like the wait staff were constantly yielding to each other in front of our table. My friend and I ordered from the 2 for $20 menu,... More

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