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Roe's Restaurant & Bar

221 N Wapello St, Ottumwa, IA 52501-2341
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Ranked #25 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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Oskaloosa, Iowa
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 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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202 reviews 202 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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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30 helpful votes 30 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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241 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
36 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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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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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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