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The Rusty Duck

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723 Marshall St, Dexter, IA 50070-1031
+1 515-789-4142
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
723 Marshall St, Dexter, IA 50070-1031
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I returned to The Rusty Duck for dinner with our son after missing out for a couple of years. I was pleasantly surprised at how nice this restaurant is. It is a great small town restaurant that you just can’t find in...More

Thank Seth R
Reviewed October 9, 2017

We had a reservation for a Saturday night for a group of 10. Circumstances dictated that we were going to be late. A phone call to the Rusty Duck was all it took, They pushed our reservation back one half hour and accommodated us without...More

Thank Todd S
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for fancy, overpriced chain restaurants, then stay in Des Moines. If you're looking for a slice of rural America with Comfort, charm and good people, then the Rusty Duck is for you. We had a meatball appetizer and some mushrooms, both were...More

Thank mojozenguy
Reviewed August 4, 2017

My son and I were traveling across Iowa on our way home from the Omaha area. I did a 'nearby' search for food about 20 miles from Dexter and this place popped up as the #1 of 1 place to eat in Dexter... I started...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed July 29, 2017

It's worth trying , lotsa raves about this place. Be prepared to wait in line, I had to when I was there on a Saturday night. it's small and sometime crowded

Thank timh8u
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

We drove about 45 minutes to try the Rusty Duck with our two boys and or friends and their two boys. We had fortunately made a reservation, because the place was packed. The boys all got chicken nugget kids meals. Each came with ten nuggets,...More

Thank I0wa_Family_Traveler
Reviewed May 27, 2017

Rusty Duck. Upscale restaurant with a small town charm that will appeal to anyone. The ambiance of the restaurant made me feel like I was at Cheer's where everyone may have known my name. My brother and I were camping in Adel and although I...More

Thank tenniskill
Reviewed February 18, 2017

Four of us went here for dinner. Two of us had burgers and two of us had pork loin. The burgers were awesome, cooked to perfection and the fries were great too. The pork loins were tender, juicy and very tasty. Portions were very generous....More

1  Thank Lakerfantoo
Reviewed September 26, 2016

We were there last Friday night I had heard a lot of good comments by friends and patrons. We drove from NE Tennessee all thought I grew up just east of there. We ordered the 15 oz sirloin burger Ultimate Holy Cow it was huge...More

Thank J T
Reviewed September 24, 2016

Had reservations with group. Drove up and was kinda wondering what we got into BUT when all was over ...EXCELLENT STEAK. I would definetely eat here again!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 12:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 Marshall St, Dexter, IA 50070-1031
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dexter
  • Phone Number: +1 515-789-4142
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