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Grinnell Steakhouse

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2110 West Street South, Grinnell, IA 50112
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good food, big place, pretty noisy. You could cook your own steaks, if you wanted to! I just got the salad bar and had a few bites of my husband's steak sandwich, which was very thin steak. Seemed to be quite busy and is close to the freeway, so good access if you are traveling. I was not that impressed... More 

Thank 501debbien
Redford, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The steak dinners were over priced. They also charge $3.00 per steak to have the chef cook it for you. Our steaks were not prepared as requested and were not very good. We were very disappointed in the food as well as the service. I would not recommend this place.

Thank laura53s
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the salad bar - steaks are good and you can grill or sit back and let them. If you get a bad steak it's your fault as you pick the one you want. Price is average

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been there a couple of times thinking of it as being very pricey and of average taste of food. This time we just had sandwiches (burgers) and had to pay extra for anything you wanted on it from mayo to pickles to onions, cheese, etc. Waitress was not very good. Had coffee and had to keep on waiting for... More 

Thank Cathisp
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Grill your own steaks or have the chef grill them for you! This family friendly restaurant features prime cuts of beef along with a well supplied salad bar. In addition, they have a wide variety of delectable desserts :-)

Thank Melissa D
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bar/lounge area is a great place to have a quick bite, if you don't want to grill your own steak. The ribeye steak sandwiches are delicious.

Thank sondrab724
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! What a gem in the middle of Iowa. If you are looking for a great Midwestern steakhouse, the Grinnell Steakhouse is your place. You get to pick out your own steak from their fantastic selection and grill it yourself (or have the chef do it for you). The restaurant was hosting families young and old while we were there.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

best food , very busy that day , wait 30 mini to get in. little bet price high. small town and good steakhouse.

Thank Vijay p
Chicago, Il
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

STEAKS are great!! A bit pricey for little or no atmosphere for a steakhouse. Very casual and loud ! Love that you can grill your own! We chose to have it grilled by staff - crazy that they charge and extra $3 to do it - but it was grilled to perfection! A great place to stop !

Thank mangosnhilo
Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

This steakhouse was quite a surprise. We stooped for lunch which is not their real busy time of day. Their service was excellent and our waitress, Shelly, was good and very attentive. The salad bar at lunch was excellent. We also had their chicken sandwich and really good fries. Wish we were closer to visit. Good job!

Thank rmstitely

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2110 West Street South, Grinnell, IA 50112
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Grinnell
  • Phone Number: 641-236-0555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?