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Grinnell Steakhouse

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2110 West Street South, Grinnell, IA 50112
+1 641-236-0555
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We made reservations for 9 for 6:30pm on a Saturday night. They were busy and as it turned out, under-staffed. The atmosphere is a little more cafeteria-style than the price point suggests. Our server had to be asked to do the basics such as: bringing our first round of drinks in less than 30 minutes, take our order!, clear the... More 

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Omaha
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here en route while traveling across Iowa. Fairly basic but good quality. We had lunch, pork tenderloin was very good and freshly made. Not much on atmosphere as its a large, open room. Dinners feature the option to grill-your-own steak.

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Thank Mjsomaha
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

You get to pick and grill your own steak. We stopped to eat after dropping our Daughter at Grinnell College. We were tired and hungry and I'm so glad we stopped at the Grinnell Steakhouse. Our steaks were amazing and it was fun grilling the steaks. We enjoyed the atmosphere and the staff was amazing. It was a great experience... More 

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Bellefonte, PA
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

The steaks were good. Other the that, this place was over priced and chaotic. Flys, and a gaggle of macho type farm boys feeling all pumped up while Grilling their meat, and looking silly while burning their "Texas toast". Amusing theatre. Won't go back.

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sioux falls
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Interesting venue. Pick out the steak you want, then grill it the way you want. Hubby had a ham steak that was big enough for 3. Delish!

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Marshalltown, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

I returned again of course after the great appetizers. First time I had grilled on such a nice set up. Waitress explained in detail how to do the steak; which I chose myself from the case, a rib eye. They have a special house sauce to use which I did and it was yummy. I knew to let the steak... More 

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Thank Linda C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

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 

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Redford, Michigan
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

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.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 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

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Niagara
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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: +1 641-236-0555

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