Northwestern Steakhouse

Northwestern Steakhouse

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Hours
Mon
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tue
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wed
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thu
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Fri
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Sat
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Ratings and reviews
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
4.6 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.7 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.3 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
3.9 of 5 bubbles
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CUISINES
Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
Menu

Steaks
Each meal served with your choice of: Rice, Baked Potato, Spaghetti or French Fries Tossed Salad with your choice of Dressing Bread and Butter
Porterhouse T-Bone (20oz)
$29.95
New York Cut (14oz)
$25.95
Fillet (9oz)
$27.95
Ladies Fillet (8oz)
$26.95
Ribeye (13-14oz)
$26.95
Top Sirloin (14oz)
$26.95
Hamburger Steak (16oz)
$17.95
Roast Chicken
Served until gone
$10.95
Lamb Chops
Ask for Pricing
Prime Rib
Friday, Saturday& Sunday - Served until gone
$26.95
Fish & Seafood
Broiled Shrimp
$18.95
Canadian Walleye
$19.95

Does this restaurant offer highchairs for toddlers?
CUISINES
Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles230 reviews
Excellent
159
Very good
39
Average
15
Poor
11
Terrible
6
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

Adventurer
Mason City12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 couples
Well I know I have already written a review about this amazing little hometown restaurant, but more needs to be said. Owners, Bill and Ann have done a fantastic job, in the year of COVID-19, to keep their guests safe. Northwestern Steakhouse is the first place we have ventured inside to eat and celebrate my birthday. They have separated tables to a safe distance. They have these darling booths which they have separated with plexiglass, and also covered the tables with plexiglass, putting the menus and wine list underneath so no one touches them. All of the waitstaff wear face masks....all of this making us feel very safe and able to enjoy the BEST steak and pasta in the country. One more thing I have to mention is their blue cheese dressing. If you like blue cheese be sure to order the creamy dressing with the blue cheese crumbles...yum-yum!!
Written October 6, 2020
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Adventurer
Mason City12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 couples
My husband surprised me with a Valentine dinner at the Northwestern Steakhouse! What a treat! We didn’t understand how the reservation system worked, but Robin, the hostess did her best to accommodate us. They have a very nice upstairs now where you can wait, and a lovely young lady that served us drinks and took care of us until our table was ready. Now on to our meal. Soooo delicious! Our lady’s filets were done to medium, perfectly and melt in your mouth tender. You have to have their pasta (noodles) side dish....it was so delicious. I had blue cheese dressing on my salad and our server suggested having a combination of creamy and dry. OMG, it was the best I’ve had in years. Everyone was so friendly and helpful on such a busy night. When we left, we both agreed it was the best Valentines dinner we’d ever had. Thank you to the crew!
Written February 14, 2020
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Mike B
Deer River139 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 couples
Whenever we are near my hometown of Mason City, we try to have dinner this restaurant. I have been eating here since I was a kid. I believe that they serve the best steaks in the world. My wife and I can no longer put away the food like we used to. They allowed us to split a 14 ounce New York Strip, and then adding an extra salad and order of rice. As always, it was delicious. The service is excellent with a very friendly staff. With any luck, we'll be back in the near future.
Written April 1, 2023
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D S
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 family
So disappointed, especially for the price. First off, ordered lamb chops. They didn’t look at all like lamb chops. They were really thick & didn’t have the bone sticking out like they used to. Ordered 2, medium rare. First one was perfect, 2nd one was medium at best. Secondly, I ordered Greek pasta. Now you would think that in a “fine dining” restaurant, you could get real Parmesan. Nope! It is a powder from a box. Tasted terrible. Made a suggestion to management, I was dismissed. One more thing, I worked in fine dining, we made our own dressing salad dressing. I would be surprised if they did. Definitely was nothing special. The last time we went 3 of 4 meals went back. If this is their best quality (their words, not mine), they have a lot to learn. We will not be back.
Written December 1, 2022
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Mike B
Deer River139 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2021 none
It had been a couple of years since we last visited this restaurant. Nothing has changed , the food is just as great as always. My wife and I split a 14 ounce NY strip. I just can't eat like I used to. The steak and the rice were delicious. The only change is that they open at 4:30 PM rather than 5 now. We're planning on returning to Mason City next fall, which means we'll be back at the Northwest Steakhouse.
Written April 1, 2021
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Bruce W
Jesup34 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 couples
Date night for us. This restaurant was on my bucket list. Simple menu, great food. Top sirloin steak was the best I'd ever had. Grilled to perfection. Our check was less than expected, nice surprise. Well worth the drive.
Written August 30, 2021
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The Finicky Travelr
Seattle311 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 none
I was born in MC and have been returning every so often in the intervening years. I always make time to visit NWSH. The menu never changes, nor does the decor. It's simple but consistent -- good salads, good steaks, good cocktails. Well worth a visit, even though the exterior might be a little off-putting to the uninitiated.
Written June 17, 2022
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Tim McCandless
Greene61 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 couples
It is absolutely the best steakhouse in Iowa!!! We all had the filet and was sooo tender and spaghetti was awesome!!! Service was top notch, everything was just perfect. Go , you’ll love it
Written October 18, 2023
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Michael B
Marfa48 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 solo
Read the rave reviews but the meal was pretty mediocre. Steak was tender but cooked oddly, meaning it came out gray in color swimming in some kind of oil. Flavor was so-so. Not terrible but hardly worth the hype
Written July 24, 2023
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stm5468
Mid Hudson108 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 friends
Absolutely worth the 90 minute wait when we arrived at 5 PM on a Tuesday night without reservations (we departed and found something to do). Their steaks are absolutely fantastic; salad and potatoes are great.
Written June 24, 2023
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Bana L
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 solo
It looked good from the reviews until I got there this girl couple was staring me down and I lost my appetite I think it was because of my ethnicity so I decided to step out the line and leave I didn’t feel welcomed
Written April 25, 2023
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pharmafarmer76
Sioux Falls40 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 family
Amazing steakhouse! We got stranded in Mason City due to a blizzard and all the roads were closed and we found this steakhouse on TripAdvisor and made reservations. It was probably the best steaks we have had out in a long time! The menu is very basic with few options so if you don’t like meat and potatoes, this is not a good option. The secret sauce they use on the steaks is to die for! The steaks were so tender and all cooked exactly like we wanted. Our server brought us a sample of their spaghetti and it was absolutely delicious too! My only complaint is that there were no veggies as sides. The prices are also much higher than what is listed on TripAdvisor. The steaks are all around $37 each. Would definitely go back here again!
Written December 24, 2022
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MrC
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 couples
Steaks are their specialty. I had a gift certificate I waited years to use because I’m normal times they have a waiting line to get in. Long standing history of excellent food. Expect it to cost and it’s worth it. I suggest eating in because it is the best way to enjoy the best food. President Obama ate there when he ran for office the first time in 2008. He told me he loved it when I talked to him the next day and would go there again if he had time next time he came through.
Written July 30, 2021
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Russell F
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 business
At the end of a long week of business on the road I often reward myself with a nice dinner. I look at TripAdvisor for that town and select one. This time it was a steakhouse in a 100 year old building in Mason City. First time in years that I had a properly grilled medium rare Ribeye. Fantastic.
Written May 2, 2021
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Charles G
Columbus94 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 couples
Sat night went to dinner with fam and friends. Was told this is the place. Had reservations at 7pm. Seated right away. The waitress took our drink order and returned in a timely fashion. Then dinner order. The waitress brought bread then soon after the salads. Dinner took a bit but not so bad. All had steaks but one and that was chicken. Everyone enjoyed dinner. Its hard to please eight people. Parking is ok. Lot was full but street parking is ample. Service was great and food was as good. Rest room was clean. Will return next time in town.
Written October 19, 2019
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