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Northwestern Steakhouse

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304 16th St NW, Mason City, IA 50401-1017
641-423-5075
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Port Townsend WA
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a big fan of the traditional chain steakhouses, so was initially put off by the name of this restaurant. However, when I investigated further and discovered that it is located in an old semi-historic building and was started by a Greek some years back, I decided to give it a try - and was so happy I... More 

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Thank WanderingP
Naperville, Illinois
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What can I say...the food was fantastic! We were here on a Tuesday night in August and the place was packed and for good reason...the food is wonderful. I order the filet, which was cooked perfectly and take a tip from me...order the Greek spaghetti as a side, you'll be happy you did!

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Thank mdavsm
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590 reviews
365 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Northwestern Steakhouse is the kind of down to earth restaurant that can be found only in a small town or in an urban neighborhood. This place has good honest food and a big local following. Great fun.

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

Northwestern Steakhouse is my favorite place to eat! The waitstaff is very friendly and attentive. After ordering, I wait in anticipation of my first bite of my filet! If you have never eaten there, why are you waiting? Tonight is the night.....enjoy!!

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Thank Patter15
Mason City, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing amazing food!!! Want to move in and have the pasta every meal of every day...they should deliver for breakfast

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Thank Jamie R
Plymouth, Wisconsin
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101 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While visiting Mason City, friends highly recommended this place. First off, the building does not look like a restaurant, not even close to any other businesses. But we were there for diner, not ambiance!!! Not disappointed, prime rib steak was fantastic - real beef flavor not spices and herbs. Wife could not say enough about her fillet. Salads were "basic",... More 

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Thank Tom C
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our filet mignon dinner at Northwestern Steakhouse!!! The ladies cut was the special of the night and it was fork tender and was served with 2 sides. We both chose the salad and it was simple lettuce but adorned with what had to have been heirloom tomatoes or at least homegrown... So sweet and... More 

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Thank Mary Jo S
Forest City, Iowa
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202 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We had heard wonderful things about this restaurant. So on a Saturday we go and put our names on a list for the 5pm seating. They have a lounge upstairs for you to wait. I must say the service is outstanding. I ordered the Porterhouse and my wife and two children ordered the New York Strip. Two of the New... More 

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Thank Daniel H
Hudson, Iowa, United States
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We have been wanting to try this out after a friend recommended it. We thought a Thurs. night would be slow and we wouldn't need reservations. WRONG! They open at 5, all seats were filled immediately and we had 1 he 30 min wait, so we left our names and drive around awhile. It was worth the wait. Tender steak,... More 

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Thank Donna D
United States
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58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

In the Des Moines Register Top 10 and there's a reason why. Everything is superb! On Saturdays, no reservations are accepted. Arrive by 4 p.m. to ensure you get your name in on the list to eat @ 5 p.m. since it's first-come, first-serve. Go to the second floor for drinks to wait to eat. Oh, my word! Order the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 16th St NW, Mason City, IA 50401-1017
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Mason City
  • Phone Number: 641-423-5075

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