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Rube's Steakhouse

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118 E Elm St, Montour, IA 50173-7732
+1 641-492-6222
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2016

My boyfriend and I decided to come here for dinner, as we had heard good things about this restaurant and we were staying not too far away at the Designer Inn and Suites. This steakhouse was literally a five minute drive from our hotel. There is ample on street parking available too. I will say that it was a tad... More 

1 Thank thankfulmomof3
Burlington, Canada
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2016

Best food for miles! BBQ your meat the way you like. Great choice of cuts and amazing sides. If you don't eat anywhere else, eat at Rubes!

Thank Wishuwerehere76
Grinnell, Iowa
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Folks come to Rube's from long distances, and now I know why! The service is exceptional, the steak fantastic, the open charcoal grill heated to perfection and odorless!! Try the Rube's rub on your cut of beef, and don't forget the grilled potatoes with peppers and onions. They are mouthwatering. It is definitely a date- night establishment, but don't hesitate... More 

Thank Esther W
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Of course, the famous Rubes steakhouse is a stop for anybody visiting the area. One might say that it is a reason to visit the area! We typically eat here at least 2 to 3 times per month. It's close, convenient, high-quality and great service make this a go to place for a quiet dinner with just my wife and... More 

Thank Marty H
Hudson, Iowa, United States
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed June 26, 2016

If you want to go our as a couple or with friends, this is the place. You pick your own steak (or chicken, pork, fish) and a side if wanted. Grill it yourself on one of several grills. They have loaves of texas toast you can grill and eat while waiting. A full salad bar, big pan of seasoned potatoes... More 

Thank Donna D
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 22, 2016

The meat was amazing. We are from California so Iowa beef!!! The grilling was fun but sometimes it is easier to have the meat seasoned and cooked. We have been to Rubes for over 25 years and will come back whenever we are in the area as my husband is from the area originally. I personally felt the pressure to... More 

Thank Dana J
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 22, 2016

We went on a Monday night...found out their special is "burger night." There isn't a menu and there wasn't any explanation on how this worked or any prices posted. Even for a Monday night, we still had to wait 20 minutes to get a table. There is a small salad bar which was okay, and they served baked beans...these were... More 

Marlton, New Jersey
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425 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed May 15, 2016

Very good steaks and you cook them yourself. Meat is a very good cut for the price. A nice salad bar plus Texas toast and baked potato. Service was a bit slow at first but improved once we got going.. A fun place with very good food.

Thank Dennis08053
Denver, Colorado
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed November 20, 2015

I had been told by many locals to go here for a great steak. It was OK at best. Great Staff. Great Service. But, I don't see the incredible food that everyone talked about. It is a bit of a drive from any major city so plan accordingly.

Thank macdadaccola
1 review
Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

It was Great food with Good friends. Grilling our own and having a drink while visiting over the hot coals was so relaxing.

Thank Vernon B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $100
American, Steakhouse
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 E Elm St, Montour, IA 50173-7732
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Montour
  • Phone Number: +1 641-492-6222

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