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Recovery Room

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1805 W 2nd St, Ottumwa, IA 52501-1508
+1 641-683-5714
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good38%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (4 reviews)
“tenderloin” (9 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Pub
1805 W 2nd St, Ottumwa, IA 52501-1508
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Reviewed April 20, 2017

We were looking for a good pork tenderloin sandwich and after reading the reviews decided to give Recovery Room a try. The place is old school 50/60's place with great personality and friendly atmosphere. We had the tenderloin sandwich and fries and they both came...More

Thank IowaJim2015
Reviewed March 2, 2017

Don't let the small building fool you this place is excellent. Your friendly neighborhood bar and grill. Not from the area but felt at home and was treated great. The food is outstanding and even offer lunch specials. The pool table is even good. If...More

Thank krisrobin
Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

Great food. Very dark inside. If you like a tenderloin you'll love theirs. I order lunch there a LOT now. Although it is a bar. Food is awesome.

Thank larryorkeith
Reviewed December 1, 2016

It was awesome and got the food how we ordered and fast. The hamburgers and the wings were done to perfection.

Thank Helentoloza
Reviewed September 7, 2016

The food was excellent and the staff was very friendly and fast. The tenderloin was very good and large. Dont let the outside fool you it is definitely worth the stop!

Thank Capt_America_IA
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Excellent food. Had a tenderloin. I have lived in Iowa for 43 years and theirs is one of the best I think I have ever ate. Probably why they are ranked 3rd best in Iowa. Excellent service. Very nice and friendly. Definitely will go back...More

Thank Lana52533
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

The recovery Room in Ottumwa has probably the best pork tenderloin I've ever had. on a scale of 1 to 5 this was definitely a six. the picture I took doesn't do justice but this baby was over three quarters of an inch thick; the...More

Thank MrKaffee
Reviewed June 28, 2016

My husband had their tenderloin dinner and loved it! It was served steaming hot. I had a cheeseburger and fries with way too many fries for one person, Kelsie was our server and did a great job.

Thank Kay S
Reviewed May 24, 2016

The room is very dark and the food is very good I usually get mine to go and the workers are extremely nice The bonus is that they have NEVER gotten my order wrong. They also have a daily special. Most of my coworkers order...More

Thank larryorkeith
Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Not real promising from the outside but nice inside. Excellent pork tenderloin, which was why we went there. Beer too. Do not hesitate.

Thank Johnson1723
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1805 W 2nd St, Ottumwa, IA 52501-1508
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ottumwa
  • Phone Number: +1 641-683-5714