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steamboat garden

American, Bar, Pub
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1740 Falls Ave, Waterloo, IA 50701-2323
+1 319-232-0344
Today
10:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 23:00
Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time I enter Steamboat Gardens I am greeted with a friendly Hello, food is always great, wait on you right away. Check back to make sure everything is ok.

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Thank Sherry S
Westfield, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was fast the food was excellent and alot of it. Pricing is unbeleivable this can't be beat.

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Thank Samantha G
Waterloo, Iowa
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The Steamboat is well known for it's nightly specials. Tenderloins, that range in size from Tugboat to Barge, are a specialty! The Onion Rings are an especially indulgent delight! Casual dining, friendly environment.

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Thank Deb B
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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194 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

always love to go to the Steamboat. great service, great burgers and fries. lots of choices at this friendly café.

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Thank Larryo
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite restaurant and I was disappointed in the waitress and food was not cooked all the way

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Thank Tree15
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176 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Nothing fancy, just good home cooked food at reasonable prices. Good specials throughout the day. Off the beaten path.

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Thank Marlys V
Austin, Minnesota
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156 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Four of us had a pretty good lunch the other day. The all you can eat fish fry was yumming. Lot's of good food to choose from. And the price's are more than easy on the wallet.

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Thank FLYTOANYWHERE
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

I love this place. It is cozy and staff is always friendly. I have never once been disappointed or left still hungry. I love tug boat Tuesday too

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Thank Tree15
Waterloo, Iowa, United States
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Poor food choices straight from the 1950's. I'm sure it was great back then but if you claim to grill onions it would be helpful if they found heat. Fries were cooked just beyond thawed. If you want highly processed undercooked food, this is your place. Looks like yet another midwest drinking bar disguised as restaurant.

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Thank Michael L
Waterloo, Iowa
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Have been here a couple of times, and the food was always prepared to our satisfaction. It's not a five-star diner and doesn't try to be, it is just decently good home-style cooking.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1740 Falls Ave, Waterloo, IA 50701-2323
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 319-232-0344

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