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steamboat garden

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1740 Falls Ave, Waterloo, IA 50701-2323
+1 319-232-0344
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 23:00
Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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191 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
4 of 5 bubbles 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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164 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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150 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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
4 of 5 bubbles 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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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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
3 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank fullmoonplayers
Waterloo, Iowa
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

The staff here is very friendly and helpful. The waitress we had was always there for us and had a wonderful and positive attitude. The food was good as well. I ordered the steak and shrimp and it was very good, it also came woth two very large sides. The prices are very descent!! I would definitely go back again... More 

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Thank Travelreviews84
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245 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Had a friend bring me here for lunch. I was quite satisfied with the fare. Had a tenderloin and chili fries. There was no shortage of food. They also had a sloppy joe style sandwich that was on special for 99 cents. The tenderloin was good, as far as tenderloins go. The breading was great on it. Next time around... More 

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Thank Jason R
Sunrise Beach, Missouri
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Thank you for giving me a piece of my childhood back. Would always come here as a kid in town for a visit and had to stop for lunch. Still great food and atmosphere! Thank you !!

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Thank jer4always

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 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
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
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?