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Whistlin Donkey

111 N Main St, Woodward, IA 50276-2022
+1 515-438-2669
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible14%
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“fries” (3 reviews)
“bike ride” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
111 N Main St, Woodward, IA 50276-2022
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Stopped in here after a night ride on the high trestle bridge trail. They have a fair selection of beers and and some good eats. The donkey burger is a good choice for someone looking for a change from a regular hamburger.

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Woodward was our access to the High Trestle Trail. We were excited to park by the Whistling Donkey and looked forward to music and a bite at the end of the day. The band seemed really good, but outside seating was packed--no place to hang...More

Thank nonamesforme
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Lively, fun stop right off the High Trestle Trail. It has a full menu with decent pub grub for hungry bikers. We love the outdoor bar area which many times has acoustic music. It also has a full indoor bar/restaurant. Bicycling attire is acceptable here...More

Thank Roo R
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Cold beer, bar food. What else do you need? It's right on the trail and makes for a perfect turnaround stop!

Thank pooldave
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Great place on the High Trestle Trail. Family friendly. Service has improved with new manager, Jane.

Thank Darlene T
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Waited over one hour and a half for food! Terrible service and terrible service to correct problem! Not happy! Not sure if I will return!

Thank jkschmalz
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This place is at a great location, attracting many from the bike trail. They have decent bar food. But the wait is ridiculous. We weren't going to come because we've had long waits twice before, but thought we'd try again since we were parked 100...More

Thank TKta-IA
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We were at the end of the High Trestle Bridge Trail in Woodward IA and stopped into the Whistlin Donkey thats connected to the trail. It really caters to bicyclists. They have a spot to fill water bottles, an air pump and even tools to...More

Thank caweber4
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We rode with friends, on the Trestle Trail. Nice place to stop. The special was chicken salad sandwich. Great food with awesome homemade chips. Service is good. Inside & outside seating. Free water for bikers on the trail. Prices were reasonable. Split an order... Portions...More

Thank Miata P
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I have stopped there several times when I was bike riding the bike trail from Madrid to Woodward across the High Trestle Bridge. Bikers start at the Fat Tire Lounge and ride to the Whistling Donkey and then ride back to their cars parked at...More

Thank david_hance_iowa
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American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 N Main St, Woodward, IA 50276-2022
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Woodward
  • Phone Number: +1 515-438-2669
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