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Uncle Bucks Fishbowl and Grill

1000 Bass Pro Dr, Altoona, IA 50009
+1 515-957-5400
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Overview
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good30%
  • Average26%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible8%
4 weeks ago
“Nothing to write home about”
24 Jan 2017
“Average at best”
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
1000 Bass Pro Dr, Altoona, IA 50009
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant section was being re-set from a private party, so we ate at the bar. The kids enjoyed that aspect of it - drinking sodas belly up in the captain's chair seats. The woman at the bar was very friendly and accommodating with our...More

Thank 858sharlae
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Stopped in for lunch while shopping at Bass Pro. Restaurant is right beside bowling alley, so it is a bit loud, but not too bad. We tried the Fried Pickle Fries which were tasty and more than enough for two people to split. We both...More

Thank 5tries
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Ate here on a Wednesday night. Decided to eat at the bar. Restaurant is in the middle of a bowling alley, so don't expect a quiet conversation! Restaurant is pretty cool with fish tanks and such. Bartender/waitress would disappear for 20 minutes at a time,...More

Thank ZebraRef1
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We had not been to uncle bucks for two months till tonight. It was bad. Only 5 tables including ours. We had to wait 5 minutes to get seated at 4:30 pm. Then we didn't get our nachos which were to be ahead of our...More

Thank Deb H
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

This was a fun afternoon. The place is set up to look like an underground experience. Coral reef, fish and waves are all around. The bowling lanes are NOT the standard of regular bowling lanes. With the restaurant and bar on site it made for...More

Thank tiler221
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch first time and this was my last time too. Steak was over cooked, vegetables cold , sweet tea wasn't sweet . Very disappointed

Thank Nelly I
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We've been here a dozen times and have the same experience (but supplied with different excuses from the staff) every time. The place is poorly managed. Our last visit was with 3 other couples. Dinner took over 2 hrs to complete with many meals arriving...More

Thank Dustin T
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We like to eat at uncle bucks. We pass up the chain restaurants to go. We love the nachos. They are a big meal in their own. They are enough for the whole table. We like that you can get rare fish and meat. So...More

Thank Deb H
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Typical "neighborhood grill and bar" place. Despite being the "fishbowl" grill and having fish hanging from the ceiling, and being in the "Bass" Pro shop, "fish" was not on the menu last time I was there They did have some on a specials menu though...More

Thank semicolons
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Food was good. Drinks were excellent and a nice add on to the Bass Pro Shop after shopping there! The restaurant is a nice atmosphere but a little loud.

Thank 997thanson
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Bass Pro Dr, Altoona, IA 50009
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: +1 515-957-5400
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