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Fireside Grille

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub
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523 8th St SE, Altoona, IA 50009-1903
+1 515-967-8122
Today
00:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 12:00
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
22:15 - 02:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:45
22:00 - 02:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:45
Fri - Sat 00:00 - 02:00
Sat 11:00 - 12:00
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West Des Moines, Iowa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The Fireside Grille is the Swiss Army Knife for restaurants in Altoona, Iowa. They have you covered if you're looking for a quick bite after a baseball/softball games with excellent appetizers and pizza. I highly recommend their buffalo chicken wings. For those not in a hurry, I'd also suggest ordering their prime rib when it's on the menu. They offer... More 

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Thank Joseph N
Altoona, Iowa
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great community involvement. Willing to step up to the plate to help others. Great staff, great service. Dine in, carry out, catering too!! A lot of live fun events: trivia, dj bingo, karaoke, bands and more! Stop for drinks, enjoy the food, stay for a good time.

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Thank Crispypc
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We used Fireside Grill catering for our wedding. Jerry did an absolutely outstanding job! Not only did we have a very unfortunate situation that left us without a caterer just about a month before wedding but we were also on a tight budget because we already had an expected amount and spent everything additional. Jerry set up a wonderful food... More 

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Thank MrsAHolland
Mitchellville, Iowa
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

I was very disappointed in the service and food. We were seated immediately and within 5 minutes placed our order. It took the waitress about 15 minutes to bring our drinks to us. I had water and it tasted like baking soda so I was going to ask for another one once the waitress went by. Forty minutes later, no... More 

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Thank kalfit01
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, friendly service, good food, pizza, and ranch dressing has to be best in Midwest..... Many TV'S to watch your team win, haven't ever been sitter where we couldn't see a tv. Really enjoy this local gem. I defiantly recommend their catering services for any event. Personally used them many times for catering and always positive feedback on their... More 

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Thank Brett L
Des Moines, Iowa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

First time to Fireside. The food is fantastic and the service is great. The Cajun Turkey Sandwich was wonderful. I highly recommend it. We will visit again.

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Thank 796linda
West Des Moines, Iowa
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85 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went there for lunch. Both of our choices were great. He had a burger and I had a Reuben!! Both were awesome. We went during a slower time of the day. Not sure how it is during lunch or dinner rush. I recommend you check it out.

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Thank NisaV
Altoona, Iowa
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Great for families, excellent pizza, burgers and appetizers. Check out Brandon or Jess and the rest of the staff. Ask for menu suggestions. Fireside burger or Ram burger Southern gentleman pizza or crab rangoon pizza. Spin dip to great chicken fingers. They got it going on with daily specials!

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Thank Crispypc
Romeo, Michigan
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84 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

This restaurant is in a strip mall. Nicely decorated. Great service. However average food. Good but not outstanding. I had a chicken salad. Fresh but not great.

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Thank Dorrie1949
Altoona, Iowa
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2015

I've lived in town for 5yrs and had never heard much about this place but when our work decided to have a get together here I figured it was the perfect chance to try it out on someone elses dime. I had heard mediocre to bad reviews about the place so. It's such a dive. If you don't mind smelling... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
22:15 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:45
22:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:45
22:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:45
22:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:45
22:00 - 02:00
Friday
00:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 23:45
Saturday
00:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 523 8th St SE, Altoona, IA 50009-1903
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: +1 515-967-8122

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