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Rube's Steakhouse & Lounge

3309 Ute Ave, Waukee, IA 50263-8081
+1 515-987-8237
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“texas toast” (11 reviews)
“steak” (46 reviews)
“potatoes” (8 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
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3309 Ute Ave, Waukee, IA 50263-8081
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Friendly and courteous staff. You pick the cut of meat and cook it how you want it. There is a wide selection of cuts and seasoning. Plenty of tools at the large grill to cook, chat and enjoy a beverage. Good selection of sides to...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 25 August 2017

You pick out steaks and get a price. Order anything else and drinks, and then go cook your steak on their grill to your liking. What's not to like about this? Staff is friendly and service is fast. Lots of parking.

Thank Randy K
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We met up with some long time friends in Des Moines and as always it is tough to decide on a place to eat that all would like. I remembered I had eaten at Rube's Steak House several years before and thought we would all...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We brought a large group of family for dinner (18 people). The restaurant was not busy at all (likely due to be Tues night and 100 degrees out). The staff explained all the different steaks, chicken, pork and vegetarian dishes (as well as sides). Everyone...More

Thank Damian C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This was a new experience from beginning to end. Bought the rib eye, sweated over a hot coal grill cooking it myself. Let it rest for a few minutes while I enjoyed some sides (Texas toast, salad bar, baked beans, skillet potatoes). The steak was...More

Thank goldenskaya
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I have attended here several times and it is always great, enjoyable, and consistent and this recent visit did not disappoint. My company has entertained many customers and partners here. The ability to choose your steak and cook it yourself on the large grills makes...More

Thank rwbear
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

This place offers a good beers and excellent food. You prepare the meal yourself in a large grill. I've chosen shrimp, one thick steak, aspargus and mushroom. The fun is to cook by side your friends, tasting a beverage!

Thank brunoguastalli
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Great place to enjoy a steak with a fun atmosphere. Great place for families and large groups if you enjoy grilling.

Thank IAChuck
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I have eaten there twice. Each time I had a great steak dinner. The meat was expertly prepared and the sides were first class. The service was fast and accurate. I was a guest and I did not have to pay. It is fine dining...More

Thank david_hance_iowa
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Took my wife for a Valentine's Day dinner after reserving a table for 2 a month in advance (even in this remote part of the country). It was a pleasant surprise. We had to cook/grill it in open flame to our taste - a lot...More

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3309 Ute Ave, Waukee, IA 50263-8081
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Waukee
  • Phone Number: +1 515-987-8237
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