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Rube's Steakhouse & Lounge

3309 Ute Ave, Waukee, IA 50263-8081
+1 515-987-8237
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Steakhouse
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3309 Ute Ave, Waukee, IA 50263-8081
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Delicious steaks, too big for normal people, but memorable experience of grilling and socialising with my colleagues.

Thank Sunsunsunsunsunon
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Always go to rubes for great steaks and garlic bread. Always good to grab a few mates and enjoy the grill banter over winter.

Thank polardaddy
Reviewed 22 January 2018

It was just two of us this trip. it's a great place to go with a group or large party.Food is excellent and atmosphere is relaxing with friendly staff.

Thank huckerpaxton
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

My family and I love this place. We went again last night for our 15 year olds birthday. You get a table and once you’ve ordered your drinks, the server walks you to the meat window and pick out your meats. They have a variety...More

1  Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We have never tried Rube’s before and we were very impressed with the restaurant. I wasn’t sure what to expect but with all the good reviews, we decided to give it a try. Our waitress was excellent and very helpful in explaining the entire process...More

1  Thank MarkM36364
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

1  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
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings
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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