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The Big Steer Restaurant and Lounge 1715 Adventureland Dr, Altoona
The Big Steer Restaurant and Lounge
Steak House • $$

The Big Steer Restaurant and Lounge

1715 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009

The food was simply amazing. Staff was very courteous and prompt, even though this place was packed. An hour wait on a Friday, and we didn't call ahead,...

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  • Superb177 Reviews4.6
Jethro’s ‘n Jakes Smokehouse Steaks 2601 Adventureland Dr, Altoona
Jethro’s ‘n Jakes Smokehouse Steaks
Barbecue • $$

Jethro’s ‘n Jakes Smokehouse Steaks

2601 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009

We are from Minnesota staying at a nearby hotel and wanted to try a local establishment. We are so happy we did. The food was excellent. Our service from...

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  • Good227 Reviews4.2
Monterrey Mexican Restaurant 550 36th Ave SW, Altoona
Monterrey Mexican Restaurant
Mexican • $

Monterrey Mexican Restaurant

550 36th Ave SW, Altoona, IA 50009

Amazing place to go for a really good Margarita or Michelada. Our waiter (Miguel) he is amazing really good attention, really good customer service, tasty food...

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  • Superb234 Reviews4.4
Johnny's Italian Steakhouse 550 Bass Pro Dr NW, Altoona
Johnny's Italian Steakhouse
Italian • $$$

Johnny's Italian Steakhouse

550 Bass Pro Dr NW, Altoona, IA 50009

First time at Johnny's Italian steakhouse in Altoona IA,it was a very nice place to dine at.my wife and I went to an early dinner there,it was not bizzy...

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  • Good225 Reviews4
AJ's Steakhouse 1 Prairie Meadows Dr, Altoona
AJ's Steakhouse
Steak House • $$$

AJ's Steakhouse

1 Prairie Meadows Dr, Altoona, IA 50009

Our server was wonderful!! I think her name was Kenzie? Highlighted blond hair. We loved the quiet environment and the dark setting. We really loved the idea...

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  • Good234 Reviews3.9
Perkins Restaurant & Bakery 2621 Adventureland Dr, Altoona
Perkins Restaurant & Bakery
Family Style • $$

Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

2621 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009

Had an amazing experience with Nicklaus and Brittney today. Had a very small issue and they went way above to take care of us. Great people good food. ...

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  • Good179 Reviews4.1
Burger Shed 500 Bass Pro Dr NW, Altoona
Burger Shed
American • $$

Burger Shed

500 Bass Pro Dr NW, Altoona, IA 50009

Great food! A good place to have a lunch meeting, and a nice terrace to eat outside. The service is also pretty good - one waitress brought extra tater tots...

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  • Good215 Reviews3.9
Spectators Sports Bar & Grill 3200 Adventureland Dr, Altoona
Spectators Sports Bar & Grill
Sports Bar • $$

Spectators Sports Bar & Grill

3200 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009

The food was great and our server Kammy (not sure of the spelling) was FANTASTIC. it was only her 3rd day and we had a large party. Not only did she serve us...

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  • Good183 Reviews4
Claxon's Smokehouse & Grill 3131 8th St SW, Altoona
Claxon's Smokehouse & Grill
Barbecue

Claxon's Smokehouse & Grill

3131 8th St SW, Altoona, IA 50009

Has gone through ups and downs but has been on an upswing. Ribs were great, Smokey but still moist, sweet rub with a kick.Sandwiches well prepared, take out...

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  • Superb185 Reviews4.3
Cool Basil Altoona 550 36th Ave SW STE J, Altoona
Cool Basil Altoona
Asian • $$

Cool Basil Altoona

550 36th Ave SW STE J, Altoona, IA 50009

So I accidentally placed an order online for the Clive location instead of this one. I felt really dumb and went inside and explained what I’d done after...

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  • Good158 Reviews3.9
Culver's 2535 Adventureland Dr, Altoona
Culver's
Take Out • $

Culver's

2535 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009

Culver’s is always fantastic and this time was no exception. Had a burger without a bun and broccoli. Burger was perfect as always. And the broccoli was a...

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  • Good164 Reviews4.1
Sugar Shack Diner 550 36th Ave SW Suite J, Altoona
Sugar Shack Diner
Burgers • $

Sugar Shack Diner

550 36th Ave SW Suite J, Altoona, IA 50009

Such a cute diner, above average diner food. Just in town for the night and this was pretty close to our hotel and saw it had good reviews. I got a coffee...

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  • Good138 Reviews4.2
B-Bop's 3635 8th St SW, Altoona
B-Bop's
Fast Food • $

B-Bop's

3635 8th St SW, Altoona, IA 50009

I don't eat burgers but my kid and man did. I had the charbroiled chicken sandwich without mayo and it was moist and good and probably about 250 calories....

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  • Good133 Reviews4.2
Pizza Ranch 465 Center Pl SW, Altoona
Pizza Ranch
Pizza • $$

Pizza Ranch

465 Center Pl SW, Altoona, IA 50009

We went to the Pizza Ranch in Altoona, Iowa- after Adventure Land.The food was delicious, as always!It was Tuesday, so 'Kids Eat Free' night, and the...

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  • Good141 Reviews3.8
Sam's Sports Bar & Grill 3160 8th St SW suite p, Altoona
Sam's Sports Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill • $$

Sam's Sports Bar & Grill

3160 8th St SW suite p, Altoona, IA 50009

Perfect local bar atmosphere. Love going there after games. The regulars welcome you and the staff is super friendly and recognize familiar faces.The food is...

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  • Good105 Reviews4

Pizza Restaurants

Pizza in Altoona
Breadeaux Pizza 825 SW 17th Ave SW, Altoona
Breadeaux Pizza
Pizza • $$

Breadeaux Pizza

825 SW 17th Ave SW, Altoona, IA 50009

Great people and Pizza. They almost always have my order done quicker than the time I'm told which is a plus. Little more expensive than the bigger chains...

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  • Superb64 Reviews4.3
Domino's Pizza 408 8th St SW, Altoona
Domino's Pizza
Pizza • $

Domino's Pizza

408 8th St SW, Altoona, IA 50009

We ordered delivery through the website. 2 things happened. 1 the website glitched & then 2 it didn't put in my tip for the driver. I even tipped 20%....

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  • Good81 Reviews3.7
Papa Murphy's | Take 'N' Bake Pizza 3418 8th St SW Suite 5, Altoona
Papa Murphy's | Take 'N' Bake Pizza
Pizza

Papa Murphy's | Take 'N' Bake Pizza

3418 8th St SW Suite 5, Altoona, IA 50009

Really love this place the staff is prompt and friendly food is ready fast. Great place to grab your home made pizza. They do all the prep for you love take...

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  • Good46 Reviews4.1

Mexican Restaurants

Mexican in Altoona
Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant 3221 Adventureland Dr, Altoona
Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant
Mexican

Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant

3221 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009

Chicken Fajitas were good. They need to cook the peppers longer to make them soft. Also would like more than two little flour tortillas. For the amount of...

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  • Good98 Reviews4.2
Taco John's 2501 Adventureland Dr, Altoona
Taco John's
Mexican • $

Taco John's

2501 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009

I was driving from Indiana to Wyoming. It was close to midnight and I Saw the Taco Johns sign on the Highway and decided to pull off. I don't usually eat...

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  • Good127 Reviews3.6
Gilibertos Altoona 400 34th Ave SW #104, Altoona
Gilibertos Altoona
Mexican

Gilibertos Altoona

400 34th Ave SW #104, Altoona, IA 50009

We have been ordering the rolled tacos.. they are the bomb! We order using door dash. Gilberto’s always follows our special requests and they have Great...

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  • Good75 Reviews4.2

Fast Food Restaurants

Fast Food in Altoona
Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers 2929 8th St SW, Altoona
Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers
Fast Food • $$

Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers

2929 8th St SW, Altoona, IA 50009

As of this review, they were only opened for drive-thru services...but boy oh boy did they work that drive thru line. I thought I'd be there for a little...

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  • Good104 Reviews4
McDonald's 3215 Adventureland Dr, Altoona
McDonald's
Fast Food • $

McDonald's

3215 Adventureland Dr, Altoona, IA 50009

The nicest people work there! Great quick service- quality food! Much better price,quality and value than Adventureland park food - take a break and go across...

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  • Average139 Reviews3.2
Arby's 3553 8th St SW, Altoona
Arby's
Fast Food • $

Arby's

3553 8th St SW, Altoona, IA 50009

Visited after a horse show to celebrate my niece who won 2 blue ribbons! The young man that was at the register was great! He was honest about recommendations...

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  • Good112 Reviews3.4