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Archie's Waeside

224 4th Ave NE, Le Mars, IA 51031-3302
+1 712-546-7011
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“steak” (68 reviews)
“salad” (22 reviews)
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
224 4th Ave NE, Le Mars, IA 51031-3302
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

GReat Iowa beef is the basis of this eating place. all of the food on the menu is the best. If steak is not your choice, order the Westy burger. You'll get your fill of an old favorite when Westmar college was still in town....More

Thank jimlu2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome, aged, tender 9 oz. Sirloin steak, cooked to perfection and served with a relish tray, salad with my choice of crumbly bleu cheese dressing, baked potato with butter & sour cream, roll and butter, and an Arnold Palmer iced tea. Excellent! I haven't been...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We had our daughter's 'reveal dinner' at Archie's Waeside and were incredibly impressed by the food, service and atmosphere. It's a supper club--with all of the traditional entrees and sides. The steaks are beyond compare and the after-dinner drinks brought back special memories of days-gone-by....More

Thank keehneravison
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to this place a couple of times over the last several years. Had dinner there again this past week and it always pleases! 19.00 for a huge steak complete with salad and potato. Great service as well.

Thank Departure784817
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The most unpretentious incredibly delicious high end food that you'll ever eat. Period. The New York strip was prepared perfectly and had the most incredible flavor. The shrimp were crisp, and the sauce had just the right amount of spice. The cucumber salad was amazing,...More

Thank kmiller123
Reviewed 15 July 2018

While the atmosphere is very dated and not all that welcoming, that's where the negatives stop. Our server was fabulous... very attentive and very kind. Made good suggestions and stopped by often to check on things. I had a steak and it was out of...More

Thank TravelDebIowa
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Love this place! Most go for the steaks. I sample the steak each time off his plate. I love the shrimp!

Thank bkgalles
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We read of this place, founded in 1949,that has a James Beard award. We journeyed from Minneapolis and lined up a motel nearby. The best part of the dinner was the steak, no doubt. The onion rings, scallops (12!) were off the Sysco truck. The...More

Thank DanaMN
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

The spot is really known for its great steaks very huge and cooked to perfection. The service is also awesome I highly recommend stopping here if you want a really nice dinner out while in Northwest Iowa.

Thank bruce p
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped in Le Mars just so we could eat at Archie’s. I love the atmosphere with all the lighted houses. Our steaks were excellent. I especially loved my New York cut. The fresh rolls and salad were also very tasty. Our server was not...More

Thank Renita G
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Katelyn C
4 April 2017|
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Response from GHarycki | Reviewed this property |
Hi I wrote about the restaurant. It is not my restaurant . Sorry . If I can help you in any other way, I'll be have to do so. Gretell
Samantha J
2 February 2017|
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Response from hotelguychris | Reviewed this property |
Yes - we brought our 3 and 6 year olds and they had items to select from. No reason to leave the kids at home - unless you want to ;)
27 December 2016|
Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
The short answer is: STEAK! I don't remember noticing any special gluten-free menu items, but this place is all about steak! Just don't eat the bread or crackers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:45
17:00 - 20:45
17:00 - 20:45
17:00 - 21:45
16:30 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 4th Ave NE, Le Mars, IA 51031-3302
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Le Mars
  • Phone Number: +1 712-546-7011
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