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Archie's Waeside

224 4th Ave NE, Le Mars, IA 51031-3302
+1 712-546-7011
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“steak” (67 reviews)
“salad” (21 reviews)
“seafood” (6 reviews)
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
224 4th Ave NE, Le Mars, IA 51031-3302
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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
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

This time I didn’t dare to have a “tomahawk” but the regular steak was also awesome Well watered with a good Hunnicut Cabernet Sauvignon, the perfect combination

1  Thank Gorongoro
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Archie's Waeside is has won many national awards for excellence. It is hard to find a comparable steakhouse. Has been here for over sixty years. Has the old Roadhouse ambience and simply the best food anywhere. Worth a drive whenever reasonably close.

Thank James E
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

I will start with the positive. The service was exceptional. The blue cheese dressing was fantastic. The steak was perfectly medium rare like i asked. The rest was not good. The onion rings were just OK and I accepted when ranch dressing was offered and...More

Thank bobbcatt2006
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I’m at a loss how to describe Archie’s Waeside. This has to be the dive of all dives. And I mean this in the most endearing terms. First of all, the place is decorated in dark paneling and Department 56 lighted houses. Now, if that...More

Thank PrMichaelM
Reviewed 22 September 2017

The steak is to die for at this restaurant. It is a must if you are near Sioux City. It's in a quaint town, and you will have a wonderful meal. Plus, it is really priced right! Go early.

Thank MajorAtlanta
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Wow ,Have eaten Steaks all over the world and none can compare with Archies.Was in Le Mars for The Old time Country music Festival in August 2017.Every one was talking about this great Steak House so had to try it out,Was not disappointed .Me my...More

Reviewed 8 September 2017

Great place for steaks. Hand cut and dry aged. Homemade salad dressings. Good for everyone from singles, families or business

Thank Al D
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Archie's lives up to their national ranking as one of the top 5 steakhouses in the country. Their aged steaks and seafood are the best! Their huge servings of meat or seafood are complimented with the finest potatoes, salads and vegetables. Archie's staff are equally...More

Thank Gehlenparents
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

You will never find a better Steakhouse to have steak and seafood grilled to perfection! Archies Waeside & the Browns Century Theater are two of Le Mars highlights, then have evening dessert at Wells Blue Blunny Ice Cream parlor. Excellent food and Great music! :)

Thank Candy M
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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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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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