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Courtside Bar & Grill

€€ - €€€American, ,
Ottumwa, IA
+1 641-226-5002
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
30 Apr 2017
“Great Atmosphere”
2 Apr 2017
“Super fast delivery to our hotel”
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American, Bar, Grill, Pub
€€ - €€€
Ottumwa, IA
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Great staff and and very attentive. The food is good and they have a big variety on the menu. Specials are wonderful!

Thank 708jackr
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant staff. We ordered dinner and had it delivered to our hotel. 20 minutes and we had a hot meal!

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We went for the prime rib. It was one of the best ever. One of us had the ham steak. It was okay, not great. Delicious fries and salad. Good service. It was a bit loud but it is a bar.

Thank larryorkeith
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Lunch specials were pork tenderloin sandwiches which were very good as the noon special. Service was excellent and many locals seemed to be here for lunch. This is a bar but it is a better than average sports bar as the food was quite tasty....More

Thank jksKansas
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Our first time here-we really liked the Asian boneless wings! I think they are better than Buffalo Wild Wings. Our waitress was friendly and helpful! We will be back again!

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Sports bars are a great place to gather friends or family for a meal, drink and to watch your favorite sporting team. Courtside is a great place to do this. The food is great, drinks are cold and the atmosphere is always inviting.

Thank Dougliving
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I went with my family to watch my grandson play ball hockey at 11:00 am Sunday, April 3, 2016. I was looking forward to dining in the lounge while watching the game. The time given that this restaurant was to open was 11:00 am. The...More

Thank Merle O
Reviewed 18 December 2015

If you're looking for healthy dining choices, you'll want to skip Courtside, but if you're craving deep fried, delicious bar food, Courtside is your place! We make special trips to Ottumwa to gorge ourselves on their Santa Fe Eggrolls! The outside is thin, golden brown...More

1  Thank Stanbro81
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

I like a sports bar but get a bit tired of the big chains. Courtside was recommended by a local. Nice clean place with a good atmosphere. Not sure what late night was like but saw a couple of families having supper.

1  Thank Ben H
Reviewed 22 May 2015

We enjoy the food and staff at Courtside. The food is always prepared the way we ask. The wait-staff is always prompt and attentive.

1  Thank James J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ottumwa, IA
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ottumwa
  • Phone Number: +1 641-226-5002
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