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Uncle Bucks Fishbowl and Grill

) #36 of 41 Restaurants in Altoona $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
1000 Bass Pro Dr, Altoona, IA 50009
+1 515-957-5400
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Overview
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good30%
  • Average28%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible8%
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“nachos” (5 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
1000 Bass Pro Dr, Altoona, IA 50009
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The real attraction here is the novelty of the surroundings, the promiximity to Bass Pro, and the ability to bowl at the same time. Great for a fun, interactive dinner, but for just dinner the service is slow and the food is just "fine". We...More

Thank FlyoverFoodie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister-in-law and l had lunch at Uncle Bucks around 11:30 on a Sunday. The food was OK, but not outstanding. For us, it was a little expensive, since we are both on a fixed income. We have decided that we will not be going...More

Thank conniemcbee
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Fun atmosphere for bowling. There were games the kids could play, where they tried to hit a pin that was lit up. If they win, the prize was a free game however the fine print indicates it's only valid week days. We were only in...More

Thank Hanna M
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The restaurant section was being re-set from a private party, so we ate at the bar. The kids enjoyed that aspect of it - drinking sodas belly up in the captain's chair seats. The woman at the bar was very friendly and accommodating with our...More

Thank 858sharlae
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Stopped in for lunch while shopping at Bass Pro. Restaurant is right beside bowling alley, so it is a bit loud, but not too bad. We tried the Fried Pickle Fries which were tasty and more than enough for two people to split. We both...More

Thank 5tries
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Ate here on a Wednesday night. Decided to eat at the bar. Restaurant is in the middle of a bowling alley, so don't expect a quiet conversation! Restaurant is pretty cool with fish tanks and such. Bartender/waitress would disappear for 20 minutes at a time,...More

Thank ZebraRef1
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We had not been to uncle bucks for two months till tonight. It was bad. Only 5 tables including ours. We had to wait 5 minutes to get seated at 4:30 pm. Then we didn't get our nachos which were to be ahead of our...More

Thank Deb H
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

This was a fun afternoon. The place is set up to look like an underground experience. Coral reef, fish and waves are all around. The bowling lanes are NOT the standard of regular bowling lanes. With the restaurant and bar on site it made for...More

Thank tiler221
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch first time and this was my last time too. Steak was over cooked, vegetables cold , sweet tea wasn't sweet . Very disappointed

Thank Nelly I
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We've been here a dozen times and have the same experience (but supplied with different excuses from the staff) every time. The place is poorly managed. Our last visit was with 3 other couples. Dinner took over 2 hrs to complete with many meals arriving...More

Thank Dustin T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Bass Pro Dr, Altoona, IA 50009
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: +1 515-957-5400
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