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Trostel's Dish

12851 University Ave Ste 400, Clive, IA 50325-8254
+1 515-221-3474
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (7 reviews)
“tuna” (6 reviews)
“sliders” (4 reviews)
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American, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12851 University Ave Ste 400, Clive, IA 50325-8254
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The servings are a little larger than what I expected so I'm happy. When there are leftovers with a business group of 5 men that's an indicator of portion sizes. Service could had been more attentive, but the food is worth it.

Thank busy_traveler
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Starters: the tuna with bean sauce is spicy , fresh and nice Main: the gunpowder ribeye is a good choice, so are the scallops. The wine menu is a bit limited in terms of quality wines, but the overall experience was good. Will definitely come...More

Thank Hendrik F
Kathryn S, Manager at Trostel's Dish, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Thank you so much for your review, We are glad you enjoyed yourself, At Dish we try to change our wine list at least twice a year to keep offering new selections. We are very proud that we have been awarded the Wine Spectator "...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Fortunately it was all fun for 8 of us so we could laugh at all the issues we had. Club soda was flat and then the Diet Coke- was there an apology, no. Then one of our friends showed up and ordered a bottled beer....More

Thank Diana R
Kathryn S, General Manager at Trostel's Dish, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

I am so sorry to hear about your poor experience, I was on duty that day and I do remember the dissatisfaction with the soda. we did immediately make another cocktail that you stated was still flat. I did check our co2 tanks and I...More

Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I dined at Dish on a Saturday night with several friends. The well-known local musician Tony Valdez was playing live music which was great. I've been to Dish many times, and generally love it each time as the menu is unique and the food always...More

Thank NewfiePupLover
Kathryn S, Manager at Trostel's Dish, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

Thank you so much, Look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed 1 February 2017

Trostel's Dish has been a great spot for my husband and myself for date nights. I have had some of my favorite dishes here but, also some real misses. The servers give good direction and are very attentive. I hope they being back the popcorn...More

Thank MMarieJC
Kathryn S, Manager at Trostel's Dish, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you for sharing your requests, we strive to change the menu seasonally and to keep new ideas on the menu. We do receive requests for old favorites to come back on and we do try to accommodate as many as we can.

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Decided to try Trostel's for dinner. As menu notes it's small plates - everything's was excellent. Shared steak tacos, sliders, havarti shrimp, croquettes, and brussel sprouts. Server suggested adding extra taco and slider so all would enjoy their own, worked great. Only negative was high...More

Thank REvans62711
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Before they're new menu this place was amazing!! It's still good for after work drinks or date. Nice atmosphere

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I had the chicken salad sandwich with Cole slaw. I thought both were very good. My friend had the French dip and hers was excellent. Beautiful restaurant with extraordinary booths.

1  Thank Iowastar
Reviewed 23 September 2016

For this being a last minute lunch with clients, the staff set us up at a great table so we could chat. Server was busy but he did an excellent job of taking care of us. Food was good and enjoyed the atmosphere of the...More

Thank jmdraeger
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We live in the neighborhood and finally stopped in for dinner, just before leaving for vacation. It was great! If you think you are going to get a large portion dinner, much like you get at their other restaurant (Greenbrier) - you will not, but...More

1  Thank David W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12851 University Ave Ste 400, Clive, IA 50325-8254
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Clive
  • Phone Number: +1 515-221-3474
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