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Joseph's Steakhouse

212 S Clinton St, Iowa City, IA 52240-4028
+1 319-358-0776
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“prime rib” (6 reviews)
“steak” (32 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
212 S Clinton St, Iowa City, IA 52240-4028
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went to Joseph's for the first time to celebrate our 48th Anniversary. What a special experience it was! I had made a reservation and we were immediately seated. Our waiter, Noah, was the best on the timing of everything from cocktails...More

Thank Terry E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

it's an upscale place...it's primary a steakhouse restaurant with other items added to meet all customers' taste...there are a variety of appetizers and salads, burgers, steaks and other items...I tried the French onion soup there and it was so good...it is covered in top by...More

Thank Issa M
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We were a group of five having a great meal. Most of us were Europeans, and we enjoyed steaks different from what we are used to. Nice staff

Thank Reisende935
Reviewed 10 July 2017

In town for a business/leisure trip. The person who seated us was also our waiter and was very friendly and trying very hard. However, he brought me the wrong salad dressing and my dining partner the wrong baked potato. He corrected both. The sides were...More

1  Thank Midwestbiztraveler
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We came here for dinner on a Friday night. We started with calamari as appetizers and even though the calamari were very good, the sauce was a bit too overpowering. We ordered the rib-eye (medium) and the prime rib (well-done). The meat quality was very...More

Thank JoanaLola
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Wanted someplace special and nice to take my boyfriend for his birthday dinner and this was it. Steaks were fantastic and cooked perfectly! Seafood bisque is the best I've eaten. Our server Heather was awesome and even though they don't normally sing happy birthday they...More

Thank Me2464
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Took my fiance there to celebrate her birthday there hoping for a high-end meal, the ambiance is fine even though some people were really loud but man the food menu is so small with no much options. No complementary bread and even though I mentioned...More

Thank Michel E
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Had dinner with colleagues at Josephs. The service was great and the food(steaks) were perfect. Everything you expect from a great American steakhouse!

Thank mjmsam
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

About 30 college buddies and me gathered on a Friday evening for a dinner at Joseph's, and had a truly excellent time. Very friendly and attentive staff serving some of he best prepared food I've had in quite some time. There were rave reviews for...More

Thank EGilSmith
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This is the "go to" place in Iowa City for a fine dining steakhouse experience. There is an extensive menu with even some offerings for vegans and vegetarians. They serve prime rib Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The meat is always cooked to perfection. I must...More

Thank WVTravelin1
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Tracy R
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Response from Fatimah M | Reviewed this property |
Hello, When we dined there it was part of a diner program. I did not see a children's menu but it is possible. Their online menu shows only the dinner choice, alcohol and desserts. Joseph's is an elegant fine dining venue... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 60
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 S Clinton St, Iowa City, IA 52240-4028
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-358-0776
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Joseph's Steakhouse of Iowa City offers the highest quality steak and seafood in a luxurious atmosphere. We serve only vegetarian organically fed Angus beef, our seafood is always fresh. Complement your entree with one of our signature martinis or choose from our extensive collection of fine wines.
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