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Uncle Bucks Fishbowl and Grill

1000 Bass Pro Dr, Altoona, IA 50009
+1 515-957-5400
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Overview
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good27%
  • Average34%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (4 reviews)
“shrimp” (4 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
1000 Bass Pro Dr, Altoona, IA 50009
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was is in the area, and wanted to try the place out. Had their self proclaimed “world famous fish sandwich”. Worst fish I have had in a long time. Tasted like it had been in the freezer since the place opened. Onion rings we’re good....More

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in a Friday night, and we were seated quickly. The bbq nachos were tasty, and I enjoyed the fish tacos. The prices are reasonable and the service was friendly. I would recommend to others and would visit again in the future.

Thank leighann0576
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Traveling I-80, at Altoona one can’t help but notice Bass Pro Shops, which is home to this restaurant. We decided to pull off the road for lunch. The food was only okay. They should call the “clam chowder” something else, because it had only a...More

Thank tampatowers
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We stopped here on a Saturday at noon. We ordered the shrimp special and flatbread pizza. Both tasted good and were reasonably priced. Our server wasn’t very good at all. She didn’t check on us to see if we wanted more shrimp and she didn’t...More

Thank Joann G
Reviewed 8 December 2017

I've eaten lunch here several times and never had a bad experience. I would recommend lunch at Uncle Buck's without hesitation. The clam chowder is great, fish tacos good, burgers a little pricey but excellent. Then we went for dinner. The restaurant clearly was understaffed....More

Thank infinitycruiser
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

The burger patties are cookie cutter, mechanically separated, pre packaged frozen meat that ruined a $19.00 hamburger (with20%tip)The food is over priced and the restaurant is dead every time I’ve been in there. Gee I wonder why?

Thank jason b
Reviewed 30 November 2017

We love going to Bass Pro and shopping, getting pics with Santa, getting hunting gear and bowling with the family. Awesome place. Thanks bass Pro for thinking of our entire family.

Thank Jerod M
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Ate here this past Sunday after doing a little shopping at Bass Pro Shop. The all you can eat shrimp was wonderful. Coleslaw was great. Fries were tasty. Our son got a cheeseburger that was way way overcooked! Service was good.;

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Stopped in for lunch before shopping in Bass Pro. Waitress was good, friendly but had to many tables. Kids food came out first (20 min before the rest) mac and cheese looked just like Kraft. BBQ pork nachos were very good. Chicken Caprese sandwich was...More

Thank djones118
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The atmosphere at the bowling alley was nice on a weekday afternoon. Nothing special, but a good place to have fun with friends/family. We ordered food at our bowling place. That day the service was very slow, we had to remind them a couple of...More

Thank tanja_wilking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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