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The Rusty Duck

723 Marshall St, Dexter, IA 50070-1031
+1 515-789-4142
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
723 Marshall St, Dexter, IA 50070-1031
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelling on Interstate 80 and looking for something other than truck stop or fast food? Try the Rusty Duck! Great selection of menu items, well prepared and very tasty. Absolutely worth the short mile or so drive into Dexter off the interstate. Consider calling ahead...More

Thank Donald J
Reviewed 17 May 2018

We had a reservation at 7:30 on a Friday evening. We were seated quickly but took forever to get drinks and even longer to place order and get salads. Three of the four of us ordered Michelob Ultra beers. The server brought two beers and...More

Thank DianeBenoit
Reviewed 1 May 2018

My daughter's birthday was coming up so I asked her if she wanted a birthday dinner at our house or go out. She answered, "Go out." (yeah) She said heard about the Rusty Duck and has wanted to try it. I made reservations for 5...More

Thank 341jlb61
Reviewed 24 April 2018

About 45 minutes west of Des Moines Iowa but well worth the trip if you're in the area of central Iowa. If you don't have a reservation, you'll more than likely have to wait a bit but the reason it's crowded is the value is...More

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Had a reservation for 10 on a Friday night. Ultimate Cheeseburger, Bacon Cheeseburger, Pork Tenderloin were awesome. These meals are so big you'll take some home or do they do offer a split plate for $5. Get the Homie Fries as your side and you'll...More

Thank GoHawksAnkenyIowa
Reviewed 15 January 2018

It has been a while since I have been out here but the last time was like every other time. Fantastic! the price is mid range but the amount of food you get is insane! you better be ready to eat. Their hamburgers are top...More

Thank Jonathan N
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I returned to The Rusty Duck for dinner with our son after missing out for a couple of years. I was pleasantly surprised at how nice this restaurant is. It is a great small town restaurant that you just can’t find in...More

Thank Seth R
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We had a reservation for a Saturday night for a group of 10. Circumstances dictated that we were going to be late. A phone call to the Rusty Duck was all it took, They pushed our reservation back one half hour and accommodated us without...More

Thank Todd S
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for fancy, overpriced chain restaurants, then stay in Des Moines. If you're looking for a slice of rural America with Comfort, charm and good people, then the Rusty Duck is for you. We had a meatball appetizer and some mushrooms, both were...More

Thank mojozenguy
Reviewed 4 August 2017

My son and I were traveling across Iowa on our way home from the Omaha area. I did a 'nearby' search for food about 20 miles from Dexter and this place popped up as the #1 of 1 place to eat in Dexter... I started...More

Thank Scott M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 12:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 Marshall St, Dexter, IA 50070-1031
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dexter
  • Phone Number: +1 515-789-4142
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