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The Peppertree

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1014 3rd Ave, The Depot Crossing, Grinnell, IA 50112-2112
+1 641-236-6886
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17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri 16:00 - 01:00
Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this restaurant with a few people after a business meeting. I ordered a frozen raspberry margarita. It's not on the menu, but the bartender whipped one up with stuff she had and it was fantastic. The Irish Nachos were delicious and my sirloin was cooked perfect. No steak sauce needed! The restaurant is clean and so are the bathrooms.

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1 Thank Jamie G
1 review
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Webby for family wedding anniversary. Drinks took WAY too long. Had to ask if salads were coming. 3 of the steaks were over- cooked. Prime rib was cold. Had to go find the server to tell her. Service and quality was unacceptable for such high priced food. Steak was bland and grilled onions were barely cooked, let alone "grilled". Very... More 

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Thank Darin Robin M
Columbia, South Carolina
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114 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This place is built in an old railroad depot but you wouldn't know it by the décor. The outside has a crossing light and some rail road tracks and other cool items of interest but the interior is completely modern and roomy. The parking was a bit tight during my visit but that was related to city construction on the... More 

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Thank 459leec
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We went with a group of 15. The place is beautiful, our waitress was delightful, and the food worth every bite. It was my daughter's fourteenth birthday, and instantly when we mentioned it, they asked "Vanilla or chocolate?" We didn't say anything more about it, and after dinner the waitress asked if it was ok to bring her cupcake! A... More 

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Thank Katherine C
Iowa
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We love to visit here for happy hour where drinks and appetizers are half off and the meals are wonderful.

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Thank Sandra S
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Only went once...we went during family week at the college when it was very busy. The food ended up being ok...but it took us a very long fine to get food as the seemed to have forgotten about our order. The were good about it and gave us a discount, but it still wasn't the best time, and I probably... More 

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Thank Samuel R
Redwood Falls, Minnesota
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Definitely a unique location at the corner of two sets of train tracks. Nice open layout and great hospitality. Our group of 5 ordered a few appetizer baskets and then ordered steaks. No complaints from any of us and the service was great!!! Prices were moderate, not out of line at all given how great the food and service was.... More 

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Thank SWMN_33
Marshalltown, Iowa
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Wonderful atmosphere with great food, service with excellent prices! Something for everyone on the menu. Full bar with flat screen TV's away from the main dining room. If you lucky a train will pass by while you are dining for a little added touch.

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Thank Denny G
Boston, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

They easily accommodated a party of 19 (with reservation ). The service was friendly. Plenty of room and a nice bar area. Food was okay (is a rib-eye steak in Iowa different - smaller and thinner - than east coast? ) Large menu with lots of choices should suit everyone's needs.

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1 Thank karen b
Sully, Iowa
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We started off slow, we waited about 15 minutes before they took our order. The hostess noticed this and made it right with a sincere apology and a free appetizer. The waitress was genuine and sorry for the wait. After we ordered, everything arrived in a timely fashion. my wife had Salmon and I had chicken fried steak. The salmon... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 01:00
Saturday
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1014 3rd Ave, The Depot Crossing, Grinnell, IA 50112-2112
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Grinnell
  • Phone Number: +1 641-236-6886

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?