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Archie's Waeside

224 4th Ave NE, Le Mars, IA 51031-3302
+1 712-546-7011
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“Great Steak!”
4 weeks ago
“Great steak with a trip back in time!”
16:30 - 21:45All hours
American, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
224 4th Ave NE, Le Mars, IA 51031-3302
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best steak in the area -- went with a large group planned ahead and all of the entrees were perfect!

Thank Janna B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stepped through the door and thought I had traveled back in time! Not a huge menu, but the steaks are amazing!

Thank CaSuRu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Archie's several times over the years and it has consistently great steak. I always have a tenderloin, and it is always tender, juicy, and cooked to perfection. The relish tray I could do without: carrots, celery, pickles, and cubes of a...More

Thank 730jane
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Nebraska's steaks are awesome and the best of the world... until I tried this one in Iowa OMG, that tomahawk, huge and tender, ... No wonder they made 4th in America's best stake places And then you taste the great Hunnicut wine from napa valley...More

Thank Gorongoro
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Having heard about Archie's Waeside from friends, I drove from Sioux City with my wife to find out if the steaks were really that good. It was even better than I expected. I ordered a T-Bone and it came cooked just as ordered (med rare...More

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

The Ginger Salmon is fantastic. Would strongly recommend this to anyone in the area. The help friendly and accommodating.

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Stepping back in time would describe Archie's Wayside! Just get a giant steak. Our steaks were cooked to perfection. The wait is quite long on a weekend but that just goes to show you that this is well worth the wait. Everyone is waiting and...More

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

It is a nice restaurant . The food is good . It has a look of the 1970's. People are really friendly and the meat is delicious

Thank GHarycki
Reviewed 3 January 2017

As others have referred to, this is not a restaurant you go to for the decor. Archie's is all about the food and the food is terrific. The New York Strip I had is the best steak I've had in a while. In my opinion...More

Thank Salesguy3308
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This was the best steakhouse I've been too in Northwest Iowa. We brought over 25 people and everyone loved their meal. The service was great. It isn't a fancy place but they know how to cook great food! Try the Mexican pepper balls!

Thank jlutt87
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Katelyn C
Hi! My name is Katelyn Cheek and I am writing a story for the Des Moines Register called "You Should Drive To These Towns Just For The Food." We would love to feature your restaurant and the town of Le Mars in this story. Are you able to provide us a high-resolution image of your restaurant to be used in print? Is there an email we can reach you at?
5 April 2017|
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Response from GHarycki | Reviewed this property |
Hi I wrote about the restaurant. It is not my restaurant . Sorry . If I can help you in any other way, I'll be have to do so. Gretell
Samantha J
Is this considered or are there kid friendly options?
3 February 2017|
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Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
They do have burgers and chicken strips, but you won't find a happy meal. It is an old fashioned steak house. It is all about the steaks.
Do you have gluten free options?
28 December 2016|
Response from Michael S | Reviewed this property |
The short answer is: STEAK! I don't remember noticing any special gluten-free menu items, but this place is all about steak! Just don't eat the bread or crackers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:45
17:00 - 20:45
17:00 - 20:45
17:00 - 21:45
16:30 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 4th Ave NE, Le Mars, IA 51031-3302
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Le Mars
  • Phone Number: +1 712-546-7011
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