With all the focus on dieting, low cal, low carb and low fat eating, meals can quickly become boring. Sometimes you just need a nice, juicy steak cooked to perfection to perk your tastebuds up a bit! So, next time you feel a craving for it, here are 10 of the most amazing steaks in the state of Iowa that you have to taste to believe.
1. Iowa Beef Steakhouse, Des Moines
Since 1982, Iowa Beef Steakhouse has been serving excellent steak and sides to customers from all over the state. All the beef they serve is from right here in Iowa, and they are also adding some locally brewed beers, locally grown and produced wines, as well as spirits distilled in central Iowa
2. Rube's Steakhouse, Montour
In 1973, Rube's was the first of it's kind - a grill your own steakhouse in the tiny little town of Montour. Since then, Rube's has become a favorite through generations, known always for their award winning steaks and unique atmosphere.
3. Joseph's Steakhouse, Iowa City
Known for their top quality steak, outstanding service and an extensive wine list, Joseph's has been a favorite spot for Iowa City residents to get a steak since 2005.
4. Tappa's Steakhouse, Davenport
For 30 years, Cliff and Jan Tappa have been serving up top of the line steaks at their Davenport restaurant. Featuring premium Hereford beef that's hand cut when you order, you will leave here happy and fat, and you'll certainly go back.
5. The Big Steer, Altoona
When you visit the Big Steer, make sure to order the prime rib, and try some of their deliciously addictive bread. Their cheesy corn is also to die for.
6. Northwestern Steakhouse, Mason City
It may not look like much on the outside, but Northwestern is truly a hidden gem. Since 1920, Northwestern has been serving the best Greek steaks in the Midwest. You may have to wait a bit, but just know that it will be worth every second.
7. Sneaky Pete's Woodfire Grille, Le Claire
Sneaky Pete's serves some of the biggest and best slabs of wood-fired steaks in the state, and they've got plenty of delicious sides and appetizers to top it off.
8. Bogie's Steak House, Albia
For 25 years, Bogie's has been providing some of the best steaks that money can buy. Next time you're in Albia, be sure to check Bogie's out - you won't be disappointed.
9. Johnnie B's, Wapello
When you want a beautiful view of the river, in a unique environment, come to Johnnie B's - once you go, you'll keep coming back for their delicious, cooked to perfection ribeye.
10. Mo Brady's Steakhouse, Davenport
When you're craving a flame-broiled, top choice steak, Mo Brady’s is the place to go. For 10 years, Mo Brady's has been serving some of the best food in the state, always made from scratch with fresh ingredients.
What are some of your go-to places to get a steak here in Iowa? Anything we should add to the list? Let us know in the comments section!