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AJ's Steakhouse

1 Prairie Meadows Dr, Altoona, IA 50009
+1 515-957-3535
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse
PRICE
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LOCATION
1 Prairie Meadows Dr, Altoona, IA 50009
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always look forward to dinner at AJ's. The food is consistently delicious...the presentation perfect.....the atmosphere romantic...the service excellent!! Even though this restaurant is close to the casino...it is very quiet. The staff is always polite and knowledgeable and makes your meal a memorable one!

Thank Mary S
Abbey E, Marketing Coordinator at AJ's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! We love to hear the positive feedback and look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very disappointing dinner. We ordered the fried shrimp and a lobster tail, neither was good. We were told the single lobster tail was 6 to 10 ounces, quite a big difference in size. When it arrived it was Not cooked and it was only a...More

Thank Lisa K
Abbey E, Marketing Coordinator at AJ's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests is vitally important to us. Our goal at AJ's Steakhouse is to offer an excellent product at a reasonable price, in a timely...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Started with potato soup and wedge salad. Good taste for both. We had filet and shrimp dinners and they were good. My filet was cooked perfectly. Cheesecake for desert was tasty. Our server, Tyler, was friendly and attentive. The restaurant has a nice ambiance and...More

Thank chitown73
Management response:Responded 5 July 2017

Thank you for visiting us. We are happy to hear you're satisfied with the food and service at AJ's Steakhouse. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Located within the Prairie Meadows casino and racetrack this is a good place to eat anytime. Wide selection of food on the menu but steaks are the specialty. Bread basket served while you wait for your meal was very good. The staff was outstanding and...More

Thank RRH01
Abbey E, Marketing Coordinator at AJ's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Thank you for dining with us! We're very happy to hear you enjoyed your meal and our friendly staff. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here recently with wife. We frequently eat here during horse racing season. I have yet to have a bad experience here. This is a steakhouse in the middle of Iowa. Would keep it simple here and go with a steak. The cowboy ribeye and...More

Thank krogersku
Abbey E, Marketing Coordinator at AJ's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you dining with us. It's great to hear you have enjoyed all of your experiences with us! We hope to see you again soon during live racing.

Reviewed 10 April 2017

We ate at AJ's with another couple and had a most enjoyable dinner. WInes. Steaks, fish, chicken. Good salads. Server was very good and friendly. Have eaten there before and it is constantly reliable for a nice meal.

Thank coappleby1
Abbey E, Marketing Coordinator at AJ's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you for dining with us. We're always happy to hear you enjoyed the food, drinks and guest service. We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I ate at AJ's for a date night. We have visited several times over the past few years. As expected the service and food were excellent. I recommend AJ's for a any special occasion.

Thank Nick V
Abbey E, Marketing Coordinator at AJ's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Thank you for choosing to dine with us on your date night! We are happy to hear you had an excellent experience. See you again soon!

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and staff. Well priced. Took our son (3) there and he enjoyed it. Waitress was making him laugh and very sweet to him. Kid friendly.

Thank adamnonas28
Abbey E, Marketing Coordinator at AJ's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Thank you for dining with us! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the food and the service. We look forward to seeing you next time.

Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Man! They start out with pretzel bread and Raisin cinnamon bread with butter. We didn't have appetizers this time. I got a smaller cut (6 oz) filet mignon. Husband got the larger one. Came with 2 sides. We opted for the Clam Chowder, which had...More

Thank Diana P
Abbey E, Marketing Coordinator at AJ's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Thank you for dining with us! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your experience. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 24 January 2017

Always look forward to eating at AJ's, but this time was a major let down. Not sure if it was just the night, but food was nothing at all spectacular. Dinner with a drink was $50 a person, and would have been better going elsewhere....More

Thank ZebraRef1
Abbey E, Marketing Coordinator at AJ's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Greetings, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our property. Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests is vitally important to us. Our goal at AJ’s Steakhouse is to offer an excellent product at a reasonable price, in a...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$55
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Prairie Meadows Dr, Altoona, IA 50009
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: +1 515-957-3535
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Description
AJ’s Steakhouse is where Iowa’s world-renowned steaks and chops are celebrated. Along with serving only the choicest cuts of beef, AJ’s boldly flavored American cuisine will have you coming back for more.
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