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The Other Place

200 US Highway 18 W, Clear Lake, IA 50428-3704
+1 641-357-8118
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good43%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“tenderloin” (9 reviews)
“pizza” (30 reviews)
“grinder” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pizza
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200 US Highway 18 W, Clear Lake, IA 50428-3704
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Right on the major highway running through town, so easy to find. Close to the Surf Ballroom, but come extra early if you are going to a concert, they get packed! Delicious pizza, and pasta dishes, as well as burgers and fries, and a wide...More

Thank maggiemae58
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to take back roads on our trip to Worthington and stopped here to watch a game, eat, and have a cold one! Sat at the bar, fast service and food was good my husband and I split chicken & fries! A lot of TVs...More

Thank Wendi S
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

On the long drive from Mille Lacs Lake to Branson, we decided to take a break and get something to eat. Checked with Google and the most popular suggestion was "The Other Place". What a great place it was! My husband ordered a salad with...More

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped by on vacation in the area. The pizza oozed so good on the menu and didn't disappoint- yummy.....the chili gumbo was a bit odd, not my thing.....but loved the pizza

Thank marshalldown
Reviewed 12 August 2017

After reading Tripadvisor reviews, we stopped. We wish we had kept on driving. At the end of our experience, here are our thoughts. The reviews are based on lack of dining options, resulting in over rating this very mediocre eatery. Service is attentive and Iowa...More

Thank JavaHouseMN
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Just an average small town diner. Lots of TVs for sports a plus, food was pretty average. Large portions. Tenderloins are passible by Iowa standards, but certainly not the "best" as reported by some posters.

Thank MnHawk
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I made our first trip to Clear Lake, IA to see one of our favorite artists at the famous Surf Ballroom and we were looking for a nice dinner spot pre-concert. We decided on The Other Place and weren't disappointed. The sandwiches...More

Thank birdswtchr
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We think they have the best pizza, anywhere. Especially the flavor of their sausage topping on our favorite choice of sausage, pepperoni, mushroom and onion. They used to have a confusing rule of no pizza orders on deck and no deck grill items inside, which...More

Thank sherrbear2015
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We went to Clear lake for the big antique car cruise around the lake and decided to eat here first. Good food, fast service, reasonable prices. There cod sandwich is big enough that my wife and I split it and each had a salad. My...More

Thank Kornkurt
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Best Pizza out there Hands Down!! The Grinder Pizza is the Best in the Country! I Visit every time I am back Home!

Thank Chad C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 US Highway 18 W, Clear Lake, IA 50428-3704
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Clear Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 641-357-8118
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