About Joseph's Steakhouse of Iowa City
Joseph's Steakhouse of Iowa City offers the highest quality steak and seafood in a fine dining atmosphere. We serve only vegetarian organically fed Angus beef, our seafood is always fresh. Complement your entree with one of our signature martinis or choose from our extensive collection of fine wines.
Iowa City, IA 52240
Steak, Seafood, American
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm; Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Our sister restaurant, "The Bread Garden Market" offers catering.
Parking is available at 3 public ramps, each within one block of Joseph's. Additional parking is available on the street.
Private Party Facilities:
For parties of seven or more, please call 319-358-0776.
Joseph's has two areas that may be partitioned off for private or semi-private parties. We may require a signed contract, with a minimum spending requirement or rental fee.
Private Party Contact:
Rebecca Geissel: (319) 358-0776
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Joseph's Steakhouse of Iowa City Ratings and Reviews
My filet, which I ordered medium rare, came out as medium; however, it was so tasty I could not complain. An excellent cut of meat. Be sure to try the Boursin potatoes as a side dish. And while I personally like and enjoy Brussels sprouts, the saved sprouts lose something in the translation.
We enjoyed our dinner, celebrating my wife's birthday. Joseph's is a restaurant we can count on for outstanding service, food, wine and cocktails. For a change I had the braised short ribs; they were delicious and falling off the bone. Another successful dinner.
Visited Joseph's for our anniversary. Our server was very attentive and the food was excellent. I had the chopped salad and my spouse had the french onion soup, the best ever. The scallops were exceptional and the ribeye delicious. Very nice restaurant and one of our favorites in Iowa City.
Although the food was ok, it was too loud and we couldn't hear each other talk. We had a large party next to us and a party of 2 on the other side. It had the right atmosphere but way too loud. Also, the waiter was too much of a salesman and my guests were put off by it. He kept trying to upsell.
My filet was ok, but I have had tastier filets at other steakhouses for less price. We ordered two sides to share. The mashed potatoes lacked flavor but the spinach and mushroom was very tasty however too loaded in butter.
We also ordered dessert, the creme brulee sampler. The mocha was very good and flavorful but the raspberry was too tart. Also the sugar crust was barely there.
I loved the decor and unassuming entrance. You could easily miss it. It was ok but we will try other steakhouses before heading back to Joseph's
Whenever we visit Iowa City we are sure to go to Josephs. Excellent steaks, the best seafood bisque we've had and outstanding service. The only downside on this trip were that the pre-dinner old fashions were missing the bourbon cherry/burnt orange peel garnish. Maybe the bartender was new?
We found it online. A great, surprisingly good and reasonably priced. Great setting; not too heavy and just the right touch. A restaurant we would drive to. Steaks were really good and they accommodated my temperature perfectly. Diverse menu offered up everything we wanted. Highly recommended.
Our meat was very undercooked. We ordered medium and our steak came out purple it was so rare. I am sure if we would have said something they would have corrected it, but my boyfriend wasn't feeling well and I feel like if your paying $50 for a steak it should be made right the first time!!!
Otherwise everything was pretty good, took desserts home...not that impressed.
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