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Smokehouse and American Grill featuring Oak grilled Steaks, Burgers, Chops, and seafood. Famous for our Mac& Cheese, Ribs, and Smoked Prime Rib.

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Claxon's Smokehouse & Grill, in Altoona, IA, is the area's leading restaurant serving Altoona, Des Moines, Newton, Pella, and surrounding areas since 1996. We look forward to seeing you!

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Drive-thru and Takeout

Did you know we have online ordering? Order online and enjoy from the comfort of your home.


Private Parties

Host your party at Claxon's Smokehouse & Grill - You invite the guests and we will take care of the rest! We look forward to making your event memorable and tailored with you in mind.

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3131 8th Street Southwest
Altoona, IA


Wed. Thurs. Friday 4pm-9pm
Saturday & Sunday 11am-9pm