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Iowa Steak Company - Terrible customer service / product

Posted: 2014-07-08 by    mc2012
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
The worst meat company I have ever dealt with in my life! My husband has been in this business over ten years, even having owned his own company and I've never heard such bad reviews! Their meat is the lowest grade you can receive and tastes like poo! Their customer service is even worse. They came to pick up the truck when my husband quit working for them because of their terrible rap and shutting off his truck at 10:30 at night leaving him stranded two and a half hours out with a pregnant wife less than a month from delivery at home. James the manager at the okc office proceeded to yell and...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Food

Iowa Steak Company - Bad Quality

Posted: 2014-03-13 by    tt wilson
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
My husband was approached by a gentleman selling meat out of an Iowa Steak Company truck this winter. The gentleman compared his meat quality to Omaha, being an avid Omaha steak purchaser my husband was sold on his sales pitch. He bought a box full of meat. Every piece of it has a poor quality, tastes cheap and nasty!! I can't even believe they can sell this disgusting meat. I'm going to send the company an email to let them know how dissatisfied I am with their product....
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Food

Iowa Steak Company - Poor quality.

Posted: 2014-01-21 by    fishmonger
Complaint Rating:  0 % with 0 votes
Old enough to know better.
I can write a summary of all the complaints as they pretty much all apply to my experience with this junk product. Its no good for the BBQ, its loaded with water or other substances to increase the weight and appearance and the flavor is awful. We're now trying it as stew meat, if that still not passes our taste test, it can be found in the dog's bowl.
I've not make an attempt for a refund due to reading the complaints and the lack of a responds for this company, my time is worth more than the amount of the refund ....
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Food

Iowa Steak Company - Colorado, Englewood - Refund not received

Posted: 2013-09-17 by    CotterJDC
Complaint Rating:  67 % with 3 votes
Per your cancellation notice, you are in default and owe me an immediate refund of $329.00. I faxed in my notice of cancellation the day after the purchase, and was confirmed received by IA Steaks per Mariah.
I told Mariah that the meat could be picked up on August 28 between 11:30 and 3:30 or after 7 pm or August 29 between 12 and 3:15 pm.
On September 12, I spoke with the Manager Tracy and said that someone could pick up the meat September 13 between 1:30 and 3:15. He assured me someone would be there to pick up the meat. I laid on the couch in the front room waiting and no one arrived....
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Colorado, Englewood Complaint category Food

Iowa Steak Company - South Carolina, Spartanburg - poor quality

Posted: 2013-08-30 by    cassandra111
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 4 votes
This even 2 men from iowa steak knocked on the door and i aggreed to look at what they were selling. All of they had looked great. I elected to buy the 1 box of steak for 100 bucks. These guys are high pressure sales. He was origionally trying to pimp a whole package for 379 dollars. 30 minutes ago i cooked 2 of the ribeyes. When they are in the package the steaks look nice but when I thawed them and took them out of the package, I noticed several things that I was uneasy about. First off, there was a lot of really hard yellow fat or maybe it was gristle. When i say yellow, i mean banana yellow....
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, South Carolina, Spartanburg Complaint category Food

Iowa Steak Company - Washington, Tacoma - Terrible meat product

Posted: 2013-03-27 by    K. Tortorelli
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 3 votes
We purchased the meats from one of their door to door trucks. We bought 3 boxes of steaks for $100
in February of 2013. We have prepared two meals with the product, and both times the meat tastes funny and is tough as a board. Sending a complaint to them provided no response. Please be forwarned...the meat is horrible!!!...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Washington, Tacoma Complaint category Food

Iowa Steak Company - Washington, Ravensdale - product

Posted: 2013-01-03 by    Wendy Huber
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 1 votes
OK lesson learned - never buy meat out of the back of a truck, even if it looks professional. Well if this is "restaurant" quality like the sales guy said, that restaurant is about ready to be shut down! Beef steaks, no flavor, grissel and tough - DO NOT BUY MEAT from IOWA STEAK COMPANY...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Washington, Ravensdale Complaint category Food

Iowa Steak Company - Pennsylvania, Erie - Scammers

Posted: 2012-12-11 by    Becca W
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 8 votes
Came home today from the grocery store and this big red pickup truck with Iowa plates came driving up my street the wrong way and parked right in front of me. This guy got out and came up to my truck and knocked on my window while I was on the phone with my dad. He stood outside in the freezing cold for ten minutes waiting for me to end my call. He was standing on my porch with a big box. He kept telling me that he was the manager of the Iowa steak company and he could give me this great deal on all of these great steaks. He opened all of the boxes on my porch and showed me all of these steaks....
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Pennsylvania, Erie Complaint category Food

Iowa Steak Company - Minnesota, Burnsville - Rotten Meat

Posted: 2012-06-08 by    Former Worker from Minnesota
Complaint Rating:  88 % with 8 votes
I worked for Jay, the main crook. The leader of the other crooks. They are in fact travelers and will swindle every red penny they can manipulate out of you. The leader teaches prospects how to be crafty and talk like a snake. He reminds me of a carny at a fair, a fast talker who will try to attack any weakness he can find on you. They let the steaks go for $100 to employees and the rip off begins. If Jay feels he cant control his prospects he will cut the head off the snake. The meat is thawed, refrozen, wet, refrozen. They put dry ice in the trucks and still sell the meat. I finally cooked the...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Minnesota, Burnsville Complaint category Solicitors

Iowa Steak Company - Michigan - bad product and service

Posted: 2012-01-12 by    Amy from MI
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 8 votes
One of these trucks comes through my neighborhood often. They have stopped at my house before but I always refused. They stopped again just before Christmas and caught me in a moment of weakness. I found myself being talked into 2 boxes of seafood for $50.00. I was told the product was guaranteed and if I was not satisfied it would be replaced. When I took the seafood out of the boxes to put in my freezer, I started to realize that it would have cost a lot less at the grocery store, but I was willing to overlook that for quality. I started to thaw out the shrimp and noticed it had a strong fishy...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Michigan Complaint category Food

Iowa Steak Company - Tennessee, Bartlett - Meat package Deal

Posted: 2011-09-24 by    Iowa STAKED!
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 1 votes
These flim-flam artists knocked on the door with a sob story about needing to get home for the w/e. Boo hoo hoo. To empty their truck so that they could get home, they would sell the meat at a 67% discount. My wife and in-laws were suckers!!!

They payed $6.50/lb; I can beat that at Kroger any day, all day long.

The internet is full of complaints on them, their practices and their products. Don't be a sucker!...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Tennessee, Bartlett Complaint category Food

Iowa Steak Company - Michigan, Farming Hills - Poduct and price

Posted: 2011-03-03 by    Iowa Steak Co
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 6 votes
Company and salespeople lie, they are over priced, the product is awful and they rip you off....
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Michigan, Farming Hills Complaint category Other

Iowa Steak Company - Texas - poor quality product, poor service

Posted: 2011-02-25 by    cowponydesign
Complaint Rating:  86 % with 7 votes
someone drove up to our ranch and offered us some supposed deals on meat. that said it was all guarenteed. he said how this neighbor and that neighbor bought from them and loved it. we were stupid and bought $329 of meat. it was awful. the ribeye tasted TAINTED. tons of chemical taste. the fillets were tough and tasteless. the loin strips had a very funny, bad after taste. i wrote them and they did not answer. i called them and got some response. he said he would bring me down more meat. i told him i did not want the same steaks as they were awful. he said they have fish and i said we like fish....
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Texas Complaint category Food

Iowa Steak Company - Ohio, Youngstown/Akron - Poor Qualtiy Meat/ Bad Customer Service

Posted: 2011-02-06 by    donna724
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 5 votes
I bought the steak package from a salesman who told me these steaks would melt in my mouth and would have a freezer life of 1 year. I purchased these steaks 12/2010. These are the worst steaks I have ever tasted! They are tough as shoe leather! Within 1 month of purchase, I called their office in Akron because several (6) of the ribeye steaks were black. I ask them to replace them. They asked how I paid and that a salesman would be in touch with me to replace them. Famous last words!!! I have not heard from anyone and I have called them more than 3 times! Do not buy from these people as they are...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Ohio, Youngstown/Akron Complaint category Food

Iowa Steak Company - Minnesota - Overcharged

Posted: 2011-01-07 by    ruffwill
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 6 votes
This meat truck pulled up to me at a gas station saying they had great steak for really good prices. I told them I was not interested because I do not cook very often but then they said they had $3 fillet's. I took a look and he tried selling me a case of like 50 steaks. I declined and he asked if I'd buy 10 steaks for $30. I reluctantly agreed. He manually wrote down my credit card info and had me sign it. He didn't mention that afterwards he added on a 10% tip and didnt authorize that with me. He also did not give me a receipt. His name is Ryan and he wrote his number as 253-355-8859....
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Minnesota Complaint category Food

Iowa Steak Company - Tennessee, Nashville - Bad Meat Bad customer service

Posted:    DD1
Complaint Rating:  88 % with 8 votes
Bought a case of meat from them.The salesman tried to get me to let him carry it in the house and put it away . I refused. After he left I went to put it away and it wasnt frozen on a 90 degree day. I called him the next morning .He said he would be out that evening to replace it with a new one.. Did not show Did not call.. Called him back the next day .He said he didnt have any meat that he was waiting on a delivery and would be at the house by 5pm .. Again did not show did not call .The phone number on the recipe is a non working number..I put a stop payment on the check .Tried to call and let...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Tennessee, Nashville Complaint category Food

Iowa Steak Company - Texas, Bedford - Poor food

Posted:    feliciamartens
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 2 votes
I really should have known better, but we were trying to get ready for the 4th of JULY. I thought I'd help out my neighbor and paid $625.00 for the worst meat we had ever tasted. It tasted OLD. I feel like such a fool. I guess I needed to lose that money, 'cause I'll sure know better if they have the nerve to come back here again. This is not ending here...I'm disabled and I could really use that money....
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Texas, Bedford Complaint category Restaurants & Bars

Iowa Steak Company - Tennessee - Poor Customer Service

Posted:    annoyed18265customer
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 4 votes
I recently bought one of the steak packages from Iowa Steak Company and found out about their 3-day cancellation policy. So, within 24 hours, I told them that I had been running the numbers and didn't think that I was getting as good of a deal as they were trying to say that I was, so I asked them to come back and get it. Well, they said that the money had already been withdrawn from my account, but it would be refunded within a few days. Well, it's been over a week and no activity... I called customer service and they said that nothing had ever been recorded about me cancelling the order...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Tennessee Complaint category Food

Iowa Steak Company - Rip off, bad meat

Posted:    Anthony
Complaint Rating:  91 % with 11 votes
My wife was home doing yard work when this pick up truck with a freezer in the back pulled in to our drive way. Two men where in the truck, one guy got out of the truck and asked my wife if she liked steak? She answerd yes I do and the guy said let me show you what I have. After 20 mins of telling her that it was all usda prime steak and was all range free and no additives, my said she would need to call me and see if I wanted it. The man said that he really had to sell it fast that they where giving all profit to help childrens hospital burn ward and only had 15mins to trun in. So she went into...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States Complaint category Food

Iowa Steak Company - Illinois, Decatur - Bad Steaks Poor Customer Service

Posted:    JeffinDecatur
Complaint Rating:  100 % with 1 votes
I bought assorted steaks from Iowa Steak Co and would never again! The rib-eyes were not only tough, but tasted like a weird bologna. The strips were tough as nails--hardly, if at all edible. I called and left a message and did not get a returned phone call. I called days later and left another message--still no one called back. I called today and was passed on to a man (boss or manager?) who said he had no record of my calling before and that I should have called sooner. Keep in mind, I am well within my year of purchase. Supposedly, someone--whose only job is to exchange steaks, is going to call...
Complaint comments Comments Complaint country United States, Illinois, Decatur Complaint category Food

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