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The Drake Restaurant

106 Washington St, Ste 3, Burlington, IA 52601-5265
319-754-1036
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Ranked #14 of 67 Restaurants in Burlington
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Steakhouse, Pizza & Pasta
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Drake Restaurant is located in a 100+ year old building with scenic views of the Mississippi River. The Drake has cozy booths for a romantic dinner, larger tables for groups, and private dining rooms to accommodate 10-200 persons for private meetings, rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, and wedding receptions. Our patio offers outdoor dining in a garden like setting.
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Rockford, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

the house wine was $12 for a glass and didn't appreciated getting treated like crap by the staff. Staff seemed snobby.

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West Melbourne, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

A fun place for a few beers , a location right on the Mississippi with a vista between the bridges. A great menu to choose from ! Outstanding food .

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Jim J, Owner at The Drake Restaurant, responded to this review

Love the picture of our Big Mug that you took at our bar! Thank you for stopping in and for your very nice review. When you come back, ask for Jimbo, I'd love to have a beer with you! More

Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I've been to The Drake on multiple occasions. They have plenty of seating, including outdoor seating weather permitting and great staff. I've never been disappointed. There's also a great view of the Mississipi River and the bridge. It's located by the train station, just a quick walk. We've done everything from adult birthday parties to drinks and dinner at the... More

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Jim J, Manager at The Drake Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your patronage and your kind words. It's our pleasure to serve you! More

Homestead, Florida
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We were a difficult group - needed a gluten free no onions menu. Therefore, we could not use there usual menu for chicken or pork entrees, or their usual vegetable offering. They agreed to accommodate our need but were not very creative in revamping the menu items that needed to be changed. Therefore, the result was edible but not very... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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103 reviews 103 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We dined here for the first time. The lobster chipotle pizza had a unique taste and worth trying. It was very tasty. They had many other items on the menu and would try them on a repeat trip. This is in a good downtown location with great view of the river.

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Jim J, Owner at The Drake Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Glad you liked our Lobster Chipotle pizza. Ya'll come back soon! More

Burlington, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Always can count on the food to be consistently good. Burgers - The Best; variety of Pizza's - Prepared to Perfection; Ribs-Are a 9! Owner will welcome you to The Drake.

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Jim J, Owner at The Drake Restaurant, responded to this review

The Drake staff thanks you for your nice review and your continued patronage. More

IOWA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

If your coming to Burlington you have to check out he Drake. Fantastic views (right on the river), food and service is great. Anything off the grill is amazing. Try the duck fritters as an app. The steaks are hand cut and I like the Filet the best.

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Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Called in quite late for lunch, but not a problem. Difficult to choose from an excellent menu - food arrived in good time and well prepared and presented. Nothing to fault - great lunch!

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Clear Lake, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
154 reviews 154 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We went to the Drake on a Thursday night while going through Burlington...there were other tables filled but it wasn't a packed house. The service was ridiculously poor. We ordered a drink when our server finally noticed us, and it took 20 minutes from the time we ordered them until they were brought to the table. The steak was overcooked,... More

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Burlington, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We love eating here for the view and the ambience of the patio which is very pretty. I think we have had bad service there every single time we ate there this summer which was 4 times. It is hard to find anything affordable on the menu outside of a hamburger. A glass of wine is very expensive. They really... More

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Additional Information about The Drake Restaurant

Address: 106 Washington St, Ste 3, Burlington, IA 52601-5265
Phone Number: 319-754-1036
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Burlington
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Steakhouse, Pizza & Pasta

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