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All 67 Burlington Restaurants

Big Muddy's

710 N Front St, Ste 1, Burlington, IA 52601-5027
319-753-1699
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Ranked #5 of 67 Restaurants in Burlington
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Once seated in the restaurant, your view changes as the seasons change. Winter brings eagles soaring as they search the icy Mississippi for the fresh catch of the day. In the Summer the river becomes alive with casual and commercial traffic. The historic background of this quaint river town is captured in the memorabilia and pictures that adorn the walls.The restaurant has been a landmark for two decades offering casual to formal dining attracting patrons both local and visiting tourist from other countries. We have a casual family friendly environment. Serving lunch and dinner as well as drinks at the bar. We are great for groups! Walk in or make a reservation and when the weather permits, choose to sit in side or out. Dine in, carry out or we will cater! Whatever the occasion - Big Muddy's is the place!!
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Bolivar, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

We went last Saturday night after reading reviews online.. When we went in we had no idea what to do because there are two doors and nobody greeted us until the manager realized we were lost lol. The manager finally came and told us where the Host stand was and told us to check in there and we will be... More

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West Burlington, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

My boyfriend surprised me by taking me out to dinner. Love Big Muddy's but this time seemed like they did not have enough help on staff. Walked in and was seated very fast. It took them a while to get our drinks ordered (the manager came over to get our drinks) then finally the waitress came over after sitting for... More

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

Great view of the river- old railroad depot with railroad and Mississippi photos on wall. Menu-variety

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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79 reviews 79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Average food. Cheap prices. Couldn't see the river because the windows were fogged up. Oh well. I had the pork tenderloin..okay. My husband had the pepto gizmo burger...okay. I had fun cuz I was with my hubby :) It was clean.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Had pork ribs and honey-bourbon chicken knockers(strips). Both meals very tasty. Good service. Window seat just 100 yards from Mississippi River. Huge restaurant. Fun place. Very casual. Just what we were looking for.

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wever ia
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139 reviews 139 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Neat place in former Rock Island Railroad freight house right along big muddy- the Mississippi River. Six of us got dinner and everyone was pleased with the food although it was a little slow in coming. Friendly staff kept the drinks full. Portions were sufficient. Great view out the front.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The restaurant, with views just across the street of the Mississippi River and Great River Bridge, has a wonderfully relaxing atmosphere with some historical aspects to it. The cole slaw truly is the best I have ever eaten, and the prime rib wrap was quite tasty. The quality and price match well. The waitress, Ashlee, was so helpful, positive, fun,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Great food Great view Great times Loved the owners they where very friendly and made you feel like family

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Morton, Illinois
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82 reviews 82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

A wide variety of menu items, with a decent (I am not a fan of buffets) buffet. We had eight, the service was very good, and everyone was happy with their meals, from Cajun ribeye to catfish, a pasta dish and several buffets (the ribs were better than the chicken, which wasn't very warm. It's a very decent place to... More

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

We love coming here in the summer and sitting outside on the deck. The water is just a stone throw away. And the view of the Great River Bridge is stunning. We love the chicken strips, the burgers are great and so is the fish. We eat there at least once a week. The service is always great. The owner... More

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