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710 N Front St, Ste 1, Burlington, IA 52601-5027
319-753-1699
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Once seated in the restaurant, your view changes as the seasons change...
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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Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 35
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Need less rude servers..

Some of the servers are very rude love the view of the river and the food wasn't to bad a little expensive but I'd go back

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
rachel s
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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117 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Some of the servers are very rude love the view of the river and the food wasn't to bad a little expensive but I'd go back

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Burlington, Iowa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Food and atmosphere are good. The only restaurant in Burlington that sits right on the river and has a great view of the bridge.

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Winona, Minnesota
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Good eats, good service, great view of the Mississippi. Good accommodation for my special diet (gluten free) and favorable to babies. (Met my first grandson here!)

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Great food, great service an all around delectable experience. Best margaritas in town! I highly recommend the burgers.

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Gladstone, Illinois
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

You have a great river view here. We have been kind of disappointed in the food. The ribs are good, but the rest has been kind of average to below.

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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Waiter was rude he has no manners Buffett was cold no choices never going back! Every one I see I'll tell them what I think of this place it was way over priced

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Once we ordered drinks it took almost 20 minutes to get them. Once we ordered the food it was overpriced and food was very average.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The atmosphere and location of Big Muddy's is great, but I had the buffet on Sunday evening. Some of it was good but some of it had obviously been sitting out for some time (the ribs were hard and dry). I would suggest ordering something off the the menu. I was disappointed that the person waiting on our table knew... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Adults are $12 kids are $5/$6 and it was worth it! Yummy ribs and prime rib with all the fixins, Full salad bar and a dessert bar too! 2$ mimosas on sale too, YUM! I had no complaints. Food was decent price and I found a lot of food to fill us all up. Very impressed with the politeness of... More 

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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

Food was very good and with that view on the river , would definitely plan to visit again when in Burlington .

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 710 N Front St, Ste 1, Burlington, IA 52601-5027
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: 319-753-1699

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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!!
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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