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710 N Front St, Ste 1, Burlington, IA 52601-5027
319-753-1699
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Ranked #8 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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English first
Gladstone, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
6 helpful votes 6 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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Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This place gets flooded out a lot it seems, but they always re-do it a come back strong. Great concrete bar that's roomy, quiet seating, banquet room and outdoor seating the views of the Mississippi River. It's right on the river. Has a boat up dock for river goers, which is great! I've always loved the food. They have a... More 

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South Beloit, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

The reason I say surprising is (and no offense to the good people of Burlington) based on my previous day and a half there my expectations for anything in that city weren't very high. This place however had a great view of the Mississippi, good service and very good food. If for some reason you're in the area I recommend... More 

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Bolivar, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

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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Additional Information about Big Muddy's

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

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