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Cracker Barrel

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530 30TH Ave, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-7686
(712) 366-6076
Today
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner

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  • 33
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    Very good
  • 3
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Home Cooking is the best

Our house was under construction~ the kitchen~ I picked places that was close to my home cooking~ I especially love the fact while you are waiting for your home cooked food, they have a gift shop. Yikes, amazing buys there~

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
Tamera B
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Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
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English first
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Cracker Barrel is my most favorite place to eat. It is great they have home cooked meals and breakfast at all times. I also love to shop in their little store. I get compliments on their clothing all the time.

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Davenport, Iowa
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

waitress gave very poor service. food is always good but lack of attention ruined the meal. also had a billing error.

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Honolulu, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Whenever we visit Omaha, it is a short drive to Cracker Barrel so we stop to have a delicious meal. The service has always been great and fast. Love to shop there too. They have the cutest clothes for children, a great selection of old fashioned candy and interesting toys.

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Mason City, Iowa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Everyone was so helpful and thoughtful. I loved the food I ordered and it look great. It was so good we went back for super. I would go again and again and again.

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Lake City, Florida
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Typical cracker Barrell fare, cooked well but the service was horrible. The waitress, Natalie, who seated us, didn't come back to table for drink order for over 10 minutes. My husband finally had to go to hostess and inquire and she just was standing around. No sense of urgency at all and the place had many empty seats so it's... More 

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Arapahoe, Nebraska
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The wait staff is friendly. The variety on the menu is good. I've never had a bad meal. I like being able to shop in the store while waiting. The prices are pretty reasonable. The only complaint I have is that it gets really loud in the dining room.

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Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Our house was under construction~ the kitchen~ I picked places that was close to my home cooking~ I especially love the fact while you are waiting for your home cooked food, they have a gift shop. Yikes, amazing buys there~

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Even though I visited this Cracker Barrel on a holiday I was that down quickly. The food was great as always you can't go wrong with the eggs in a basket! Service was quick and cheerful. Go have a biscuit and apple butter on me. Enjoy!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The food and ambience are the same at every location. After a long day of driving in the rain, we had a need for comfort food, and Cracker Barrel's chicken and dumplings fit the bill.

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This Cracker Barrel is one of a chain but the service is good as is the food. I find that the prices are reasonable and I like going there for a change of taste. The country flavor is a nice change of pace from the usual breakfast fare.

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Additional Information about Cracker Barrel

Address: 530 30TH Ave, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-7686
Phone Number: (712) 366-6076
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Council Bluffs
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 530 30TH Ave, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-7686
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Council Bluffs
  • Phone Number: (712) 366-6076

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?