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Cracker Barrel

530 30TH Ave, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-7686
(712) 366-6076
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  • English first
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English first
San Diego, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

we dined here several times during a trip to the area. we like the menu, and the ability to "customize" a mean with the different side dishes. try the meatloaf.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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221 reviews 221 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Cracker Barrels are nice because of the consistent quality of their food. The only inconsistency as I have traveled across the country is the wait staff. They seem to hire friendly people and 95% of the time that's what you get. I love their breakfast menu, any time of the day or night. The food comes out quickly, hot and... More

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Preston, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We had breakfast and what a fantastic one it was.. What a selection and we were served very fast. The food we got was awesome and alot of it. Staff were above and beyond as with politeness and always helpful.

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This was the first time I have ever been to Cracker Barrel and it was better than I ever expected!!! So very rustic inside and so many things to look at!! And then there's the food!! Huge plates for really cheap!! I had the chicken fried stark and it was the BEST I have ever had I just wish I... More

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Missouri City, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Always a great meal. It doesn't matter what you order we tried them all, fabulous! Great wait staff, a big warm fire in the fireplace in winter. Lots of room to eat but still cozy. Great gift shop!

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Mississippi
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162 reviews 162 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

My wife and I often eat at a Cracker Barrel when we're on the road. We've found that we can split a 6-vegetable plate, with water to drink, for less than $12 with tip. That's hard to beat. Some of the vegetables we get are hashbrown casserole, green beans, cole slaw, fried apples, and baby carrots. In addition, we always... More

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Delta, Colorado
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I use to love Cracker Barrel, we stopped here on vacation and I am sad to say we will not be returning after this visit! Our waitress was rude and unprofessional. There was a spill on the floor and she walked over about 4-5 times and it was still there when we left. Its just gross! The food was average... More

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We had a long weekend in the area and ate at the Cracker Barrel twice. Both times the food was good and the service was great.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Food was cold and terrible. My son isn't usually a picky eater but he took one bite of his chicken sandwich and spit it out. There was 5 of us and we were all disappointed in the quality of the food.

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Yes, they still have the rocking chair out front. When you walk in the front door, you are in a country store, which my wife loves. We are greeted by the person seating people. Food has always been good--I love there meatloaf. Have always had a friendly server--have always been served promptly. Food is great. Go & enjoy a meal.

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