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Cracker Barrel

530 30TH Ave, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-7686
(712) 366-6076
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Cuisines: American
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90% Recommend
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Omaha, Nebraska
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218 reviews 218 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Sparks, Nevada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Usually look for Cracker Barrel's when we travel as we know we always get good service and good food and the country store is amazing.........I never mind waiting for a table (which usually doesn't happen ) as I Love browsing the store...........Lots of different items.........always a sale area of some kind........or you can sit in the rockers on the porch... More

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