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Cracker Barrel

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

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pretty good!

Very friendly staff! We were greeted by everyone we saw! Our server was a little on the quiet and inexperienced side but we did get our food quickly and correctly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
Tanya P
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Suwanee, Georgia
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the casual, friendly atmosphere at this location. The food was well prepared and service was great. The hostess, Faye, engaged us in conversation and provided good information about the surrounding area, as we were new to this area. Would definitely return to this Cracker Barrel.

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Des Moines,Iowa
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

One of our favorites no matter where we are traveling. Des Moines, Council Bluffs, Branson. All good.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Very friendly staff! We were greeted by everyone we saw! Our server was a little on the quiet and inexperienced side but we did get our food quickly and correctly.

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Monterey, California
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Long day flying and arrived at airport looking for something to eat that was not fast food. We got seated right away. The food was good and the service was okay. We were seated next to the window and the only complaint is that they need to clean a bit better by the window.

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McCook, Nebraska
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Have not eaten a meal at Cracker Barrel that was not well prepared an always what we expected. All Cracker Barrel restrarants seem to be the same friendly service and the food is down home cooking. We never feel let down and the restraints are clean. Best know for their breakfasts. My wife likes to shop their small souvenir store... More 

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Moberly, Missouri
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

9 in our group stopped here for breakfast. I had been sick the day before so I was starving by the time breakfast got here. I got the something Country Boy. It was mostly all really good. Steak was juicy, grits (not a fan), eggs didn't have much flavor even with the added cheese. Loved the fried apples and the... More 

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Marquette, Michigan
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I know a lot of people enjoy Cracker Barrel but this time they failed. I had breakfast which is hard not to get right. It was so wrong. Eggs were like rubber, grits were like cement and the sausage had a strange taste. The service lacked attention to detail. We saw our waitress three times. Once to take our order,... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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110 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Stopped at Cracker Barrel as we had one who wanted breakfast for dinner, one for a sandwich and one for a dinner. Always appreciate the food choices that seem more healthy than fast food.

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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
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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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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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