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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
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 3
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  • 4
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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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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 NEW

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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29 reviews
11 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 2 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I have a very hard time dining here an not getting. Moma's Pancake Breakfast. Real syrup and real butter and great pancakes. The over-easy eggs were just right. I do enjoy the meatloaf as much. Great food at a reasonable price. I'm always impressed by their friendly staff. Enjoy, I always do!!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This Cracker Barrel restaurant is typical of any other Cracker Barrel I have been in anywhere else in America. Food is tasty, prices are good, cleanliness is good, and the wait staff are attentive and prompt. I will return for another Cracker Barrel experience.

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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?