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701 buddy holly pl, Clear Lake, IA
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Clear Lake, Iowa
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service. Steak sandwich was good and at 1 0.95 a good price Linen t.cloths are nice touch

Thank jojools2
Dodge, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told about this place from a couple that have a cabin along Clear Lake. So glad we checked it out. Nothing fancy but good service and food. I had the salmon and husband had steak and both very good. Don't let outside of place change your mind. Will try again if in the area.

Thank Peggy K
Clear Lake, Iowa
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good food, their ribs are my favorite. If I had any complaints it would be the tight fit on the inside, just trying to move around some tables to get to your seat, but that's not really a big deal and from looking at the outside, is expected. The most important aspect is the meal, and we certainly enjoy... More 

Thank B902
Chula Vista, California
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178 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place didn't look too great from the outside, but since it had good reviews we decided to give it a try. Inside it was much nicer and the service was very friendly and efficient. My wife absolutely loved her fish (torsk, which she had never tasted before). My ribeye was good but not spectacular. Overall it was an enjoyable... More 

Thank DCH47
Largo, Florida
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

My sister and I stopped here for dinner because our parents have always told us it was their favorite place, but for some reason we just never stopped in. Boy are we regretting that now! Even though we shared our dinner of ribeye steak, baked potato, salad and rolls, we both left stuffed and very satiated! Truly was an excellent... More 

Thank Julie B
Willard, Wisconsin
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Good food at a fair price...place was a bit crowded, but well worth it when our food arrived. Super friendly waitress.

Thank stretchman007
Mason City, Iowa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Always good, never disappointing. Their prime rib on Friday night is great, and I love their broiled shrimp. I would definitely go there!

Thank LBKennedy52
Sioux City, Iowa
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

The menu had several steaks and a few fish options. The special that nite was a the BBQ ribs and I could have gotten a full slab for 16 dollars. I love ribs but got the chopped steak for 10 dolllars, as did my wife. It came with choice of potato and I chose the steak fries while she ordered... More 

Thank Frank G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

My real estate office is located across the street from the Half Moon so most days find me lunching at the half moon. The lunch specials change every day with menue items also available. Whether lunch or evening meal, the food is always excellent

1 Thank David P
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

This is a classic supper club. Excellent food. We ordered the special of a queen cut prime rib, salad and potato. The prime rib was exactly as we ordered it, rare. It was very tender, seasoned on the edges just enough without overwhelming the favor of the meat. The salad was mixed greens with carrot, tomatoes and cucumber slices. The... More 

Thank Kady B

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Address: 701 buddy holly pl, Clear Lake, IA
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Clear Lake
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