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Railway Inn Council Bluffs

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115 S 12th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-3912
+1 712-328-9913
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“tenderloin” (3 reviews)
“hamburger” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
115 S 12th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-3912
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Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Not much to look at, kind of a dive neighborhood bar, but the waitresses are friendly, the food is good and reasonably priced. Been there several times for breakfast and lunch, not dinner yet. Great hamburger lunch deal and the buscuits and gravy are impressive....More

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Dan the owner is a great person ... the food is always top notch and the staff is great ... daily specials .. you will not leave hungry but you will leave with a to go box...

Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Let me just start by saying I have no problem with eating in bars. Most of the time the dives we have been at I can find more than 1 thing good to say. First, the appearance. The out side looks way better than the...More

1  Thank Robbintravels
Reviewed September 9, 2016

it was well worth the money and excellent. if you leave hungry it is your own fault. hungry man portions on lg orders!!!

Thank cbbluffs102
Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

It's been a while since I've visited, but as a tenderloin aficionado, I can attest that the tenderloin sandwich is excellent.

Thank 836Jeff_S836
Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

The Fried Chicken is just like grandma used to make. I really enjoyed myself and the prices are right too. This along with top notch service make this a great place to visit often.

Thank Jeff F
Reviewed April 13, 2016

If you like bar food without the noisy drunks or the smoky air, this might be a good bet in Council Bluffs. We found it using our Siri search on iPhone and we were not disappointed. We ordered the mozzarella sticks (beer battered it appeared),...More

Thank thetammyjo
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Great food. We also went there for St. patrick's Day! Wow--loved the food that day! Very inexpensive. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. They are basically bar food. Some evenings in the summer--sand volleyball! Right next to railroad tracks!

Thank 11,814
Reviewed September 25, 2015

We didn't really know whether we wanted to go here or not but I'm glad we did I had a great time wonderful customer service very clean and great food I can't say enough about the customer service and the friendliness of the people just...More

Thank quentinm635
Reviewed July 3, 2015

We tried their ribs special one night & it was so GOOD. The meat just came right off the bone without having to pull it off. it was great.

Thank Cindy D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $8
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 S 12th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-3912
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Council Bluffs
  • Phone Number: +1 712-328-9913
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