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Emma Jean's


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017, 2019 Winner


$5 - $25
American, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed September 18, 2019 via mobile

We stopped on a long road trip to order some foods to go and so happy we found this gem. Great kind funny staff and patrons kept us laughing and talking while we had a beer and waited for our food. We ordered to 8...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 26, 2019

We stopped here on our way to Colorado for vacation, tired of the fast food scene. What a nice little gem, close to interstate, yet feels like an old timey diner.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed August 19, 2019

This dining experience was the worst I've had in many years. My family of 10 was traveling home from Colorado and stayed the night in Walnut. We tried Emma Jean's for dinner. They were not overly busy, just under half the tables in the dining...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Stopped for an early supper. Staff was friendly and efficient. Food was tasty and inexpensive. A little skimpy on the chicken. The noodles were made on site. I skipped the offer of canned green beans (please, fresh or frozen) and opted for a small salad.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019

Stopped on the way thru for food, both times it was great. Surf and turf a done exactly to my preference. The pizza is great!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank jenilynn37
Reviewed May 26, 2019

Clean place, friendly staff. Good food that was reasonably priced. We both had the catfish dinners, and they were nice-sized pieces of fish, not just "nuggets" which many places serve. We got desserts to go, and although homemade, the cobbler and a chocolate cake were...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

Walnut has few options for eating. I was staying at the super 8 next door. I asked someone about where to eat and they recommended Emma jeans. It looked like a truck stop dive and I wasn’t sure about going in. Was I surprised!!! It...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank J-sevenlakes
Reviewed March 19, 2019

We've stopped at Emma Jean's twice, once last summer and again a few days ago. Both visits were delightful. The food was fantastic and the server (I think maybe one of the owners) is a delight. It's just a few yards from the I-80 exit...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank infinitycruiser
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Comfort food made right. We stopped on our way thru to Nebraska for dinner, my husband had the Philly steak sandwich with fries and I stayed on the lighter side with a grilled chicken salad.y husband raved that someone finally fixed the Philly steak sandwich...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed December 20, 2018

We recently had to make a trip to Walnut, IA for a family emergency and had the opportunity to eat at Emma Jean's! It was a short walk from our motel so made sense to try this restaurant. The staff was super friendly, very efficient...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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