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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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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