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Boxer Barbeque 513 S Main St, Council Bluffs
Boxer Barbeque
Barbeque • $$

Boxer Barbeque

513 S Main St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

We signed for fox42 bbq at 3 places. We went to Boxer Bbq for our first stop. It was supposed to be food for 4 guests. The food was great but what was to be...

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  • Superb273 Reviews4.7
LPL's Restaurant & Pub 1707 Harry Langdon Blvd, Council Bluffs
LPL's Restaurant & Pub
Bar & Grill • $$

LPL's Restaurant & Pub

1707 Harry Langdon Blvd, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

We went out of our way on our road trip to try the pork tenderloin sandwich. I told husband we should split one bit he insisted on getting his own--it was as...

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  • Superb245 Reviews4.7
Buck snort restaurant and sports bar 25 Scott St, Council Bluffs
Buck snort restaurant and sports bar
American • $$

Buck snort restaurant and sports bar

25 Scott St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Their burgers are absolutely great.... anything other than a burger..not so much. Got the chicken fried steak with potatoes and gravy, nope not again. Standard...

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  • Superb225 Reviews4.6
Texas Roadhouse 3231 S 24th St, Council Bluffs
Texas Roadhouse
Steak House • $$

Texas Roadhouse

3231 S 24th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

It was delicious. They were very busy but we only waited 15 minutes for a table to open up. When you walk in you can just feel the high energy and everyone...

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  • Superb224 Reviews4.5
712 Eat + Drink 1851 Madison Ave #700, Council Bluffs
712 Eat + Drink
American • $$

712 Eat + Drink

1851 Madison Ave #700, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

We chose this restaurant based on reviews (and large craft beer menu options). When we walked in we were greeted by a friendly hostess and so many of the...

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  • Superb199 Reviews4.5
The Salty Dog Bar & Grill 2411 S 24th St, Council Bluffs
The Salty Dog Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill • $$

The Salty Dog Bar & Grill

2411 S 24th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Best. Wings. Ever!!!!! Get the char buff buffaque. *chefs kiss* They atmosphere is totally laid back and everyone is always welcome. This is a bar that feels...

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  • Superb218 Reviews4.4
The Porch 2327 S 24th St, Council Bluffs
The Porch
Bar & Grill • $$

The Porch

2327 S 24th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

I absolutely love this place. The food is amazing. The staff and ownership of this place is to notch. If you want some good Ole home style cooking, this is the...

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  • Superb155 Reviews4.6
Pizza King 1101 N Broadway, Council Bluffs
Pizza King
Pizza • $$

Pizza King

1101 N Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

We had seven people for dinner Sept.12 and the food was fantastic! Chris our server was very good. He was friendly any very attentive. All of my guest raved...

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  • Superb191 Reviews4.4
Mo Fish 2403 Nash Blvd #1, Council Bluffs
Mo Fish
Seafood • $$

Mo Fish

2403 Nash Blvd #1, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Me n the hubby had the catfish dinners with the corn fritters for an appetizer. We were very satisfied! Will definitely be back! Plus the OU gear made me feel...

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  • Superb153 Reviews4.5
Barley's 114 W Broadway, Council Bluffs
Barley's
Bar & Grill • $$

Barley's

114 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

We haven’t been to Council Bluffs much so I jumped on the idea to try somewhere new. We chose to sit outside and view the area. Our server was friendly and...

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  • Superb173 Reviews4.4
360 Steakhouse 1 Harrah's Blvd, Council Bluffs
360 Steakhouse
Steak House • $$$

360 Steakhouse

1 Harrah's Blvd, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Drinks were great. Amani was our server and he was fabulous! All of the food was amazing. We had the crab cakes and the filet mignon and shrimp and the wedge...

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  • Good278 Reviews3.9
Primo's 930 5th Ave, Council Bluffs
Primo's
Mexican • $$

Primo's

930 5th Ave, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Nice family own restaurant. Food is good. Server Emily B. was not a good waitress. She didn't bring what we asked for. She wouldn't give us the...

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  • Superb180 Reviews4.3
Jack Binion's Steak House - Council Bluffs 2701 23rd Ave, Council Bluffs
Jack Binion's Steak House - Council Bluffs
Steak House • $$$

Jack Binion's Steak House - Council Bluffs

2701 23rd Ave, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Great food, great service. Jacks hashbrowns were a great hit with everyone at the table. Fresh rolls were soft and honey butter topping was super. A+ all the...

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Main Street Cafe 102 S Main St, Council Bluffs
Main Street Cafe
American • $

Main Street Cafe

102 S Main St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Very pleasant place. They were decorated for Halloween. The poor waitress was scared by one of the animated goblins. My sister and I stopped in after a doctor...

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  • Superb185 Reviews4.5
Christy Creme 2853 N Broadway, Council Bluffs
Christy Creme
Hamburger • $

Christy Creme

2853 N Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

I personally love Christy Creme. One of the more nostalgic places in council bluffs that also comes up with new flavors to stay up to date. Me and my...

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  • Superb157 Reviews4.6
Caddy's Kitchen & Cocktails 103 W Broadway, Council Bluffs
Caddy's Kitchen & Cocktails
American • $$

Caddy's Kitchen & Cocktails

103 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Great lunch, I had one of there many great bloody Mary’s. This one topped with onion rings, cocktail shrimp, and bacon. Bbq sauce and bullet rye. One of the...

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  • Good186 Reviews4.2
Doozies 321 Comanche St, Council Bluffs
Doozies
Burgers • $

Doozies

321 Comanche St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Burger, fries and a shake? Boyyyyy! Shut yo mouth, this place is delicious. Can't go wrong with a bacon cheeseburger, fries, and a shake. I love the hot...

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  • Superb154 Reviews4.6
Tish's Restaurant 1207 S 35th St, Council Bluffs
Tish's Restaurant
American • $$

Tish's Restaurant

1207 S 35th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

This was our first time dining at Tish's. We can't wait to go back! The food was amazing. We were 1 of only 2 tables of guests at the time, but the...

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  • Superb154 Reviews4.3
La Mesa Mexican Restaurant 3036 S Expressway St, Council Bluffs
La Mesa Mexican Restaurant
Mexican • $$

La Mesa Mexican Restaurant

3036 S Expressway St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

This was our second time eating here. First time was probably 3 years ago. It was so good the first time that we had to come try again. HIGHLY recommend this...

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  • Good181 Reviews4.1
Sugars Diner 2725 E Kanesville Blvd, Council Bluffs
Sugars Diner
Diner • $$

Sugars Diner

2725 E Kanesville Blvd, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

I mistakenly ordered through Doordash. I realized it would take an hour so I changed it to pick up. I got to Sugars to pick up my order only to be told they...

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  • Good177 Reviews4.1
La Carreta Rosa 622 S Main St, Council Bluffs
La Carreta Rosa
Mexican • $

La Carreta Rosa

622 S Main St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

My wife and I stumbled upon this place tonight just looking for a Mexican restaurant. Wow, were we surprised! Excellent food that is not Tex-Mex. I had the...

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  • Superb129 Reviews4.6
3rd Base Bar and Grill 800 N 8th St, Council Bluffs
3rd Base Bar and Grill
Sports Bar • $

3rd Base Bar and Grill

800 N 8th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

This is a neighborhood bar with super nice people and great food. We had the mac and cheese bites with spicy ranch with a BLT and onion rings. The food was...

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  • Superb111 Reviews4.7
Lincoln's Pub 157 W Broadway, Council Bluffs
Lincoln's Pub
American • $$

Lincoln's Pub

157 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

We went as a group for lunch from work. For apps we ordered the cheese curds (our #1 vote), frings (a close 2nd, they were huge!) and the artichoke dip. I...

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  • Good177 Reviews4
Quaker Steak & Lube 3320 Mid America Dr, Council Bluffs
Quaker Steak & Lube
Sports Bar • $$

Quaker Steak & Lube

3320 Mid America Dr, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

well I thought their steaks were to die for. very very good. I enjoyed the place very much. Even though they were understaffed, they were very friendly and I...

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  • Good233 Reviews3.7
HuHot Mongolian Grill 3120 Manawa Center Dr, Council Bluffs
HuHot Mongolian Grill
Mongolian

HuHot Mongolian Grill

3120 Manawa Center Dr, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Delicious. First time ordering this as delivery but it was perfect. The amount of food is insane, food was packaged so that it was still hot even after the...

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  • Superb148 Reviews4.5
Olive Garden Italian Restaurant 3707 Denmark Dr, Council Bluffs
Olive Garden Italian Restaurant
Italian • $$

Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

3707 Denmark Dr, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

We prefer this location over the Omaha one, based only on our experiences with the wait staff at both locations. Council Bluffs manager seems to do a better...

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Bertha's Bar & Grill 1322 N 16th St, Council Bluffs
Bertha's Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill • $

Bertha's Bar & Grill

1322 N 16th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Can't say enough good things about Bertha's! My son and I were going to go there last night to celebrate his birthday a little early and I did not...

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Lansky's Pizza, Pasta & Philly Steaks 1131 N Broadway, Council Bluffs
Lansky's Pizza, Pasta & Philly Steaks
Pizza • $

Lansky's Pizza, Pasta & Philly Steaks

1131 N Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

We get take out from here occasionally. Serviceable pizza but the ravioli and onion ring appetizers are frozen food service faire, i.e., not homemade. The...

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  • Superb159 Reviews4.3
Red Lobster 3040 Dial Dr, Council Bluffs
Red Lobster
Seafood • $$

Red Lobster

3040 Dial Dr, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

For those of us who are already familiar with the franchise, this location certainly meets the standards we expect. The staff was friendly, the establishment...

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  • Good173 Reviews3.9
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 530 30th Ave, Council Bluffs
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
American • $$

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

530 30th Ave, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

It was a busy Friday but we checked in online and got a table 5 minutes upon arrival Before being seated I found the most adorable Halloween salt and pepper...

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  • Good204 Reviews3.7

American Restaurants

American in Council Bluffs
Glory Days Sports Bar & Restaurant 106 W Broadway, Council Bluffs
Glory Days Sports Bar & Restaurant
American • $$

Glory Days Sports Bar & Restaurant

106 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

The staff are great. They really care about the customer. They have really good garlic parmesan wings, all of the food is freshly made. The prices are very...

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  • Superb81 Reviews4.3
Applebee's Grill + Bar 3000 Dial Dr, Council Bluffs
Applebee's Grill + Bar
American • $$

Applebee's Grill + Bar

3000 Dial Dr, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

I ordered through Door Dash and I received the wrong order. I called Applebee's and they were unable to fix the issue due to me ordering through Door...

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  • Average187 Reviews3.1
Kikker's Bar & Grill 1503 Avenue C, Council Bluffs
Kikker's Bar & Grill
American

Kikker's Bar & Grill

1503 Avenue C, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

They absolutely got the very best to bartenders in council bluffs Iowa that would be Patty kephart combs Danny combs couldn't really tell you what...

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  • Superb75 Reviews4.5

Pizza Restaurants

Pizza in Council Bluffs
Pizza Ranch 3505 Metro Dr, Council Bluffs
Pizza Ranch
Pizza • $$

Pizza Ranch

3505 Metro Dr, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Went to eat there on Sat., Sept 18 at 5:45, they closed the door at 6:05 and was not letting anybody else in. We kept waiting for new pizza and fruit pizza to...

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  • Good177 Reviews3.6
Pizza Counter 610 Veterans Memorial Hwy Ste B, Council Bluffs
Pizza Counter
Pizza • $$

Pizza Counter

610 Veterans Memorial Hwy Ste B, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

While off the beaten path, I found Pizza Counter to be a great place to eat. Stopped in later on a Thursday and was greeted kindly by the girl at the counter....

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  • Superb77 Reviews4.3
Fazoli's 3134 Dial Dr, Council Bluffs
Fazoli's
Pizza • $

Fazoli's

3134 Dial Dr, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

The lady up front was fantastic to us. Very bubbly. She even helped me fix my order, though I was the one that messed it up, twice.! She didn’t make me feel...

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  • Good144 Reviews3.7

Mexican Restaurants

Mexican in Council Bluffs
Jonesy's Corner 2752 W Broadway, Council Bluffs
Jonesy's Corner
Mexican • $$

Jonesy's Corner

2752 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Jonesy's corner on 27th and Broadway in council bluffs is the place to go for Taco Tuesday! $2 tacos and $3 margaritas while not only are they inexpensive...

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  • Good121 Reviews4.2
Puerto Vallarta Mexican Restaurant 3312 W Broadway, Council Bluffs
Puerto Vallarta Mexican Restaurant
Mexican • $$

Puerto Vallarta Mexican Restaurant

3312 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

I’ve had dinner about a week ago with a friend of mine at this restaurant. The foods and customer service was superb. Ordered Fajita and tacos , the taste...

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  • Good125 Reviews4.1
Juventino's Authentic Mexican Food 2722 W Broadway, Council Bluffs
Juventino's Authentic Mexican Food
Mexican • $

Juventino's Authentic Mexican Food

2722 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

A great place to eat at anytime. Don't come expecting a grand environment. But come eat the best Mexican food. It's a hole in the wall. But...

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  • Good122 Reviews4.1

Chinese Restaurants

Chinese in Council Bluffs
Great Wall Express 502 E Broadway, Council Bluffs
Great Wall Express
Chinese • $

Great Wall Express

502 E Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Absolutely best Chinese place hands down in council bluffs! Been going here since childhood. Best hot and sour soup you'll ever have in your life! Very...

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China Wok 2412 W Broadway, Council Bluffs
China Wok
Chinese • $

China Wok

2412 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Excellent Chinese food selection. We ordered food to go as we were staying in a local hotel while visiting from California. Our order consisted of sweet/sour...

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  • Good123 Reviews4.2
Great Wall Express 900 Woodbury Ave, Council Bluffs
Great Wall Express
Chinese • $

Great Wall Express

900 Woodbury Ave, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

First time eating here, working in town for a few days and decided to eat here. Food is spectacular and only took a couple minutes. I was in and out the door...

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  • Good87 Reviews4.1

Fast Food Restaurants

Fast Food in Council Bluffs
Village Inn 1906 Rue St, Council Bluffs
Village Inn
Fast Food • $$

Village Inn

1906 Rue St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

We had a great breakfast. Did not have to wait long to be seated. Fast, courteous, employees. Food was brought in a timely manner and was hot. They have great...

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  • Good159 Reviews3.8
Arby's 3313 W Broadway, Council Bluffs
Arby's
Fast Food • $

Arby's

3313 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

My Sis introduced me to Arby's shakes. I'm a malt person so was expecting the usual thin shake I've gotten from other places. I am happy to say...

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  • Good109 Reviews4.2
Arby's 2647 S 24th St, Council Bluffs
Arby's
Fast Food • $

Arby's

2647 S 24th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

In my opinion, people who show up to work here seem to be working under a lot of pressure. I went later at night as I usually do and there always seems to be a...

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  • Good141 Reviews3.3

Burger Restaurants

Burgers in Council Bluffs
Runza Restaurant 2146 W Broadway, Council Bluffs
Runza Restaurant
Burgers • $

Runza Restaurant

2146 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Listen, the only bad thing I can say about this place is there isn't more around here. Theres been a couple times I've had to choose another place...

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  • Good147 Reviews4.2
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers 3607 Metro Dr, Council Bluffs
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
Burgers • $

Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

3607 Metro Dr, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Driving through on our from NH to Utah and reminiscing of Freddy's from our time living in CO so had to stop. We were pulling a car behind our moving van...

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  • Good161 Reviews3.6
Hardee's 3200 S Expressway St, Council Bluffs
Hardee's
Hamburgers & Hot Dogs • $

Hardee's

3200 S Expressway St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Service was friendly and fairly fast. I wasn't expecting that as most parties have been extremely slow even pre-covid. Our order was correct and the...

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  • Good121 Reviews3.8
Firehouse Subs Metro Crossing 3815 Metro Dr Ste 200, Council Bluffs
Firehouse Subs Metro Crossing
Sandwich Shop • $

Firehouse Subs Metro Crossing

3815 Metro Dr Ste 200, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Perfect service.Everything accurate and quicklu prepared and readyI love how they have the fancy 100 drink selection machine too...Clean.My son got a kids meal...

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  • Superb116 Reviews4.3
Panera Bread 3617 Denmark Dr Suite 600, Council Bluffs
Panera Bread
Sandwich Shop • $$

Panera Bread

3617 Denmark Dr Suite 600, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Always delicious! Asian Salad is pretty good if your there for something lite. Otherwise, cant go wrong with either their macn cheese or their broccoli...

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  • Good135 Reviews3.3
Subway 2600 W Broadway, Council Bluffs
Subway
Sandwich Shop • $

Subway

2600 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Went to Subway for lunch today and I have to say it was the best decision of my day!! The food was amazing as always but the customer service is what made it...

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  • Good75 Reviews3.9
Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers 2424 W Broadway, Council Bluffs
Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers
Chicken • $

Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers

2424 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

We are from Sioux City and eat at Cane's every time we see one. It's not unusual for us to drive 30 minutes out of our way to enjoy the flavor of...

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  • Good119 Reviews4.1
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen 3440 W Broadway, Council Bluffs
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen
Chicken • $

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

3440 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Went inside to order and the place was empty. We were greeted as we walked in and the cashier even offered help in deciding. Got food quickly and it was great....

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  • Average137 Reviews3.2
KFC 2810 W Broadway, Council Bluffs
KFC
Chicken • $

KFC

2810 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Got chicken strips meals, came with soda biscuits, requested mashed potatoes for the sides, & drinks.Chicken strips very enjoyable; biscuits - should have...

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  • Average105 Reviews3
Dan & Jami's Railway Grill & Bar 115 S 12th St, Council Bluffs
Dan & Jami's Railway Grill & Bar
Bar & Grill • $

Dan & Jami's Railway Grill & Bar

115 S 12th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

So, I got the bacon cheese fries that are captioned in a newspaper talking about how they're one of the best in Iowa. This is a fact, guys. I threw DOWN...

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  • Good126 Reviews4.2
McCoy's Bar Patio and Grill 1900 Madison Ave, Council Bluffs
McCoy's Bar Patio and Grill
Bar & Grill • $$

McCoy's Bar Patio and Grill

1900 Madison Ave, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

In a sea of fast food, outside dining on McCoys' patio was an island of relief! The food was good, consistent bar food. The patio was very pleasant. The...

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  • Superb65 Reviews4.4
Goldmine Bar & Grill 1601 S 3rd St, Council Bluffs
Goldmine Bar & Grill
Bar & Grill • $

Goldmine Bar & Grill

1601 S 3rd St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Good food. Just sucks they are always short staffed. Still had good service and food. They did their best and I left full. Skillets are good for those with...

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  • Good104 Reviews4.2
Big Al's 2700 2nd Ave, Council Bluffs
Big Al's
Sports Bar • $$

Big Al's

2700 2nd Ave, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

The mushrooms and cheese curds were delicious. Not so packed that you cant walk through. The owner and family were a blast to be around. Actual down to earth...

  • Superb48 Reviews4.7
Hooters 2910 23rd Ave, Council Bluffs
Hooters
Sports Bar • $$

Hooters

2910 23rd Ave, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

We loved it. Food was good and came out fast and hot. But the real pleasure was how fun and awesome the staff was. The chefs and wait staff were singing and...

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  • Average186 Reviews3.1
Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs 2200 River Rd, Council Bluffs
Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs
Sports Bar • $

Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs

2200 River Rd, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Had a great visit. Played a lot of games I've never seen before and actually won on them! The casino floor had a an old Vegas feel to it. The bathrooms...

  • Good155 Reviews3.6