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Crane & Pelican

127 S 2nd St, Le Claire, IA 52753-7725
+1 563-289-8774
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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127 S 2nd St, Le Claire, IA 52753-7725
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We ordered lunch,I ordered the meatloaf sandwich,got the dinner, I didn't make them take it back,what a mistake. the bun was like a hockey puck,the rice was dry,and the slice of meat loaf had some brown stuff on the top that stuck to the roof...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a unique restaurant in a very old house. Meals are a little pricy, but service and food were excellent!

Thank Alvin H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful restaurant with a beautiful view of the Mississippi. Sure wish I could have talked them into giving me the recipe for their white wine sangria. Both food and drink were excellent.

Thank eegrim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner on a Saturday evening with other guests from the B&B just down the street. The service was very good, and the food was excellent. I had the pork cutlet piccata - the portion was huge, very tasty, and reasonably priced. And, the building...More

Thank MJFehlings
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have always enjoyed this charming place...their appetizers and sandwiches are wonderful, as is the ambiance. We were here for dinner...I ordered the tuna, which was large and perfectly prepared. However the small scoop of smashed potatoes was lukewarm. My friend had a steak. Again,...More

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely lunch at the Crane and Pelican and would readily recommend this to others passing through this town. The meal was nice, the waitress friendly, and we had a nice view of the river. The Chicken and Dumplings are highly recommended.

Thank iowatraveler74
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Just one block off the "strip" in LeClaire, Crane and Pelican is a great way to add to the experience of a day spent in LeClaire. The food is top notch. Staff is superb. We have been here many times and tried pretty much everything...More

Thank Ron F
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Decided to try this restaurant out based on some of the reviews. Not disappointed. Nice atmosphere and a very friendly server. We started dinner with the crab cakes. Very good. I was impressed that they were 90 percent crab with just enough filler to hold...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This charming café, located in the 1851 Dawley mansion on a hill overlooking the Mississippi River, is a great choice for eating in the historic community of LeClaire. It is open for lunch as well as dinner, and it affords the opportunity to taste the...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is tucked away off the main street. We had a local coupon so we went for dinner. Best veggies as our side dishes, I had zucchini with onions and my husband had asparagus, we both ate every last bite. My husband had the...More

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Jeffrey F
Will we need reservations for this Friday evening?
20 April 2016|
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Response from streetsmartsChicago | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but would be a good idea to call ah and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 S 2nd St, Le Claire, IA 52753-7725
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Le Claire
  • Phone Number: +1 563-289-8774
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Classy comfort food served in an 1851 River boat Captain's home.
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