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Clara's on the River

44 McCamly St N, Battle Creek, MI 49017-3550
+1 269-963-0966
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 McCamly St N, Battle Creek, MI 49017-3550
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

let’s be honest there’s not much available on sundays and mondays in Battle Creek. I usually end up at b dubs when I come here. This place has a lot of food options and I’m assuming they are all mostly not good. Hate when places...More

Thank JP2431
Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge menu; everyone can find something. Really interesting antiques and oddities related to the history of Battle Creek. The food was good...but not great....most people we were with enjoyed theirs, my fettuccine with shrimp wasn't anything to brag about, having lost it's creaminess hours ago....More

Thank G P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food. I ordered roast beef sandwich and my wife ordered salad for lunch. It was very good. Quantity was satisfying. It is a very old and comfortable place. Good location. Over looking the river.

Thank Shaukat K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Menu was a bit big, which initially worried us a bit, but all the food was good. Service was friendly and prompt. Try it out. We had no idea Battle Creek had a cool little downtown area!

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clara's was very spacious and accommodating. The building itself is really cool and they have a large selection of alcohol. There are many options on the menu as well.

Thank MegZimmer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My co-workers and I love going to this restaurant. It has a variety of menu items. Even with us all having something that we can't have we still seem to eat a lot. The inside is very well maintained and they made great use of...More

Thank M6317EXemmab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The former Railroad Station (Michigan Central, New York Central, Amtraak) has a neat flavor to the surroundings. The former ticketmaster office is great for not so large parties with it's separation rom the main dining area. On our last venture I enjoyed the Cobb salad...More

Thank burmaford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and menu. We stopped on the way home from Iowa. The billboard on I-94 said Clara's on the River. The only problem was there was no water to be found by where you were eating outside. I did love the food and I...More

Thank Finalstatement
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister-in-law took my husband and I there as Battle Creek is where she grew up. I have to say that I love this little town and Clara's on the River. Before we were seated the Host took us around the Building and explained the...More

Thank Tina W
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I go here at least once a month. They have a hugh menu, and everthing I have tried has been very good.

Thank Gene S
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Keaton M
30 August 2017|
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Response from kimberlytU6294BA | Reviewed this property |
The back of the restaurant faces the Battle Creek River and has a huge outdoor seating area right along the river bank. Beautiful tall, mature trees and lots of flowers there too. They will take reservations, but walk ins... More
3 August 2016|
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Response from Julia H | Reviewed this property |
You have to call and make reservations.
7 July 2016|
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Response from Past0r_R1c | Reviewed this property |
To the best of my knowledge, the answer would be no... but I agree that there's no harm in giving them a quick call to make sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 McCamly St N, Battle Creek, MI 49017-3550
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Calhoun County  >  Battle Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 269-963-0966
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