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The Drake

106 Washington St, Ste 3, Burlington, IA 52601-5222
+1 319-754-1036
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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106 Washington St, Ste 3, Burlington, IA 52601-5222
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a bit on the spendy side but the food is good and the history is wonderful. We have always done it for lunch.

Thank denlinr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'll be brief, the Steak was okay at best, the Service also only okay, and the Value mediocre. Just haven't been thrilled with this place ever though some meals have been good and none ever were terrible. It's just mediocre quality for a slightly high...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to The Drake for a night out. The staff is very friendly. We had a pizza. It was delicious! We sat outside and watched the boats go by on the Mississippi River...gorgeous atmosphere! I will say the service is slow...More

Thank cbivens72
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Overlooking the river provides a very attractive environment. Service was slow despite our arriving early, before the rush. The potato soup was good, but served luke warm. My wife's prime rib was ordered medium but served rare. We had to remind the waitress about things...More

Thank MMMarty2ya
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We were there mid afternoon on a Saturday and got right in without any reservations. The food was great. My husband had the filet and I had the Artichoked Chicken dinner. We have nothing to complain about, and will definitely be going back.

Thank Leslie T
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I'll start with the things I loved: the ambiance, view of the river (I sat outdoors), and waitress were all wonderful. It really was almost worth it just for the view. It was a mild summer day with a breeze, so perfect to be outside....More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We ate outside on the patio. Very nice. Food was very good and the waitress was very attentive. The owner thanked us for coming. We really enjoyed the meal and the view.

Thank Karon H
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Went on a date night with rework, no kids. We had each been to the drake before, but were never impressed. Yet still we decided to try it together. And the outcome was disappointing. The patio is nice, the inside restaurant decor is not really...More

Thank dinfamily2009
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I was part of a large group that ate at the Drake on a Thursday evening in June. We had an entire section of the restaurant to ourselves. The waitress was alone and had very little help. It took a long time to get drinks,...More

Thank Layne S
Reviewed 3 July 2018

We drive from Peoria several times a year just to go to the Drake. Love their outdoor patio & the view of the river. The food is consistently good, as is the service. Have never been disappointed!!

Thank rgczo6
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Washington St, Ste 3, Burlington, IA 52601-5222
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 319-754-1036
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The Drake Restaurant is located in a 100+ year old building with scenic views of the Mississippi River. The Drake has cozy booths for a romantic dinner, larger tables for groups, and private dining rooms to accommodate 10-200 persons for private meetings, rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, and wedding receptions. Our patio offers outdoor dining in a garden like setting.
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