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Starboard Market

310 Main Ave, Clear Lake, IA 50428-1825
+1 641-357-0660
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  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (29 reviews)
“cornbread” (11 reviews)
“soups” (20 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
310 Main Ave, Clear Lake, IA 50428-1825
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A bit of a tourist trap but well deserved! Previous review are right on spot. This is a great place for excellent lunch. Staff is passionate about their job and know their food. It’s bit pricey but good food @ service deserves a fair pricey.

Thank FromEUtoIA
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have had many lunches here and the food quality is always top notch! Scratch made soups, salads, cakes, cheesecake and huge bars. The sandwiches made to order. They have indoor and nice outdoor seating As well. it is one of the $$$ places in...More

Thank Nate B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is fantastic. All kinds of sandwiches, homemade salads and sides. Small seating area but nice city park next door if you want to enjoy outdoors.

Thank Tracy A
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Made a special trip from Omaha for lunch. As usual, a top ten choice. Excellent egg salad sandwich on a fresh croissant roll. With a cup of the cheesy corn soup. Had to top it off with a fresh lemon bar. It just doesn't get...More

1  Thank 59polk64
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Just as good as Panera and similar to Palmers deli in Des Moines area! Homemade cookies, soups, salads and delicious bread on sandwiches that all will enjoy. Sandwiches are unique and tasty and everyone who steps in will find something they enjoy. A little pricey...More

Thank X8827SVmiket
Reviewed 24 June 2018

When I asked some ladies in a local shop where to eat lunch, they both recommended the Starboard Market across the street. Wow, what a find. We had a beautiful lunch, sandwiches made while we waited and the homemade soup delicious. The cafe was very...More

1  Thank loulou46Melbourne
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Great place for lunch. Consistently great food. The dude sandwich w soup and one of many deserts. A perfect break to the day. Jen and Katie always bring the beat to the food.

1  Thank sportnautique2018
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The food is fresh and all homemade. The sandwiches are very generous portions. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful. A must to try.

1  Thank kotzt77
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This gem has been one of our family favorites for a few years. The food is consistently great quality, flavorful and delicious....clearly made with care and skill by people who enjoy their profession. They have developed recipes which use herbs, spices and dressings to enhance...More

1  Thank don k
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Starboard Market is a MUST for lunch in Clear Lake. I’ve never ordered anything I didn’t love. Sandwiches, salads, soups, desserts, it’s so hard to choose!

1  Thank Megan E
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12 June 2016|
Response from Jennifer C | Property representative |
The dining room is closed on Sunday and Monday. We are open Tuesday through Saturday 11am - 2:30pm in addition to scheduled catering hours. Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 Main Ave, Clear Lake, IA 50428-1825
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Clear Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 641-357-0660
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