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Candlelight Inn

€€ - €€€American
511 Riverview Dr, Clinton, IA 52732-4184
+1 563-243-3200
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chicken george” (91 reviews)
“prime rib” (26 reviews)
“salmon” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
€€ - €€€
511 Riverview Dr, Clinton, IA 52732-4184
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pleasant and each time we went incredibly popular restaurant right on the Mississippi River. Large windows overlook the water, and the restaurant and bar are comfortable and spacious. Their specialty is chicken bites which are the best of anywhere we've been. We sat on...More

Thank Candice C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been to all three Candlelight restaurants. They are located in Rock Falls and Sterling IL and Clinton, IA..They are know for their Chicken George with Jan Sauce but other menu items are excellent. If you are looking for a fine dining experience, I highly recommend...More

Thank Linda V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view is excellent, right on the river. The food was very good, and the wait staff pleasant and attentive.

Thank Dennis O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Prime rib was a disappointment. Prime rib was served at just above room temperature and looked a day or two old. Not good. The prime rib was properly cooked and warm in the past. Caesar salad was a 1 circle as there was almost no...More

Thank Willie211941
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had seen adds for the restaurant on TV and were out for a drive and decided to stop. We ordered the Chicken George with the Jan's sauce along with sweet potato fries and a salad. My wife and I split the order. It is...More

Thank packers000
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I ordered the battered shrimp with sweet potato fries and cole slaw. It was some of the best food I have eaten. I hear they are famous for their chicken tenders. It is a nice restaurant with outside seating overlooking the river.

Thank adventureseeker2016
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Well this chicken might be ok for Clinton but to me it wasnt all that. Im not for sure if I even like the name Chicken George since I know the meaning behind that.

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

First time here and so happy we chose this beautiful restaurant! Our server was amazing and the views are breathtaking. We opted to eat of the dinner menu and had a variety of entrees between the 3 adults and 2 children ...My husband had the...More

Thank maureen r
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Great dining experience! I went with a group of 14 friends on a Friday night. The place was packed, so I would advise making reservations. I had the Chicken of the Sea, a combination of Chicken George and shrimp. So delicious! The view of the...More

Thank IchbinSchwule
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Since we normally get the Chicken George, I wanted to try something different and ordered the Coconut Shrimp. It was delicious. I finished it up tonight cold and it was even better. I had a good baked potato and their Ranch dressing was tasty. Husband...More

Thank peonyrose
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Questions & Answers
17 January 2017|
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Response from Melissa R | Property representative |
Members of our Candlelight Gives Back Program receive birthday cards in the mail for a free entree. :) If you mention to the servers that someone in your party has a birthday, they will gladly give you an ice cream dish... More
Shelly J
10 December 2015|
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Response from Randy L | Reviewed this property |
I think "Curly" had the best solution.
Abby F
1 May 2015|
Response from Roberta J |
I just called them with same question. They do not have a separate room, just the lounge.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 Riverview Dr, Clinton, IA 52732-4184
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Clinton
  • Phone Number: +1 563-243-3200
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Serving lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Additional locations in Sterling and Rock Falls IL
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