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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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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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44 McCamly St N, Battle Creek, MI 49017-3550
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must-eat at place. The food is always delicious and plentiful. There are so many items to choose from that it is hard to make a decision on what to order. Prices are reasonable and staff is friendly and helpful. The atmosphere really...More

2  Thank marybT5775QN
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We've enjoyed dinning here for over a decade. Staff is friendly, and it's nice having a choice from the chain-choices. The menu is almost too large. I'd prefer a smaller one, with a few specialty dishes. But overall a nice change for a family meal....More

1  Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Cajun meatloaf was obviously microwaved and most likely frozen and reheated. It was bland...so bland I put extra salt on it just to have SOMETHING to taste. Disappointing considering the cost

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 3 January 2018

The building is very nice! The food us usually pretty good. Great place for big groups or parties. We like to visit here

1  Thank Corey P
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Thursday evening. Very slow service from very nice server. Average food served lukewarm. Beautiful old building with interesting decor.

Thank daniclipp
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Great menu and excellent staff. Had a great lunch with old friends. The staff made the experience enjoyable.

1  Thank sallyeldridge2017
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Wow!!!! What a fabulous evening. The 4 of us had French onion soup, salad, filet, prime and chicken cordon blue. Every bite was delicious. Our waitress was phenomenal. Go there!!!

1  Thank GOVYKS
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Truly the best Philly. It is so big we split it .The atmosphere is great. We always substitute a baked potato for the French fries

1  Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Arrived for the Sunday brunch. Nine in our party with reservation. Service very good with coffee and water refilled constantly. The omelet station was superb with many choices and cooked perfectly. Most items on the brunch were breakfast oriented with a salad area as an...More

1  Thank Steve2422
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

It's a great place for a friendly visit with another person or a group get together. There is a large number of options of different types of food from soup and salads, stake,fish,chicken, or Mexican and Italian. Has a bar plus outside seating in the...More

1  Thank Mary B
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Questions & Answers
Keaton M
29 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.
6 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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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