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Railway Inn Council Bluffs

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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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155 S 12th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-3912
+1 712-328-9913
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17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 17:00 - 22:00
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OMAHA NE
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dan the owner is a great person ... the food is always top notch and the staff is great ... daily specials .. you will not leave hungry but you will leave with a to go box...

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Thank NARGLE
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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28 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Let me just start by saying I have no problem with eating in bars. Most of the time the dives we have been at I can find more than 1 thing good to say. First, the appearance. The out side looks way better than the inside. Which doesn't say much. The floors were dirty, the tables are way more than... More 

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Thank Robbintravels
Council Bluffs, Iowa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

it was well worth the money and excellent. if you leave hungry it is your own fault. hungry man portions on lg orders!!!

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Thank cbbluffs102
Omaha, Nebraska
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

It's been a while since I've visited, but as a tenderloin aficionado, I can attest that the tenderloin sandwich is excellent.

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Thank 836Jeff_S836
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

The Fried Chicken is just like grandma used to make. I really enjoyed myself and the prices are right too. This along with top notch service make this a great place to visit often.

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Thank Jeff F
Indiana, United States
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93 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

If you like bar food without the noisy drunks or the smoky air, this might be a good bet in Council Bluffs. We found it using our Siri search on iPhone and we were not disappointed. We ordered the mozzarella sticks (beer battered it appeared), a 1/2 pound burger, a grilled cheese, and two ordered of hand cut fries. It... More 

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Thank thetammyjo
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Great food. We also went there for St. patrick's Day! Wow--loved the food that day! Very inexpensive. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. They are basically bar food. Some evenings in the summer--sand volleyball! Right next to railroad tracks!

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Thank 11814
Ashland,Nebraska
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

We didn't really know whether we wanted to go here or not but I'm glad we did I had a great time wonderful customer service very clean and great food I can't say enough about the customer service and the friendliness of the people just real real great service

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Thank quentinm635
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

We tried their ribs special one night & it was so GOOD. The meat just came right off the bone without having to pull it off. it was great.

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Thank Cindy D
Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
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53 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014 via mobile

We love to come here for breakfast. They have many choices and they are all very well made. We haven't had something we didn't like yet and we've been going for a few times a month for over 3 years. We also love the table shuffleboard and always play a game!!

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Thank MaryNDaveP

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 S 12th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501-3912
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Council Bluffs
  • Phone Number: +1 712-328-9913

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?