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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 good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“calzone” (7 reviews)
“salad” (31 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 McCamly St N, Battle Creek, MI 49017-3550
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1  Thank sallyeldridge2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 Stephen R
Reviewed 9 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
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

let’s be honest there’s not much available on sundays and mondays in Battle Creek. I usually end up at b dubs when I come here. This place has a lot of food options and I’m assuming they are all mostly not good. Hate when places...More

Thank JP2431
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Huge menu; everyone can find something. Really interesting antiques and oddities related to the history of Battle Creek. The food was good...but not great....most people we were with enjoyed theirs, my fettuccine with shrimp wasn't anything to brag about, having lost it's creaminess hours ago....More

Thank G P
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Very good food. I ordered roast beef sandwich and my wife ordered salad for lunch. It was very good. Quantity was satisfying. It is a very old and comfortable place. Good location. Over looking the river.

Thank Shaukat K
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Menu was a bit big, which initially worried us a bit, but all the food was good. Service was friendly and prompt. Try it out. We had no idea Battle Creek had a cool little downtown area!

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Clara's was very spacious and accommodating. The building itself is really cool and they have a large selection of alcohol. There are many options on the menu as well.

Thank MegZimmer
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Keaton M
30 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.
7 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
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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 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, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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