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Candlelight Inn

511 Riverview Dr, Clinton, IA 52732-4184
+1 563-243-3200
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
$$ - $$$
511 Riverview Dr, Clinton, IA 52732-4184
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped based on reviews. Place was very busy, but only had to wait 20 minutes for table. Waitress was nice. Food was pretty good. French onion soup good, could have used a little bit more cheese. Shrimp cooked perfectly, just a touch more salt than...More

Thank MyTravels033
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here with another couple to eat out on the patio while enjoying the Mississippi River. The food was good but a tad pricey; however, it was cool to be out on the river.

Thank Lacey C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My favorite place to eat in Clinton, service and food are always excellent. A menu with variety, optional outdoor seating with a view of the river. Busy on the weekends, plan accordingly.

Thank Ken P
Melissa R, Public Relations Manager at Candlelight Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! So glad you enjoyed your time with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went early and were able to get a table right at a window, looking out over the Mississippi River - beautiful! Started with the Mixed Platter, with abundant and tasty onion rings, then time for steaks (3 of us) and Cajun Catfish Filet for...More

Thank ClearWater62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Husband and I have been traveling on The Great River Road, following Mississippi River. Stopped overnight in Clinton and had dinner at the candelight inn. Enjoyed our dinner. I ordered the house chicken specialty. Portion so large, a teenage athlete could not finish. Both of...More

Thank pat c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the grilled chicken George, very, very bland chicken tenders, the salad dressing was excellent, the view nice, probably won't go back...

Thank Sherry P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife, my sister, brother-in-law and I ate dinner here 6/12/17. My brother-in-law had pork loin - my sister had a salad. My wife and I ordered Chicken George. The portions were very large. We all agreed our selections were very good. Our server was...More

Thank BKCK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the view of the Mississippi river was beautiful, the food was great - I had the Chicken George & a craft beer - somethibg alien themed in the name although that info currently escapes me. The service was rather slow which was a surprise as...More

Thank Foxy_Enigma
Reviewed 19 June 2017

For years I have heard how fantastic Candlelight Inn is so we decide to try it. First off the other patrons were rude. After our buzzer went off, we make our way to the hostess. Only to be cut off by not one but two...More

Thank Tara-and-Patrick
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We asked a local person for a recommendation for a good place to eat in Clinton, IA. Neither of us was happy with our dinner. We nearly chose a restaurant we were familiar with...we should have.

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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
11 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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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