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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“calzone” (6 reviews)
“train station” (47 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
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

I can't say the food was bad, I can't say it was good. It was very average. The décor is really nice. I liked the ambiance. The menu was massive and a lot to choose from, probably one of their downfalls. No real specialties and...More

Thank Brenda E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We picked this restaurant on a whim and hoped for the best. We were all happy with everything. Me and my son had a pizza and the grandparents had a pizza and some onion rings. Inside was nice and spacious where we were seated. We...More

Thank theshu2121
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with another couple for our anniversary dinner while visiting the nearby casino. Wife had researched the place and was very excited to get a good steak dinner. Ordered it cooked medium, came out very rare. Waitress apologized and promptly returned it to the kitchen....More

Thank jdconn11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clara's was once a working depot and has been transformed into a nice restaurant. It is a fun place go. The food is good, not outstanding, but good. It is a good place for groups to enjoy a meal together.

Thank Cokeskb
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Everyone can find something here. The menu is goes on forever. From tacos to pizza this place has it all. The food is decent and the restaurant is family friendly. If you have a large group this is the place to go. Everyone can find...More

1  Thank Christin L
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Had lunch with colleagues here during an event at Kellogg's Arena. Great spot for lunch..huge menu and more than decent prices. Had great drinks and service. If in the area, I would definitely go back. Between us, we had soups, salads, wings, sandwiches, fries. All...More

2  Thank Sari E
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Food was great and I loved the entire vibe of this place. Staff was very helpful and I loved the selection of items on the menu. Thanks for a nice experience.

2  Thank JoeMalento
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

First time here...great French onion soup and sandwiches are big! Historical building adds to the ambiance. Definitely a keeper!

2  Thank Arlene M
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We went with a very large group (40+) including a whole baseball team of kids 11 year olds and some siblings. The restaurant was very helpful and patient with us, we were comfortably arranged which considering the size of our group was impressive! The menu...More

2  Thank ELM426
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Liked to decor. They have keeped the interior all the old wood. The breakfast buffet was very nicely done with a variety on it. Would recommend it to out of towners very nicely done.

2  Thank Greg E
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
We are trying to book a Wedding Dinner in the Banquet Room for September 30, 2016. Is this available? Thank You
3 August 2016|
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Response from Julia H | Reviewed this property |
You have to call and make reservations.
Do you allow dogs on the patio?
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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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