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J Bruner's

1100 E Washington St, Clarinda, IA 51632-1961
+1 712-542-3364
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (20 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
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1100 E Washington St, Clarinda, IA 51632-1961
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Love this restaurant. It's so inviting and wonderful service. Food and the drinks most delicious. Relaxing atmosphere.

Thank Marea D
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

it's always a treat to dine here. friendly staff, delicious food, generous portions, and a nice atmosphere. the onion rings are the BEST! whether you are planning a party or dinner for 2, it won't disappoint

Thank iowawestfamily
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

You must order the onion rings as they are some of the best in the area. IA park chops are also great. The exposed brick is neat

Thank Spoofhound
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Service is lacking and slow. Food is good but pricey for a small town. Environment is most pleasing.

Thank Ernest N
Reviewed 15 June 2017

My husband took me here for our anniversary and it was wonderful! The restaurant was beautiful, full of old character charm with modern, clean and classic updates! Food was delicious and plentiful! Salad was served family style which was different and enjoyable! They also had...More

Thank CAK64468
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This restaurant is fabulous! Tremendous atmosphere, great food, and friendly, hometown service. You won't want to pass this restaurant by. The steak is some of the best that I have ever eaten. For a couple of people, or a roomful, this restaurant can accommodate you!

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Traveling through southwest Iowa, go out of your way to visit J Bruner's in Clarinda, Iowa. Excellent entrees, ambience and personable service. Bread is saved before your meal - a rarity these days. Menu for dinner includes seafood, steak, salads, pasta and sandwiches. Easy parking...More

Thank Squirrel404
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

You need to find a way to dine here! It is hands down worth the experience of food made right. The love and attention to detail are brought to you with courtesy and a smile. I have been here on multiple occasions and I can...More

Thank Josh T
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I had heard and read good things about J Bruners for some time, so was happy when I was finally able to stop in for dinner. The location on the courthouse square was a bit hard to find as there was no real sign, only...More

Thank 730jane
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

The food and service was great. The steak I had was as good as any other I have had. My wife had grilled shrimp and she raved how good it was. The menu was fairly extensive. A great restaurant in a small town. Would recommend!

Thank 447chip
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 E Washington St, Clarinda, IA 51632-1961
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Clarinda
  • Phone Number: +1 712-542-3364
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