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Crane & Pelican

127 S 2nd St, Le Claire, IA 52753-7725
+1 563-289-8774
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“soup” (14 reviews)
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127 S 2nd St, Le Claire, IA 52753-7725
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited LeClaire for their Christmas festival. On a "local's" recommendation, we chose to eat here. The staff was friendly and the food was delicious. This is a gem!

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wouldn’t rave about all the food although my Reuben was pretty good. But the building itself is beautiful with lovely views to the river from the windows. Its a nice spot to sit and relax. The staff were good and the drinks were nice....More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is always good. This is not your typical menu and provides a nice change of pace. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Good for both lunch and dinner.

Thank Greg G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great food! Service was good.Have 2 dining area downstairs and an upstairs.Servers friendly and courteous.

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Staff seemed confused with all questions regarding menu items. Food was average, nothing to boast about. I was underwhelmed with the entire experience.

Thank chefstefwithanF
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Always delicious- high quality meal with an excellent atmosphere & friendly service. I love how they customize their menus to the season and use free-range meats.

Thank LuluChar10
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Our tour was scheduled to stop at the Crane & Pelican restaurant in Le Claire Iowa. we ordered: Freda's Chicken & Dumplings – Our family heirloom recipe handed down for three generations. Delectable dumplings with shredded chicken in broth. Soup du Jour – The soup...More

Thank Joseph R
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We were unable to secure a table overlooking the river, but each room is charming in this old river pilot house. I had a half a Caesar salad which was very good but too small, next time I would order the full plate, and the...More

Thank Candice C
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The food was very good and tastefully served. This is an old home converted to a restaurant and is very appealing. It is a little on the pricy side.

Thank 898judyd
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The restaurant is in a 19th century home with views over the river. You can tour the home & an art gallery on the second floor. The food is star of the home. My wife had the Asian salad and I shared some. It was...More

Thank skyhawk13
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Jeffrey F
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Not sure, but would be a good idea to call ah and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 S 2nd St, Le Claire, IA 52753-7725
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Le Claire
  • Phone Number: +1 563-289-8774
  • E-mail
Classy comfort food served in an 1851 River boat Captain's home.
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