Voted "Best Locally Owned Restaurant and Best Meal" by the 2013 Quad
City Times Reader's Choice Awards.
Voted best "New Restaurants that opened in
2009" in the River City Reader Spring 2010 Best of the Quad Cities
"Best Kept Secrets" in the River City Reader Spring 2011 poll Best of
the Quad Cities reader survey
"Best Restaurant", "Best Kept Secret" and
"Best Restaurant for Vegetarian Diners" in the River City Reader
Spring 2013 survey
Come and experience wonderful views of the Mississippi River in
historic LeClaire from the newly renovated Dawley House*. The Dawley
House is a brick Italianate-style house built in 1851 by a riverboat
captain and features Victorian-era chandeliers, a curved staircase
and a metal fireplace.
The Crane and Pelican is open for Lunch and Dinner
with a full service bar Monday
through Saturday from 11am-9pm.
Lunch and dinner offer an easy-going dining experience with homemade
soups, salads, sandwiches and suppers.
View our Menu.
All meals are made fresh using local ingredients
that include the following businesses: Sawyer Beef
(Princeton, Iowa), Wide River Winery (Clinton, Iowa),
Mississippi River Distilling Company (LeClaire, Iowa), and
Maytag Blue Cheese (Newton, Iowa).
Guests are invited upstairs to the 2nd floor to visit
the "Crane & Pelican Art
Annex" where we will host art classes and
feature artists such as Billie Davids of
Private rooms are available for
Private Parties, Luncheons
and Dinners for 6 to 75 people. We will be happy to design a
menu to fit your tastes and budget. We also have a full
service bar with high quality and affordable wines available
by the case, three delicious beers on tap, as well as open bar and cash bar options.
For more information about Private Parties, click
We looking forward to serving you!
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Experience LeClaire, Iowa!
The historic riverfront town of LeClaire offers unique gift and specialty shops,
nature photography (at Lock & Dam 14), antiques and so much more.
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127 2nd Street South
Le Claire, Iowa 52753