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Welcome to Clara’s!

Serving Mid Michigan since 1992
It's time to plan an evening of food, entertainment and fun on the beautiful Clara's Patio by the Battle Creek River!

Our entertainmment is back for 2020! Visit visit our 2020 Entertainment page with the calendar of events and bios about all your favorite jazz artists. These include Terry Lower, Lana Hoffman, Larry Ochiltree, George Pendell, and more, every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday starting beginning of July until end of August!
We celebrate the spirit of the past here at Clara’s. Good friends, great food in beautiful surroundings reminiscent of a simpler time.  Clara’s is a place where you are always welcome to get together… celebrate a birthday, rendezvous with old friends or just to get away. A perfect spot for a dinner out, a family reunion or banquet.


channel 3 awardClara's on the River wins the #1 spot as everyone's favorite Sit Down Restaurant in West Michigan as per News 3 poll!
Click here to see this fun video showing our entertainment too!

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Clara's on the River, Inside and Out

See our new clock in the clock tower! Now open again with new touchless doors and fixtures, new hours and entertainment on the patio! Visit us on Facebook for more details.

Entertainment in August on the patio, every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 6pm -10 pm

See a pdf of the August entertainment schedule here:

See the updated August 2020 Special Events page by clicking here.

Monday 11AM–10PM
Tuesday 11AM–10PM
Wednesday 11AM–10PM
Thursday 11AM–10PM
Friday 11AM–10PM
Saturday 11AM–10PM
Sunday Closed

Looking forward to seeing you again!

Sincerely yours,

Ross Simpson, Owner

Clara's on the River, 44 McCamly St. N., Battle Creek, MI 49017 • 269-963-0966