Harrah's Casino Buffet Council Bluffs Iowa

Harrah's Council Bluffs
Location Council Bluffs, Iowa, U.S.
Address 1 Harrah's Boulevard
Opening dateJanuary 1, 1996; 24 years ago
ThemePavilion and Riverboat
No. of rooms251
Total gaming space25,000 sq ft (2,300 m2)
Permanent showsStir Concert Cove – Various Musicians
Signature attractionsStir Night Club & Vertigo Lounge
Notable restaurants360 Steak House
Fresh Market Square Buffet
Stir Cove Backstage Grill
OwnerVici Properties
Operating license holderCaesars Entertainment
Previous namesHarveys Council Bluffs
Renovated in2002
Coordinates41°15′05″N95°54′51″W / 41.251250°N 95.914217°WCoordinates: 41°15′05″N95°54′51″W / 41.251250°N 95.914217°W
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Harrah's Council Bluffs is a hotel and casino located in Council Bluffs, Iowa across the Missouri River from Omaha, Nebraska. It is owned by Vici Properties and operated by Caesars Entertainment. Harrah's Council Bluffs has many amenities including a golf course, a gift shop, a 251-room hotel, 3 restaurants and 2 bars.[1]

Harrah's Council Bluffs looks a little run-down from the outside. The interior is adequate, but it's a fairly small casino. Some of the restaurants and amenities were closed due to COVID. We enjoy gaming and stay at Harrah's often when going back to Iowa. They have many table games, slots, and different eating establishments from high quality, to buffet, to coffee shop. Harrah's Fresh Market Square Buffet is an American Food in Council Bluffs. Plan your road trip to Harrah's Fresh Market Square Buffet in IA with Roadtrippers. Restaurants near Harrah's Casino, Council Bluffs on Tripadvisor: Find traveller reviews and candid photos of dining near Harrah's Casino in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Harrah's Council Bluffs is one of three casinos in the city of Council Bluffs including Horseshoe Council Bluffs and Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs.

On October 6, 2017, ownership of the property was transferred to Vici Properties as part of a corporate spin-off, and it was leased back to Caesars Entertainment.[2][3]


Harrah's began as Harvey's having opened in 1996 with the Kanesville Queen riverboat, a three-story floating casino. Harrah's later acquired Harvey's in 2001. In 2007, Iowa law allowed casino operators to move to on shore operations. Maintenance costs for the riverboat were high, with Harrah's claiming to have spent over $400,000, to dredge around the boat annually. In 2013, Harrah's scrapped the riverboat, which was inconvenient to customers due to its 300-foot ramp entrance. They moved casino operations to the former convention center into a 25,000 square foot facility with room for 600 slot machines. Convention operations were moved off site to Horseshoe at the Mid-America Center [4]


  1. ^'Harrah's Council Bluffs'. Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission. Archived from the original on April 27, 2015. Retrieved April 20, 2015.
  2. ^'Vici Properties Inc., completes spin-off from Caesars Entertainment Operating Company' (Press release). Vici Properties. October 6, 2017 – via NewsBank.
  3. ^Form 424B4: Prospectus (Report). Vici Properties. February 2, 2018. pp. F-54 – via EDGAR.
  4. ^https://www.omaha.com/news/harrah-s-scrapping-bluffs-gambling-boat-moving-ashore-will-be/article_f120508d-5ace-5305-be22-405d9849587d.html

External links[edit]

  • Official website
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Harrah’s in Council Bluffs, Iowa is a newer land-based casino.

The Casino

Slot Machines: Over 500 slot machines.

Table Games: Blackjack, Craps, High Card Flush, Mississippi Stud, Pai Gow Poker, Texas Hold’em Bonus Poker, Three-Card Poker, and Roulette.

Poker: None.


360 Steakhouse

Fresh Market Square Buffet

Stir Cove Backstage Grill


Harrah’s in Council Bluffs has a large on-site hotel for your accommodations.

Visit Hotels.com for more lodging options and great deals.


There is a gift shop on site. Visit The Iowa Casinos Shopping Page to find great deals for women and men.


Westwood Park Golf Course is next door. Visit Golfsmith Golf & Tennis — Best Selection. Best Brands. Best Prices. Guaranteed. and Worldwide Golf Shops to find all your golf needs (and wants).

Other Amenities:

Golf Course next door.
The Stir Cove is on site and offers a live concert series all summer.



(712) 329-6000

Harrah’s Council Bluffs website

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From Iowa
Take I-80 West to I-29 North, Exit 9th Avenue, turn left.

From Nebraska
Take I-80 East to I-29 North, Exit 9th Avenue, turn left.

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From Downtown Omaha
Douglas St. Ramp to I-480, I-480 to I-29 South, Exit 9th Avenue, turn right.

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From Eppley Airfield
Harrah's casino temecula ca. Take I-480 East to 1-29 South, Exit 9th Avenue, turn right.