Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Mill Creek Gift Certificates

Remember your loved ones with the PERFECT gift.....a Mill Creek gift certificate!  Stop in for one today.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Holiday Bazaar and Lunch!!

Sunday, December 5
Open for lunch 11am-2pm

Holiday Bazaar after lunch, 2:30pm-4:30pm
Catch up on your holiday shopping with these great vendors!:
Thirty-One Gifts
Scentsy Wickless Candles
Pampered Chef
Lia Sofia Fashion Jewelry

Clarence Friends of the Library will have all "Power of the Purses" bags on display for silent auction and have "Best of Country Cookies" cookie cookbooks for sale as well!

Mill Creek Cafe will also be hosting it's first annual "Cookie Walk" sale.  Take home a box of assorted delicious, freshly baked Mill Creek cookies!!

Mill Creek Cafe will have snacks & beverages available to purchase during the bazaar.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Pie to Go

Do you have a FAVORITE Mill Creek pie? 
Did you know you can order a WHOLE pie to take home and enjoy?  Give us a call for details!

Tuesday, November 2, 2010


Celebrate your right to vote at Mill Creek Cafe today.  We'll be open our normal 11am-2pm as well as a special 4pm-7pm to catch all those late voters.  Stop in today to warm up your belly!

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Frightful Friday

We're brewing up some great food for Halloween!! Stop by Mill Creek Cafe on
We'll treat you to a FREE dessert if you come in for lunch IN COSTUME.
Stop by.....if you dare!

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Once Upon An Autumn Evening

Now accepting reservations!
"Once Upon An Autumn Evening"
an elegant dining experience
Saturday, October 23
Seating at 4pm, 5:30pm and 7pm
$30 per couple with special pricing for children
Main Course
Dessert & Beverages
Call or email today!

Monday, October 4, 2010

Dressed Up For Fall

We're all dressed up for fall! Happy Autumn!
We are now accepting reservations for our very special dinner on October 23!!
"Once Upon an Autumn Evening" will have three available seating times....4pm, 5:30pm, and 7pm. Dine in an elegant atmosphere, all inclusive meal at $30 per couple.
Special pricing for children.
Get your space reserved now before they're all gone!!
More details to follow.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Chocolate Hazelnut Pie

New at Mill Creek!! The Chocolate Hazelnut Pie. YUM!

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Stop in Soon For the Half and Half

Have you been in for a half and half lately? Stop in soon to enjoy a delicious half sandwich/half salad combo......before the salads are gone for the summer.
SOUP will be reappearing soon!

Monday, September 13, 2010

Mill Creek To Be Closed Wednesday, Sept. 15

Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of Ross Butterbrodt. We would like to let our customers know that Ross' funeral will be Wednesday, September 15 and to allow everyone an opportunity to attend, we will be closed that day.

We will reopen on Thursday, September 16. Thank you.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Open For Breakfast & Lunch, Aug. 7

Get ready, get set....we're going to be open for BREAKFAST AND LUNCH on Saturday, August 7th!! Do you remember the last time.....oh the delicious goodies. Join us for a bite!
Saturday, August 7th
8am to 3pm
Breakfast and Lunch 8am-1pm
Desserts 1pm-3pm

Monday, July 26, 2010

Apple Jack Turkey Panini

It's BACK! The Apple Jack Turkey Panini will be appearing on Friday at Mill Creek! Yum!

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Butterbrodt Day at Mill Creek!!

THANK YOU to all our GENEROUS customers for making Butterbrodt Day a big success!!! Thanks to you we are able to donate over $475 to the Butterbrodt Family!! :-)

Butterbrodt Day at Mill Creek!!
Thursday, July 22
Open 11am-2pm &

ALL proceeds from EVERY dessert sold and EVERY tip will be donated
to the Ross Butterbrodt Family!

We’ll be serving YOUR MOST FAVORITE sandwiches and
very special ice cream treats for supper!

Stop in to show your support for
the Butterbrodts!!

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

We'll Spoil You with Carryout!

When was the last time you saw fast food look this good?
Give us a call and we'll have your lunch ready for pick up in minutes!

Sunday, June 13, 2010


Mill Creek Cafe has been going strong for several months now...with lots of different things on the menu each week. We're curious....which things are your FAVORITES? We want to be sure we have our customers' top choices on the menu frequently....so let us know when you have a chance!

Which salads make you jump for joy?

Which sandwiches keep you coming back?

Or is it the good old fashioned comfort food?

Hamballs, hot roast beef....
which ones make you hop in your car and spin on down to Mill Creek?

Drop us an email, leave a comment, tell us in person, send smoke signals, whatever....
we're eager to hear from you! :-)

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Did You Know?

Cookie platters, muffin assortments, homemade pies.....Mill Creek Cafe has you covered for all your special event catering needs. One of our cookie platters would be perfect for your next business meeting! Or be the star of your family reunion when you show up with one of Jamie's FAMOUS Mill Creek pies! Call today to place an order. Kindly order ahead, as ALL our creations are homemade, baked from scratch.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Fresh Produce at Mill Creek!

Stop in and enjoy a tasty fresh rhubarb dessert soon!

Monday, May 10, 2010

Cordon Bleu Sandwich & Chef Salad

The half and halfs are just irresistable! Take a look at this scrumptious pairing!
The Cordon Bleu Sandwich and Chef Salad! Top it off with a handful of delicious kettle chips and fresh melon....terrific meal!

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Mill Creek Helper

Meet the newest Mill Creek team member. ;-) If you're driving by give a quick look at the sandwich board...there's sure to be something you will enjoy!

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

1/2 Sandwich + 1/2 Salad= YUM!

Our half and half lunch specials are quickly becoming some of our MOST popular selections!! The Chicken BLT Wrap and Strawberry Spinach Salad
with Hickory Smoked Chicken make a perfect pair!

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Tex Mex Salad

The Tex Mex Salad is the latest yummy addition to our salad lineup!
Layered in a mason jar, this salad is just beautiful.....and DELICIOUS!

Paired with the Crispy BBQ Chicken Wrap = SCRUMPTIOUS LUNCH!!!

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Celebrate May Day with Mill Creek!

Celebrate May Day with us!
Mill Creek Cafe will be open Saturday, May 1, 8am to 1pm!!
We'll be serving a delicious selection at breakfast
(including the AMAZING strawberry streusel muffins pictured above!!!)
and some of our most popular sandwiches at lunch!

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Lilacs Are Blooming at Mill Creek

Free Smells Today at Mill Creek Cafe

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

The Perfect Meal

The Mill Creek Chef Salad is SOOOO good for you....so good in fact you can follow it with.....

the Apple Cherry Tart! Fruit for dessert is always best! :-)

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Blueberry Pie Dreams

We know you've wanted it!
Our famous blueberry pie is on the menu for Wednesday, April 14. :-)

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Apple Jack Turkey Panini

The Apple Jack Turkey Panini is quickly becoming one of our most popular sandwiches! Hearty bread topped with apple butter, turkey, grilled vegetables, bacon, cheddar, swiss and honey mustard, then grilled to perfection. Sandwiches don't get much more delicious than this. With a side of apples and the delicious Mill Creek brickle dip and crispy kettle chips this is a perfect Spring lunch! Stop in soon to try one!

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Grand Opening Thank You...and the WINNERS!!

Thank you to all the wonderful customers who attended our grand opening celebration
March 19!! We drew for some super yummy door prizes and the winners are.......
Fresh baked whole pie
Karen Dennis
Brian Bergmann
Free piece of pie
Kathy Perry
Colette Parry
Vern Schroeder
Rylie Meier
$10 Mill Creek Gift Certificate
Justin Stonerook
Dave Frahm
Bricen Krafock
Dan Levsen
Free Meal @ Mill Creek Cafe
Dale Ford
Shirley Geadelmann
Dale Burmeister
Renae Edler

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Berry Chicken Salad

Spring has sprung, flowers are blooming and so are the salads at Mill Creek Cafe!
The Berry Chicken Salad joined the menu lineup today.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Grand Opening!! Friday, March 19

We are celebrating over a month in business!!
Our Grand Opening Celebration has been set for this Friday, March 19!!
We will be open from 11am to 7pm.
Please join us in celebrating the Mill Creek Cafe!
The famous handpounded, handbreaded TENDERLOINS are on the menu as well as some other terrific options. We even have Pigs in a Blanket on the menu for the little tikes.
Drawings will be held all day, so be sure to get your name in while at the cafe!
Are you a Facebook Fan of Mill Creek Cafe OR a Follower on our blog?
You deserve a treat for that!! Email us at millcreekclarence@gmail.com and tell us your FAVORITE thing about the cafe. It can be a menu item, dessert, decor item, the exterior....ANYTHING!!
We will send you a coupon for a FREE DESSERT with your purchased
meal on Grand Opening Day!! We all love dessert!!

Thursday, March 11, 2010

North Cedar Post Prom Cake Auction

The North Cedar Post Prom Committee will be hosting their annual cake auction prior to the 7-12 vocal concerts at 6:30pm tonight (Thursday, March 11). Come out to the Debbie Harms Theatre at the North Cedar Middle School (Clarence, IA) to get in on the bidding fun!!
Mill Creek Cafe is donating this Spring Cupcake Bouquet to the auction.
Delicious white cake cupcakes, topped with buttercream frosting and crystal sugar! YUM!!
All proceeds from the auction will be donated to the North Cedar Post Prom Party.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Red Hat Society at Mill Creek

Mill Creek Cafe was very pleased to host the Red Hat Society ladies from Mechanicsville today!!
This group of gals has been getting together for the past six years and has over twenty members!
Stop again soon ladies! :-)

Would your club or group like to hold a get together/special meal at the Mill Creek Cafe?
Just give us a call and we'll make accomodations for you.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Mill Creek Cafe in Cedar Rapids Gazette Today!!!

Check us out in the Cedar Rapids Gazette today !

Thanks SO MUCH to writer Angie Holmes and photographer Cliff Jette!!

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Hand Breaded Chicken Strips

Hand breaded chicken strips are back on the menu this week! No pre-fab here at Mill Creek Cafe!

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Our First Feature!

We've been featured! Check out our piece on the Iowa Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers Association blog!

Lots of great info on some super Iowa travel opportunities here!

Monday, February 22, 2010

We've Been Panini'd

We'll try anything once....and this was definitely a great try! Our panini maker will definitely be seeing more action in the near future. The Turkey Vegetable Panini was a hit! Thick honey wheat bread loaded with roast turkey, lettuce, provolone and tomato and slathered with pesto mayo..YUM!

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Homemade Noodles

Were you wondering? We thought you were! Yes, the noodles for the beef & noodles last week
WERE homemade! :-)

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Pineapple Upside Downs

Winter blues have you feeling topsy turvy? Get upside down at Mill Creek Cafe....
pineapple upside down that is!!

Monday, February 15, 2010

Valentine Dinner

Happy Valentine's Day (a day late) from the Mill Creek Gals.
Thank you to all who attended our very first Mill Creek "event". The Valentine Dinner was very well attended and we received some wonderful compliments on the food and service (thanks kids!). If you missed it, please keep an eye out for our next events in the coming months. To make your mouth water a bit we'll share the menu from last night.
Selection of appetizers
Virgin Bloody Mary's, Strawberry Daquiris and Pina Coladas
Fresh spinach salad with mandarin oranges, fresh strawberries, slivered almonds and feta, drizzled in our homemade raspberry vinaigrette.
The main course featured a choice of Grilled Bruschetta Chicken or Maple Glazed Stuffed Pork Roast, accompanied by Twice Baked Potatoes and Bacon Wrapped Green Beans in a Sweet Garlic Sauce.
Roll and butter
Desserts included a delicious Rocky Road Tart
Cherry Cheesecake and Boston Cream Pie.
Hope to see you soon!!

Friday, February 12, 2010

Blueberry Pie...Stop in For a Slice Today!

Blueberry Pie ala Mill Creek Cafe :-)

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Ice Cream Treats in the Afternoon

Wednesday we celebrated our first "ice cream treats afternoon". We stayed open until 4:30pm and were able to enjoy the company of some folks who wouldn't otherwise be able to visit us. Brownie sundaes and rootbeer floats were a great way to end the day!

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Oh the Pie

Jamie has been busy this week baking, baking and baking some more. Apple pie is one of her
specialties and has proven to be VERY popular with the Mill Creek customers!! Stop in soon to try one of her delectable creations.

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Mill Creek Cafe Valentine Dinner

Special events will be a frequent highlight at the Mill Creek Cafe! Our very first will be "The Mill Creek Cafe Valentine Dinner." Couples can enjoy a scrumptious, all inclusive meal for $25. Included will be appetizers, salad, entree, desserts and mocktails! The cafe will be romantically lit and beautifully adorned for this very special evening.
Make your reservations today!
Mill Creek Cafe Valentine Dinner
Sunday, February 14, 2010
Serving Begins at 5pm
$25 per couple
Please call for reservations (563)452-1010

Friday, February 5, 2010

Tenderloins Tenderloins, Get Your Hot Fresh Tenderloins

The second day of business was even better than the first...who could have imagined?? These little guys sold out fast. As we sample items for our menu we will be sure the tenderloin is a frequent visitor!

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Our Doors Are OPEN!!!

The Mill Creek Cafe opened for business today, Thursday, February 4, 2010. The building has come a long way from where we started last spring, but a lot of hard work by so many has paid off. We look forward to the days ahead...and lots of yummy food!!