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Granite City

4755 First ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA
319 395-7500
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Ranked #21 of 310 restaurants in Cedar Rapids
Cuisines: Brew Pub
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Hadn't been there in years. Food is still great and a huge variety. The chocolate cake with the whiskey butter was nowhere as good as it used to be.

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Moscow, Russia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is an excellent restaurant and a brewery in one place. I had a lot of fun with my friends here.

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York, Pennsylvania, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Great place for brews and hand crafted food. Good service. Lovd the way the menu reflected some of their great beers.

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Bangor, Maine
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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We met a friend here for lunch while visiting the area. It was my first time at a Granite City. The spinach & artichoke dip was divine. But my fish tacos were kind of tasteless. My husband said his chicken salad sandwich was also pretty bland. Other then that our experience there was wonderful. The manager stopped by our table... More

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La Crosse, WI
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52 reviews 52 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

What I recommend: the boneless wings (appetizers), the French onion soup, the beer cheese soup, and any of the burgers. With a very wide selection of food and beer, Granite City has something for everyone. The staff are friendly, outgoing, and attentive. Unfortunately, I have a few misses: certain sandwiches are small and greasy; the french fries can be either... More

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North Liberty, IA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I had the Grilled Chicken/Artichoke sandwich with fries. HUGE sandwich and a heap of thin, tasty fries. I had them put half in a box and ordered a new item on dessert menu: white cake with pistachio filling and frosting with crushed pistachios on top. Very tasty! My husband had the BTA (?) Bacon, tomato, avocado sandwich. It was a... More

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Coralville
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We've been dining at Granite City restaurants for years and usually are able to find one wherever we travel. Our "home" one is in Cedar Rapids, about 25 miles from us but well worth the drive. We've sampled many of their wonderful menu items, from appetizers to dinners but usually are there for lunch. The portions are more than generous,... More

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Granite City is never a disappointment. Wide variety menu and good home brews. My husband's favorite is the walleye. The meat loaf is huge and very good. My last visit I had an excellent dinner salad. We'll always plan an evening at GC when in town.

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Saint-Ismier, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I live in france and it is the 4th time I enjoy granite city with my US colleagues. Good NY strip and home brew beer! Very good level of service : kind of service we should have in france ! I will come back

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

The cheddar soup is my real draw here--but their brunch is also pretty good. We also love to share their big cookie dessert.

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