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River City Beefstro Bar & Grille

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American, Steakhouse, Hamburgers, Contemporary
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1220 1st Avenue, Coralville, IA 52241
319-351-5049
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Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 10:00 am
Fri 5:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 am
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Description: The River City Beefstro Bar & Grille is a casual restaurant designed with...
The River City Beefstro Bar & Grille is a casual restaurant designed with a fun, contemporary flare. Conveniently located in Coralville / Iowa City just off I-80, the River City Beefstro features all of your favorites like mouth-watering Steaks, Burgers, Salads, Pastas, Seafood and our Signature BBQ Ribs. Our elaborate Sunday Brunch features all of your favorite breakfast and lunch entrées, as well as carved Prime Rib, imported cheeses, gourmet salads, and decadent desserts!
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  • 5
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  • 11
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  • 10
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  • 1
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great food and great service!

Awesome bacon wrapped shrimp and awesome service from Jen! Wish we lived here so we could come back every week!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
justinbholden
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Aurora, Colorado
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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Awesome bacon wrapped shrimp and awesome service from Jen! Wish we lived here so we could come back every week!

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The restaurant is attached to both the Holiday Inn and Hampton Inn. The hotels use the restaurant for breakfast. The food was very good and the service was excellent. My only suggestion would be to add one person to provide a continuous presence. I noticed several days when the server was in the kitchen and new customers were not sure... More 

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Troy, MI
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130 reviews 130 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

5:30 pm on a Saturday night and we were the only two people in the place. Not that I'm complaining but it was a little disconcerting. We ordered from the Low Carb section and were very glad for it. The portion sizes were perfect. Our 6 oz. steaks were done just right and the vegetable sides were hot and tasty.... More 

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Zearing, Iowa, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

I am stayin at the holiday inn which is connected to this restaurant. We checked in to the hotel and were pleasantly surprised to have a restaurant connected. The food was excellent I had a steak. The waiter was very friendly And we were very well taken care of! I would stay at the hotel again just because the convenience... More 

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Moville, Iowa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Upon entering from the outside entrance, the place had a sports bar feel. Huge bar area and about 4-5 TV's. When you walk to the next area, a little more quiet area, has a big fireplace. I would say, the menu is a lot like an Applebee's. We ate around 7:00 in the evening, but you would have thought it... More 

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Glen Carbon, Illinois, United States
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150 reviews 150 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I was staying at the attached Hampton, and it was raining, so I walked in. There was nobody in the dining room and about 5 people in the bar. I ordered a glass of wine, it was fresh and well priced. The bartender was also the waiter, and he did a very good job. I ordered the chicken sandwich and... More 

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London, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This restaurant is attached to the Hampton Inn Hotel right off exit 242. I really appreciated not having to go looking for a restaurant after a long day of driving. They don't have a large menu but I was pleasantly surprised and pleased to see a few gluten free items.. It took the guess work out of ordering. My server... More 

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Urbana, Illinois, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Attached to the Hampton Inn. Good medium priced menu. Nice selection of beer on tap. Our food was nicely presented and very tasty.

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Bereguardo, Italy
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62 reviews 62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

nice place if you want some nice meal and want to stay next to the hotel. Dining room is quite lonely, it may be a better choice to have dinner at the bar, where there is a little more people.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Very institutional. Most everything, obviously, came from a box. I was there on a Friday evening and very few other patrons were there. The bar was extremely over priced and slow to serve. The staff on hand seemed uninterested with their work nod who can blame them if they work for tips, not gonna make much. I expected a lot... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1220 1st Avenue, Coralville, IA 52241
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Coralville
  • Phone Number: 319-351-5049

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Hamburgers, Contemporary

Description

The River City Beefstro Bar & Grille is a casual restaurant designed with a fun, contemporary flare. Conveniently located in Coralville / Iowa City just off I-80, the River City Beefstro features all of your favorites like mouth-watering Steaks, Burgers, Salads, Pastas, Seafood and our Signature BBQ Ribs. Our elaborate Sunday Brunch features all of your favorite breakfast and lunch entrées, as well as carved Prime Rib, imported cheeses, gourmet salads, and decadent desserts!
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 am
Friday
6:30 am - 10:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?