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Irish Democrat

American, Bar, Pub
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3207 1st Ave, Cedar Rapids, IA
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the coolest places you'll ever eat!! Super and when I say super I mean SUPER cheaper than dirt affordable!! Very fun atmosphere and really nice waitresses! 😜

Thank Phil G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great priced drinks , good great priced drinks! Great conversations taking place. Diverse crowd. Awesome, friendly service. On any given night its the best music in town!

Thank joygi
Grinnell, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoy coming to the Irish Democrat for comforting pub fare such as burgers and onion rings, but a real treat is any one of the salads on the menu. Most recently, I ate the grilled salmon on spinach. It was spectacular, so much so that I have been on a salmon kick ever since! The salmon was cooked to... More 

Thank Esther W
Iowa City, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there two weeks ago and left with some mixed feelings. I will start by saying that I'll definitely be a returning customer in the future. The menu is fairly large and there were several items that looked delicious, so I need to go back to try all the options. My group got an order of the cheese wontons... More 

Thank Shannon O
Mullica Hill, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to try this restaurant on a recommendation of a staff member at the hotel we were staying, Had the spareribs, tasty but prepared differently that on the east coast. Staff service was fast and courteous.

Thank newjersey123
Humboldt, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our family ate dinner at ID after a long day. There were 7 adults and our 10 month old granddaughter. We were seated promptly and the service and food were wonderful. We had a great time.

Thank DME16
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We go here on a regular basis and have never been disappointed with any aspect. To start always I mean always get the wontons! They are a must. Also, the wings are tremendous, I prefer them without the breading. Nachos and cheese fries are way amazing. The sandwiches are all good. My favorite of all time is the Aussie burger,... More 

Thank BrianEH32766
Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch at the recommendation of a local. Very fast service and a nice seat by the window. The food arrived quickly and was very tasty. I'd definitely eat here again!

Thank JessHays
Bellevue, Iowa, United States
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

I had lunch here with my daughter as she really likes this place. A pub atmosphere restaurant. I recommend the cheese wontons for an appetizer. Sandwiches were great with friendly service,

Thank Tracey-Lee4
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

My sister, neice, and myself, ate your delicious Irish Stew and honey buttered rye bread! Large portions, and servers very pleasant and helpful It was so perfect for the occasion!

Thank Sallie D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3207 1st Ave, Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Rapids
  • Phone Number: 319-364-9896

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