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Red Public House

American, Bar, Pub
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112 2nd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401-1217
+1 319-363-0275
7:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 am
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

Reds is great as a restaurant great food, waiters and waitresses and quick. Never had an issue eating here. As a bar Reds is also great same great service and they offer a wide selection of drinks only complaint is that it always seems very crowded....for the volume of people they have they really need a bigger location but they... More 

1 Thank Cody B
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed January 12, 2015

We were greeted the moment we walked in the door. Our server had menus in our hands the moment we sat down. She was quick with food and beverage orders and our water and sodas were never empty. (So important!) This was great service for a busy Friday night. The spinach dip appetizer and philly cheese steak were good. Enjoyed... More 

Thank Janel M
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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259 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2014

I've had a bad habit this summer of calling over to Reds and ordering a carry out sandwich. The price is a bit stiff, but this is the best french dip sandwich I have ever had. The staff is friendly and helpful, so leave them a tip. I usually get carryout, so I don't know much about eating in.

1 Thank MrSmokeyMountainMan
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440 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

The place is a little rough around the edges but one you get settled in you will find you do like the place. Old school charm local charm with a dining area if you don't want to be in the bar area. Nice menu and a good selection of beer on tap and in cans.

Thank djdahlen
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2014

Went in there for lunch and they had a pretty good crowd in there for a weekday. Had a burger and fries and really enjoyed the food, service, and atmosphere. If you had to take a coworker or a client out for lunch and they are pretty casual folk, I'd take them here.

Thank jjhawkeye
Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 30, 2013 via mobile

Tried almost every kind they make all amazing. All the food is very greasy. Breakfast was not very good and staff seemed to be tired.

Thank Christy R
Ankeny, Iowa
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520 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed November 3, 2013

It looks small from the outside but upon entry you can see they have opened up two rooms for the entire place. The bar runs the length of the building. There is a kitchen with a decent menu. The staff was friendly. Willing to talk to you but not overly so. Drinks were good and decent prices for both food... More 

1 Thank Zuletzt
Portland, Oregon
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2013

My husband and I went here for breakfast. Its a little bit divey and very much looks like just a bar, but the food and service were both very good. My husband tried the bloody mary bar and really enjoyed it. I got a mimosa (or two) and it was a good mix of orange juice to champagne. They had... More 

Thank ljgrayrider
Phx, AZ
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2013

I was in town for a couple nights recently and was pleased to find this place! Good food, and the staff and customers all made me feel right at home. Had a great time and enjoyed their impressive selection of BEERS, - can't wait to go back!

Thank LosJohnson
Rapid City, South Dakota
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455 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

We had breakfast here a few wks ago for the first time, ate inside at the bar. The food is awesome, portions huge and great service. However, the blaring music made it hard to sit and enjoy our meal as we like to do. Went back two wks later when my parents were in town, for breakfast again, but sat... More 

Thank Coby S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 2nd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401-1217
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 319-363-0275

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