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The Class Act Restaurant

7725 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-5231
+1 319-848-8777
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“pork chop” (7 reviews)
“flan” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7725 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-5231
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First time staying at The Hotel at Kirkwood. The restaurant looked beautiful but opted for the bar. Jarod was tending bar and was very knowledgeable on all dishes made by the very talented chefs. Wine/beer list was varied and extensive w plenty of local beers....More

Thank VinnyL
Jacob L, Manager at The Class Act Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear VinnyL, Thank you for providing such wonderful feedback about Jared and our facility. Your kind word will be passed onto him and our culinary staff! Jared is an expert craftsman and few rival his passion for mixology. It sounds like you experienced the best...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Good food with a simple menu, run substantially by Kirkwood College giving students an opportunity to learn about the restaurant business in a pleasant, not too noisy, environment. We e perienced excellent service and meals prepared perfectly.

Thank Swb3
Jacob L, Manager at The Class Act Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Swb3! I'm glad you enjoyed your most recent dining experience at our restaurant! Thank you for the kind words and taking time to provide a factual review. Until Next Time, Jacob Jacob Larson Restaurant Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate tonight in Cedar Rapids at a hotel restaurant, but what a place!!!! It’s called the Class Act and it’s at 7725 Kirkwood Blvd. This place was amazing. A tremendous wine list, great seats and I had a tremendous server named Russell!!!! Russell made...More

Thank gary c
Jacob L, Manager at The Class Act Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello gary c! Reading your review was definitely the best way to start my morning! Thank you so much for the unbelievably kind words you've shared about our restaurant. I can't wait to personally congratulate Russell regarding the fantastic service and wine-guidance he provided throughout...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The name says it all. This restaurant is a Class Act! Upscale atmosphere with upscale service and food. The restaurant is one of a kind. A training ground for the nations best chefs and service providers. In fact, if by chance you do not receive...More

Thank DawnLJ2013
Jacob L, Manager at The Class Act Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello DawnLJ2013! You're too kind, thank you very much! We always aim to provide the best service and food around; I'm glad we hit the mark for you and your guests. You're absolutely right about jeopardizing results if we mess up. Because of this we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superior food prep and service. Always take out of town vendors to the Class Act. Nothing like it in the area.

Thank MingoBeaches
Jacob L, Manager at The Class Act Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Evening MingoBeaches! Thank you for the support! We're glad you find us to be a unique and superior offering in the Cedar Rapids area. Until Next Time, Jacob Jacob Larson Restaurant & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing restaurant! I went there today and i got the lobster ravoil and it tasted amazing! There is huge chunks of lobster, the cream sauce is really good and the pasta is a nice size! I also got a coconut cheese and...More

1  Thank Hailey R
Jacob L, Manager at The Class Act Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning Hailey R! Thank you for taking time to provide such positive feedback regarding your dinner! The lobster ravioli is a staff and guest favorite alike, I'm so glad you enjoyed it. Aimee Schaefer is our pastry chef and I'll be sure to pass...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife took me out to eat for my Birthday at Class Act. The food was great, the service was wonderful, and the drinks were great too. Even got a free dessert for my birthday. I would recommend it.More

Thank PT1102
Jacob L, Manager at The Class Act Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello PT1102! Happy belated birthday! Thank you for choosing to dine with us at The Class Act, I'm glad our cuisine and service helped make a memorable celebration! We'd love to have you back for dinner sometime soon, but just remember we'll provide the dessert...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came across the restaurant after leaving the arena in downtown Cedar Rapids. It's been sometime since we went but our meal there was quite excellent. Very original and interesting food. The waitstaff was exceptional and as we came in they took my coat and...More

Thank Kate K
Jacob L, Manager at The Class Act Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Morning Kate K! We wish you lived closer too, thanks for such a raving review! I'm glad that our cuisine and service created a memorable experience for you and your guests. It sounds like you joined us in winter or early spring if we...More

Reviewed July 11, 2018

was able to accommodate my food issues. ate really well. Did notice the other diners enjoyed their creative meals also.

Thank feather_7
Jacob L, Manager at The Class Act Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear feather_7, Thank you for taking time to provide feedback on your recent visit! Your detailed information made it easy to create a fulfilling culinary experience. I'm glad everything was up to expectations! Sincerely, Jacob Jacob Larson Restaurant Manager

Reviewed July 10, 2018

This is a gem tucked into the hotel at Kirkwood Communtit College. The dishes are upscale for the area. The atmosphere is as well. Much of the food comes from th horticulture and agriculture programs at KCC. Staff consists of students in the hospitality program...More

Thank Julie G
Jacob L, Manager at The Class Act Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Afternoon Julie G! It's obvious you've done your homework on our restaurant; we think it's a gem too! We consider ourselves to be very lucky to have the horti/agriculture programs available. Those resources in addition to our incredible culinary & service staff make for...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7725 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-5231
    (76th St SW)
  • Public Transportation: Kirkwood Blvd and 76th St SW.
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 319-848-8777
  • E-mail
The Class Act Restaurant, located within The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, is eastern Iowa's newest and tastiest gourmet restaurant. Just minutes from popular attractions in downtown Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, The Class Act Restaurant provides great food and outstanding service in a hip, yet friendly and comfortable environment unlike any other in Cedar Rapids. In addition to offering an outstanding menu featuring the very best locally-grown produce and select fare from around the country, The Class Act also serves as a real-time, real-world teaching environment for Kirkwood's groundbreaking Culinary Arts program. Our menus are designed differently, far more creatively, in response to our teaching responsibility, and to provide the dining experience you and your family and friends expect. The Class Act offers the premier spot in Cedar Rapids whether you're looking to celebrate with friends and family, invite your clients for a great meal while in town, or just enjoy a romantic evening for two. From haute cuisine to home cookin', The Class Act offers dishes designed for just about any appetite - and just about any budget. Whether you seek light bites such as our gourmet small plates, savor culinary delights like the Iowa-cut pork chop or seasonal risotto, or simply prefer to dig into the juicy, farm-fresh flavors of the signature Class Act Burger, our seasonal breakfast, lunch, weekend brunch, and dinner menus offer something to suit your tastes. Or stop in and enjoy one of the tasty cocktails or wines from the restaurant's bar and extensive wine cellar. And don't miss the sweet delights our award-winning dessert menu to provide the perfect finish to your day. You have very high expectations for what is prepared here. And rightly so. Enjoy amazing gourmet food, unmatched service and a surprisingly agreeable check. Together with our breathtaking decor and quiet ambience, we've created a flawless experience that is truly a Class Act.
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