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Granite City

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American, Bar, Brew Pub, Gluten Free
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4755 1st Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-3211
319 395-7500
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Today
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Iowa
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went today for a group event. Ordered a double IPA, tasted it and it was sweet tasting with almost no hop smell or after taste. Then tried the house pale ale - neither were decent tasting, and neither fit their category of beers. I even had others taste the beer and they said I did not get what I ordered,... More 

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Thank Zelck
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food. Service OK. In 3 visits, just too loud for me. Hard to carry on conversation at our table due to noise level. Each visit was in evening at fairly busy time, but still...just too loud. And I am not at all hard of hearing. Might use for carry out, but will go other places where I can hear... More 

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Thank EricInIA
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We come to Granite City at least once every other month. It is one of those restaurants that you know you will always have great service as well as wonderful food. They have a large menu with lots to pick from. We have never had anything that wasn't good. I also love that they will bring carrots and ranch for... More 

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Thank Misty H
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Absolutely love this restaurant. A must do every time I go are the Idaho Nachos for an appetizer. And the the London Broil is to die for!! Lots of great choices and great service too.

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Thank green202flower
Bullhead City, Arizona
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Met friends we hadn't seen since high school here for dinner. Great food and plenty of it. (Try the French Onion soup!) Ordered a scotch and water. Waitress brought a shot of scotch (Glenfiddich) , neat, in one glass and a glass of water. Got a good laugh from that. Overall service was good. Atmosphere was quite noisy which made... More 

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Thank loisroth49
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Doing my college schoolwork at the bar with a two pull beer. The bartenders are really nice and polite. The music swaps around a little bit. And when I need a snack, I just order off the menu. I love going here instead of the library...and I have a 3.9 out of 4.0 on grades.

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Thank Douglas W
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends like the beer. We like the Sunday brunch. Great burgers and ribs. The loaded waffle fries were great prior to the meal

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Thank cdhcch
Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a large party and the restaurant and server did an great job with food and drinks. We had over 20 people and the server was able to provide separate checks, and they were all correct!

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Thank kemcons
Marion
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Have eaten there several times. Never disappointed. Large variety. Very satisfied with everything we have ordered Lunch or dinner great.

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Thank Becky E
North Liberty, Iowa, United States
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Always a great place to go! The service is always good, maybe a little slow when they get really busy. Try a local beer they are great! Wonderful Sunday brunch and always plenty of food. A little on the pricier side of things, but well worth it!

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Thank Travis H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Brew Pub, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4755 1st Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-3211
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Rapids
  • Phone Number: 319 395-7500

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