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Granite City

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options
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4755 First ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA
+1 319-395-7500
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
All 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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Plano, Texas
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343 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in town for a couple of days. Looking for a sports bar to watch the cowboys game on Thanksgiving. Great service, cold beer and good food. We enjoyed it....plus the cowboys won!!! Thanks

Thank Joe B
Cedar Rapids, United States
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very delicious prime rib sandwich. I was extremely impressed, the quality again as in the past has always been top notch. Very reasonably priced, nice and polite waitress and very quick service... My wife and I enjoy the atmosphere and will be back soon again...

Thank Dan D
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether it's out with the family or a business dinner, Granite City has never disappointed me. This particular visit was business-related. I've had the fish specials, the ribs, and most of the sandwiches - my personal favorites are the meat loaf, Overlake sandwich, and Cheddar Ale soup. GCB is on my short list of fav places.

Thank Gary C
Fleet, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Met up with work colleagues. The venue was very nice, the service and food was also very good. However the beer was exceptional. I would not hesitate to visit again and would recommend this restaurant.

Thank keith w
Iowa City, Iowa
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

I requested a gluten free menu and told the waitress before i ordered that i needed to be gluten free. I ordered the french onion soup and was assured it was gluten free without croutons. The soup was identified as gluten free as it was placed on the table. There was a large slice of bread under the cheese and... More 

Thank elizabeth202
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

I met family members here for an early dinner but we still had to wait for a table. Busy and noisy, waitress was attentive and helpful, pair of hostesses could have been nicer, decent found offerings and the beers were alright, but it had the same feel as most chain restaurants, somewhat generic, nothing wrong with the food just not... More 

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Altoona, Iowa
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45 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I always enjoy Granite City Breweries, I'm a member of the Brew Mug Club so you enjoy special pricing on local brew beer. The food is great and especially the Beer Cheese Soup!!

Thank Toby N
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

The Sunday brunch we experienced at Granite City was terrible. Of the six of us (four having brunch and two ordering off the menu), not one liked their food. The brunch choices were very limited, the food was not hot, many of the items were unrecognizable, and the pastry selections were a joke. To top it off, the cost was... More 

Thank PFJudy
Dubuque, Iowa
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85 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

This is such a nice breakfast buffet. We were a large group ...after the breast cancer walk and the waiter was so good and patient. Food was excellent and replenished quickly. Will visit again and again.

Thank Julie E
Central Texas
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

I went to this restaurant with a group and we all ate together at a big table. Although I was not interested in the beer selection, those who had the sampler enjoyed the house brews. The room was large and not too noisy, so the ambiance is friendly for families with kids. I had the Bleu Peppercorn Burger and it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Brew Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4755 First ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 319-395-7500

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