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Front Street Brewery

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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SIDES​
$3.00
Grilled Asparagus
$3.00
Pan Seared Brussel Sprouts
$2.75
Basket of Pub Fries
$3.00
Basket of Hand Cut French Fries
$2.25
Red Skin Mashed Potatoes
$3.25
Mashed Potatoes with Veal Demi Glace
$1.75
Cole Slaw or Cottage Cheese
STARTERS​
$10.95
Fried Creole Style Rock Shrimp
Florida​ Rock shrimp hand breaded in our own blend of Creole spices and lightly fried until crispy. Served with a Chipotle cocktail sauce.
$7.75
Basket $+2.00
Hand Breaded Chicken Strips
Buttermilk breaded chicken tenders fried and served with your choice of sauce.
1 pc $2.75
3 pcs $7.95
Hot Pretzels
A house favorite served hot and fresh out of the oven.
$9.95
Stout BBQ
Honey-Sesame
Blackberry Jerk
Frankís Red Hot
Crispy Chicken Wings
One lb. of chicken wings fried until crisp and tossed with one of our Homemade sauces.
$8.95
Pan Fried Crab Cake
Fresh Maine Jonah Crab lightly dressed, coated in Panko bread crumbs And pan fried in clarified butter until golden brown. Served with Sauce Gribiche, Arugula and Crispy Chorizo ìChips.
$8.95
Loaded Fries
Hand​ cut french fries are covered in Nueskeís Applewood smoked bacon, Cabot Clothbound cheddar, sharp cheddar, Fresh sliced scallions and served with truffled mayonnaise and veal demi glace.
with Pork $10.95
Without pork $8.95
Slow Roasted Pulled Pork Nachos
Pork rubbed with salt, sugar, Ancho chili powder and garlic and slow roast them for 24 hours and shred. Fresh fried tortilla chips are covered with melted Chihuahua cheese, roasted corn-onion and Mexican Style Crema. Served with fresh made guacamole and fire-roasted tomato salsa.
$15.95
Front Street's Sausage and Cheese Platter
A variety of Chefís favorites including our own fresh house made sausages, dry cured sausages, artisanal cheeses and served with Dijon mustard, Marinated olives and grilled bread.
SOUPS AND SALADS​
Cup $3.25
Bowl $4.25
Cheddar Ale Soup
FSB's signature soup topped with garlic croutons.
Cup $3.25
Bowl $4.25
Soup of the Day
Our soups are prepared fresh using the best ingredients available. We make our stocks, peel our vegetables and take no short cuts getting there!
$10.95
Front Street Chopped Salad
Grilled chicken breast served on a bed of Romaine with Applewood smoked bacon, Maytag bleu cheese, hard boiled egg, cucumber and garlic croutons. This salad is lightly dressed and tossed with a red wine vinaigrette when you order.
$12.95
Grilled Salmon "Caesar"
oz. fresh hand cut salmon fillet, Romaine hearts, Nicoise olives, Roma tomatoes, and shaved Parmesan Reggiano are lightly dressed with a Parmesan Reggiano vinaigrette.
$12.95
Blackened Steak Salad
Grilled​ 8 oz. Angus N.Y. Strip rubbed with blackening spices to your liking and served with fresh tender greens and Arugula dressed with a Creole-Honey Mustard Dressing and topped with fresh goat cheese, sunflower seeds and Tasso ham.
$7.95
House Salad
Spring greens tossed with a Roasted Garlic-Balsamic vinaigrette and garnished With cucumbers, grape tomatoes, red onion, bacon and parm shavings.
ENTREES​
$14.95
Grilled Salmon Linguine with Garlic-Herb Butter Sauce
5 oz. Fresh hand cut salmon, dry cured chorizo, garlic, White wine and asparagus with fresh herbs, butter and linguini.
$16.95
Iowa Pork Chop
12​ oz. Grilled pork chop served with red skin mashed potatoes, Pan braised brussel sprouts and drizzled with a maple-ale glaze.
$13.95
House Made Sausage Dinner
Chefís choice fresh sausages made in house and served with mashed potatoes, Veal demi glace and grilled asparagus.
BURGERS​
$9.95
Pub fries
Cole slaw
Cottage cheese
Smoked Out Bacon Cheddar
Grilled 8 oz. hand pattied burger with maple smoked Vermont cheddar, Nueskeís bacon and our house pickles.
$9.95
Pub fries
Cole slaw
Cottage cheese
Portabello 'N Gruyere
Fresh pattied hamburger topped with roasted portobello mushrooms, Gruyere cheese and Balsamic roasted onions.
$9.95
Pub fries
Cole slaw
Cottage cheese
Spicy Bleu Burger
We top this one off with Gruyere cheese, house pickled jalapeÒos and a Maytag bleu cheese spread
SANDWICHES AND PUB FAVORITES​
$8.95
Pub fries
Cole slaw
Cottage cheese
Carolina Pulled Pork Sandwich
Fresh pork shoulder rubbed with salt, sugar, ancho chili, and garlic, slow roasted for 24 hours, doused in our house made Carolina Q sauce, And topped with slaw.
$10.95
Pub fries
Cole slaw
Cottage cheese
Prime Roast Beef
Prime Grade rare beef roasted in house and piled high on a hoagie. Then we top it all off with horseradish sauce, Gruyere cheese, And serve it with a roasted garlic au jus!
$8.95
Pub fries
Cole slaw
Cottage cheese
Fish Taco
Two beer battered Tilapia tacos stuffed with lettuce, cabbage, fire roasted tomato salsa, and Chipotle ranch with tortilla chips.
$9.95
Pub fries
Cole slaw
Cottage cheese
Rosted Turkey and Ham Club
House roasted turkey, Crescent City Tasso ham, Nueskeís bacon, maple smoked cheddar cheese, and Gruyere are piled high on Sourdough bread and smothered in a lemon-garlic aioli.
$8.95
Pub fries
Cole slaw
Cottage cheese
Curried Chicken Pita
Fresh chicken breast marinated with coconut milk, Madras curry, Toasted sesame, and soy sauce, and then grill it on our charbroiler. Then we fill a warm pita with sliced chicken, tomato, cucumber, cilantro, And a ginger yogurt sauce.
$10.25
Pub fries
Cole slaw
House made tartar sauce
Fish and Chips
Beer battered tilapia. Ask your server for malt vinegar or lemons if needed!
$9.95
Pub fries
Cole slaw
Cottage cheese
Gaucho Steak Sandwich
8 oz N.Y. Strip is grilled to your liking and topped with roasted portobello mushrooms, Provolone cheese and Chimichurri sauce.
$8.95
Pub fries
Cole slaw
Cottage cheese
Crispy BBQ Tempeh "Burger"
Crispy Tempeh topped with portobello mushrooms, grilled red onions, Carolina BBQ sauce, and Provolone cheese on a toasted Kaiser bun. Served with house pickled cucumbers.
$8.95
Pub fries
Cole slaw
Cottage cheese
Soppresatta and Mozzarella Panini
Dry cured Italian Soppresatta, marinated artichoke hearts, and whole Milk mozzarella sandwiched between two slices of sourdough And served with a roasted red pepper pesto mayonnaise.
$10.95
Pub fries
Cole slaw
Cottage cheese
Grilled Mahi Sandwich
oz. Mahi fillet grilled and served on a toasted bun with an herb mayonnaise, Arugula, and tomato.
$10.95
Pub fries
Cole slaw
Cottage cheese
Pastrami and Swiss on Sourdough
A New York deli style sandwich that we load 6 oz. of thin sliced pastrami, Swiss cheese, and dijon mustard on to toasted sourdough bread. Served with house pickles.
$8.95
Pub fries
Cole slaw
Cottage cheese
Baked Mac 'n Cheese
Elbow macaroni, cheese Bechamel, smoked cheddar, Gruyere, and sharp cheddar are baked together and finished with Nueskeís bacon bits.
DESSERTS​
$4.50
Chocolate Stout Cupcake
Made with bittersweet chocolate and our stout beer. Topped with a buttercream icing and served with chocolate espresso ice cream.
BEER LIST​
Old Davenport Gold
A light gold beer brewed with great care using barley malts and just the right amount of hops to give the beer its smooth, balanced taste and style belonging only to a beer of superior quality. This beer is particularly light and refreshing.
Hefe Weizen
A true German style wheat beer brewed with a noble German yeast, and using wheat grown in the heartland. The results are smooth, refreshing and unique beer served with a slice of lemon.
Cherry Ale
We start with an American light beer, lightly hopped, using only the finest hops. Cherry is then added to this beer and aged in our beer cellar, producing a delightful, refreshing taste and aroma.
Raging River Ale
A commemorative brew named after the great flood of '93. This is a bronze colored beer made with the highest quality malts and specially chosen hops to give this beer that extra hop bitterness with a delightful hop bouquet. A true "English Ale." This name comes from the notorious red light district of some 100 years ago in which Front Street Brewery is located. An extra dark, almost black bottom brew, smooth with a slight coffee flavor, achieved by the use of highly roasted barley and black malts. This beer is known as the espresso of beers. Bucktown soon becomes the favorite of the adventuresome. Bucktown Stout
Brewmaster's Special
Ask your server about this beer. It changes with the season and the Brewer’s frame of mind.
Full Bar Available
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My go-to for years was their fish-n-chips but I've sense branched out into other tasty menu items. This is one of those restaurants that every time I eat there, I think - why don't we eat here more often?!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cothoms
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Always something new on tap. Good atmosphere with views of the river. Have enjoyed their burgers, Reuben and fish tacos. Homemade tortilla chips are great. River flooded, but not impacting business. Outdoor seating available

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank isumike
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Discovered the Cherry Bomb Blonde on a recent business trip. Love it!!!! Can't wait for a return visit.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 70Eliza
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best burgers and fries. Great service too! Cute place with lots of choices for drinks and food. Also a great view if the river and an outside patio!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank mpandd
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

The food here is great. Even good vegetarian options! The layout/organization and service, however, are unimpressive. We waited nearly an hour for our food after ordering. I’m not sure what caused the delay. The restaurant is a long skinny room. People waited for tables in...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank person777
Reviewed January 27, 2019

We stopped in to try the beer and have a snack. We had the fried soft pretzels, which were fine. Got a flight of their beers. Nothing that we liked enough to order a pint and some were really not good. Service was ok. Atmosphere...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RitaLyC
Reviewed January 18, 2019

I would think better stuff comming from this town. but kind of okay only. Wanted to get better service too.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ricard071
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

Cherry bomb blonde might be the best beer brewed in the state of Iowa. The food is also excellent and unique, there hasn’t been a bad item I’ve found on the menu. Many flat screen televisions for the sports games and conveniently located downtown of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Matthew A
Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

Only 2nd time here. Friday night was PACKED. Pulled pork was superb. I was actually pleasantly surprised it was so good at a non- BBQ joint. Garlic mashed potatoes were excellent too. It’s probably the best I’ve ever had. I didn’t try anything off the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Dreamer810259
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

We met a friend from out of town here to have a Sunday lunch. The place was busy all day. Excellent menu choices, fast and friendly service. We will be back to try more food. The burgers, mac and cheese, pork tenderloin and salmon BLT...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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