Granite City Food & Brewery - Cedar Rapids

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171 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Please call us at (319) 395-7500 for all of your holiday reservations. We will be open Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Eve, but online reservations will not be available. Thank You!

Granite City Food & Brewery features signature menu items and proprietary beers in a polished casual setting. Menu items include favorites such as Granite City Meatloaf, Grilled Asian Chicken Salad and Maple Pepper Bacon Flatbread.

Signature GCFB beers are brewed onsite, including: the Northern American Lager, the Bennie German Bock, the Broad Axe Oatmeal Stout and the Duke Pale Ale, are complemented by a rotating selection of seasonal and specialty brews.

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Connie
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience3

I wasn't really impressed with the food at the buffet this time

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Responded on November 30, 2021

Connie - We are sorry to hear that. We always appreciate feedback, and hope you'll consider dining with us again in the future.

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PatriciaT
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Our only issue was that the hash browns and the roast beef weren't cooked enough. Other than that everything was wonderful.

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Responded on November 29, 2021

PatriciaT - Thank you for the feedback. We'll discuss these items with the team. We are so glad to hear though that the rest of your meal was wonderful!

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KendraE
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Better than IRP in Coralville! You must get the cinnamon rolls.

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Responded on November 19, 2021

KendraE - Thanks for the review! We hope to see you again soon.

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JustineG
Des Moines
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2021
Overall2food4service4ambience3

Drinks were not good. First had a perfect margarita and it didn’t even taste like a margarita and was quite sour. Asked for a mojito and it tasted like mojito mix with barely any liquor in it.

Appetizer of Idaho nachos with Granite City sauce was good. Ordered the BLT tower and it came layer out on the plate and no tower…that was weird but sliders were good.

Carrot cake for dessert was good.

All in all the experience was decent but not good enough to go back anytime soon.

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Responded on November 5, 2021

JustineG - We're sorry to hear that. We'll discuss these issues with our team, and hope you'll consider giving Granite City another chance.

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Travellers
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Some of the noise level came from us -- a group of 70+ Regis girls getting together, some from out of town. Our waiter could NOT have been better - was there when we needed him, kept up with our water refills (superhydrators), gluten free and other special requests, did not bat an eye when we ordered the incredible cookie sundae - OMG - after we had eaten full meals. All in all it was great! My only criticism was the gluten free bun was not very tasty so I took the top off, but even that has a silver lining, I saved those calories for the cookie! Thanks!!

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LynneH
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

We had the buffet, the food was warm, not hot. Server didn't seem knowledgeable.
Didn't know mimosa cost, seemed more focused on larger group with cute guys. I requested a spoon to stir coffee and cups could have been larger or a carafe of coffee. I had to hunt down the check so we could pay and leave. Not a great experience, very disappointed.

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CathyJ
Des Moines
11 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The full Sunday brunch buffet is back! Plus it included Famous Dave’s ribs. 😀👍

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Responded on October 9, 2021

CathyJ - Thanks for the review! Hope to see you again soon.

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Nannienan
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress was outstanding, anticipating needs and providing extra perks!! The Octoberfest jaherschnitzel was delicious and authentic and the portion was huge at a great price!

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Responded on September 23, 2021

Nannienan - That's what we like to hear! Thanks for taking the time to share your experience.

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Jjjjjj
Denver
8 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you!

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JoeC
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Nice little bar. More like a chain restaurant then a brewery. Food was good, service was good, beer was limited, but good. Good for family/friends dinners. Not so much for business.

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TThorn
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

My meal was fine and my husband liked his. Drink was a little pricy. My original meal choice wasn't available (mahi tacos) so that was disappointing. Waiter was EXCELLENT! Would go back.

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VictoriaE
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love the Northern Cheddar Soup. It is the main reason I love eating here. The Service was great and the food is very delicious. This is one of my favorite restaurants to eat at.

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DaveN
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall2food1service5ambience3

Food was horrible. Over cooked (rubber) chicken, under cooked (raw) bison and to top it all off an under cooked dessert cookie. Manager was no where to be found. Will NOT go back.

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SarahJ
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

I made a reservation weeks in advance and when we got there, our wait was practically that of not having a reservation. I just didn't understand what the point of making and confirming a reservation if we were still going to have to wait as long as we did for a table. Our server's name was Marcus and he was great! We miss the omelet/egg station and were disappointed that donuts are no longer served.

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DinoS
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Brunch is superb. Prime Rib, fried chicken, fruit, salad and other goodies are fresh and available. The pricing per person is very reasonable

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Nick
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Granite City brunch has always been a favorite of ours! It's been a while since we've been to one, but it's exactly as we remembered. Good experience overall.

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JeffB
Des Moines
2 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

First time at this Sunday brunch. Many items advertised were not available. I am a big biscuits and gravy fan and the gravy was not fit to eat. Saw many leftover on peoples plates. Deserts were scarce and was rarely brought out.
Sat for 10 min waiting for a refill drink.
Omelette took 30 min to get and did not dare ask them what kind of breakfast sandwich i could get. Definitely not a good time or value to go at this time.

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
10 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good food. Idaho nachos rock

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TheSheep
Puerto Vallarta
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great place to go for a birthday! I like spicy and most restaurants say it is, but it's not. Granite City nailed it! Spouse had the meat loaf, loved it and brought enough home for dinner for her the next night. Food was great and the service friendly. Would recommend to anyone. A great evening!

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EatUp
Des Moines
2 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We felt very safe with protocols that were in place in the restaurant. Always enjoy the food.

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ReneeC
Des Moines
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our food was good, our waitress was excellent, and the new seasonal beer was tasty!

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cjc68
Des Moines
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience4

Went for Gluten Free optiobs for ny daughter only to be told they didn't have any buns or flatbread, but she ciuld have a salad. Really!!??

Not impressed at all!

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tamim
Milwaukee
8 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Good food but definitely not social distanced or following 6 ft apart in anyway. So take out until pandemic is over

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JENNYC
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All was good for our lunch at Granite City on Sunday.

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Colebets
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience3

Got a burger that’s was over cooked the bacon on the burger was undercooked if it was even cooked

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Cassie
1 review
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall1food1service5ambience5

Not alot of food choices and sticky buns were doughy

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KitKat
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience5

Service wasn't terrific. We asked for a side of ranch twice (2 different servers) then watched him stand in the kitchen and talk instead of bringing to us. My daughter's fries were cold by the time she go it. He brought our ticket without asking if we wanted dessert, then brought the cake without the ice cream we asked for. The alfredo was pricy considering it did not come with a salad or even a side of bread.

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Jax5
Chicago
47 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Daily special incomplete (meat but no side dish available. My dinner arrived cold. Sent it back. Came back fine. Of 20 mussels, 5 were unopened and should not have been served.

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RichardS
Des Moines
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall3food5service1ambience4

The food was great but the server was not very attentive or friendly.

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JeralynJ
Minneapolis
9 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Worked just fine for a quick lunch.

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RichardS
Des Moines
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The meal was great and the outdoor dining experience and service were excellent.

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ThomasH
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The food was excellent! We felt safe due to servers wearing masks and gloves.

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BarbS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Everything was great
We sat outside was a little noise but I knew that. It wss nice outside dining

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BigMike
Des Moines
2 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

the meat portion on the sandwich was a little light on the roast beef and if we had to order a dessert again we would not order the iron skillet apple pie it just I don't know whether it's just poorly executed or a bad design but it's just not a very wasn't very good dessert overall the experience was adequate but not great

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vipDeborahB
Minneapolis
5 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I really enjoyed my meal and the conversation, which I was able to hear!

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CarlM
Omaha
4 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall2food2service4ambience4

This was for the Sunday Brunch. The rib roast was inedible. The rest was a typical mid-level buffet. Service was good, tho, and they let us take some cinnamon rolls home. Also the decor is always nice at Granite City. Stick to the beer and sandwiches.

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OpenTable Diner
Des Moines
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall2food4service2ambience3

Terrible service

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

It was Valentine’s Day! We did the special for $44.99 and we added a bottle of sparkling Wine for $10. The atmosphere was fun and laid back. Food was delicious. We had the Idaho nachos, sirloin dinner, salmon dinner m, and a carrot cake to share. It was lol very good. The potato’s on the steak dinner was way to salty but apart from that it still had good flavor.

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Eric
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

They were very accommodating and pork nachos were awesome

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Everything was great
Waiter was a bit slow but the place was busy
Had to ask for water refil
That’s always my tell for quality service

FAQs

Granite City Food & Brewery - Cedar Rapids offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (319) 395-7500.

Granite City Food & Brewery - Cedar Rapids is rated 4 stars by 171 OpenTable diners.

Granite City Food & Brewery - Cedar Rapids does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://granitecity.securetree.com/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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