The Granary 'Cue & Brew
Dinner guests can expect a seasonal chef driven menu featuring composed plates influenced by smoke and live fire with flavors spanning the globe, table service from knowledgeable staff and communal style seating that make The Granary dining experience unique, elevated, but approachable. Visit website for current menu.
The Granary also brews exceptional Craft Beers in-house that pair beautifully with the menu. Rye Saison, IPA & Brown Ale are house-brewed beers to expect along with experimental beers like a Coffee IPA.Other Texas breweries are featured on the all Texas tap wall. A thoughtfully curated bottled beer and wine reserve list, showcasing breweries and wineries from all over the world,
Staff was helpful. Some more gluten free options/modifications would have been appreciated.
Delicious upscale bbq. Highly recommend the Texas Toast! While they cite beer in the name, there is a good selection of wines. Great service & food.
Disappointed with the quality of the food. The brisket was fatty, tough to chew, and luke warm. Others in my party of six had similar experience with their food quality. Service was okay but the food won’t bring me back.
Horrible experience. Would never go back. Didn’t even get to look at the menu. That should tell you everything.
Upscale barbeque in a warm quiet setting. House crafted beers and delicious food. Will eat here again and tell all my friends to stop by for a bite. Yummy!!
Do not expect them to honor the reservation on time. Made it for 630 and was not seated until 6:50.
We enjoyed the Granary during a stay at the Emma. Charcuterie, bbq, a special duck dish, and wine. Great evening experience!
Portions, including the wine, were the smallest of any restaurant I have ever dined at. Ridiculous. BBQ plate had two small strips of brisket and ice cream scoop sized pork. Steak and duck entrees were both dwarfed by the dinner plate served on. I would have been embarrassed to deliver the $170 bill for three to the table.
Our waitperson, Miranda, was very knowledgeable and helpful. We enjoyed some unique appetizers, maitake mushrooms and a charcuterie plate with great pickles. We were able to share the pork chop, and it was delicious. I understand there will be new offerings in the new year. I look forward to trying them out!
We thought the food at the granary on a Wednesday night was as good of food as you could get in San Antonio. It was excellent!
Awesome service, cool decor and absolutely stellar chef and menu!! Highly recommend. In super cool Pearl neighborhood.
Our first trip to The Granary and won't be our last! We arrived about 15 minutes early for our reservation and were still able to be seated immediately (early Saturday evening). Our server greeted us promptly, was vibrant, and told us about the evening specials with enthusiasm and tasting knowledge. I asked about craft beers and our server explained several offerings, the first of which, Infamous Brewing's Sweep the Leg Peanut Butter Stout, was a winner!
We took her up on the New England Clam Chowder which was wonderful. We also found several ways to share offerings on the menu so that we could sample a lot without overeating and without having to take anything home. We had the barbeque board with brisket and pulled pork, and an add'l serving of brisket (only $6 more). The meat was wonderful! The board is served with a German-style potato salad, mixed beans, and barbeque sauce. The potato salad was flavorful with herbs and not too much vinegar; the beans were a fascinating combination of flavors with spice and a hint of sweet.
Great experience and we hope to return soon!
Food was great. Smaller portions on some of the options. Really terrible and slow service. Took over 2 hours for dinner and we ordered our food relatively quickly.
Food and server were fabulous. We will definitely be back.
Great experience, will definitely be back.
They don’t include the draught beers they carry (other than the ones the make) on the drink menu. So how are you supposed to know what they have? I went to the bar to find out they had others, but why not just put them on a drink menu????
Entrees don’t come with sides and they don’t have an ala carte for sides either. So I got a six ounce steak with a few Brussels sprout leaves - no options for sides! I saw Brussels sprouts and actually thought they would be there.
If you want to leave a place hungry, eat here.
The hostess was stressed, the bar service was slow and inattentive, wait staff didn’t take our order for more than 30 minutes, food took forever and wasn’t worth the wait. Overpriced small portions. We would not go back.
Adventurous food which didn’t always hit the mark, but when it did was fantastic. Don’t confuse this with a gastro-pub, it’s really a creative restaurant that happens to have a brewery attached (the beer is also good, the wine list small but thoughtful).
Good was shabby compared to 2 years ago when we ate there. Service was poor I placed an order 15 minutes later was told they no longer had that item. Will not spend our money there again.
Food, service and beers were amazing. The staff made us feel very welcome, made great food and drink recommendations. Easy to talk and eat as a family.
Service from the waiter was a bit overbearing sometimes. mushroom Appetizer was the best i ever had!
This is two restaurants in one. At lunch the Granary is a stellar BBQ joint with standard Texas style BBQ with various specials - Tuesday lunch with a Pastrami Rib is my favorite. At dinner Chef Tim cuts loose and produces a range of fare all including something smoked, however lightly. My last dinner was the smoked duck and simply put, the duck alone was worth the trip!
I would strongly advise against going there for dinner. All the great reviews are for the lunch menu only. For some reason at dinner they take away that menu and replace it with a new menu which I would call a work-in-progress. The charcuterie plate in particular was very strange - two servings of fish mousse and mustard / pickles but no meat! After we left we actually went somewhere else to get more BBQ.
Great food nice attentive staff
Surprisingly expensive for what we got. It was ok but won't make a point to return
I was very disappointed in our experience at The Granary. We were a group of 9. 3 of the 9 entrees were served 25-30 minutes after the other 6. Additionally, the short ribs were extremely dry. Overall, it is by far the worst experience I have had at The Pearl.
The food was excellent and unique. Ambience wonderful. Definitely pricey - not your usual barbecue.
Overpriced for what you get. Husband and I both ordered the barbecue board, very little meat you get, one slice of brisket and a spoonful of chopped brisket, along with sides and half a slice of bread. It wasn’t bad but wasn’t great either, meat temperature was warm but not hot. We were expecting more for $18 an order. Mediocre at Best! Save your money, there are much better places to dine at in the Pearl.
Great flavor but it tasted like lunch is a better time to go. Very dry. Service was so attentive to the point it was annoying. Overall decent and glad i tried it.
Very disappointing visit been there numerous times but this time disappointed. Out of several items and some drink types. Less than I expect from this establishment. Gotta do better to keep me coming back.
This was not barbeque. If you are planning to visit because of TX Monthly's rating, forget it. The very small portions for the price was disappointing. The baked bean sides were really bad, the pulled pork way too salty just for starters.
First time there. Enjoyed dinner. Will definitely go back!
Pretty good barbecue, great beer selection. for my taste, too much mustard in some of the sauces.
service and food was very good. liked the rustic atmosphere and variety of beer.
Atmosphere and location were great. Underwhelmed by dinner menu and prices. Food was good. We had BBQ plates, chicken thigh with grits, charcuterie and cheese plates and brisket ramen. Also had local beer flights. Very small portions, and large prices. However, atmosphere was good and I would go back again.
Absurdly expensive, very mediocre food. So dissapointed.
Overpriced. Limited menu. Octopus and potato tapas appetizers way off mark.
Overall the food was good. A bit pricey for small portions. The biggest downfall for our large party of 11 was that the waitress did not communicate with us that they could not do separate checks. They just said it was on the menu which none of remember seeing. However, it should have been communicated that the bill could not be split into individual checks from the beginning to avoid conflict. The manager was rude about the whole situation. This place is good for a date but would not recommend for a business outing or large groups.
Portions are very small. Pretty limited menu. But everything was very good. Value is not very good with portion size.
Came here for our last evening of vacation. Love the concept but not the flavors. Strange combinations and I usually am very adventurous with my food. Nice service. Just not my cup of tea. If you are looking for traditional barbecue this is not it.