About The Granary 'Cue & Brew
Lunch guests at The Granary can expect a menu of traditional central Texas Barbecue featuring smoked brisket, pork, chicken, St Louis ribs & house-made sausage, bread, pickles & sides. The Granary has also garnered national attention with its house special, beef pastrami.
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,
San Antonio, TX 78215
Barbecue, Southern, Brewery
Hours of Operation:
Tue–Sat 11:00 am–4:30 pm
Sat 4:30 pm–5:30 pm
Tue–Thu 5:30 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–11:00 pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Parking is available on the street (Avenue A) and in the Pearl parking lots under HWY 281 - accessible from either Pearl Parkway, Avenue A, or Newell Ave.
Private Party Facilities:
The restaurant is located in a beautifully renovated home in the premier Pearl Brewery District of San Antonio. Private Events may be held in either of the restaurant's two dining rooms or on the lovely covered patio. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Private Party Contact:
Nicole Rattray: (210) 228-0124
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wine
The Granary 'Cue & Brew Ratings and Reviews
Cold and uncomfortable - it's like they didn't have the heat on. Everyone was eating with their coats on. And if you wanted to take your coat off, there was no place to put it. We were seated near the front door and could feel the draft every time it opened. Seats were hard wooden stools with no backs. I had the brisket "ramen" which consisted of regular spaghetti noodles in a mediocre broth and tasteless cubes of beef. I asked the onsen egg to be fully cooked (I'm pregnant and avoiding undercooked animal products) and it wasn't. Never got the chance to tell the server because despite otherwise good service, he never asked once how things were. My husband had the barbecue board and it was decent, nothing special. His beer was good, but definitely not an imperial stout as advertised. Saw a bug crawling on the wall near our table and brought this to the server's attention. The manager came by and apologized for this, took the entrees off of our bill. Apparently he did this for the party sitting next to us too. We appreciated this, but overall it a pretty disappointing experience.
I chose this place because my husband wanted BBQ and the reviews were decent. There was only 1 bbq meal and my husband ordered it. He loved the brisket and pork but didn't really care for the sides. Our server really talked up the steak so my son ordered that which was a big disappointment. He thought it was very chewy. I ordered the Tai snapper which came out very undercooked. I sent it back and the manager apologized telling me that it was "sushi grade" and the chef doesn't like to cook it. Once it was cooked fully I thought it was good. Overall I feel this place tries to be too creative and the prices are too high for what you get. We did have the bread pudding desert which wasn't too bad. Our server also brewed a new pot of decaf coffee just for me which I thought was very kind.
Overall, the food was good. One of the appetizers we ate the fritters, was light and crispy, but had absolutely no taste. Same with the quinoa with the clod. However, everything else was spectacular. Never had BBQ beans with flavor like that! Our waiter was very personable and made us feel relaxed. And the beer.... love it! Thanks and we'll be back.
Experience-ok. First started with a house brew, brown ale. It was great! Next dinner... squash yummy. Mackerel - eh. Had some non-meat eaters in the group. Snapper was off the menu our night. That left a cabbage roll. Surprisingly good. Beef ramen on guy ordered was delicious. Dessert: bread pudding. Tasty but nothing to write home about.
Overall -meh. I’ll give it one more try.
An evening out, The Granary is always a great pick for a good refreshing beer and a small but great menu that is sure to please your palate! Our waitress talked me into trying the Duck Entrée and it was superb! Then the Beef Clod is my husband's all time favorite dish!
Would not go back. Too expensive for what you get. Hard benches. Tables are very close together. Place was really slow for a Saturday night. No lines and plently of empty tables everywhere but we were instructed to go to the counter and order a drink while our table was being cleaned!
We had a teeny tiny plate of cheese (3 cheese selections) about a cubic inch each, with 3 smears of jam & honey and 6 pieces of teeny tiny toast points which were tasteless and so very dry they crumbled when picked up. Cheese plate was $15.00. We also had a tiny bowl of ramen & the barbecue plate. The ramen was good but it was $16.00 for a ridiculously small bowl with about 1/2 cup of noodles and a few small pieces of brisket and a soft boiled egg. The barbecue plate was tasty but it was $18.00 and only had 3 or 4 pieces of brisket and 3 or 4 pieces of chicken thigh. Each piece of meat was about 1.5” long. Plate also came with 1/2 cup of beans and 1/4 to 1/2 cup of potato salad, 1 slice of white bread & a couple of slices of pickles. Beans were good but were cold. Barbecue sauce was served in a badly chipped and cracked bowl. Yuck. We also each had a beer at the counter while waiting for our table.
This was my first visit to The Granary 'Cue & Brew and I'm really hoping my next visit is soon. We went to celebrate a friend's promotion and enjoyed a special event menu that featured guest chefs and craft brews from Texas & Colorado. True, we only sampled a small portion of their "usual" fare, but the service was excellent and their in-house beers were creative and delicious. We'll definitely be back!
The chef is an artist. The food tasted great and the presentation was great, too. The beer selection was small in size but vast in the types offered and I prefer it that way. Woody was a good waiter, knowledgeable with good recommendations. Great experience for some foodies.
We originally had a reservation for two and then found out a dear friend of the family was able to join us. Stephen worked his magic to not only help us move the time but also get us inside. Food was fabulous, our waitress was just a delight and it was truly a great evening. Next time I am back in San Antonio, Granary is a MUST!
In last time, I visited this restaurant and had a very good time with a great food. So I visited again on last Saturday with my parents in law who are from Korea. But I found a tooth pick in my brisket ramen. It was really terrible. The thinking that the chef might boil the ramen soup in the same pot with this tooth pick which he used is spoiled my appetite, and I couldn't eat more. And I was really shamed to my parents in law. The Manager apologized and gave us one dessert, but I don't want go there again.
We were in town, visiting from Chicago. The hostess started by acknowledging me by the wrong name after I had already introduced myself. Our table wasn't ready so we sat at the Bar. Honestly the bar staff was great & the only positive of the night. We finally get our table even though we had a reservation. It's this awkward shared table space & the dining room was extremely hot. I mean it's Texas so this isn't anything new. We order an appetizer & then dinner. The dinner comes out first by someone who is not our server. We inquire on the appetizer, server comes back puzzled about it. Doesn't offer anything just puts in the appetizer that comes out in the middle of our entrees by one of the bartenders who was very nice. The food was nothing to call home about & you can't make any alterations to the menu & they only prepare enough for what goes with that meal. I was interested in trying the Sweet Tea Collard greens & the server told us we wouldn't be able to. Tried it on a whim, everyone told us to go to Cured & we should of listened.
Among the best meals(top 3 !) in my life. I am not a fan of BBQ but this changed my mind. The beef and chicken and sauce were amazing. Perfectly cooked. The Texas toast was delicious and beer was great. My absolute favorite though was the strange but amazing fried green tomatoes with ranch ice cream. It. Just. Works! Do NOT miss in San Antonio! Stellar service also.
The beer and root beer were very good. The service was exceptional. The duck and the hanger steak were amazingly flavorful and tender . The potato salad was out of this world. The brisket and pulled were tender and delicious , but a bit too salty. And the Texas toast was really yummy!
All in all the food was good. The younger generation in our group didn't feel the got enough food on their plate for the money. I didn't like that we had to wait 45 minutes to get our food.
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