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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,

602 Avenue A
San Antonio, TX 78215
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Barbecue, Southern, Brewery

Hours of Operation:
Lunch
Tue–Sat 11:00 am–4:30 pm
Social Hour
Sat 4:30 pm–5:30 pm
Dinner
Tue–Thu 5:30 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–11:00 pm

Cross Street:
Ave A

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(210) 228-0124

Website:
http://www.thegranarysa.com/

Parking Details:
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.

Executive Chef:
Tim Rattray

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 info@thegranarysa.com for details.

Private Party Contact:
Nicole Rattray: (210) 228-0124

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wine

The Granary 'Cue & Brew Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

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food

4.2

service

4.5

ambience

4.3

value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

67% would recommend it to a friend

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Good for a Date (5)
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Comfort Food (3)
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Great for Lunch (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
Authentic (2)
Business Meals (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Special Occasion (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Fun (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Good for Birthdays (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Romantic (1)
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 (New England)·Dined 4 days ago

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.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 14, 2018

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.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on January 13, 2018

First time and the food was fantastic! Must try the brisket ramen.

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·Dined on January 12, 2018

Loved it! Great place for a great value compared to the other restaurants in the Pearl District.

Tags: Casual, Cozy, Great Beer, Authentic
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

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.

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Great Beer, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

Excellent Food and Excellent service. We had seen the Granary featured on a Food Network show. It looked amazing...and it did not fail to please in any way.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on December 16, 2017

The food was delicious. The choices all sounded really good. The ambiance and look of the place was perfect for a good bbq spot. I ordered the BBQ Board and it was very filling and amazing.

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·Dined on December 13, 2017

Great location. Food was on point and delicious. Service was great, from Adam to the rest of the staff. As mentioned, food was outstanding, but a bit on the pricier side. Overall, loved the place and will return.

Tags: Great Beer, Special Occasion, Casual, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals
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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 13, 2017

It’s my go to restaurant when I come to San Antonio for business. Everything I have tried have been awesome. The food looks, smells, and tastes great!

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·Dined on December 8, 2017

Outstanding, imaginative dinner menu at perhaps the site of the best bbq in San Antonio for lunch. My hanger steak was simply spectacular--incredibly tender and perfectly done.
Thoughtful, relaxed service made dinner a treat.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

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.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on November 5, 2017

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!

Tags: Great Beer, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on October 29, 2017

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.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Casual
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on October 29, 2017

The food portions were laughable. Is this a restaurant for ants?

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Would’ve been perfect if the food was a little warmer.

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·Dined on October 25, 2017

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!

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Casual, Great Beer, Good for a Date
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The Granery has one of the most creative menus in town. The hangar steak was the best I've ever had! Everything was excellent and I can't wait to go back!

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Comfort Food, Great Beer
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Great BBQ with updated twist!

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on October 15, 2017

All the staff is phenomenal but kudos especially to Heather who did her best to accommodate us despite we kept changing the time of our reservation for unforeseen circumstances . Thank you for going above and beyond.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on October 15, 2017

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.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 8, 2017

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!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Loved this restaurant. Creative spins on BBQ plus house brewed craft beer. What more could one ask for?

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Interesting menu, exotic pairings.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 1, 2017

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.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Best stylized BBQ joint in Texas! Have to eat there at least once a month. The manager fixed their lighting so it would not be like a flood light in my right eye. The Granary is perfect for the Pearl vibe!!!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Always a treat to stop in. The Texas Toast and beer selection is the best! Authentic decor and a easy place to sit and talk over dessert or sit and enjoy dinner. Outdoor seating is perfect for the fall and even dog friendly!

Tags: Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Comfort Food, Great Beer, Great for Lunch, Fun, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Service was superb. I felt the hanger steak I got was good, but not great. Appetizer and dessert were better than the entree. I would go back, because of the service and atmosphere, but would probably go with the barbeque board at dinner.

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·Dined on September 19, 2017

Very nice meal. A little pricey but overall food was excellent.

Tags: Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Spicy, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 17, 2017

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.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Once again had a great time. The food ( pork chop, hangar steak and quail) was very good. I am always impressed with the knowledge of the staff about the menu. All of our questions were answered promptly and efficiently. Will definitely keep coming back.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Fun, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Great Beer
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Skinny piece of snapper with bones and scales in it. Not headed back. Others got red meat dishes and they were ok

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on September 2, 2017

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.

Tags: Great Beer, Fit for Foodies
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 1, 2017

We really enjoyed the new menu items on the dinner menu.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Excellent meal
Portions are too small for San Antonio

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·Dined on August 20, 2017

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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·Dined on August 12, 2017

Love this spot. Always a must when in San Antonio. Everything is delicious!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Great Beer, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on August 10, 2017

Excellent, involved dishes and very knowledgeable and attentive service. Will definitely be back for more!

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on August 9, 2017

Food was delicious as always, could have taken a little more care in where they sat us. We ended up with a VERY loud and LARGE group in a small room and could not hear one another talk.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Authentic, Comfort Food
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·Dined on July 30, 2017

The kitchen ran out of almost everything. Portions were too small for the price. The noise level was too loud. The meat was tasty. The potato salad and beans were not as tasty.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 29, 2017

In from out of town on business, treated great, unique menu items and so tasty! Worth the short cab ride from another part of town!

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion
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