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Granite City Food & Brewery

12801 University Ave, Clive, IA 50325-8219
+1 515-224-1300
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“flatbread pizza” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12801 University Ave, Clive, IA 50325-8219
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The wait staff was very good. The food was great and the atmosphere was superb. The food as well as the appetizers was reasonably priced.

Thank kaptonk2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've had good brunch experiences at Granite City, but were disappointed with the dinner. To begin, our kids (ages 5 and 8) ordered the Saucy Pasta. It was $4.95 and included a drink. I was expecting a decent sized bowl of pasta. Instead, the pasta...More

Thank Robin L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been going to GC for years as our regular dinner place. Service and food has mostly been good. Beer is always great with plenty of options. We have had a couple of times when the kitchen was behind and took a while to...More

Thank trbsrb
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This place is a very nice looking place for a date or a business meeting. It is a brew pub and I think there is beer is really good. The food is very good. The menu seems deceptively small. I am not sure if it...More

Thank IowaTravellinGuy
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Went here for dinner as other places closer to hotel were packed. This place was about empty, food was good, but the staff needs a lot of work. No personality. This brewery should have been packed also.

Thank kalliinman
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The service was good. My meal was not. The potatoes were cold. The women's bathroom was dirty and falling apart. Will not be returning

Thank ajk091101
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Steak was perfectly cooked and the Bennie Mac and Cheese was delicious. The soft pretzels and cheese was a good choice to start and the bartender was on point. The price for the large mug was good and would have been better with the mug...More

Thank Justin G
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We were looking forward to a different place for our 46th anniversary and it was closed on mondays and her sister told us to try granite city. When we arrived the parking lot was only about half full at 12:10. so we thought we'd just...More

Thank x000n46n
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Kind of noisy inside which I don't like. Seating is fast. Lots of typical American style burgers and foods. They have outdoor seating. Ample parking in a stand alone building.

Thank RandyKasal
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Bad service. We did go a little later at night but they were not busy at all, our waitress was very slow and then never came back to check on us. I told the manager and he did offer to make it up. The food...More

Thank DNE7611
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12801 University Ave, Clive, IA 50325-8219
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Clive
  • Phone Number: +1 515-224-1300
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