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Backpocket Brewery

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
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903 Quarry road, Coralville, IA 52241-2208
+1 319-466-4444
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our service was top notch and the pizzas were great. Had the Spanikopita and BBQ chicken and would recommend either. Beers were good compliment to the meal and had a flight of higher octane options to see what they were about. Doppelbocks were good quality. Kids were playing in the grassy area out front and was perfect volume to have... More 

Thank BackpackChef
Cleveland, Ohio
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145 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I had some amazing beer but there was a FLY flying around so I couldn't order food! I wanted to but it's like breaking bad... one fly contaminated the place!

Thank GreekScubaGirl
Metro Detroit
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We ended up walking out. It was a seat yourself at the time. No one acknowledged us, a couple waiters walked by several times and still didn't acknowledge us. We sat there for at least 10 minutes before we walked out. The menu wasn't even that great anyway. Do yourself a favor, go to one of the many other restaurant... More 

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Franconia, New Hampshire
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122 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I went here after work with my other comrades to have a beer & burger. We were staying at the Marriott, within walking distance. The food & service was good.

Thank nh681
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Meet a group of people at the Backpocket on a Friday night to have a birthday boot of beer. Good variety of beers, and all we tried were good. Good service and atmosphere, no loud music so we could have normal conversations which was a plus. Food options are very limited. I have had the pizza before and it was... More 

Thank Zelck
Bayside, New York
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Really good pizza and lots of craft beer. Also has an outdoor fire pit. try to sit away from the bar as it does get loud

Thank karenmm58
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115 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Well...it's not Big Grove. Great beer. Great beer selection. Nice ambiance and outdoor seating. Food is just not great at all. If you want both great beer and food, go to Big Grove instead.

Thank Dana C
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The Stonefired Grill pizza was awesome. We were also able to take advantage of buy 1 get 1 free tap beers. Very reasonably priced, with great service.

Thank Cathy K
Bettendorf, Iowa, United States
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Great beer of all sorts. Great individual size pizzas. I think the individual size now could feed two. Love the pork Belly bites. We always come back

Thank Sarah K
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of the first breweries I visited as a new beer drinker, and come back to it often simply for its location. As my palate has expanded, however, I've found that most of their beers have a flavor element in common that seems out of place. Their lighter beers are usually good, such as the Hawktoberfest and Pennywhistle,... More 

Thank Eric P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 903 Quarry road, Coralville, IA 52241-2208
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Coralville
  • Phone Number: +1 319-466-4444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?