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The Cellar

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, American
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29 S 2nd St, Keokuk, IA 52632-5805
+1 319-524-4040
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Keokuk, Iowa
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

comfy atmosphere dining separate from bar makes it nice, service usually great, food is great, salad bar small but nice. Little walk to get in for those with handicaps or difficult walking, has handicap entrance. Prices are decent and many specials.

Thank ggandjoe
Keokuk, Iowa
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

The food here is really good and not to awful price wise. Had a date night with another couple and our food was great and our waitress did awesome taking care of us

Thank Stephanie R
Des Moines
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Wonderful place for lunch/dinner with friends or family. Brad tries very hard to serve variety and tasteful choices! 1\2 lb hamburgers, made anyway you like, chicken club or an excellent grilled tenderloin. Do NOT miss the onion rings!

Thank Kathryn G
Greenville, Illinois
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016

On a family road trip in summer vacation along the Mississippi River, stopped in Keokuk to see the sights and overnight. Pizza night before, burgers for lunch today. We were skeptical yet optimistic for The Cellar. We ended up going in through the bar entrance but the back dining room was very normal and clean and great views. Greasy bar... More 

Thank Becky C
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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103 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

Have been going to Keokuk for work for years. Have stopped here often and over the 18 years it has been consistently good. I recommend the Chicken Cordon Bleu. Fresh and crisp. The fries are freshly made and excellent. Worth the stop.

Thank BrianEH32766
Glenpool, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2015

I had two meals while I was there and both were terrific. Prompt service and good food plus a nice view of the river.

Thank 787dough
Keokuk, Iowa
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Great for our anniversary experience in a quaint little house turned into a restaurant. Very private and intimate.

Thank Justin T
Huntsville, Missouri
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2015

My wife and I shared a tenderloin and a large basket of home made French fries. Pretty tasty. We were hoping for more of a river view but could only see a small part of it. I was offered coffee several times but the wife's water glass was never refilled.

Thank Frank R
Warsaw, Illinois
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172 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Some days, it's really good, other times it's just okay. I've heard things are better recently, but I haven't been since I heard that

Thank TLC62379
1 review
Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

We wanted to visit a local restaurant and were very disappointed in the food and atmosphere. Very outdated and the food was not cooked prepared or presented. Will not be going back. I hate to leave a negative but this isn't as good if food as a mom and pop restaurant but that is what they were going for.

Thank tammy s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 S 2nd St, Keokuk, IA 52632-5805
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Keokuk
  • Phone Number: +1 319-524-4040

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?