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Irish Democrat

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American, Bar, Pub
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3207 1st Ave, Cedar Rapids, IA
+1 319-364-9896
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Today
11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Donahue, Iowa
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a little hard to find as we drove by it the first time. We were told by someone else to turn at the flowerrama which we did. It's kind of a back door restaurant from the parking lot. Nice place!

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Thank dave h
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Typical bar food. Burgers, nachos, bacon cheese fries, onion rings, chicken fingers, pizza. Guinness on tap but only 2 Irish Whiskeys available. No Irish food items. Food was good but not Irish. Staff very attentive and friendly. Lots of seating. Window area towards front and then bar area w/ lots of tables. Fun place. Kudos to the friendly staff.

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Thank Sue W
Maquoketa, Iowa
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203 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch and was very pleased with the "Calla's Irish Stew" even game with some pumpernickel for sopping up the gravy. It appeared to be filled with locals enjoying lunch, which I always feel is a good sign!

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Thank Michael V
Omaha, Nebraska
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95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We got the suggestion from trip advisor. I had the bleu burger. My husband had the fish and chips. We started with the mushroom caps. AWESOME!! The cole slaw was also outstanding. I ordered the cheesy fries with my burger. Really yummy! We enjoyed the crowd watching the world series with us. Outstanding service

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Thank petefamx5
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great neighborhood bar, the atmosphere couldn't be more like "Cheers" if they tried. The food is good, tried and true pub fare, but without that glorpy corporate food taste that one experiences a lot these days in your average sports bar. This food actually tastes like it was made by someone, not just thawed out. Business associates,... More 

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Thank rick p
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

One of the coolest places you'll ever eat!! Super and when I say super I mean SUPER cheaper than dirt affordable!! Very fun atmosphere and really nice waitresses! 😜

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Thank Phil G
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I never pass up an opportunity to meet friends for dinner and drinks at this cute pub. We all have our favorites and I don't think anyone leaves disappointed!!

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Thank Nancy H
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

One of the coolest places you'll ever eat!! Super and when I say super I mean SUPER cheaper than dirt affordable!! Very fun atmosphere and really nice waitresses! 😜

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Thank Phil G
Wausau, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

A staff member at Brucemore recommended this place and she had it right. We stopped in just to have a drink and decide what we needed to do next - stay in Cedar Rapids or go on to Dubuque. Talked with Craig, the bar-tender, who was terrific, who offered suggestions on where to stay in Cedar Rapids. We wound up... More 

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Thank bluejay6767
st. paul
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94 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Visited for supper and had a really good hamburger with a local beer. Service was great. Wait staff was efficient and very friendly. We will return the next time we visit Cedar Rapids

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3207 1st Ave, Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 319-364-9896

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