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Red Public House

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112 2nd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401-1217
+1 319-363-0275
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07:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 02:00
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived for our Sat Morning Breakfast Club @ 10:00 Am it took us 20 mins to get drinks and not everyone's drink came 15 mins later I walked up to the bar to get the 3 drinks we were still waiting on. Our orders took 70 mins to arrive at the table luke warm Our server was kind but... More 

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Thank BJHarbach
Milwaukee, WI
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125 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We stopped in here a few times while staying in downtown Cedar Rapids. Nice atmosphere. Not crowded, loud or expensive. Hipster douche factor was pretty low.

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Thank CynthaDelTorro
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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258 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Never eat here. Dirty. Homeless drunks at bar. Poorly maintained. Food is horrible. I can't think of a worse place downtown to eat.

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Thank MrSmokeyMountainMan
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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42 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Just passing by and dropped in. This is defiantly an old hometown bar. Loved the décor, nothing fancy. Cold beers at a reasonable price. Bartender was great. Typical bar type noches.

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Thank Diane E
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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258 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Out of desperation for a decent lunch in the downtown area, I gave Red's a chance at redeeming themselves after my last carryout attempt. I ordered a french dip and fries, and left a generous tip for the waitress that rang me up. Got back to my office only to find that my french dip sandwich came minus the dip.... More 

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Thank MrSmokeyMountainMan
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Great bar with surprisingly good food ( best cheese fries ever). They serve most beer in cans and many of those are available in silos, which are pretty fun and unusual. Service is always peppy and personal.

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Thank Tccutler
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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258 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Haven't been here in awhile until today. Tried several times to call for carry out, but nobody would answer the phone. Had a truly awful cheeseburger and fries from here today. Cheeseburger was cold and had sat for awhile. Overlooked. Sort of gross. Fries were cold and limp. What gives, guys? You were my go to lunch downtown?

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Thank MrSmokeyMountainMan
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Sunday breakfast: sat by the front window where there were flies everywhere, dirty floor, lukewarm low quality biscuits and gravy (tasted like school cafeteria food). 'Toast' wasn't toasted, scrambled eggs were really just eggs beaten up and fried flat then folded over a few times. I entertained my table when I unfolded it and held it up like a moist... More 

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Thank imstillthird
New York City, New York
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99 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Surprisingly good pub in the downtown area. It looks a bit run down but the staff is excellent and the food is pretty good. Lots of beer options.

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1 Thank drpipt
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

We walked in and were immediately thrown off by the decor. The menu was awesome with lots of vegetarian options. Service was amazing. Bloody Mary's were awesome and the busy vibe was really fun. We had a great experience

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 02:00
Monday
07:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 02:00
Thursday
07:00 - 02:00
Friday
07:00 - 02:00
Saturday
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 2nd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401-1217
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 319-363-0275

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