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Irish Democrat

3207 1st Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-6001
+1 319-364-9896
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good52%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cheese wontons” (11 reviews)
“irish stew” (4 reviews)
“burgers” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
3207 1st Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-6001
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped by the other day for lunch and enjoyed it. We got the cheese wontons and split and ID sandwich. The service was fast and friendly and the food was very good.

Thank kmbrown021393
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Had fish and chips. Great. My spouse loved the Rubin. A CR place to meet and eat for any meal. Parking in back makes it great for access

Thank cdhcch
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

The food is original and good. It is better than the chain restaurants in CR. Great snack food to munch on. Can be load at times.

Thank James L
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Came here seeking refuge while Trump was in town. Not pretentious, just great atmosphere and good food.

Thank KatrinkaSD
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Really enjoyed our stop at the Irish Democrat. We were there for happy hour - buy one/get one (ended at 6pm). I had the Irish stew and was very pleased - it was delicious and came with a very tasty dark bread. My husband had...More

Thank jdlakeshore
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I've lived in Cedar Rapids for a year now and I am so disappointed in my fiancé not introducing me to this place before. I had the blackened salmon and it was amazing. He doesn't even like fish and thought it tasted delightful. Will make...More

Thank Shelby A
Reviewed 12 April 2017

My wife and I have eaten here once before a few years ago. We returned today for lunch and I am glad we did. It doesn't look very appealing from the outside, but the food is very good and plentiful. My wife enjoyed her large...More

1  Thank Gary P
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The Irish Democrat is a gorgeous place--dark wood everywhere--and it has a real Irish Pub feel and menu. It has Guiness, Smithwicks, Bass, and all the traditional Irish Pub beers on draft. The menu has traditional Irish dishes and some other items such as the...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The girls and I go to the Irish Democrat at lunch to eat salads. They have a good selection of huge salads at around $10. The cheese wanton's are awesome. My husband gets the steak with Maytag blue cheese on it when he eats there....More

Thank Brit M
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The ID needs to tighten up the menu. If it is supposed to be an irish pub, why are there mexican items on the menu?

Thank Aladin_Sane144
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3207 1st Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-6001
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 319-364-9896
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