Restaurant Spotlight: Granite City Food & Brewery

Posted by Kris Lindahl on Friday, May 22nd, 2015 at 10:48am.


Granite City was started in St. Cloud, Minnesota and now has more than 30 locations in 13 states. The restaurant and brewery has won many awards across the nation for the food, beer, patio, cocktails and more. It even won the Nation's Restaurant News Hot Concept award.

Serving casual American cuisine, Granite City emphasizes freshness and high-quality throughout the entire menu. Everything is made from scratch with plenty of great choices on the menu. They also brew plenty of their own beers on-site with seasonal choices throughout the year.

The Menu

The menu is packed with great choices for all to enjoy. Some of the popular items include:

  • Adult Bock Mac and Cheese
  • Asian Glazed Shrimp
  • BBQ Ribs
  • Bleu Peppercorn Burger
  • Candied Pecan Pork Chops
  • Center Cut Choice Fillet
  • Grilled London Broil
  • Idaho Nachos
  • Grilled Salmon Oscar
  • New York Strip
  • Mediterranean Chicken
  • And More!

Not only does Granite City provide both lunch and dinner menus, but they also have a Sunday brunch menu, a kids menu and a gluten free menu. They also provide plenty of regular features and specials.

The Beverages

From in-house brews to incredible martinis, you will find a number of beverages on the list. Granite City provides plenty of hand-crafted cocktails, martinis, a large wine list and even some seasonal choices. The beer is what they are known for and they provide plenty of choices from the Broad Axe Stout to The Duke.

Locations and Hours

Granite City is found in 13 different states with multiple locations in Minnesota including:

  • Eagan - 3330 Pilot Knob Road
  • Maple Grove - 11909 Main Street
  • Roseville - 851 Rosedale Center
  • St. Cloud - 3945 2nd Street South
  • St. Louis Park - 5500 Excelsior Boulevard

All of the Minnesota locations are open from 11am to 12am, Monday through Thursday, from 11am to 1am on Friday and Saturday and from 9am to 10pm on Sundays. Sunday brunch is from 9am to 2pm at every location.

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