From cracking two-row malted barley in a roller mill to carbonating at 31 degrees Fahrenheit, brewer Adam Roberts’s five-step process yields each of 4th Street Brewing Co.’s handcrafted beers. A window in the brewpub’s restaurant lets patrons take a peek at the working microbrewing equipment, which churn out the ales, porters, and IPAs that make up the five mainstay brews. Adam also crafts seasonal beer selections such as the Get Jiggy Wit It, a belgian white ale, and the czech pilsner.
In the kitchen, Chef Abe uses locally raised, organic ingredients to craft pub food that complements Adam’s beers. Those dishes include beer-battered onion rings by the pound or half-pound, charbroiled or stone-oven-baked pizzas with toppings such as IPA barbecue sauce and artichoke hearts, and a pork-fillet sandwich topped with french fries. Meals unfold in a spacious dining room where sports flicker across nine high-definition televisions and magician Brian Proctor dazzles diners every Friday night by performing card tricks and magically, with only the use of minutes, turning once hot dishes into lukewarm ones. 4th Street also accommodates private feasts in two party rooms equipped with amenities such as a 78-inch projection screen and a private bar.
For a mouth-watering collection of American classics, Breakside Brewery serves traditional, no-frills fare. Low-fat fare is not available here, so leave some room in your diet. Order a bottle for the table if you like — Breakside Brewery has a full bar stocked with the best wine, beer, and more. Parents appreciate Breakside Brewery's kid-friendly attitude, and little ones are often seen dining out with the adults. Long guest list? Not a problem at Breakside Brewery, where big parties will find plenty of room to spread out in comfort. Wifi access is totally free at Breakside Brewery, perfect for catching up on the news, hopping on social media, or even working. If dining outdoors is your idea of a good time, you'll love the gorgeous patio seating at Breakside Brewery. Canine companions are invited to tag along to Breakside Brewery as well.
Or, take your grub to-go.
Guests take to street parking at Breakside Brewery's NE Dekum St spot.
Prices are reasonable, with a typical meal running under $30. Breakside Brewery accepts Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, and all major credit cards.
Quickly ease your appetite at this laid-back American eatery — Coalition Brewing Co. serves sandwiches, salads and more. Low-fat foods are not on the menu at Coalition Brewing Co., though, so plan to indulge a bit. Coalition Brewing Co. visitors can also take advantage of the many drink options offered here. Gather the whole family for a trip to Coalition Brewing Co. — everyone will find something to like (even the pickiest little eater) on the menu here. With its spacious interior, Coalition Brewing Co. is a great choice for big groups and celebrations. Dine out in the open during Coalition Brewing Co.'s summer season when patio tables are available for use.
If time is of the essence, Coalition Brewing Co.'s take-out option may be a better fit.
Street parking is provided for those dining at the restaurant's SE Ankeny St location.
You won't get sticker shock from your bill at Coalition Brewing Co. — prices are usually less than $15.
For bar nibbles and pub food par excellence, McMenamins St Johns Theater and Pub is a top pick. McMenamins St Johns Theater and Pub is also a good option for those with special dietary needs, offering both low-fat and gluten-free items on the menu. The bar at McMenamins St Johns Theater and Pub is fully stocked, so pair your meal with a glass of wine or beer. Eat out with the little ones at McMenamins St Johns Theater and Pub, and don't waste time scurrying for a sitter. Swing by after work for happy hour, featuring a wide range of discounted drinks and appetizers. McMenamins St Johns Theater and Pub offers a free wifi hot spot — perfect for surfing the web or getting a little work done. Bask in the sun (or moon!) light when you dine on McMenamins St Johns Theater and Pub's outdoor patio. You won't feel cramped at McMenamins St Johns Theater and Pub, even with a large party — the restaurant is perfect for large groups. Customers here often groove to live music or a DJ. Pump up your night with performances from McMenamins St Johns Theater and Pub's live DJs. Musical groups perform live at McMenamins St Johns Theater and Pub, so tables can perk up with some tunes. Between the music and the crowds, be prepared for a lot of noise at this restaurant. Dogs are welcome at McMenamins St Johns Theater and Pub, so feel free to bring Fido along.
The restaurant can fill to capacity on the weekends, so don't forget to call ahead to reserve your table. Getting your food to go is also an option. Catering services are also available.
Save your pennies for a rainy day — with prices generally under $15, you'll have plenty left over even after dining at McMenamins St Johns Theater and Pub.
Hopworks takes its role as a patron of the earth very seriously. At the heart of its operation, this eco-brewpub maintains an unbending commitment to sustainable practices, utilizing everything from rain barrels to composting. Even the building it resides in—an industrial ski lodge crafted from reclaimed materials—stands as a testament to that commitment. It's also easily accessible via public transportation and bicycle, enabling customers to play a part in the brewpub's mission, too.
Hopworks produces a staggering 10,000 barrels of beer annually. The brewery's handcrafted organic beers—made from organic malts and locally sourced hops—keep the facility's 10 taps loaded throughout the year. The selection includes seasonal specialties and year-round creations, such as the popular Survival 7-Grain Stout, a dark concoction made with barley, wheat, oats, quinoa, amaranth, spelt, and Kamut.
With so much of its focus on beer, it might be easy to assume Hopworks isn't a place to bring children. But that couldn't be further from the truth. The brewpub encourages families to visit by keeping a play area stocked with toys and books to entertain the kids. Every month, Hopworks also hosts fun family events featuring craft activities, story time, and healthy snacks. Just like its use of sustainable practices, these events are all part of Hopworks's mission to engineer a safe future for younger generations.
Enjoy a large array of finger food at The Lucky Labrador Brewing Company, a local pub. Put the diet on pause when you visit The Lucky Labrador Brewing Company — there are no low-fat menu items. Take a peek at the drink menu here, and make sure to sample something off the list. Both the young and the young-at-heart will dig the family-oriented menu and ambience at The Lucky Labrador Brewing Company. With plenty of room to go around, The Lucky Labrador Brewing Company also offers a private area perfect for large groups. Make sure to check out The Lucky Labrador Brewing Company's happy hour for a great way to decompress from the workday. Outdoor dining doesn't get much better than the beautiful patio at The Lucky Labrador Brewing Company. Need to catch up on some work or the latest news? Get online at The Lucky Labrador Brewing Company with their complimentary wifi.
The restaurant's "rush" is all weekend long, so diners should be prepared to wait for a table. Put the suit away when heading to The Lucky Labrador Brewing Company — dress is casual, as are the vibes. If you need to get somewhere fast, the restaurant also serves up grub to go.
If preferred, patrons can leave their vehicles in a nearby lot, though space is available on the street as well.
Save your pennies for a rainy day — with prices generally under $15, you'll have plenty left over even after dining at The Lucky Labrador Brewing Company. You can stop by at almost any time, since The Lucky Labrador Brewing Company offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner.