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Front Street Brewery

Not Rated.
Front Street BreweryFront Street Brewery
Based on:
9 Beers
100 Hads
Place Score: 82
Reviews: 24
Visits: 40
Avg: 3.48
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

208 E River Dr
Davenport, Iowa, 52801-1609
United States
phone: (563) 322-1569

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Reviews: 24 | Visits: 40
Photo of dickroop
4/5  rDev +14.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Stopped into Front Street Brewery. It's a small place with emphasis on food (which I didn't try, but wish I had). They have a new beer, not yet listed: Raging River Ale. It was a quite respectable offering, a nicely hopped and balanced American Pale Ale. The bar seats only about 12, but the staff was pleasant and knowledgeable. There were 4 TVs (sports channels) and a limited but respectable assortment of spirits. Judging from what I saw, I'd recommend this place to any BA in eastern Iowa. It's just what craft brewing is all about - local fresh beer and food. Emphasis on local flavor.

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Photo of Oxymoron
3.55/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

Visited during the Christmas season. A bit difficult to fine as its in the middle of Davenport on a busy street next to the river with little parking around. A small, older, brick building, when first enter you can see some of the brewery on the lower basement level. The bar was small and not much on flair or tv’s. Nice to note on their menus a listing of the brewing process and their equipment downstairs.

Ordered a sampler. They had four regular brews (American Ale, ESB, Vienna Lager, Stout) and two seasonals (Holiday Pumpkin, Cherry Ale). Most were above average and I thought the ESB was the best.

The food was good. Had a soup and sandwich, was the special and reasonable priced as well. The staff was good. When I asked about beers our waitress was able to give some incite and knowledge of the beers. Its rare that they would have an idea on taste so that was appreciated.

Overall I enjoyed my experience and would recommend a visit to any one stopping by.

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Photo of bashiba
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 2.5 | food: 4

Overall a nice clean place, though it is a bit small. The service has always been reasonable when I have been there. The food is always good and the prices aren't to bad. Nice location down by the river as well. The beer is pretty ordinary for the most part, and the selection is very limited to standard fare, plus this last time I was there, they were out of the stout and the pale, my first 2 choices. That left a pilsner, a cherry lager, a hefe, and a cream lager. Nothing to get excited about. A nice place for lunch thats for sure, but not a great beer destination.

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Photo of KarlHungus
3.08/5  rDev -11.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 2.5 | service: 4 | selection: 2.5 | food: 4

This place has a nice location along the river. Parking is free and convenient at the casino across the street. The atmosphere didn't do it for me. It was too small and cramped. While I was there at least a half a dozen groups of people came in to find no where to sit, and left. Albeit I was there during happy hour, this sort of thing shouldn't happen to that many people at anytime. The service was prompt and friendly. The selection was a big disappointment. They had five staples and one seasonal, but they where out of there APA (which is what I wanted). The three beers that I did have (cherry ale, stout, and hefe) were all clean brews, but rather thin. The food was the brightest part of my experience at Front Street. There were a lot of families with little children in the pub during my visit, so I think it is safe to say that most people stop in for the food.

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Front Street Brewery in Davenport, IA
82 out of 100 based on 24 ratings.