Here’s what’s on the menu for area restaurants participating in Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week from Feb. 21-29. Twenty restaurants are participating this year, each offering special dishes.
Menus are subject to change. Check for updates at cedarrapids.org/events/cedar-rapids-restaurant-week.
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450 First St. SW, Cedar Rapids; (319) 200-1500
Three course dinner, $25: Appetizer: choice of bruschetta, Caesar salad or polpetta; Entree: choice of spaghetti Bolognese, rigatoni al forno or chicken Milanese; Dessert: choice of vanilla creme brulee or strawberry panna cotta.
Black Sheep Social Club
600 First St. SE, Cedar Rapids; (319) 200-7070
Seoul Mon cocktail, $9. Smoked pork spareribs, $18. Dim sum shrimp toast, $15.
1202 Third St. SE, Cedar Rapids; (319) 200-2525
Three courses: guacamole, salsa and chips, blue corn hauraches topped with pork carnitas, and fried plantains, $9.
The Class Act
The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, 7725 Kirkwood Blvd., Cedar Rapids; (319) 848-8700
Lunch: Italian grinder sandwich, $9. Dinner: Soup or salad, roasted sea trout and macaron ice cream sandwich, $25.
219 Second St. SE, Cedar Rapids; (319) 366-3177
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Three courses: roasted cauliflower, tagliatelle pasta with smoked chicken thigh, and butter sable cookie with vanilla-lemon pastry cream and grapefruit sorbet, $25.
1006 Third St. SE, Cedar Rapids; (319) 320-9992
Jerk chicken pizza; pickled pineapple Sriracha grilled cheese.
201 Third Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids; (319) 362-2214
Breakfast: banana oat pancakes, $6.50; kolaches, $2.50. Lunch: baked falafel wrap, $9; West African peanut and sweet potato soup or potato sausage leek soup, $4 cup, $6 bowl. Hot apple cider, $2.50.
112 Second St. SE, Cedar Rapids; (319) 200-2186
Lion Bridge Brewing Company
59 16th Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids; (319) 200-4460
Spanakopita; quinoa-crusted shrimp tacos; black bean tacos; spicy orange and red cabbage brisket tacos; chocolate layer cake with cherry compote.
Longbranch Hotel & Convention Center
Best Western Plus, 90 Twixt Town Road NE, Cedar Rapids; (319) 377-6386
Appetizer: brown sugar coconut shrimp. Entree: brisket and grits. Dessert: fostered bananas.
Lucky’s on Sixteenth
86 16th Ave. NW, Cedar Rapids; (319) 200-4590
Lunch and dinner: Frisco burger. Breakfast and lunch: eggs Benedict flight.
715 Second Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids; (319) 200-1094
Crab-stuffed walleye, $18. Duck confit BLT, $13.
NaRa Thai Cuisine
1725 Blairs Ferry Rd., Marion; (319) 200-4004
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Lunch: Choice of three pieces crab rangoon, pot stickers and egg rolls and choice of pad thai, red curry, Thai fried rice or pad kee mao, $10. Dinner: Appetizer: choice of three pieces crab rangoon, pot stickers and egg rolls; main course: choice of hamok talay seafood, kaeng phed ped yang, deluxe racy pad thai or king’s prawns; dessert: Thai custard, $24.
207 Second Ave., Cedar Rapids; (319) 362-6333
Lunch: two individual one-topping pizzas and a two soft drinks, $10. Dinner: two Cedar Rapids-brewed beers and a two-topping medium pizza, $25.
Parlor City Pub & Eatery
1125 Third St. SE, Cedar Rapids; (319) 247-0000
Lunch: sweet turkey grilled cheese, $10. Dinner: smoked shrimp pasta, $15.
Popoli Ristorante & Sullivan’s Bar
101 Third Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids; (319) 363-1248
Braised beef short ribs.
217 Third St. SE, Cedar Rapids; (319) 200-4217
Crispy pork belly tacos with pineapple ginger slaw and side, $10. Salmon sliders with chipotle aioli and side, $10.
616 Second Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids; (319) 200-4140
Lumpia flatbread, $9. Barbecue jack 12-inch pizza, $13. Arancini, $7.
951 Blairs Ferry Road, Cedar Rapids; (319) 200-2010
Yaki carbonara daily special, $15. Kalbi pork chop dinner special, $25.
White Star Ale House
305 Second Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids; (319) 362-2000
Pork belly street taco appetizer, $10.95. Grilled romaine heart salad, $8.95. BLT sandwich, $12.95. Juniper-crusted beef filet entree, $24.95. Char siu chop entree, $18.95. UBE sweet potato pie, $6.95.