2015 NDT Food/Shopping

Restaurant Guide – Coralville/Iowa City –and Groceries/Sundries in Coralville

Sit Down/Takeout Restaurants close to the Marriott/Homewood Suites with favorable reviews from UI debaters or coaches (ordered by distance)

 

Vesta – Mediterranean-inspired eatery, walking distance 849 Quarry Rd # 100, Coralville, IA 52241                   319-338-3782

 

Konomi – Compact, upscale Japanese eatery walking distance 843 Quarry Rd #140, Coralville, IA 52241                    319-351-2880

 

Edgewater Grille – Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center Hotel restaurant w/decent food 300 E 9th St, Coralville, IA 52241                                   319-688-4800

 

30hop – Sandwiches, beer, slow service?   walking distance 900 E 2nd Ave, Coralville, IA 52241                               319-351-3800

 

Backpocket Brewing – Pizza and craft beer  walking distance 903 Quarry Rd, Coralville, IA 52241                              319-466-4444

 

Bandana’s BBQ – Bellus thinks their sauces are lacking, and service may be a bit slow, but it’s walking distance from the hotels 807 1st Ave, Coralville, IA 52241  319-512-6555

 

Iowa River Power Restaurant/Flannigan’s Pub and Restaurant  Dinner-Sunday brunch good/Pub with steak specials 501 1st Ave, Coralville, IA 52241   319-351-1904

 

Tailgators Sports Bar and Grill  – Basic menu and beer  450 1st Avenue, Coralville, IA 52241                             319-356-6914

 

Petra Falafel House – good find for vegetarians 89 2nd St, Unit 2, Coralville, IA 52241  319-354-2030

 

Old Chicago –  Italian food and beer 75 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241 319-248-1220

 

Vine Tavern & Eatery – Sports bar with menu of salads & pub grub 39 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241                      319-338-7770

 

Wig & Pen Pizza Pub – Pizzeria offering 3 different crust styles, bar food & beer. Ask for the flying tomato and for cheese fries  1220 US-6, Iowa City, IA 52246   319-354-2767

 

Hunan Restaurant – Chinese standards and a lunch buffet 118 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241                                      319-338-8885

 

Exotic India – Cozy for curries, tandoori fare & traditional Indian cuisine, lunch buffet. 102 2nd Ave # B, Coralville, IA 52241 319-354-4710

 

Eldorado Mexican Restaurant 102 2nd Ave, Coralville, IA 52241 319-688-5237

 

Monica’s- Upscale Italian-American comfort food, brick-oven pizza & a full bar 303 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241          319-338-7400  GLUTEN FREE OPTIONS

 

Mondo’s Draft House – Sports bar featuring craft beers and classic American fare 516 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241     319-337-3000  GLUTEN FREE OPTIONS

 

Kapok – A far-reaching Asian menu including sushi, pad Thai & Chinese food 906 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241         319-338-3880

 

Three Samurai Japanese Restaurant  – sushi, teppanyaki & other Japanese specialties plus a full bar   Clock Tower Plaza, 1801 2nd St #200, Coralville, IA 52241 319-337-3340

Fast Food within 2 miles of the Marriott/Homewood Suites (in order of distance)

 

Arby’s –  walking distance  801 1st Ave, Coralville, IA 52241  319-351-2729

 

McDonalds – ¼ mile  618 1st Ave, Coralville, IA 52241   319-354-1700

 

Burger King – ½ mile 550 1st Ave, Coralville, IA 52241  319-341-9408

 

Bruegger’s Bagel Bakery  – Café/bakery chain with NY style bagels   ½ mile 404 1st Ave, Coralville, IA 52241      319-337-2243

 

Milio’s Sandwiches -Casual, counter-serve sandwich chain featuring subs and soups 208 1st Ave, Coralville, IA 52241 319-887-6916   ¾ mile

 

Panera Bread – Restaurant and drive-through   ¾ mile 213 1st Ave, Coralville, IA 52241

 

Hardee’s  – Fast-food chain for burgers & breakfast   1 mile 107 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241 319-354-4275

 

Subway 1 mile 89 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241  319-354-1272

 

Papa John’s Pizza  1 mile 89 2nd Street, Coralville, IA 52241  319-887-2727

 

Sparti’s Gyros – Gyros and Mediterranean style food 61 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241  319-512-5005

 

Taco John’s – Western-style Mexican 204 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241  319-354-5965

 

Pita Pit –  Mediterranean style fast food 517 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241  319-351-7484

 

Dunkin Donuts – Coffee and doughnuts 604 2nd Street, Coralville, IA 52241  319-338-2729

 

Dairy Queen – Grill and ice cream 904 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241  319-338-9483

 

Tierra Coffee 1150 5th St #130, Coralville, IA 52241  319-325-0087

 

Starbucks  1815 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241   319-337-0479

 

Taste of China – Chinese food standards  2012 8th St, Coralville, IA 52241  319-337-2088

 

Sit Down/Takeout Restaurants one exit west of Marriott off I-80 (exit 240, near Coral Ridge Mall, and Highways 965 and US 6) with good reviews

 

South of I-80

Haveli Indian Cuisine         943 25th Ave, Coralville, IA 52241                 319-359-1744

 

LongHorn Steakhouse        Casual steakhouse chain known for grilled beef & other American dishes

2671 James St, Coralville, IA 52241                                319-338-2011

 

Chili’s Grill & Bar                2651 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241                    319-351-1488

Noodles & Company       2451 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241                       319-338-5979

Olive Garden                       930 25th Avenue, Coralville, IA 52241           319-339-9100

Red Lobster          2671 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241                                    319-338-6400

 

North of I-80

Texas Roadhouse                chain steakhouse serving American fare with a Southwestern spin

2520 Corridor Way, Coralville, IA 52241                     319-354-3489

 

Buffalo Wild Wings            sports-bar chain dishing up wings & other American pub grub

2500 Corridor Way Suite 1, Coralville, IA 52241         319-338-9464

 

 

Fast Food one exit west of Marriott on I-80 (exit 240, near Coral Ridge Mall, and Highways 965 and US 6)

 

South of I-80

Jimmy John’s Subs   2451 2nd St #3, Coralville, IA 52241                        319-466-7441

 

Pancheros Mexican Grill                   Better quality than Chipotle’s

901 25th Ave, Coralville, IA 52241                                                 319-248-3256

 

Panera Bread   In Coral Ridge Mall                                                 319-341-9252

Subway         In Coral Ridge Mall                                                                      319-625-3011

Mellow Mushroom craft beer & pizza           In Coral Ridge Mall             319-338-2011

 

North of I-80

McDonald’s          2794 Commerce Dr, Coralville, IA 52241                      319-545-7117

 

Jimmy John’s Subs              2510 Corridor Way, Coralville, IA 52241      319-337-7827

 

Culver’s   frozen custard & signature burgers made with Midwest beef & dairy

2591 Heartland Pl, Coralville, IA 52241                                                        319-545-8255

Steak ‘n Shake      2806 Commerce Dr, Coralville, IA 52241                     319-545-5471

Subway                  2801 Commerce Dr, Coralville, IA 52241                      319-545-7770

 

Pancheros Mexican Grill                   Better quality than Chipotle’s

2475 Coral Ct # B, Coralville, IA 52241                         319-545-6565

 

Wendy’s                2804 Commerce Dr, Coralville, IA 52241                      319-545-3095

 

 

 

Fine Dining in Downtown Iowa City

 

126 Restaurant/Hearth/Moonrakers              Classic French American bistro/tapas/upscale bar good

126 East Washington Street                              319-887-1909 http://onetwentysix.net

 

Baroncini Ristorante          Warm and welcoming atmosphere; authentic Italian cuisine.

104 South Linn Street                                         319-337-2048  www.baroncinirestaurant.com

 

Devotay                                 Tapas, Pintxos, Paellas, and Special Entrees

117 North Linn Street                                         319-354-1001   http://www.devotay.net

 

Iowa Chop House                Farm to table food & craft beer

223 East Washington Street                              319-359-1078 http://theiowachophouse.com

 

Joseph’s Steakhouse           High quality steaks and seafood in upscale atmosphere

212 South Clinton Street                                    319-338-0776 http://www.josephssteak.com

 

Linn Street Café                    Gourmet menu and good wine list

121 North Linn Street                                         319-337-7370 http://www.linnstreetcafe.com

 

Motley Cow Café                 Local produce prepared in gourmet style

160 North Linn Street                                         319-688-9177 http://www.motleycowcafe.com

 

Orchard Green                     gourmet classics and innovative American-Mediterranean cuisine

521 S. Gilbert Street                                            319-354-1642 http://www.orchardgreenrestaurant.com

 

Sit-down/Takeout places we like that are pretty close to the Iowa Memorial Union in downtown Iowa City (* breakfast/lunch type)

 

A&A Pagliai’s Pizza             old fashioned pizza parlor

302 East Bloomington Street                            319-351-5073

 

Airliner                                  sports bar with decent pizza

22 South Clinton Street                                      319-351-9259

 

Atlas                                       upscale sandwiches and entrees, salads

127 Iowa Ave                                                       319-341-7700   atlasiowacity.com

 

Basta                                      fresh Italian pasta and meat entrees

121 Iowa Ave                                                       319-337-2010

 

*Bluebird Diner                   breakfast and lunch place

330 East Market Street                                       319-351-1470

 

Buffalo Wild Wings            sports bar with wings and burgers

201 South Clinton Street                                    319-887-9494

 

*Crepes de Luxe Café       breakfast and brunch good crepes

309 East College Street                                      319-887-2233

 

Donnelly’s Pub                    Irish pub, great reuben sandwiches and lunch specials; Paul Johnson’s place

110 East College Street                                      319-338-7355

 

El Bandito’s                          upscale Mexican

327 East Market Street                                       319-358-2836

 

Formosa                                Asian fusion and sushi

221 East College Street (in Hotel Vetro)        319-338-8880

 

Givanni’s                               American and continental entrees

109 East College Street                                      319-338-5967

 

Graze                                      tapas and small plates; wine list

115 East College Street                                      319-887-5477

 

*Hamburg Inn no. 2            breakfast & lunch place; famous for pie shakes

214 North Linn Street                                         319-337-5512

 

India Café                              lunch buffet and Indian entrees

227 East Washington Street                              319-354-2775

 

Mama’s Deli & Catering       deli sandwiches and soups   GLUTEN FREE OPTIONS

125 East Washington Street                              319-341-0700

 

Masala Indian Cuisine        primarily vegetarian; lunch buffet

9 South Dubuque Street                                     319-338-6199

 

Mondo’s Saloon                   southwestern entrees

112 East College Street                                      319-354-3837

 

Nodo Downtown good-quality wraps, soups, and salads

5 South Dubuque Street                                     319-359-1181

 

Noodles and Company       noodles, salads, soups in the Old Capitol Mall

201 South Clinton Street                                    319-351-3824

 

Oasis Falafel                        Mediterranean; great hummus!

206 North Linn Street                                         319-358-7342

 

Share Wine Lounge & Small Plate Bistro   near Sheraton Hotel; OK wine list

210 South Dubuque Street                 319-354-4640

 

Short’s Burger and Shine      gourmet hamburgers and veggie burgers

18 Clinton Street                                  319-337-4678

 

Takanami Restaurant            best sushi in downtown IC; teppan grill

219 Iowa Ave                                                       319-351-5125

 

Teddy’s Bigger Burgers                     upscale hamburgers

324 East Washingont Street                              319-354-6888

 

Thai Flavors                curries, stir fry, and rice dishes

340 East Burlington Street                                319-339-8900

 

Z’Mariks                                noodle and rice bowls with toppings; good quality

19 South Dubuque Street                                   319-338-5500

 

 

Better quality fast food close to Iowa Memorial Union in downtown Iowa City

 

Bread Garden Market     best food/salad bar in town (pay by the ounce), groceries; Dr. Dave eats here

225 South Linn Street                                         319-351-9119

 

Chipotle Mexican Grill                                       you know it; in the Old Capitol Mall

201 South Clinton Street #112                         319-338-1194

 

Jimmy John’s Subs

130 East Washington Street                              319-358-0000

 

Mesa Pizza                                                            upscale by-the-slice pizza place

114 East Washington Street                              319-351-6372

 

Panchero’s Mexican Grill  better quality burritos than Chipotle’s; open very late for the bar crowd

32 South Clinton Street                                      319-338-6311

 

Pita Pit                                                                   basic Mediterranean

113 Iowa Ave                                                       319-351-7482

 

Subway Sandwiches

127 East Washington Street                              319-466-0436

 

Swankie Frankie’s                                               get your dogs here; a Dr. Dave Saturday favorite

125 South Dubuque Street                 319-338-2320

 

Which Wich Superior Sandwiches                  sub-style

23 South Dubuque Street                                   319-337-9424

 

 

Coffee and pastries within ¼ to ½ mile from Iowa Memorial Union

 

High Ground Café                                                ground fresh to order; pricey coffee; pastries

301 East Market Street                                       319-338-5382

 

Java House                                                            brew bar; Dr. Dave likes it best; pricey coffee; pastries

211 Washington Street                                       319-341-0012

 

Molly’s Cupcakes                                                gourmet level stuff

14 South Clinton Street                                      319-333-1297

 

Starbucks

228 South Clinton Street                                    319-338-4788

 

 

Sit down/takeout places further away from campus but in Iowa City that we like a lot

 

Jimmy Jack’s Rib Shack                                     best barbecue in this town

1940 Lower Muscatine Road, Iowa City     319-354-7427

 

La Regia Taqueria (formerly La Michoacana)   the real deal; best tacos in Iowa City

436 Highway 1, Iowa City                 319-341-8226

 

Thai Spice                                                             decent Thai food

1210 South Gilbert St, Iowa City                      319-351-2581

 

 

 

Groceries and sundries in Coralville close to hotels

 

Hy-Vee Supermarket             24 Hours/7 days

1914 8th Street, Coralville (intersection of Highway 6 and 20th Avenue)

 

New Pioneer Food Co-Op                  7 AM to 10 PM     VEGAN & VEGETARIAN FRIENDLY; prepared foods 1101 2nd Street, Coralville   319-358-5513

 

Walgreens                             24 Hours/7 days

102 2nd Street, Coralville     319-341-6153

 

Walmart Supercenter            24 Hours/7 days

2801 Commerce Drive, Coralville   (north of I-80 exit 240, left off Highway 965; 2 miles west of hotels)

 

 

Groceries and sundries close to Iowa Memorial Union

 

John’s Grocery     Saturday, 7:30 am – 2:00 am; Sunday, 9 am – midnight good beer/wine selection

401 East Market Street, Iowa City                  319-337-2183

 

New Pioneer Food Co-Op                  7 AM to 10 PM     VEGAN & VEGETARIAN FRIENDLY; prepared foods 22 South Van Buren, Iowa City   319-338-9441

 

Iowa Book & Supply           Saturday, 10 am- 6 pm; Sunday noon-5:00 pm   stationery; some computer stuff

8 South Clinton St, Iowa City

 

University of Iowa Bookstore         Saturday 10 am-5 pm; Sunday noon-5 pm   stationery

201 South Clinton St, Iowa City (Old Capitol Mall)                    319-335-3179

 

Tech Connection    Saturday 10 am-5 pm; Sunday noon-5 pm   lots of Apple & PC computer supplies

201 South Clinton St, Iowa City (Old Capitol Mall)                    319-335-3120

 

Staples                   Friday, 8 am-9 pm; Saturday 9 am-9 pm; Sunday 9 am-9 pm; Monday 8 am-9pm

820 South Riverside Drive, Iowa City           319-354-0799