Best Of Iowa City

The following businesses are winners from the Iowa City Press-Citizen’s annual “Best Of” as voted by the readers.

Best Of Iowa City Area
Food & Drink Business & Address
Overall Restaurant Red’s Alehouse – 405 N. Dubuque St, North Liberty
Chain Restaurant Panchero’s – 32 S. Clinton St, Iowa City
Mexican Food El Ranchero – 21 Sturgis Corner Dr, Iowa City
American Food Hamburg Inn No. 2 – 214 N. Linn St, Iowa City
Italian Food Brown Bottle – 115 E. Washington St, Iowa City
Romantic Dinner Linn Street Café – 121 N. Linn St, Iowa City
Chinese Restaurant Taste of China – 208 N. Linn St, Iowa City
Fast Food Panchero’s – 32 S. Clinton St, Iowa City
Margarita The Saloon – 112 E. College St, Iowa City
Pizza Pagliai’s Pizza – 302 E. Bloomington St, Iowa City
Breakfast Hamburg Inn No. 2 – 214 N. Linn St, Iowa City
Wings The Vine – 39 Second St, Coralville
Barbecue Jimmy Jack’s Rib Shack – 1940 Muscatine Road, Ia City
Best Of Iowa City Area
Entertainment Business & Address
Bar Blackstone – 503 Westbury Drive Suite 1, Iowa City
Art Gallery Iowa Artisans Gallery – 207 E. Washington St, Iowa City
Live Entertainment The Englert Theatre – 221 E. Washington St, Iowa City
Theater Group Riverside Theatre – 213 N. Gilbert St, Iowa City
Best Of Iowa City Area
Shopping Business & Address
Bookstore Prairie Lights Books – 15 S. Dubuque St, Iowa City
Grocery Store Hy-Vee – 812 S. First Ave, Iowa City
Gift Shop Iowa Artisans Gallery – 207 E. Washington St, Iowa City



The Pedestrian Mall in Iowa City is where the majority of the
Bars and Nightclubs are located at.

Spanning from Burlington Street to Washington Street
and Clinton Street to Linn Street,
the Ped Mall serves as a gathering place for students and locals,
and draws large crowds for its summertime events.