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Graze

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American, International, Contemporary
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115 E. College St, Iowa City, IA
+1 319-887-5477
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12:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Downers Grove, Illinois
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The drinks were fantastic! Excellent martinis. My chicken lips (they are really just chicken tenders) were overcooked but everyone else's meal was great. Overall, I will return, probably again and again.

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Thank Todders728
Freeport, IL
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60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Came for dinner on a Friday night and with reservations, we were seated immediately. Our party decided to do the Amazing Grazing at $20/person, while one person had the Salmon. I didn't think I would have initially chosen that combination of dishes, but it was well worth it! Pretzels with a Cheesy Fondue, Spring Rolls, Caesar Salad, Cheesy Pesto Bruschetta,... More 

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Thank TravelmomFreeport_IL
Lafayette, Indiana
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We had the Amazing Grazing which was excellent as were the drinks and service. The drink menu is innovative, extensive and delicious

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Thank unity1345
Iowa City, Iowa
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Had a fantastic anniversary dinner with my wife. It was our first time there. We ordered the "Amazing Graze" plus an order of "California King" Sushi. The 3 course meal was perfect in presentation, portions and of course, taste. It's a relatively small restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere. The wait staff and hostess were very friendly. Great place for couples... More 

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Thank 475art
Coralville, Iowa
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I highly recommend the Amazing Grazing dining expereince. This gives you a taste of all the best items on the menu for $20 and you will be satisfied at the end. My favorites include the pretzel bites with very tasty cheese fondue and the ribs have fall off the bone meat. This time our chicken lips were a little over... More 

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Thank Jim R
Iowa City, Iowa
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend this small but great place to drink, dine and entertain. Can't wait to take my daughter here for her 21st birthday! Tha bartenders are very knowledgable and conversationalist. Highly recommended for couples, family, friends and business!

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Thank Steve L
Camanche
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Had been looking for a place that served seafood. The previous night had gone to a steakhouse in the area, but chose steak as the main course. Ran across Graze and they had exactly the thing I was looking for. Ordered the Filet (Minon) and Crab Jar. It's Alaskan King Crab in a Mason jar of melted butter. It was... More 

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Thank Joel K
Iowa City, Iowa
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Graze is located on the ped mall in downtown Iowa City, right across from the Old Capital Mall. Smallish but with the availability of outdoor seating when weather permits, it's generally decent food. I've eaten there a few times, mainly for the lunch buffet with interesting menu items such as the "chicken lips"(basically chicken tenders with a buffalo style sauce)... More 

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Thank Douglas F
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Made a reservation with Open Table but when our party arrived we were told that they had no record of it and it would be a long wait. Sometimes things happen, but the hostess told me that I should call to make reservations! The whole point of open table is to be able to do it online. I had been... More 

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Chicago
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

I have been to Graze 3 times in the past 5 months and have loved each visit and dining experience. Tom the bartender and his fiancee who is a server totally make the trip worthwhile! I ask Tom each time to order something different for me off the menu and since he has culinary education behind him, he does a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, International, Contemporary
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 14:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 E. College St, Iowa City, IA
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-887-5477

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?