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Atlas World Grill

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127 Iowa Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240-3905
+1 319-341-7700
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Iowa City
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88 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is my go to restaurant in Iowa City. I eat here several times a month and the food is always excellent. The service is friendly and efficient. The ambiance is warm and welcoming. I usually get the special, but the relatively small selection regular menu does have a good variety of offerings and they are consistently good.

Thank jross10
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I came here on a business dinner and found the food to be delicious. I would characterize this restaurant as slightly upscale dining. There is a range from really nice pub food to finer European dishes. I ordered the shrimp appetizer - so good I wanted to lick the plate. The Wisconsin beer cheese soup was some of the best... More 

Thank radscats
Jack P, Owner at Atlas World Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. So glad you enjoyed your dinner with us. More 

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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

My family had made reservations a few weeks in advance, asking for a booth. When we arrived, they stuck us at a table in front / middle of chaos. My aunt mentioned she had reserved a booth and the girl who sat us did not care! She was quite rude. So my aunt (who is a regular there and always... More 

Thank 8439JG
Iowa City, Iowa
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This is a favorite spot of mine and a great place to celebrate birthdays! Join their club and receive a free meal in your birthday month. Greek salad with salmon is my all-time favorite.

Thank Trudy P
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Good and service good. We had salads and drinks. Both good. Sat outside. Has private dining. Servers very polite

Thank Michele H
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

On a nice afternoon sitting outside on the area just off the street can not be beat. Good food and drink, with good happy hour options make this a choice spot. If you are looking for a bit more upscale experience in a college town, this is the place for you.

Thank Bill S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I stop four students and asked them the best place to eat downtown and nearly in unison they all said "The Atlas." It was a wonderful suggestion! The food was unique and equally phenomenal! I had the chicken breast with roasted sweet potatoes and spirlinni. It was amazing! The staff was very friendly and full of knowledge on their wine... More 

Thank Tabitha B
Cincinnati, Ohio
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We had lunch at Atlas and great cold beer at the bar with an exceptionally professional young woman bartending on a busy Saturday afternoon. We enjoyed a delicious black bean hummus with veggies and warm totilla pieces. Highly recommend it!

Thank msc196
Iowa City, Iowa
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

My sister loves this place - I found it 'OK'. A bit pricey, but an interesting menu. The 3 times I've been there - I haven't fallen in love. OK, but nothing special.

Thank Genie533
Nebraska City, Nebraska
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Great location near the Engbert theater where we saw a great show. The dinner before the show was amazing. Very impressed--so tasty--and I'm a food "snob". LOVED IT!

Thank gratefuldarcy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 Iowa Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240-3905
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-341-7700

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