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The Cottage Bakery and Cafe

230 E Benton St, Iowa City, IA 52240-4705
+1 319-351-0052
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
14 Oct 2017
“Fantastic Food and Catering Experience.”
4 Nov 2015
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06:30 - 18:00 Hours
230 E Benton St, Iowa City, IA 52240-4705
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

I ordered catering for a conference. The pastries tasted scrumptious, fresh, and went well with their great coffee. The breakfast burritos were amazing both in flavor and size. The coffee was rich, smooth, and still piping-hot when we drank it at the conference. I also...More

Thank Gabe F
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Stopped here as it was great restaurant when I was in PH.D. program to see that the Cottage as changed its focus to catering. The location makes it a good place for catering. Counter service person very friendly, talked about the Old Cottage that used...More

Thank Shellqueen2014
Reviewed 15 July 2014

I love the cottage bakery! They have great pastries, and although i've never tried their sandwhiches, i've heard those are wonderful as well. The women that own and work at the Cottage are very friendly.

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 31 December 2013

The pecan rolls are awesome. The breakfast burritos are awesome. They are stuffed with scrambled eggs, potatoes, and veggies and your choice of meat (or no meat): bacon, sausage, or bacon and sausage. Improvements: 1. More pecan rolls! I hate it when they run out...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 28 February 2013

they abandoned their wonderful downtown digs, and now they live across from a jimmy john's. No one can bake real baguettes, but they try. Nice ooey gooey dessertie things. Buy a big old choc/mousse pie and rub it in grannie's face... that'll liven up the...More

Thank Big-Steve-Smith
Reviewed 5 January 2012

Tasty pastry, cake, good coffee, nice folks. Sit and chat with a friend. Seems kid friendly.

Thank franny60
Reviewed 28 December 2011

Some of the best pastries, and cakes ever! And they have a great little room for hosting showers, or small parties.

Thank bkkrogman
Reviewed 20 December 2008

Good coffee and pastry, good lunch food. I haven't been to their new location.

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Open Hours
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 E Benton St, Iowa City, IA 52240-4705
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-351-0052
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