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225 Iowa Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240-3915
+1 319-354-5343
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Iowa City, Iowa
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love bagels and Brueggers on Riverside drive,downtown,and across from Iowa Power restaurant never disappointed. Great soup also.

Thank 307seascape
Iowa City, Iowa
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

A pleasant place with a convenient location downtown. The menu is used for all of the restaurants, but there is something that seems fresh here.

Thank James W
Iowa City, IA
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462 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

A great lunch choice for quick service, varied selection of bagels and spreads. The soups are good warmers on cool day. The staff is efficient and friendly. So glad you are downtown.

Thank GailCheryl
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Best bagel in Iowa City area. Friendly staff and service. Quick in quick out. They also have an amazing sandwich selection.

Thank Russell G
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

A great baker's dozen of bagels can be gotten here. You can eat here and they do serve bagel sandwiches. However, the best way to use this restaurant is to grab a bag of bagels and a couple tubs of their cream cheese (several flavor to choose from) and head for home. Nothing like a Brueeggers bagel with Honey Walnut... More 

Thank Jim E
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Fresh bagels, good sandwiches, good coffee. No complaints here. The service is fairly quick if the line is not too long, and the price is right.

Thank Hope S
Iowa City, Iowa
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Hot freshly made bagels - several varieties - multiple cream cheeses choices and other toppings available including hot or cold bagel sandwiches. A few other bakery items available as well as coffees and other beverages. Get an office pack to go for your next office meeting. Always busy any morning I have been there but never a huge wait.

Thank MDB678
Saint Charles
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Downtown Iowa City (a block from the center of the U. of Iowa campus). Part of a chain of "Midiwestern nice" bagel shops with bagels as good as New York's best.... without the attitude. Constantly offer up new takes on bagel sandwich fare. Friendly service staff set a high bar for all in the service business. Right up there with... More 

Thank Lee L
Dubuque, Iowa
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464 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Brueggers only problem that I have seen is that once you try a sandwich you tend to reorder every time. If you try something new then you're really faced with an issue--which of your "favorites" to try again. I love the salmon sandwich with one of their many Naked brand fruit juices. Breakfast, lunch, or dinner you can't go wrong.

Thank Randy L
Charlotte, North Carolina
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128 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Stopped here for breakfast and had the brisket & egg...wow! Really good and the coffee was surprisingly good. First visit but I won't be shy about stopping in again.

Thank Gary S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Iowa Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240-3915
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-354-5343

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