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Iowa River Power Co. Restaurant

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501 1st Ave, Coralville, IA 52241-2599
+1 319-351-1904
10:00 - 13:30
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 13:30
16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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iowa city, ia
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315 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our party of 9 visited this past Sunday for brunch. Our table was ready for us shortly after our scheduled arrival time. It was still fairly busy when we were seated. Around 12:45pm. Our server was great! She knew what she was doing and took very good care of us during our lengthy visit. She kept our drink refills coming.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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224 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great atmosphere, outstanding view and excellent food but the big attraction was approximately 10 Bald Eagles roosting in the trees directly across the river from this restaurant. We watched them swoop out of the trees, fly along the water and then land back in the trees.

Thank GuitarPlayer2006
Grinnell, Iowa
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great views and neat building. Food was mediocre. Our particular service was terrible but we could tell other wait staff was much better.

Thank 007mpd
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48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two filets, two pork chops, two rib eyes, one crab stuffed shrimp, and one prime rib...all excellent. One steak was overdone but they replaced it immediately. Loved loved loved the warm gluten free bread. I think it was the second best steak in my life (first was at the Lark which burned down years ago) and certainly the best gluten... More 

Thank Linda t
Columbia, South Carolina
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443 reviews
389 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us decided to try out the Iowa River Power Company and we weren't disappointed. I had the Tuna which was very good. One of my associates had the Cajun Prime Rib. Said it was the best he'd had. They also had an extensive wine list which was good but pricey. We all agreed that we would return... More 

Thank Lbouknight
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the best steaks in town. All 4 Co workers ordered different steaks and all were cooked as ordered. Calamari was decent. Good portions, for a fair price.

Thank M M
Coralville, United States
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

A wonderful place. We went here for a celebration and it was a great choice. We were a large group but were seated right away on a snowy Friday night. The martini I got was well prepared. I ordered the Filet Mignon which was perfectly cooked. I enjoyed the salad as well. Everyone ordered something different at our table and... More 

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Moline, Illinois
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

A bit pricey, but excellent food and service. Restaurant located on major throughway, near hospitals and clinics.

Thank jamescU1154OJ
Boone, Iowa, United States
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104 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I had heard many wonderful things about Iowa River Power Co. My husband, myself and another couple were all celebrating anniversaries so we chose this restaurant. The 2 hour drive there and back was worth it. This place was fantastic. We had a window seat with a spectacular view. I'm not really one of those romantic mushy girls so I... More 

Thank Jennifer R
Iowa City, Iowa
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

My husband & I took our kids and my dad to IRP to celebrate our anniversary in September. Food was very good, staff was wonderful - both in the bar and the wait staff - who was very attentive. We had a great view of the river and it was a stormy night - so neat to watch the sky... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 13:30
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 1st Ave, Coralville, IA 52241-2599
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Coralville
  • Phone Number: +1 319-351-1904

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