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Chez Grace

89 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241-2669
+1 319-338-1738
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Overview
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good5%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“foie gras” (7 reviews)
“halibut” (4 reviews)
“salads” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
French
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LOCATION
89 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241-2669
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My only concern about this review is that it might make it hard to get a reservation. Outstanding! One doesn't find a chef/owner at your table throughout dinner almost anywhere. The pear salad is outstanding. All the entrees were great. We had the filet, halibut,...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

It is great to find a French-style menu in Iowa. The steaks were among the most tender we have had, although the balsamic on the filet masked what was probably great natural flavor. The salads were very good, particularly with caramelized pears. The recommended wine-by-the-glass...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Consistent quality for over 8 years now. I lived for many years in both Paris and Tokyo, and tonight finally realized that what is so special about this restaurant is that it is French food in Japanese style: select only the best items from the...More

Thank Abramoff
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This restaurant is right on the strip we drive down all the time. We have lived in the area nearly 10 years before being referred. Chef David is you waiter and chef. Amazing food in a small quaint setting. If it wasn't set up as...More

Thank noahpaulkeck
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

One man show chez seats you feeds you does the dishes and manages to make a epic meal..one of a kind experience

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The food here is excellent! The menu is not large, but Chef David does everything to perfection! I routinely start with the foie gras, and often have the fillet. Make sure you save room for the dessert! The creme brûlée is amazing!

Thank mattlikefood
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We visited this restaurant as a special occasion, and had hoped for an elegant french dining experience. We ordered the tasting menu, and a very nice bottle of wine. We were surprised to be the only ones in the restaurant, and it was a Friday...More

Thank Patty F
Reviewed 8 March 2016

This is really a fantastic place. The food is incredible, authentic, simple and fresh. Nice decor, very relaxed, and plenty of space between tables. This is not an inexpensive place--so be warned there. But for a very nice night out if you like french food--this...More

1  Thank Rives B
Reviewed 11 January 2016

My husband took me here for date night and it was exceptional. The chef/owner/server/host was exceptional. I had the foi gras, sea scallops and creme brulee. We were the only couple there on a cold Sunday evening. I hope they get more clientele!

Thank Katie N
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

I had the opportunity to have dinner at Chez Grace recently and wondered why the place wasn't packed. This was fine dining at its best. Lovely decor, white linen table cloths, great ambiance. The chef was the server and was attentive without being too arrentive....More

Thank 730jane
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241-2669
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Coralville
  • Phone Number: +1 319-338-1738
Description
Very small and intimate, only 8 tables, kitchen is open to dining area, Chef David is also the waiter. Excellent wine pairings.
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