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Bread Garden Market & Bakery

225 S Linn St, Iowa City, IA 52240-1603
+1 319-354-4246
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (23 reviews)
“bread” (20 reviews)
“salad” (22 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Deli, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
225 S Linn St, Iowa City, IA 52240-1603
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pastrami sandwich was good. Only reason for a 3 star review. Quiche was cold in the middle and like rubber to eat.

Thank Marla V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't begin to tell you how fantastic this place is. I got a giant salad from the bar to eat for lunch and got two containers to go, full of all the amazing veggies I could find. We drove around for a few hours...More

Thank WinfieldWormie
Reviewed July 26, 2018

I genuinely enjoy the overall flavor of the soups and the hot food bar. However, the sodium content is SO over the top that I quit buying the mashed potatoes and all cream/butter-based soups a long time ago. Their black bean soup is the BEST...More

Thank MargaretIowaCity
Reviewed July 5, 2018

For a two-week stay in Iowa city I chose the Bread Garden as a home away from home. Ate there many lunches and dinners, and tried many things. Convenient to eat and write at the same time, the food's good, the selection wide (buffet, hot...More

Thank michalbIsrael
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

This place has everything for all ages and interests. The hot bar is great, fantastic salad bar and made-to-order dishes are excellent with everything from specialty toasts and açaí bowls and from custom egg scrambles to sandwiches. Good for breakfast, lunch, dinner, grab & go...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Whenever we visit - we have to eat at Bread Garden! This visit we ate there twice. Sure wish we had one here at home!

Thank BethS13
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

OMG! Delicious food and neat atmosphere! Had a great time with family. Good food options for picky eaters.

Thank Chris K
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Partly due to construction and partly because this market is in an off-the-street location, it took us a few times around the block to find it. We were there a little past the traditional lunchtime at ~ 1pm but they were busy. We liked all...More

Thank UwchlanJohn
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

As far as buffets go, this one is superb! Lots of variety, things are marked clearly, and those with food allergies or are gluten free, can easily pick! Prices are high per pound.

Thank person777
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

I like to go here for lunch. They have so many great options - you really can’t go wrong! I personally love their chicken tenders and Mac n cheese!

Thank Shelby A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 S Linn St, Iowa City, IA 52240-1603
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-354-4246
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