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Mama's Deli and Catering

125 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3925
+1 319-341-0700
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
8 Nov 2017
“Best gluten free sandwiches anywhere!”
11 May 2017
Opens in 24 min
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Hours
Soups, Deli
$$ - $$$
125 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3925
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

Due to severe gluten allergies, finding a location to have gluten free sandwiches is a blessing. It is even more special when the sandwiches are wonderful. The selection, quantity and quality are unmatched.

Thank Dave V
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

I had lunch here for the first time and had a buffalo chicken wrap. I was hoping for fried chicken but it was boneless, skinless chicken breast. There was no flavor to the buffalo sauce, which in itself is strange. I asked for blue cheese...More

Thank 730jane
Reviewed September 18, 2016

We were starving when we found this place to eat, plus it was rated good on Trip Advisor. I ordered the meatloaf dinner which came with two huge pieces of meat, potatoes and green beans, it was delicious. The other person with me order the...More

Thank flowers32148
Reviewed August 2, 2016

Due to street construction, had to park 2 blocks away and walk...but was worth the effort. I had the grilled cheese, on wonderful gluten free bread, and the Iowa vegetable soup. My table also had the chicken salad, the Reuben and Wisconsin cheese soup. Everything...More

Thank 45lanetted
Reviewed March 16, 2016

The place is cute, the food ordinary, and your clothes will assume all the cooking smells of the place, in only 30 minutes. I like these small local places but this place is just too small.

Thank Jenny1stAv
Reviewed February 18, 2016

The portion size of the burrito seemed to be based on who was working. I ate there a few times as a matter of proximity to my office, then just gave up completely. This place is most suited to the after bar crowd (hence the...More

Thank Cheri O
Reviewed October 26, 2015

I ate a lot of times at this place during my semester in Iowa. Their lunch menu is amazing. The food is delicious, the service is amazing. Even their meatball sub is delicious. Their chili and soup menu is just fabulous!

Thank Chino R
Reviewed July 16, 2015

I've eaten at this restaurant numerous times while being in Iowa City. It's become a favorite lunch spot for sure. There are yummy gluten-free sandwich options for those that need to avoid gluten, and they are delicious. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere for an...More

Thank grapefam
Reviewed January 19, 2015

Fantastic place for Soup and Sandwiches mostly. Excellent homemade food, friendly service and good pricing. Selection of more than 5 soups everyday. Lots of sandwich choices, all made fresh with good ingredients. Give it a try, you wont be disappointed.

Thank IaTravel
Reviewed November 25, 2014

We stopped in because every place else was packed, glad we did. Staff was super nice and easy going. Sandwiches were large and filling. I ordered the Caesar Wrap, it was good, but I ended up eating the my brother's buffalo chicken sandwich, wishing I...More

1  Thank Brittani R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3925
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-341-0700
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