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Timmy Flynn's Red Pepper Deli & Grill

517 S Riverside Dr, Iowa City, IA 52246-3302
+1 319-337-5270
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
2 Jul 2018
“30+ years of subs, and now more”
13 Jul 2018
“Great subs super fast”
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Fast food, Deli
517 S Riverside Dr, Iowa City, IA 52246-3302
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Reviewed July 13, 2018

Great subs using all fresh ingredients. The salads are also good, if you like the pre diced type salad.

Thank Dan K
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was called “Hungry Hobo” since 1984, and maybe longer. They served filling economical sub sandwiches, and were popular with a blue-collar worker lunchtime crowd, and families. The name changed, and then about a year ago, the long-time owner sold the business. They still...More

Thank John G
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

This place always had best sandwiches in town. Got mine to go. Disappointed wasn't made to my request when got back to hotel. The price seemed a bit higher but maybe because I added red peppers since it was in the name.

Thank sfigg
Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

My wife got the baked potato and I got their steak sandwich. Fantastic! We finished the meal splitting a piece of chocolate cake that was out of this world!

Thank Derek B
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Simply great food!! The sandwiches are VERY tasty. The soup is hot. The baked potatoes are big and filling! I have had lunch many, many times. It has all been very good and very flavorful. Also, they deliver. Red Pepper makes for a great lunch...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit, I was very pleased with the wait staff, the folks behind the counter made my initial order painless and the outcome delicious!! Thanks for a great lunch

Thank IA-Snowman
Reviewed January 4, 2016

Food was great, staff was friendly lots of cool old Hawkeye things to look at on walls. Dinning room was clean with plenty of seating. Prices were more than fair. I will be going back again.

Thank cardinalkid1974
Reviewed June 20, 2015

Since my last visit this place is moving in the downhill direction. The price paid for the sandwich received was undervalued. The baked potato with cheese and ham was overboard with the cheese... see photo. The chicken BBQ sandwich was good however, there was hardly...More

Reviewed September 9, 2014

My wife and I stopped here for lunch based on the tripadvisor review. My wife had an Italian beef sandwich - they put mayo on Italian beef! I had a corned beef sandwich. Both sandwiches were awful! The meat was skimpy and very badly cooked,...More

3  Thank Mary8970
Reviewed January 14, 2014

Went here for lunch with colleagues one day at this local notorious sandwich shop. I ordered the Cuban Rueben on Rye with soda, chili with cheese, and a bag of chips. All for under $10. The college atmosphere was pleasant and the service was very...More

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517 S Riverside Dr, Iowa City, IA 52246-3302
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-337-5270
Timmy Flynn's has been a favorite Iowa City restaurant since 1979 serving up the best sandwiches in town. This amiable Hawkeye hangout has delicious subs, spuds, soups and salads. Ask and we'll also gladly cater your next party or event!
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