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112 E College St, Iowa City, IA 52240-4001
+1 319-337-3000
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good31%
  • Average31%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“enchiladas” (2 reviews)
“ped mall” (3 reviews)
“margarita” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Bar, American, Southwestern, Pub
$$ - $$$
112 E College St, Iowa City, IA 52240-4001
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Featuring Thursday night mini concert outside next to the patio is a great reason to head to the Saloon. Super menu and great drink specials

Thank tdog20
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Had lunch in the outside area at the Saloon which is located downtown off the Ped Mall. Mexican snacks, meals and local brews were good (and powerful). They are known for their tequila bar and late night specials for thirsty college students. The pub is...More

Thank Lloyd K
Reviewed June 23, 2018

We visited Saloon for the third time this year and we are 0 for 3. The food is usually reliable, but regardless of what time of day or year we are there, the service is unbelievably slow. We had three orders of fish tacos and...More

Thank Debora L
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

There are so many neat and interesting things to look at on the walls of this simply named little cantina in Iowa City. Located just south of the University of Iowa Museum of Natural History , this gem is nestled in between an Irish Pub...More

Thank Matt B
Reviewed August 9, 2017

What can I say, Mondo's Saloon is a place we stop into every time we're in Iowa City. The food is great as well as the drinks. Atmosphere inside is unique and I always find something I didn't notice in previous visits. Located in the...More

Thank LeeW3551
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the patio seating on a pleasant June day. I was seated quickly and was brought my beverage almost immediately upon being seated. The menu offers choices of Mexican food influenced by various other flavors. I ordered the gluten-free Swiss Enchiladas. Three modest-sized enchiladas...More

Thank Amanda F
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Maybe it's because I'm not from Iowa or Iowa City and maybe its because I didn't go to the University of Iowa, but I think the prices here are cheap, especially for the amount of food you get and great friendly service you receive. We...More

Thank Jig1600
Reviewed May 22, 2017

The Saloon is southwestern-mexican focused. The food is good, with a great queso dip, recommending the appetizer with several items on the platter. Good service and great Arnold Palmers!

Thank Mm M
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We waited 30 mins for a patio table, then the server took 10 min to greet us. We immediately ordered nachos and drinks, when they nachos hadn't arrived after 20 mins I mentioned that I wanted them out before our lunch. Our server didn't seem...More

Thank Tana G
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

I like coming here when I'm in town because it's a short walk from the Sheraton. It's small and quieter than other places. I had the Saloon Chopped Salad which was good.

Thank Kelly B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Bar, American, Southwestern, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 E College St, Iowa City, IA 52240-4001
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-337-3000
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