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One Twenty Six

126 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3924
+1 319-887-1909
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
19 Jul 2018
“Lovely chic place to eat”
16 May 2018
“Excellent Cuisine in Iowa”
Open Now
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
French, American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
126 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3924
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

I like the food, always fresh, delicious and elegant. I love the ambience, which is a mix of informal, friendly yet professional and elegant. Service is always great. I just wish they had a bathroom on the first floor, not a big issue though, unless...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank ananyasengupta2017
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

A sophisticated and warm space multi levels. Very young vibrant college-age staff. Absolutely delicious mixed drinks. Very sophisticated cuisine with a surprise on every dish. Lots of Israeli couscous alongside or underneath entrées. I had the Scottish salmon which was prepared perfectly and absolutely tender...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 437JohnL437
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Outstanding service, which is really the key point of going out for dinner (at least for me). The staff here are friendly, attentive and actually quite personable. Indeed, they made a great evening of it for us. That said, the menu could use some upgrading...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank CKBG
Reviewed February 5, 2018

Always great service. I enjoy the menu choices. Just a little hard to have a conversation due to high ceilings. This place has wonderful character.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Hazel K
Reviewed June 25, 2017

My wife and I ate here before seeing a concert. I was a little concerned when we walked in. There was only one other couple there at the time. Not to worry. The food was good and so was the service. I had the osso...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank RVIDI
Reviewed February 22, 2017

I love to eat lunch hear. The beet salad is among my favorite meals: good presentation and great beets and cheese. The owner is friendly and charming and efficient. The staff is attentive but not smarmy.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank IowaCityProf
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Server barely talked to us. The steak was sub par. Quality of overall food was not worth the price. When we asked to speak to the owner it took over 20 mins. When we finally spoke with the "owner" he was very rude and disrespectful...More

Date of visit: February 2017
4  Thank willo6644
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Compact menu, well curated wines and good service. This restaurant has stood the test of time and well worth visiting. Has an outdoor patio are during good weather.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank ssas4
Reviewed February 24, 2016

This was an interesting restaurant. We went in One Twenty Six, which is on the floor level, but you can also eat off the Hearth menu, the upstairs restaurant, if your entire table chooses to. Hearth has most of the same items but also has...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank klhk
Reviewed September 1, 2015

We went here for an anniversary dinner on the recommendation of another couple. I was disappointed to see there wasn't any beer selection, just pricey wine that wasn't that good. Food was mediocre. Nothing to run back to. I am not sure if there are...More

Date of visit: June 2015
1  Thank MrSmokeyMountainMan
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Emily S
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Response from klhk | Reviewed this property |
sorry, we were there in February and there was not an outside area that we could see at all.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$24
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3924
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-887-1909
  • E-mail
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