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Iowa Chop House

223 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3927
+1 319-359-1078
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (55 reviews)
“artichoke dip” (5 reviews)
“creamed corn” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
223 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3927
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went with 2 college age daughters. When we arrived, there was only 1 other table. When we said we only wanted water, our server acted offended. We finished our water, before we got to order, he came and took our order and never came back...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place. Quiet and quaint meet good food. Plenty of TVs with your sport of choice showing. My business partners had steak and I had the twin lobsters. The sides are very generous and the butternut bisque was excellent. Service was great.

Thank 437blaire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were able to call the same evening to get a reservation for a friday evening without issues. When we arrived we had about a 15 minute wait which wasn't too bad. Our waitress was super nice and very accommodating as we had with us...More

Thank Nananina29
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Steaks are good, sides are good, ambiance is very Iowan. Great place to get away from the college crowd because of the “heftier” price tag. I just did not care for ordering everything separate.

Thank Bryce P
Reviewed September 26, 2018

The food was very flavorful and authentic. The servings were on the small side and the prices were pretty high. The atmosphere is decent. Some of the beers are not the best but it is nice to have a place to try the local flavors.

Thank JayneDough_10
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Food was great! Craft beer selections were great! Red wine was okay. Overall, a very worthwhile gastropub experience.

Thank StLoon636
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Found this spot on a whim. Might be my new favorite restaurant in town. The pork chop was seasoned and grilled to perfection. The Scottish (wild salmon in lettuce wrap) was also amazing. Well worth the trip to IC.

Thank Bznberry
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent dinner here. Both my husband and I had steaks and the quality was great! We had a wedge salad first and it was super too. Our daughter had the Mac and cheese and it was very tasty, a little creamy. Wine...More

Thank jackiejbhenderson
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We chose this restaurant hoping to get a good steak. We were not disappointed. Well prepared steak. Lots of options for cuts and flavor profiles. Really delicious sides. Huge portions. Well priced.

Thank Lynne S
Reviewed July 4, 2018

We prepared a graduation dinner to honor our graduate and host our family who graciously traveled from afar to be with us during this happy event. We were provided their wine cellar room for our private event. The staff was GREAT and helpful which added...More

Thank Patrice B
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July 22, 2016|
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Response from Joel K | Reviewed this property |
Reasonable. I had the Chop House Classic Burger w/fries and a couple of drinks. The burger was huge and only cost $9.50. The fries came in this mini fryer basket which was pretty cool. Sat outside in the shade and even the... More
November 19, 2015|
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Response from DunRovin444 | Reviewed this property |
Check out their web site for answers. theiowachophouse.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 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. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3927
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-359-1078
  • E-mail
Locally owned and operated in the heart of downtown Iowa City. Iowa Chop House features over 20 beer taps, many feature some of Iowa's newest & best local beers. Try our self-pouring "Beer Barn,"one of the state of Iowa's only self-pouring beer systems.
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