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Pullman Bar & Diner

17 S Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3902
+1 319-338-1808
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (23 reviews)
“fried chicken” (27 reviews)
“tartine” (7 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 S Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3902
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant if fairly small, but worth waiting for! Excellent breakfast! Wish I could go here every day!

Thank luvtravel023
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am slightly surprised to read other reviews - we were so excited to hear about Pullman via Campus eats. We live in S Fla but travel to Iowa City every year for a Hawkeye game and to visit family. This was hands down the...More

Thank Jamie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has promise (or maybe I should say had promise). A little exotic, even. Or at least the menu seems to promise this. But the restaurant is crowned, noisy and the food did not fulfill its promise. The wide arrange of cocktails might bring...More

Thank gbergus
Reviewed September 3, 2018

We celebrated a birthday there and though a bit loud, we had a great time. I expected the Mo Burger to be uniquely tasty but just found it to be heavy and rich. The condiments were not complimentary. We had two other dishes, including a...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed September 2, 2018

I have consistently found Pullman to be less than what I anticipate. The interior is cool but really loud. And the food is consistently nothing special. The sandwiches are all small, typically kind of dry, and uninteresting. My wife tonight had their latest vegetarian entree,...More

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Met my children there for a fun weekend brunch. Breakfast brunch was absolutely fantastic. We sat at the counter. Talking with the kitchen staff was really delightful. Food was great. Highly recommend.

Thank Katie K
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We eat here often with friends . There is usually a wait so be prepared . The bartenders there are the friendliest and best in Iowa city !

Thank plumfairyia
Reviewed August 3, 2018

On a cool summer night in Iowa City, more often than not, music is wafting in the air. To take advantage of spring, summer, and fall, restaurants like Pullman set out their outdoor seating, and let people soak in the street scene. Pullman is great...More

Thank ThaiGirl_atty
Reviewed August 2, 2018

When we have a little time we like to try different places than our norm. This is a fun diner. The grill is behind the counter and was fun to watch the three chefs preparing the food. The other end of the counter was the...More

1  Thank enteJ
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

How have we not been here before? Great brunch items with freshly squeezed orange juice AND great customer service. Wonderful old-new interior making this place one with going back in time feeling with the clean, vintage look decor. All staff were attentive and busy. The...More

Thank Jillmyersg
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June 29, 2016|
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Response from Ken W | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant I don't know
April 29, 2016|
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Response from Vinícius C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are Gluten free options
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 S Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3902
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-338-1808
  • E-mail
We value three things: Service - There is nothing more important to us than delivering a positive and memorable experience. Community - Our team is comprised of proud Iowan's with deep passion and love for historic downtown Iowa City. Quality - Striving for excellence in all that we do.
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