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Devotay

$$ - $$$Spanish, American,
117 N Linn St, between Market & Jefferson, Iowa City, IA 52245-2141
+1 319-354-1001
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (24 reviews)
“paella” (15 reviews)
“albondigas” (3 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Spanish, American, Contemporary, Wine Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
117 N Linn St, between Market & Jefferson, Iowa City, IA 52245-2141
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We came here on a Thursday for dinner. I should preface this review by saying that my wife is from Spain. We ordered the following: - Baguette with garlic oil and balsamic vinegar: very good but nothing special - Chorizo - this was not chorizo...More

Thank JoanaLola
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Wonderful tapas restaurant. We enjoyed our first visit so much that we returned for seconds. If we had more time we would have returned for thirds. Each dish was delicious & beautifully presented. The staff was knowledgable and they made excellent suggestions. The setting was...More

Thank Keri5476
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We were actually looking for another place for lunch on a Saturday but it was closed and found this place across the street and decided to give it a try as we didn't want to go looking around for a place to eat. It is...More

Thank davidjensen399
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

it's a romantic place...atmosphere is nice...service is good...friendly staff...we tried baguette bread with lovely oil balsamic sauce with garlic pieces inside and it was good...then mussels that was not so tasty...and patatas bravas; fried potato cube Spanish style that was Ok too...I had a white...More

Thank Issa M
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Food was excellent. Wine was good. Service was acceptable, but be prepare to wait for your food (waited 50 minutes for our paella, but it was worth the wait).

Thank milenamcfeeters
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is a great place to dine or lunch with tasty and diverse selections.A great destination for a couple or family.

Thank 307seascape
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I have been to Devotay a few times, initially drawn to see how their Spanish dishes match up to those I had while living in Madrid. The atmosphere is great and I love Linn Street as a location for a nice meal. The prices simply...More

Thank jmdeutmeyer
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We stopped for appetizers and a drink, a nice way to start the weekend after a long week. The wine list is small but they had just what i was looking for and served it in very nice stemware. The bartender was very knowledgeable and...More

Thank iowatraveler74
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is very charming. I was disappointed in the food. The paella was very greasy. The side salads were very fresh but with no distinct flavor or nuance. The pate de foi was literally the dimension of a 50-cent piece. I don't know if...More

Thank C1027
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Tried this place as my husband and I enjoy tapas. Food selection was limited, a little pricey. Some were better tasting than others. Good location (near university) and nice ambience.

Thank klein012016
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anderson1425
23 November 2017|
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Response from Keri5476 | Reviewed this property |
We had no problem finding street parking during the week. Weekends while the University is in session may be another story.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Spanish, American, Contemporary, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 N Linn St, between Market & Jefferson, Iowa City, IA 52245-2141
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-354-1001
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