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Kava House & Cafe

122 2nd St SE, Swisher, IA 52338-9602
+1 319-857-5000
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Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good15%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (11 reviews)
“sandwich” (9 reviews)
“apple butter” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
122 2nd St SE, Swisher, IA 52338-9602
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely afternoon coffee and shopping with friends! Hot cider was delicious! Many cute gift items!

Thank Dana C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our ladies day out visited Kava House for lunch. The food was excellent and the desserts were yummy. We all ordered the 1/2 and 1/2 sandwich & soup/salad. Food is homemade just like grandma use to cook. I am not a coffee fan but the...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my latte in this relaxed setting. We sat outside on the lawn where they have ample tables and chairs. The only reason I didn’t give this an “excellent” rating is that their baked goods were individually wrapped in plastic wrap, and that...More

Thank stevenrealife
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch with my boyfriend. Cute little cafe ambiance. Friendly staff. We each had a sandwich and soup. Soups were delicious and perfect for the rainy day, and sandwiches were made fresh!

Thank ken_dollx3
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I've made the trip to Kava House for lunch 4 times, and each time it was delicious. We need to get over for their weekend suppers. I love having two homemade soup options (so far the Taco has been my favorite) and the sandwiches are...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 17 July 2017

A nice restaurant in a small Iowa town. Excellent coffee, great grilled sandwiches and very good soup. A down home rural feel with old wood tables and chairs. A very friendly and courteous staff. There is beer and wine available and wonderful ice cream. A...More

Thank Lynel V
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Friday nights are their Burger nights and I couldn't have been more pleased. Kava House is a great little gem in Swisher and worth the drive from nearby Iowa City or Cedar Rapids. A small but nice patio area in front as well as a...More

Thank IA_Hawks
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

I came in with my family on a Friday night after first seeing what a madhouse the nearby winery was where we had been planning to stop. The sign on the door said they were open until 8, but that the kitchen closed at 7:30,...More

Thank 730jane
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I live near this restaurant and visit frequently. I highly recommend it. Food is great, fun atmosphere. They have a good selection of beer. The only downside is their wine selection, as they only carry Iowa wines. Bring your own - they don't mind.

Thank Lynn A
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is the nicest little place to eat. They have all kinds of coffee and pastries. The pastries are huge and they have a nice variety. Very cutely decorated! The prices are very reasonable and the staff is friendly. It's not very far off if...More

Thank Diane H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 2nd St SE, Swisher, IA 52338-9602
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Swisher
  • Phone Number: +1 319-857-5000
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Description
Káva House & Café is located in downtown Swisher in a restored 1914 general store. Here at Kava we specialize in fine coffees, available by the cup or in bulk, in a full complement of flavors. If it’s just a plain cup of medium or dark roast coffee you’re looking for, we have that too. Kava is a full-service coffeeshop, serving a variety of drinks, including frappes, chai tea, fruit smoothies, latte’s and fountain sodas; along with old-fashioned malts and shakes.Share a random moment…Káva House & Café is located in downtown Swisher in a restored 1914 general store. Here at Kava we specialize in fine coffees, available by the cup or in bulk, in a full complement of flavors. If it’s just a plain cup of medium or dark roast coffee you’re looking for, we have that too. Kava is a full-service coffeeshop, serving a variety of drinks, including frappes, chai tea, fruit smoothies, latte’s and fountain sodas; along with old-fashioned malts and shakes.Káva House & Café is located in downtown Swisher in a restored 1914 general store.
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