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Iowa River Power Co. Restaurant

501 1st Ave, Coralville, IA 52241-2599
+1 319-351-1904
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (70 reviews)
“prime rib” (48 reviews)
“steak” (52 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
501 1st Ave, Coralville, IA 52241-2599
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went for Sunday Brunch Buffet with high expectations....First arrived and ordered a drink at bar...Bartender didn't greet us or seem happy...Bloody Mary was too spicy for the Ladies in our group of 4 to finish....Looking around the place all I could notice is the dust...More

Thank Chad W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We can’t go through Coralville on the weekend without stopping at Iowa River Power Company Restaurant. We got there just before 10am and there was a line waiting. Once the doors opened they got us seated pretty quickly. They were short enough hostesses but had...More

Thank suesview1963
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

It had been many many years since I had eaten here. We had a fabulous meal with great service!! Our waiter was fantastic!

Thank Jenifermae
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We really like this restaurant-great food, great service and awesome view of the Iowa River-this is as close as you get to “ocean view” dining miss of the country! The Sunday buffet brunch is excellent-salad, meat, and the dessert table-good quality food arranged tastefully! I...More

Thank alumnus
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We took our son and his girlfriend there for brunch and it was the best brunch we've ever had. Free mimosas with brunch and tons of food to choose from. The best biscuits and gravy I've ever had at a restaurant.

1  Thank Erica B
Reviewed 20 February 2018

My daughter and I were looking for a place we'd never been. Love the atmosphere!! It was busy so we ate dinner at the bar. The bartender was very nice and our food was great! Highly recommend the crab cakes! The next morning we decided...More

Thank Gretchen M
Reviewed 18 February 2018

We actually had a good meal despite spotty service. We had to remind our waiter about the wine we ordered and finally got it as we were getting done with our appetizers. Once the place got busy our waiter seemed to be barely keeping up...More

Thank Dogan D
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Valentines Day was my first visit and will be my last! The decor was nice, but the service and food was poor. We got our salads OK, but while we were waiting for our entree, a server brought us two more salads. We said we...More

1  Thank Terry K
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We had our office Christmas party there last night. Prime rib was good. Person by me had sirloin and said it was good. The person across from me had the ribeye said it was good but it looked really good. Two spouses had the shrimp...More

1  Thank AmanaSH
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We have eaten at many places in Coralville and most have been written up and met the expectations we had after reading the write ups. The River Power restaurant does not. Waited not very personable or friendly. Business like, handle his job good but does...More

Thank davcarl
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Carline B
21 January 2018|
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Response from GerritSM55 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I do not know.
8 January 2017|
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Response from Hazel K | Reviewed this property |
About $20.
31 October 2015|
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Response from trixkid | Reviewed this property |
I think only Supper. When I asked the phone it pulled up open 4-10PM but the website says 5-9PM. I think calling would be the best bet. 319-351-1904
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 1st Ave, Coralville, IA 52241-2599
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Coralville
  • Phone Number: +1 319-351-1904
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