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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 good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (44 reviews)
“prime rib” (46 reviews)
“steak” (49 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
501 1st Ave, Coralville, IA 52241-2599
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were a party of 6 with a reservation. They were prepared for us and the staff was very efficient at seating us, taking our drink requests and clearing used plates as we all went back for more. The vast majority of the food was...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 6 days ago

After taking a lovely walk over the dam walkway bridge, and reading several historical markers, we went to this restaurant for soup and salad. It was perfect. We were promptly seated next to one of the many enormous windows with a view of the river...More

Thank TerriZ861
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were on the Flannigan's side. The service was attentive and friendly. The sirloin special with the fully loaded baked potato was great as well as the cheeseburger! Will definitely be back!

Thank Kristen T
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

What an amazing place. Great ambiance and extraordinary food. Fantastic location also. I would highly recommend eating here.

Thank Dee V
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We enjoy eating at Iowa River Power Co. for special occasions. Great view of river. I had a delicious Steak dinner. Service is good and prices not bad.

Thank Katy S
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Pretty good selection on the menu as far as food, the service was fast and the waitress was knowledgeable and the place was clean.

Thank Iconic1now
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

it's an open Sunday buffet...it's usually crowded...if you are a group of people you have to wait to get seated...many items are there; fruits, cheese, waffles, bread, mashed potatoes, sausages, chicken, steak, turkey, salmon, cakes...it's a nice buffet with an affordable price...water and coffee are...More

Thank Issa M
Reviewed 6 June 2017

The good - the service was excellent and the view of the river was why we came and did not disappoint. The steaks were good, but overpriced in our opinion. In fact everything was a little overpriced given the food was mostly "average". We visited...More

2  Thank Mary C
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Loved this beautiful old building. The repurposed restaurant was cool and quirky. The view was amazing, overlooking the dam in Coralville. Our waiter was awesome, funny, and attentive. The food was really good, though the entrees (tuna, scallops) were a little underwhelming. For the decor,...More

Thank Joshua D
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and the Prime Rib was fantastic! Loved being able to walk out over the river after dinner!

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8 January 2017|
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Response from Marcy B | Reviewed this property |
I would say $25 also. But they have a great room with a view. Call and ask for the room booker. Do a brunch, probably cheaper.
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
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 13:30
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
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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