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One Twenty Six

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126 E. Washington St., Iowa City, IA 52240-3924
+1 319-887-1909
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16:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Iowa City
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197 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love to eat lunch hear. The beet salad is among my favorite meals: good presentation and great beets and cheese. The owner is friendly and charming and efficient. The staff is attentive but not smarmy.

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Thank IowaCityProf
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Server barely talked to us. The steak was sub par. Quality of overall food was not worth the price. When we asked to speak to the owner it took over 20 mins. When we finally spoke with the "owner" he was very rude and disrespectful towards my wife and I. Two years ago I would of recommended this place to... More 

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Moline
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Compact menu, well curated wines and good service. This restaurant has stood the test of time and well worth visiting. Has an outdoor patio are during good weather.

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Thank ssas4
Texas
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

This was an interesting restaurant. We went in One Twenty Six, which is on the floor level, but you can also eat off the Hearth menu, the upstairs restaurant, if your entire table chooses to. Hearth has most of the same items but also has pizza. We ate off the One Twenty Six Menu and had a very pleasant evening.... More 

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Thank klhk
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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251 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

We went here for an anniversary dinner on the recommendation of another couple. I was disappointed to see there wasn't any beer selection, just pricey wine that wasn't that good. Food was mediocre. Nothing to run back to. I am not sure if there are two or three different restaurants connected, but the restroom situation was odd.

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Iowa
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

Nice atmosphere. Great service. Nice wine list. The menu usually has one entree of each protein. Salads at noon are well done. Inthe evening there is a chicken dish that is so good it's hard to order anything else. On thepeicier side, but worth it.

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Thank EllenfromIowa
Des Moines, Iowa
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015

My boyfriend and I were in Iowa City visiting a couple of our friends. We all wanted to try something new, so my friend made reservations at One Twenty Six. None of us had been here before, but looking back, we should have been more concerned than we were when we arrived for our 7:00pm reservation on a Saturday night,... More 

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Thank Kristie C
Chicago, Illinois
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

This retaurant was recommended by the hotel I was staying at. I had high expectation of the food quality. Unfortunately they had pork in most their food including fish. I had to ask them to replace the pork with rice which probably changed the taste of the food. I wasn't impressed by the food.

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Thank Ardy G
Sarasota
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2013

The menu includes a lot of items you would not fix yourself that are well prepared. The service was very good.

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Thank IAGormando
Iowa City, Iowa
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2013

I used to love to go to One Twenty Six years ago for half priced wine night on Mondays. The Mr. and I went on a whim on a weeknight this summer. It was incredibly slow, and our food was rushed out the window. I like efficiency, but I don't like feeling like there's no sense of coursing. All of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$24
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
16:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
16:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
16:30 - 21:30
Thursday
16:30 - 21:30
Friday
16:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 E. Washington St., Iowa City, IA 52240-3924
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-887-1909

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?