We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Devotay

) #31 of 206 Restaurants in Iowa City $$ - $$$ Spanish, American,
117 N Linn St, between Market & Jefferson, Iowa City, IA 52245-2141
+1 319-354-1001
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (26 reviews)
“paella” (15 reviews)
“albondigas” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Spanish, American, Contemporary, Wine Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
117 N Linn St, between Market & Jefferson, Iowa City, IA 52245-2141
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (86)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 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 27 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
Reviewed 13 November 2016

My wife and I go to Devotay at least once per month. We love the variety of Spanish Tapas as well as the Spanish wines. It is very romantic and cozy. The food is excellent, the service grand and the atmosphere charming. We like Raleigh...More

Thank Alan B
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Oasis Falafel
162 reviews
.10 km away
A & A Pagliai's Pizza
249 reviews
.21 km away
Bluebird Diner
241 reviews
.16 km away
The Hamburg Inn No. 2
272 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Old Capitol Museum
119 reviews
.51 km away
Museum of Natural History
83 reviews
.40 km away
The Englert Theater
63 reviews
.38 km away
Iowa Avenue Literary Walk
18 reviews
.25 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Devotay staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing