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Galleria de Paco

622 Commercial St, Waterloo, IA 50701-5416
+1 319-833-7226
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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622 Commercial St, Waterloo, IA 50701-5416
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went in on a whim on date night and they were able to fit us in without a reservation. The owner was wonderful and so nice. The food was good, but the waitress needs a lot more training.

Thank Megan C
Reviewed 15 January 2018

I was charged almost $12 as a mandatory gratuity - for one bottle of wine! I was at a table for 5 and an 18% tip was added to my entire bill, including the $65 bottle of wine - one of the most expensive on...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We love Paco's! And the 4 course dinner menu can't be beat! Plus you can customize it how you like (some options cost more) but it's worth every penny!

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Outstanding food ! Fast service, efficient. Busy night yet our food came hot and cooked to perfection. The lobster bisque was rich and flavorful, the pear salad was crisp and full of fruit. I highly recommend this place.

Thank Propey
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Imagine dining in the Sistine Chapel and having your meal prepared by Michelangelo while his parents skillfully served up nectars of the gods at a cave like bar along with a full serving of history. Well, we three came close. Paco, the chef-artist, with his...More

Thank miguelacho1
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The food is exceptional the owners are wonderfull but the art you must go just to see the art some special from italy came tu o paint it allover walls ceilings its painthed as a cathederal its gergeous its not just dining its an experience...More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We had my son's rehearsal dinner here for about 60 people. Wonderful staff and excellent food and desserts!

Thank N48DJdonm
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We ate here with a group of 8 and I have to say that it was one of the most outstanding dining experiences I've ever had. The atmosphere is great, as many others have said with the ceiling and artwork, but it is the owner's...More

Thank Jason R
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The food iin this really classy restaurant is excellent, but before you try the excellent selections, take time to see that ceiling. It is a rendition of the Sistine Chapel, done by Paco, who has developed a uncanny skill with spray paint. You will not...More

Thank LeGrace B
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is the most amazing restaurant. Not only is it an artistic masterpiece, the food is handmade and spectacular. Jackie is a warm and welcoming host, making everyone feel like family. Make sure to check out the lounge downstairs and see the ever-changing display of...More

Thank RandSonthebeach
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 622 Commercial St, Waterloo, IA 50701-5416
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 319-833-7226
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