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Iowa River Power Co. Restaurant

501 1st Ave, Coralville, IA 52241-2599
+1 319-351-1904
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (69 reviews)
“prime rib” (48 reviews)
“steak” (52 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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501 1st Ave, Coralville, IA 52241-2599
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 11 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 19 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 17 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 7 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
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Stopped here to eat while in Iowa City Christmas shopping based upon reviews on this site. I had a shrimp cocktail and sea scallops and both were exceptional. The wife ordered a ribeye and it came out more like a sirloin with no fat. It...More

1  Thank Greg P
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We went for the Sunday Brunch....very few low carb options and no sugar free desserts but the foods were good. Waitress got lost towards the end of our dining experience. My family loved the dessert table. Kind of strange to include alcoholic mimosas with the...More

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Carline B
21 January 2018|
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Response from GerritSM55 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I do not know.
7 January 2017|
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Response from Hazel K | Reviewed this property |
About $20.
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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
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 13:30
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
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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