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Blackstone

) #12 of 198 Restaurants in Iowa City €€ - €€€ American, , Gluten Free Options
503 Westbury Dr, Ste 1, Iowa City, IA 52245-2726
+1 319-338-1770
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“seared tuna” (9 reviews)
“satay” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
503 Westbury Dr, Ste 1, Iowa City, IA 52245-2726
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1 - 10 of 166 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch after reading reviews. Good food & service. Clean restaurant. Bathrooms were clean as well. Pleasant experience and we will return!

Thank htjfto3
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Normally an okay place to eat but you have to time it correctly as they can be understaffed. We went for Mother's Day Brunch with 1 pm reservations. They do not have the physical space for a buffet line and they could not refill most...More

Thank InTheMidwest4Life
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Superior dining. Rather small menu but top quality dishes. Quiet, relaxing dining and bustling sports bar. Appetizers and entres were excellent. Chicken/pasta dish was pretty spicy but I loved it. More than a grown man can eat. Grilled chicken dinner prepared with garlic and olive...More

Thank ndo38
Reviewed 9 April 2017

My wife, myself and a friend decided on Blackstone for dinner on a recent Saturday night. We called ahead to see if we could add our name on a list if there was one. They said they could but when we arrived we still waited...More

Thank Lovethehawks
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Martinis are half price during the week. Good service and tasty appetizer completes a fun time with friends. I tried the dirty gin martini..a bit much olive taste for me.

Thank ktmck1
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Lunch with family. Nice menu with numerous options. Cozy atmosphere, good service and very tasty food.

Thank FrankC7113
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Party of five; patronize 10+ times a year.. Subpar Satay Sampler; smaller than usual shrimp; dry chicken; petrified beef. Should have never been brought to the table. First time I've ever been given an itemized bill for a drink: call vodka +$2 and + $1...More

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We found this great place for lunch in a new part of Iowa City. Although it is only 3.5 miles from Coralville, it is totally off the beaten path. So many choices. I loved the tuna nachos and flat bread. The salads and gyro both...More

Thank akustoff
Reviewed 21 February 2017

One of my favorite places to eat in Iowa City. The food and beer are always excellent and my gluten free eating wife can always find something to good eat. The choices are numerous on all fronts. Good service, parking is somethings a challenge but...More

Thank Brassmat
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This was our first visit and consisted of 40 adults and children for a family luncheon. The Blackstone staff did an excellent job of taking orders and serving all of us in a timely and efficient manor. Everyone was pleased with their orders. All were...More

Thank Harry S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 503 Westbury Dr, Ste 1, Iowa City, IA 52245-2726
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-338-1770
  • E-mail
Description
Blackstone of Iowa City is locally owned by four longtime Iowa City residents. We strive to "bring more to the table" through our comfortable ambiance, personable service and high quality, great tasting food. The restaurant features four intimate dining rooms all separated by a large bar area with tables that can accommodate up to 16 people. Whether you are looking for a casual lunch, happy hour drinks, a reason to celebrate or an intimate dinner we are here to surpass your expectations.

Happy hour is 3:00-6:00 everyday.
Daily Specials:
Monday - 1/2 price draft beer
Tuesday - 1/2 price martinis
Wednesday - 1/2 price wine

General Manager - Samuel Hall
Executive Chef - WIlliam Evans
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