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Clinton Street Social Club

€€ - €€€American, ,
18 1/2 S Clinton St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3912
+1 319-351-1690
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“deviled eggs” (7 reviews)
“beignets” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
18 1/2 S Clinton St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3912
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

My wife and I were struggling to find a good restaurant in downtown Iowa City that would be the combo of funky, laidback without being too casual, great menu options, and fair price that we were hoping for. We've eaten at many places in Iowa...More

Thank gijoel
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is not only a great place to eat but also a great place to have a couple drinks with friends. Definitely try it!

Thank Christy L
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Great food!! Great Whiskeys and drinks!!!!!! Perfect Service!!!!!! Very Eclectic!!!!!!!!! Terrible parking in Iowa City but I kept having to shove quarters in while enjoying this place. Ian was my server... maybe the BEST I have ever had in all my travels. He knew everything...More

Thank gary c
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We went with a friends and a group of Mandela Fellows. It was a lot of fun with a very eclectic atmosphere. I think their bar can fix any drink, no matter how bazar! We had a very enjoyable evening. Carol was our server and...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We found this restaurant to have great atmosphere and music, and were also very happy with our food. There is a great cocktail menu. If you are a whiskey fan, this is the place for you. We started with the corn fritters which had goat...More

Thank jennybee180
Reviewed 5 June 2017

As school is out for the summer, we had no issues finding a table for four late on a Thursday evening. My husband and our friends chose classic cocktails, while I decided on a house-created concoction. We passed drinks around the table to try, as...More

Thank guildencrantz
Reviewed 8 November 2016

The deviled eggs are delicious! I mention that first, because that is the lasting impression this place made on me. The other food was good, like 4/5 stars, but the deviled eggs on a bed of salt were mouth-watering! My fiance didn't enjoy her shrimp...More

Thank Jered A
Reviewed 25 October 2016

A great place with lots of options for everyone. For the serious diner, a great menu with decent wine list. For a casual drink, a great bar--2 of them. For music, Thursday night jazz. Some locavore items.

1  Thank bdaun
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Sat at the bar and had 3 appys- all excellent. Bar service was great and friendly and I would return to this restaurant if I was here again. I stayed on the first floor bar but believe there is another bar and seating upstairs as...More

Thank CaymanGreg
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The cocktail list is hard to beat, anywhere. The atmosphere is very "speak-easy," no table cloths, no drop ceilings. Very easy going. The food is the American equivalent of a bistro: no-nonsense, somewhat retro choices (deviled eggs), nicely prepared and presented.

Thank Downing T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 1/2 S Clinton St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3912
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-351-1690
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