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Galleria de Paco

622 Commercial St, Waterloo, IA 50701-5416
+1 319-833-7226
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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622 Commercial St, Waterloo, IA 50701-5416
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is very good, but not the most excellent thing I've ever tasted. The service is wonderful. What really sets this place apart is the beautiful atmosphere, and the spray-painting of the Sistine Chapel.

Thank mspettel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful! Desserts were luscious! Owners were so pleasant and social. Excellent wine list and service to match!

Thank 860kelleyc
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The owner/host will definitely make your dining experience top notch. All entree's are excellent gourmet food prepared by a great chef. Definitely worth the experience - not to forget the fantastic art work by Paco. The Ceiling art work is marvelous & words can not...More

Thank _iaholic57
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Wow! This is a must see and enjoy dining experience! The atmosphere is fantastic, service is impeccable and food is divine. I went with 3 friends for a Christmas get-together and we all enjoyed delicious dinners from their Prix Fixe Menu which included a four-course...More

Thank Junesphr
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Birthday dinner get together. We have been here often with good results BUT not this time. The food was disappointing. Owner and waitress were wonderful and helpful but the steaks were way over cooked and for an extra 8$ charge this is not good. 3...More

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I went because we had an educational program for work there. Beautiful restaurant, food was delicious and the wait staff was very helpful. I will definitely go back.

Thank Becky G
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Very nice folks who own the business will great you at the door. They have great food and the artwork is amazing!

Thank Bob K
Reviewed 10 April 2017

All I can say is yummy!!!! The food is wonderful and the atmosphere is very inviting. The staff are very professional and friendly.

Thank kbw43
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Eye Candy? you say.....No its not that kind of place but the ceilings and walls adn everything else that doesn't move is covered with vibrant colored images from the Sistine Chapel ( I believe). Couple that with a manager/owner? from Sarajevo (yes in the Balkans)...More

Thank Olaf H
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Love this place. The host was so friendly, he truly made us feel welcome. We had a 6:30 reservation for a group of 5 and we were a few minutes early but were seated promptly. The art of the place is so unique, I could...More

Thank Tim68
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14 May 2017|
Response from Olaf H | Reviewed this property |
Don't believe there is but give em a call!
5 April 2017|
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Response from ificouldonlyfly | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a Saturday night with kids, and we did not feel out of place in casual dress, which is what most people were wearing also, and there were other families there as well.
5 April 2017|
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Response from Pat C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they take credit cards.
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
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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