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849 Quarry Rd, Ste 100, Coralville, IA 52241-2207
319-338-3782
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 27
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Must try when in Iowa City

This is a great little restaurant in the trendy area of downtown near the river. We ate here twice and had excellent meals each night. They offer a great selection of craft beers and the food is excellent. The burgers and pizza were very good as were the appitizers. Service is very efficient and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
GregSummers
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Buford, Georgia
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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71 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Buford, Georgia
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This is a great little restaurant in the trendy area of downtown near the river. We ate here twice and had excellent meals each night. They offer a great selection of craft beers and the food is excellent. The burgers and pizza were very good as were the appitizers. Service is very efficient and good. The place is not loud... More 

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Chicago
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

The atmosphere is predictable, the food was average, the service was good and the martini was excellent. If you are staying at the Marriott or Homewood, its a walk and it gets you out of the hotel but it's just not all that. The prices seemed quite pricey for average food.

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Coralville, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My husband and I do frequent this hidden gem....decided to have a late lunch and were so happy we chose Vesta! The service was impeccable and the food fantastic ! I chose the ribeye steak sandwich and added the watermelon salad...the favors were so perfect! My husband has the truffle egg salad with and fries...it too was excellent! We wanted... More 

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Midwest USA
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We stopped in for a light late dinner and were not disappointed. The lamb burger was so savory, and the shrimp on toast was flavorful. The mista salad was fresh and tangy, and the Spanish meatballs were extremely tasty. (though the pomegranate reduction was too sweet). Overall, interesting food, well prepared. Service was very good once we were seated.

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Iowa City, Iowa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I should have went to the McDonald's down the street for better food. The wait staff all acted like they were working in a school cafeteria. The whole experience...BAD

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Hampshire, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Great selection and nice walking distance to the Marriott and Homewood Suites. We had a pork special and the lobster pizza. Excellent! Would go again!

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Brisbane
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The restaurant was quite busy when we came a Saturday evening, but they found a good table for us anyway. I asked the waiter for a specification about something on the menu, and his first answer was insufficient, but he returned and explained it better, which earned him some bonus points from me;-). The food offer was good (it was... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Always have Vesta in our minds when we are looking for a quieter place, and a bit of finer dining. Have a few uniqque items generally, duck or Elk and food is always done really well. All you can ask for in a nice dinner!!

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Las Vegas, NV
Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Dined here with a large party. The wait staff looked alarmed when we told them we had 7 people in our party. We had three different servers during our meal and not one seemed enthusiastic. Food quality did not match the descriptions - too bad. It was disappointing and over priced for what we received. I think this place really... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had dinner last weekend here. We were a party of 8, 5 adults and 3 teenagers. We had called ahead for reservations and were seated at 7:00. After ordering, we waited over an hour for our food. When it came, it was mediocre at best. This was our 3rd time here. Each time we have been here, the quality... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 849 Quarry Rd, Ste 100, Coralville, IA 52241-2207
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Coralville
  • Phone Number: 319-338-3782

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?