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89 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241-2669
319-338-1738
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Very small and intimate, only 8 tables, kitchen is open to dining area...
Very small and intimate, only 8 tables, kitchen is open to dining area, Chef David is also the waiter. Excellent wine pairings.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
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Celebrating my daughter's birthday, we could not have imagined a more perfect restaurant to do so. We had very high expectations before arriving based on reviews and every one of our expectations were joyfully exceeded. We opted for the six course tasting menu lovingly and freshly prepared... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Wisconsin, USA
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Wisconsin, USA
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Celebrating my daughter's birthday, we could not have imagined a more perfect restaurant to do so. We had very high expectations before arriving based on reviews and every one of our expectations were joyfully exceeded. We opted for the six course tasting menu lovingly and freshly prepared, presented and served by Chef David, a master. We had foie gras, butternut... More 

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Temecula, California, United States
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

yummy, yummy, yummy! We went here our first night in town and I wanted to go back the next night! I thought it was a good value.

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Iowa City
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We had a absolutely fabulous early Valentine's Day/birthday there! The ambience is superb with food to match, personalized service. Food seasoned and cooked so perfectly it needed nothing else! Pricey but perfect for a special occasion !

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Mount Pleasant, Iowa
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Despite living only about 50 miles away, Coralville is not a place I visit often. In fact we have not been there since we moved here five years ago. Looked for a nice eating experience nearby and found Chez Grace on the internet. Our daughter is a cooking professional (baker) and pretty fussy about food but we like to treat... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

From the curb, i wasn't so sure. But once inside this place - I could have swore i was eating in New York, or Chicago, at a first class establishment. The music was perfect, the lighting was perfect, the ambiance, decor... perfect. The food was...incredible. You could pick this place up, and set it down in Vegas, or NY.. and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We had sea bass, filet mignon, and duck. The dishes were delightful, as always, and the chef was attentive to our needs without getting in the way. It was the perfect place to celebrate a birthday with our friends.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

For those who have never been to Che Grace,it is hard to know where to begin to describe. Chef Z is truly a one man show: he takes your reservation, greats you, seats you, serves you, educates you, entertains you and becomes your friend. Oh, and did I mention the food? Last night I had Fillet Mignon. It was topped... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We first met Chef David when our children were going to school in Iowa, 6 years ago. His restaurant is quietly elegant. The food preparation is exquisite. Chef treated us as special guests the first time we ate there and we have been fortunate to celebrate two graduation dinners there. The experience is worth the price. Though the kids are... More 

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Keota Iowa
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

This little restaurant is a refreshing surprise. It is an intimate atmosphere that is conducive to visiting and quiet and calming. The decor is very pleasing to the eye and reminds me of small little cafe's in Europe.David, the chef and owner, will do anything to please you. The food is cooked to perfection and preference. It is pricey but... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Me and my wife eat at Chez Grace at all of our ocations, its so fancy food from great chef. I highly recomend it for everyone who want to spend awesome night with his spouse

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Additional Information about Chez Grace

Address: 89 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241-2669
Phone Number: 319-338-1738
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Coralville
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: French

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 89 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241-2669
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Coralville
  • Phone Number: 319-338-1738

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Description

Very small and intimate, only 8 tables, kitchen is open to dining area, Chef David is also the waiter. Excellent wine pairings.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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