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Bread Garden Market & Bakery

225 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 354-4246
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Shelbyville, Tennessee, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Lots of choices, many helpful employees and had a great breakfast sandwich. Great place to people watch on the campus.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Perfect place to graze around, chill, people watch. The grocery has a fine variety of food. Their soups, sandwiches, snacks, and salads are hearty. The internet though ... went a little wonky with me.

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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This is the best salad bar I've ever been to. Never expected to find a gem like this in Iowa. Excellent choices both cold and hot. The sesame kale was fabulous.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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171 reviews 171 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

You pick up a tray and select from a varied buffet, or you can order a sandwich (they have some already-made if you are in a hurry). They are perhaps best known for their breads and soups, but you can get a complete meal if desired. I had some tasty eggplant parmesan on my last visit. Since this is also... More 

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Los Altos, California, United States
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171 reviews 171 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

An extensive choice of food in this grocery store/restaurant combo. You can eat outside and customize your sandwich or salad. A great place for lunch in Iowa City!

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Saba
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We came here for our morning coffee. It opened at 6:30am on Friday and is a great market/cafe/ice cream spot. My coffee was delicious and there is seating in a covered atrium right on the pedestrian mall which can be enjoyed year round. Great spot.

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Wainscott, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

found myself eating practically every meal there at salad bar or hot food bar. Always delicious, varied and reasonably priced. Friendly staff and great place to sit inside and out.

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chicago
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Bread Garden is a few steps form the Sheraton Hotel and along the ped mall in downtown Iowa City. It is a great place for picking up a few groceries, beer, wine, fresh salads and soups, breads, coffee, smoothies and more. Ample number of tables for eating and chatting.

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Syracuse, New York
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88 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Bread Garden is a busy place due to its large variety of choices from soups to salads to sandwiches to coffee/baked goods and selected groceries. I think another thing that makes it special is it's setting on the Ped Mall. It's a great place to relax, enjoy a meal and watch the world go by.

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Chenna
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

where else can you find a wine bar in side a grocery store that also stocks fresh food, meats, a great cheese bar, olive bar, gluten free section, an entire chocolate smorgasbord and so many local farmers supplying fresh produce on a daily basis??? Nowhere else in the entire USof A.. and I know. I lived in New York City..... More 

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Additional Information about Bread Garden Market & Bakery

Address: 225 South Linn Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
Phone Number: (319) 354-4246
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Delicatessen

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