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104 S. Linn Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-337-2048
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 71
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fabulous Italian Find in Iowa City

My mother and I were driving through Iowa on our way to Des Moines from Chicago and stopped for dinner. We thought Baroncini's looked promising, right off Washington street downtown and were not disappointed. We were able to get a table for two without reservation or a long wait at 7:30 pm on a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
IowaMum
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Des Moines, Iowa
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Des Moines, Iowa
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27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

My mother and I were driving through Iowa on our way to Des Moines from Chicago and stopped for dinner. We thought Baroncini's looked promising, right off Washington street downtown and were not disappointed. We were able to get a table for two without reservation or a long wait at 7:30 pm on a Thursday night, which I appreciated after... More 

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Muscatine, Iowa
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Me an my wife were long overdue for a date night and I decided to give Baroncini a try. We were able to show up and get a table right away without a reservation. The ambiance in the place is very cozy and romantic. The waitress was very attentive and I ordered some Bruschetta for appetizer. Unfortunately the Bruschetta took... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I went here for a celebration dinner on a Monday night and ordered the tagliolini. It was nothing short of absolute perfection. I stayed in Venice a few months ago and the pasta there didn't compare. Gianluca Baroncini was out among the guests making conversation which was fun for us. It's always a treat when you get to meet the... More 

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Delafield, Wisconsin
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Came in toward the end of the night to take my daughter for her birthday dinner after a wrestling meet. They were very accommodating and made us what we wanted off the menu. How great is that!?!?!

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Iowa City, Iowa
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Delicious food in an intimate setting. It's very small so I would make a reservation. Large wine list. The Taleggio Flan starter is wonderful.

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Bloomington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

We ate at Baroncini for lunch on a Friday. What a great find! The restaurant is small but it's absolutely perfect. The wines are all Italian and they were fabulous. Our server, Amy, was great and spent time talking to us about the university as we were there on a campus visit. The food was great and just right lunch... More 

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Iowa City
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is one of our favorite restaurants in Iowa City. The owner chef from Verona, has really done a great job of creating a clientele for this restaurant. It has excellent food, service, good ambiance, of course, in the middle of downtown there is no view! It is really small, very cramped.

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Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The owner often appears to do everything here. After making you an incredible meal, dont be surprised to see him come ask you how it was. Very elegant and wonderful dishes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We were here on the Friday before a Iowa game and arrived without a reservation. No tables were available since there were reservations but we were offered seats at the bar for dinner. So glad we accepted because we had a fabulous meal. Service from the bartender was even impeccable. Highly recommend!

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Midwest
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I was surprised by some of the poor reviews, so I wanted to add my positive experience. I have visited Baroncini no less than six times, a couple of lunches but mostly dinners - and each time I have walked away fully satisfied. The food is always 5 stars, the service has ranged from 3-5 stars, but I personally weight... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 104 S. Linn Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: 319-337-2048

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Pasta
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?