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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

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Visitor rating
  • 70
    Excellent
  • 15
    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
Most recent review
Late night and they fit us in

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!?!?!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Scooter97
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Delafield, Wisconsin
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Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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98 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Delafield, Wisconsin
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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274 reviews 274 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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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IC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Without a doubt, the best restaurant in Iowa City. Authentic Italian cuisine. Not your standard red-sauce menu. Gianluca Baroncini is a pilot-turned-chef and serves elegant dishes with seasonal specialties. The service is a close to European style as you will get in the US. The restaurant also offers occasional specialty dinners--the last with a Sardinian theme. Never disapointed!

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Iowa City, Iowa, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Having grown up in the Midwest, I appreciate a good American-Italian restaurant as much as anyone. Baroncini is three steps ahead of all of them, reinforced by a trip to Verona, Italy. Gianluca Baroncini is a native of Verona, was classically trained in Italy, and his background shows. This is pasta made fresh and with love each day. This is... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

Celebrated anniversary dinner here and both my wife and I were disappointed. Poor service, average at best pasta, expensive! Will not be back

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