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Baroncini

104 S. Linn Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-337-2048
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Ranked #6 of 206 restaurants in Iowa City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $40
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, Pasta
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Iowa city
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

For the price I feel like the food and atmosphere is not there. The food is just ok, too oily and rich. Omg the NOISE! Everyone's voice carries so much it is really distracting. Veal was too fatty along with a dry potato. Desert was the only thing that was worth it...

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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Wonderful seafood with nice flavors and diverse wine selection to match your plate. Service was good. Atmosphere was nice but spacing with other tables was a little too cozy to allow it to be as romantic as would have liked.

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Iowa City, IA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

We had an excellent dinner here. Service was very helpful and accommodating. We asked to split the pasta course and the entree. Not only did she agree, but said that was an excellent way to do it. Everything was delicious, but the best was the shells with tomato sauce (very light, not marinara) and veggies. The tuna was very fresh... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We went for an early dinner at the restaurant before an early show nearby. We noted that we were under a little time pressure when the wait staff first approached. They were very accommodating. Two of us ordered lasagna, one ordered a dish of homemade macaroni with prosciutto and vegetables in a light cream sauce, and I ordered fresh line-caught... More

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Solon, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

Made reservations two weeks in advance. Our table was not ready when we arrived. Ordered and waited ONE HOUR for our food. Food was excellent but we had out of town guests and had raved about Baroncini's. A terrible disappointment. It will be a very long time before we return. There are other great restaurants in Iowa City

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Iowa City, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Excellent Italian dining with an ever changing menu. Outstanding service in a cozy atmosphere. I have visited several times and have never left hungry. The bruschetta is a wonderful start and the entrees always delight the palate.

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La Crosse, WI
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91 reviews 91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We went for lunch during graduation weekend, and it was not crowded at all -- amazing. Very nicely decorated and pleasant wait staff. However, miscommunication between the hostess and waitress as we waited quite a while and had to ask for menus, for which waitress was very apologetic. We also noticed later that ours was the only table in the... More

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Iowa City, Iowa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Excellent meal for a special occasion. Everything was perfect. A bit pricey but good for a special celebration.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Adds to the wonderful variety of ethnic food choices in Iowa City. Gourmet food at higher end price but still reasonable. Fresh and delicious appetizer and main course. Good wine choices to compliment. Relaxed and romantic atmosphere. Good and helpful service. We might go again!

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Golden, CO
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Darren Sita's showed itself to be a wonderful restaurant, with excellent service by Jessica and delicious food. Prices were reasonable, the wine list offered a reasonable selection a good prices, and the food was delicious. The lobster ravioli was served as homemade pasta in a slightly spicy and very lobster-ey sauce.

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