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Crepes De Luxe Cafe

309 East College St, Iowa City, IA
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Ranked #2 of 206 Restaurants in Iowa City
Cuisines: French
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Description: Craving a taste of Paris in Iowa? Go to Crepes De Luxe Cafe for sweet or savory crepes like the popular "Monkey Treat" with bananas and Nutella, or the L'Ocean, Salmon, Aioli, Lemon Juice, and Swiss Cheese. Chef Hicham has created a little taste of Paris in Iowa City and it is delicious. We have eaten here many times and never been disappointed. Within walking distance of the downtown hotels and popular pedestrian mall, it is a great restaurant for two or a small group. There is limited seating but any wait is worth it. If you are looking for an alternative to the "greasy spoon" breakfast or fast food dinner, try Crepes De Luxe Cafe. You will walk away thinking you just left a bistro near the Eiffel Tower.
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Iowa City, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Crepes de Luxe is one of those places you just keep going to, planning to try something new and you don't, because you can't resist ordering one of your favorite crepes. The food is consistently great, and the owners/workers are always friendly and welcoming. I have never had anything that I didn't like, so it feels that any choice here... More

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

My aunt and uncle took me to eat here (I am a student at The University of Iowa) and all of us loved it! They had a selection of both sweet and savory crepes. The chef was teaching us how to say all of the names with correct French pronunciation too! (even though it probably still sounded terrible). The prices... More

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Denver
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We had omelet sand a delicious dessert crêpe for lunch this afternoon. This is a small, warm and welcoming restaurant. The food is very good as was the service. No problem recommending it for a relaxed enjoyable lunch.

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Iowa
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228 reviews 228 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Fantastic crepes made before your eyes in traditional Parisian style. The owner is French and puts in the extra touches to make the dishes excellent. Savory or sweet, they are all awesome.

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Iowa, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

After seeing all the wonderful reviews, I decided to try this cafe for lunch. I chose the savory Roma crepe which was new on the menu. The crepe had sun dried tomatoes, feta cheese, cranberries, chicken, spinach and pesto. It was delicious - savory but with a nice sweetness from the cranberries. It is a large portion size and plenty... More

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Lawrence, Kansas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This little restaurant serves the best crepes ever. Wish I'd had room to try one of their sweet offerings ... but one spinach crepe filled me up. If I didn't live 350 miles away, I'd be back every week! Oh, and two young men who operate this place are very creative, friendly and fun.

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Jupiter, Florida
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29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Wonderful, delicious crepes. We tried both savory and sweet. So, so good. Friendly service. Limited seating. Metered parking on street

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Iowa City, IA
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122 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Had a wonderful late lunch in the company of the lovely owners of Cerepes De Luxe Cafe. The light and rich taste of the Valentin is, oh so, wonderful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

With burgers, sandwiches, and burritos dominating the food choices in downtown IC it was a pleasure to find a different space with a different concept. CREPES! From sweet to savory, it's a good experience. The staff was friendly and talkative, and the food was great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

Wow! Excelent flavor, big portion, great atmosphere, good prices, and best of all absoultely stunning world class plating. Are group shared a few savory and a few sweet and us five could barely clear the plate. The owners were very nice and helpful explaining each crepe. I made a customized sweet one, it was To die for. Just an exquisite... More

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Address: 309 East College St, Iowa City, IA
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
Cuisine: French

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