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Atlas World Grill

127 Iowa Ave, Iowa City, IA 52240-3905
319-341-7700
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Ranked #18 of 206 restaurants in Iowa City
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Hays
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 NEW

Great atmosphere. View from inside is almost panoramic. Food presented nicely. Outdoor seating. Dogs allowed on patio! Recommend.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Atlas has been our go-to place for a nice meal for the past two years. What has kept us coming back is the food and the service. The only thing holding back a star is that there are some things on their menu that are just not up to par with the rest of their offerings. Their burritos/wraps for lunch... More

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Iowa City, Iowa
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This place always seems busy, so thought we'd give it a try. I was not totally impressed. I had the scallops, they were ok. My husband had the Mac and cheese, it was good but I would recommend a smaller portion served with a side of veggies or salad instead of a huge plate of Mac and cheese for $16.50.... More

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Iowa
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95 reviews 95 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We were in Iowa City to visit a friend in the hospital. We stopped at Atlas for luinch and a drink. We chose to sit inside. The table was next to a window so we could see the people walking by. Our server Ben, was very pleasant and effici\ent and offered advice on various items. I had the mini mac... More

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California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

After reading the positive reviews, thought we'd give this place a try. Against my better judgment, made the mistake of following the server's recommendation for the "most popular" dish: a "Buffalo Chicken: wrap. $12. Tasted like McDonalds chicken McNuggets on mushy mashed potatoes with over-strong spicy "wing" sauce and globs of melted blue cheese. In a wrap? Really? Took two... More

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North Palm Beach, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My daughter and I enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Atlas. My daughter's burger was delicious and I thoroughly enjoyed my jerk chicken. The best part of the meal was the macaroni and cheese side dish. One of the best I have eaten!

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Jupiter, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The waiter was nice, but the service was very slow even though there were only a handful of additional customers. The food was edible, but not great. Food presentation was okay. The restaurant appeared clean, but nothing that makes a person want to come back again.

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Seattle
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332 reviews 332 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I visited this restaurant with a client while in Iowa City for business. It's in a convenient location in the "downtown" area. The service was pleasant and the beer/wine selection adequate. Food was low-end New American style. I would eat here again although it's nothing to get excited about.

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Denton, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

After our party of five ordered a couple of appetizers and fiver different choices for dinner we all agreed that Atlas offered something for everyone and we all were "thumbs up" on our selections. It was a pleasant Friday night in July and we opted to be inside so as to not risk having flies around should we have chosen... More

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

Very good food with a little spin on traditional plates. Good service and has a nice atmosphere. Have been pleased each time we have visited.

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