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The Hamburg Inn No. 2

214 N Linn St, Iowa City, IA 52245-2149
319-337-5512
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Ranked #14 of 208 Restaurants in Iowa City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Iowa City
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A recent kitchen fire resulted in new wallpaper and a brighter look for this old favorite. Great diner food in a warm comfortable atmosphere. Good hamburgers, great breakfasts. Come during campaign season and who knows which political star you might bump into:-) I've eaten here for years and always enjoy it.

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A little crowded but worth it! Food is good, service is quick! Many choices on the menu, so something for your pickiest eaters too. We stop in whenever in town! The Hamburg Inn has a great history. Love the history in the decor. If your looking for a good, casual, home cooked meal this is the place.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Hamburg Inn has great food, particularly for breakfast. Make sure you aren't in a hurry when you go because it isn't unusual for there to be a half hour wait especially on the weekends. The place is covered with pictures and old newspapers and the service is always friendly. Great local eat! The best part is there is a parking... More 

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San Jose, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Was in Iowa City with family and was looking up cool places to eat different than the chain restaurants we saw there. Saw that this place was famous for it being a stop on the campaign trail, its' solid food and something called a pie shake. By the time we got there it was more like lunch time but I... More 

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Shelbyville, Tennessee, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We were in town for a wedding and my local cousin gave us a heads up about this place. About 3 blocks from our hotel, we got there early (before 8 am) and then ordered eggs benedict, hashbrowns and coffee. Totally delicious and there is way too much food for one person to eat. It was so great we went... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

They say politicians drop by here for photo-ops. I think the food and service were average. Or maybe my experience was unspectacular because of the person i was with.

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Nevada, Iowa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This is one of my favorite places to go whenever I'm in Iowa City. I love their breakfast food! This place is world famous, and rightfully so.

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Frankfort, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Yummy lunch! A fun diner atmosphere. Soup and burgers were great on a snowy afternoon! They offered homemade pies too.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Hamburg Inn is a local favorite in Iowa City known for breakfast and down home cooking. A fun place to eat for families, college students and politicians!

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Iowa City, IA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Lunch specials every day will remind you of your grandmother's cooking. I have the Iowa omelet every time I go - day or night - a killer for the cholesterol but worth every calorie! Casual attire required although four US presidents have eaten at this local landmark!

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Additional Information about The Hamburg Inn No. 2

Address: 214 N Linn St, Iowa City, IA 52245-2149
Phone Number: 319-337-5512
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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