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Bread Garden Market & Bakery

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225 S Linn St, Iowa City, IA 52240-1603
+1 319-354-4246
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“soups” (22 reviews)
“bread” (19 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Deli, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
225 S Linn St, Iowa City, IA 52240-1603
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Reviewed December 7, 2016

The Bread Garden is not a traditional restaurant. It is combination grocery store/cafe that offers a great variety of upscale fresh food options and prepared dishes not found all under one roof elsewhere in downtown Iowa City. These include five aisles of well-stocked grocery items,...More

Thank William H
Reviewed December 7, 2016

The Bread Garden is a favorite for our family all around and a loved place to eat by our granddaughters who visit regularly from Chicago. WE also pick many food items from there and enjoy just being there and watching the world go by in...More

Thank 307seascape
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Had some coffee and the chocolate chip scones. Very delicious. If you want to avoid long wait times at the other restaurants, go to this place. Very healthy food choices.

Thank uncvcutraveller
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Stayed at the adjoining Hotel Vetro and this place was our salvation! Great fresh produce, wide selection of organic and healthy foods, and a great selection of hot and cold prepared foods, set up in a buffet style serving area. Soups, Salads, meats, vegetables, pastas,...More

Thank GPTraveller
Reviewed October 15, 2016

This is primarily a self-serve restaurant. You select from a buffet setup. Several soups each day; as well as a variety of items throughout the day.

Thank James W
Reviewed August 27, 2016

Well all I can say is I wasn't expecting what I got from this place, silly me thought it was just about bread lol!!! oh!! was I in for a treat, I had some of their Italian Sausage with bell peppers and onion!! Oh my...More

Thank baps6194
Reviewed August 21, 2016

Dropped by just looking for popcorn. I was pleasantly surprised by the variety and quality of the items offered.

Thank hrm8801
Reviewed August 13, 2016

They have a lot of organic/healthy foods. Their prices are definitely high for grocery items. They have some of the best soups in the area, I really like their Bacon, cheddar potato. They have a hot bar of food all the time.Decent selection of beer...More

Thank Renae J
Reviewed August 12, 2016

The buffet bar was horrible. Flies all around and food dried up. Very pricey (everything is by the pound) for the food.

Thank Diana B
Reviewed August 8, 2016

I have to admit to being skeptical when I walked into a small crowded market with low ceilings and a really bad floor plan. I am SO glad I stuck with it. Everything here is buffet style, paid by the pound. But it's all very...More

Thank slovaktoo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 S Linn St, Iowa City, IA 52240-1603
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-354-4246
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