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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
American, Bar
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

This place has excellent food with a variety of different things to choose from. Stella has the feel of an old time pub in England with the decor and interior look. You can also sit outside and enjoy the warm weather. They could use a...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Bryan D
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

I had the tomato basil soup and it was delicious. Additionally I had the Cobb salad and my wife had a chicken sandwich. Both were average. The service was outstanding and the atmosphere is outstanding. Good parking near the hospital and Kennick stadium.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ClintTraveler
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Have eaten there twice in the last week and had super service. Food is outstanding and was a joy to sit on the patio, enjoying the beautiful weather. French fries "the best" I've ever eaten. Also, the employees are very friendly.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank dianne2222
Reviewed July 12, 2018

We have eaten here before and had both good food and service. We were initially seated inside, but asked to sit on the patio and the waitress was gracious and moved us. Though they were not busy, we waited longer than normal for our food....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank JAMESknoxville
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Friends lunch on the 4th of July. Heat index 100+ so we didn't sit outside, but next time I want to try the patio. They looked inviting. The dining room was almost full - two empty tables - and we were very close to the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Judi M
Reviewed April 25, 2018

They have a long list of specialty burgers and they are all amazing. I have tried several and don't have a favorite. They have outside seating in warm weather. They are reasonably priced as well. The buns are made local and are good too.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Renee H
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We ordered six meals from this establishment. We were hoping for delivery, but they are in the 90’s with that. When we parked to pick the meals up. There were big signs no smoking signs up ( No Smoking with-in 30 feet of the building)....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Q2385ALjamesl
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in at Noon on a Monday and was seated within 2 minutes. The vibe is confusing; it’s mostly dark wood interior and somewhat classics decor but has a bunch of huge TVs playing sports, like they’re trying to be an old-school restaurant and Sparta...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank michaelr968
Reviewed February 26, 2018

Great burgers are here and the fries are very good, also. They also have a decent selection of craft beers that are all brewed in Iowa. It's a small place, so you may have a short wait during peak times.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Dan K
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

One of the best burger restaurants in Iowa city... I had a delicious cheeseburger with caramelized onions, tomato, pickles, lettuce and cheddar cheese... I love it!!! It is smooth with a lovely bun... Service is good... Very friendly staff... It is highly recommended

Date of visit: January 2018
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Response from cheesecake2015 | Reviewed this property |
southwest of kinnick. actually in university heights. great stopping place before football games I was told.
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