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Crepes De Luxe Cafe

309 E College St, Iowa City, IA 52240-1629
+1 319-887-2233
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“crepes” (45 reviews)
“herb chicken” (3 reviews)
“blueberries” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
309 E College St, Iowa City, IA 52240-1629
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The workers were speaking French to one-another and to the guests. The food was amazing - both the savory and the sweet crepes. The ordering process was unusual. We were told to sit down, look at a menu, then come to the counter to order,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JF999_99
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A little bit of Paris right here in Iowa!! A tiny place — perhaps 7 booths and 2 tables — with a warm and welcoming vibe. Both savory and sweet crepes, made fresh and served artfully. Eat them slowly and savor every bite to concentrate...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dana5169
Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorite place in IC. I'm sad it's only listed in the dessert options and not for dinner. Their Savory Crepe's are amazing I never get dessert at other restaurants, but I do at Crepes De Luxe. Super friendly staff (owners) make the Crepes right...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank schantza
Reviewed August 5, 2018

These crepes are amazing. I come here often, and usually bring someone along who hasn't tried Crepes De Luxe yet--so far, no one has been disappointed. There is a large menu (pretty much just crepes), both savory and sweet. The feel of the place is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Lindsay J
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful. Quaint. Personal. Just a tremendous experience. We were concerned about cross contamination as two of us are Celiac. They had great explanations and did all of the cleaning and preparation right in front of us. Just tremendous. Tasty and very well prepared and presented....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank R7581ISjamesg
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

A little bit of Paris in Iowa City. Excellent crepe selection and prepared perfectly. Cute little place with great service too. If you’ve never had savory crepes please try one here!

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank IaTravel
Reviewed November 20, 2017

Wonderfully healthy food that is delicious and beautifully presented. The owners and staff are very friendly and kind. It is an intimate simple setting. Two of us ordered three crepes, two savory and one sweet, and we were very full afterwards. The Herb Chicken crepe...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank GailCheryl
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

What a gem in Iowa City. Visited with family and had Le Couchon (savory) and also La Belle(sweet). Both were incredibly tasty. Staff and owners were great! Everyone loved their crepes and had a wonderful outing!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank 345gary
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

The crepes were great. We went for breakfast and were first in line. Three of us ordered two crepes. Others came in after us. It took at least 10 minutes to get out first crepes. Our second crepe took over 30 minutes. It makes sense...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Storyteller555626
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

At this darling cafe, "sweet" and "savory" top the two columns of the menu chalkboard. Soooo many delicious crepe choices, reasonably priced. You'll love this cafe.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank tampatowers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 E College St, Iowa City, IA 52240-1629
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-887-2233
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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