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Moonrakers

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126 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3924
+1 319-887-1909
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible0%
Nov 11, 2017
“Good food”
Feb 5, 2018
“Best burgers in town.”
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American, Bar
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$$ - $$$
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126 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3924
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

Quaint little place above OneTwentySix. I think they have the best burgers in town. Always great service. Reasonable prices and good menu selection. I've never had a problem getting a seat at lunch.

Thank Hazel K
Reviewed November 11, 2017

My wife, son and I ate here recently. The place was almost empty and we were seating in a booth next to the window. This turned out to be a very cold place to sit as there were a steady cold air breeze coming from...More

Thank loririchh
Reviewed October 26, 2016

I had reservations at 7:00 for 3 and seated promptly. The interior is very cool -- exposed brick, loft-like atmosphere. Not too busy yet. However, it took a while to get our drink orders. We ordered the Chicken Satay which was ok, tender, but not...More

Thank TravelmomFreeport_IL
Reviewed October 24, 2016

We had a large group and stopped here for dinner. I believe they gave us a limited menu, because of our group size. Everything was great. The food was very good. The service was good. They have a handful of craft beers. You will need...More

Thank Dan K
Reviewed October 6, 2016

Our group of four stumbled in here on a football game day, expecting long waits and trendy food - couldn't have been more opposite. Service was very fast, and the menu was varied but not "fad-ish", using quality ingredients. Definitely expect a return trip.

Thank riverhino
Reviewed September 28, 2016

A group of us had a business dinner on a Monday night and the experience was great. On this evening the place was not super busy but I felt like we got great service. The casual setting and personal service allowed our group to unwind...More

Thank Loki_and_Odin
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

I had Maize Tartine with fresh house made chips and my wife had the Gyro with fresh house cut frys. Gyro was very fresh. Highly recommend the place.

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

After the game beware of the place that can seat 10 guests. With one server very busy, the service was slow and the French Fries cold. Potentially a unique atmosphere, missed managed business leaves a bad taste in your mouth. Almost as much as the...More

Thank joe k
Reviewed July 26, 2016

We were the first and only lunch guests at Moonraker’s during a recent visit to Iowa City. We are always suckers for house-made fries and tried the appetizer portion. These are “skinny fries” and very crispy. The down side is we personally found them greasy....More

Thank wendy S
Reviewed June 27, 2016

fresh house ground burgers with in house baked buns, house cut fries, and phenomenal pizza. decent beer selection, could change a little more often.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3924
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-887-1909
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