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Carl and Ernie's Good Time Pub

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$$ - $$$American, ,
161 Highway 1 W, Iowa City, IA 52246-4201
+1 319-337-4422
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
Jun 20, 2018
“Great Reuben Sandwich!”
Aug 4, 2018
“Good Food”
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
161 Highway 1 W, Iowa City, IA 52246-4201
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

Had one of the best burgers in my life here. The inside is decorated nicley. I really enjoyed the service, will definitaly be back for that burger!

Thank Conner1978
Reviewed June 20, 2018

There is a sign outside of of Carl and Ernie's that states, "Voted Best Burger in the Area." So I ordered a Reuben sandwich... I'm glad I did. It was one of the best Reuben's I've had in a long time. Plenty of corned beef...More

Reviewed January 3, 2018

Usually quite busy. Typical sports type bar with multiple TVs, plus a big plastic Budweiser horse. "Speciality" burgers and also pizza.

Thank ponyexpress11
Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

Very cool bar with great food. I had the Hadyen Fry's cajun chicken sandwich - it was delicious. My wife had the parmesan chicken sandwich - unique, but very good. My son had a bacon cheeseburger with tator tots. He said the burger was spot...More

Thank travlinmanIowa
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

In my opinion this is one of the better places to eat. Granted they serve the same food as most other places but it just has a nice atmosphere the service is always good and all the food selections are excellent . I am partial...More

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed November 15, 2016

They gave us excellent service and very good food. They have a pretty large menu with a lot of the classic bar fare. Decent beer selection. I will go back to try them again soon.

Thank Dan K
Reviewed November 11, 2016

Carl & Ernie's is a great neighborhood pub. Reminds me of the Cheers bar. Servers were fas and friendly. They recommended great choices for food. The food arrive fast and fresh. A must try pub!

Thank lharbit
Reviewed August 13, 2016

This is our favorite pub in a community full of choices! Unreal food, very clean! Such a neat place, always a treat for us to go there! The food is down right amazing! No joke! These folks know what they are doing in every way!

Thank jennyrenee2000
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

I ordered a chicken breast sandwich and sweet potato fries. Waitress brought regular fries and when I reminded her that i ordered sweet potato fries she apologized and said she would bring them. She came back to the table a few minutes later totally embarrassed...More

Thank John P
Reviewed March 23, 2016

I was in a group of about 25 people. We put together most of the tables in the place. The server did a great job for us. The burger I ordered was done just right and was tasty.

Thank frank2176
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Highway 1 W, Iowa City, IA 52246-4201
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-337-4422
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