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One Twenty Six

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126 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3924
+1 319-887-1909
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Jun 25, 2017
“Worth Coming Back”
4 weeks ago
“Excellent Cuisine in Iowa”
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$$ - $$$
126 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3924
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A sophisticated and warm space multi levels. Very young vibrant college-age staff. Absolutely delicious mixed drinks. Very sophisticated cuisine with a surprise on every dish. Lots of Israeli couscous alongside or underneath entrées. I had the Scottish salmon which was prepared perfectly and absolutely tender...More

Thank Jack W
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Outstanding service, which is really the key point of going out for dinner (at least for me). The staff here are friendly, attentive and actually quite personable. Indeed, they made a great evening of it for us. That said, the menu could use some upgrading...More

Thank CKBG
Reviewed February 5, 2018

Always great service. I enjoy the menu choices. Just a little hard to have a conversation due to high ceilings. This place has wonderful character.

Thank Hazel K
Reviewed June 25, 2017

My wife and I ate here before seeing a concert. I was a little concerned when we walked in. There was only one other couple there at the time. Not to worry. The food was good and so was the service. I had the osso...More

Reviewed February 22, 2017

I love to eat lunch hear. The beet salad is among my favorite meals: good presentation and great beets and cheese. The owner is friendly and charming and efficient. The staff is attentive but not smarmy.

Thank IowaCityProf
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Server barely talked to us. The steak was sub par. Quality of overall food was not worth the price. When we asked to speak to the owner it took over 20 mins. When we finally spoke with the "owner" he was very rude and disrespectful...More

4  Thank willo6644
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Compact menu, well curated wines and good service. This restaurant has stood the test of time and well worth visiting. Has an outdoor patio are during good weather.

Thank ssas4
Reviewed February 24, 2016

This was an interesting restaurant. We went in One Twenty Six, which is on the floor level, but you can also eat off the Hearth menu, the upstairs restaurant, if your entire table chooses to. Hearth has most of the same items but also has...More

Thank klhk
Reviewed September 1, 2015

We went here for an anniversary dinner on the recommendation of another couple. I was disappointed to see there wasn't any beer selection, just pricey wine that wasn't that good. Food was mediocre. Nothing to run back to. I am not sure if there are...More

1  Thank MrSmokeyMountainMan
Reviewed July 12, 2015

Nice atmosphere. Great service. Nice wine list. The menu usually has one entree of each protein. Salads at noon are well done. Inthe evening there is a chicken dish that is so good it's hard to order anything else. On thepeicier side, but worth it.

Thank EllenfromIowa
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Emily S
March 16, 2016|
Response from klhk | Reviewed this property |
sorry, we were there in February and there was not an outside area that we could see at all.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $24
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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