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One Twenty Six

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126 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3924
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 pizza. We ate off the One Twenty Six Menu and had a very pleasant evening.... More 

Thank klhk
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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245 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles 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 two or three different restaurants connected, but the restroom situation was odd.

1 Thank MrSmokeyMountainMan
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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
Des Moines, Iowa
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2015

My boyfriend and I were in Iowa City visiting a couple of our friends. We all wanted to try something new, so my friend made reservations at One Twenty Six. None of us had been here before, but looking back, we should have been more concerned than we were when we arrived for our 7:00pm reservation on a Saturday night,... More 

Thank Kristie C
Chicago, Illinois
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2014

This retaurant was recommended by the hotel I was staying at. I had high expectation of the food quality. Unfortunately they had pork in most their food including fish. I had to ask them to replace the pork with rice which probably changed the taste of the food. I wasn't impressed by the food.

Thank Ardy G
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55 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The menu includes a lot of items you would not fix yourself that are well prepared. The service was very good.

Thank IAGormando
Iowa City, Iowa
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2013

I used to love to go to One Twenty Six years ago for half priced wine night on Mondays. The Mr. and I went on a whim on a weeknight this summer. It was incredibly slow, and our food was rushed out the window. I like efficiency, but I don't like feeling like there's no sense of coursing. All of... More 

3 Thank mrsblakeshelton246
Saint Louis, Missouri
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106 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2013

I was there couple of times 3-4 years back, and was not impressed with their food. However, my recent visit changed my views. They now have not only good selection of entrees, the food (my selection - rack of lamb) was very good, and the service was really impressive. I highly recommend their appetizer mussels too. Definitely, a place to... More 

1 Thank MDP_Love_Traveling
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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229 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2013

Four of us ate here and two enjoyed the lamb chops plus lamb Wellington, one the pork Vindaloo and one the salmon each served with its own side. The bread was fresh, warm and as rich as brioche dough. The service was attentive. All in all, a great experience.

2 Thank mjrg59
Columbia, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

When I was an undergrad at the University of Iowa (back when dinosaurs roamed the earth), one of my guilty pleasures before Italian class was to head over to the Great Midwestern Ice Cream Company on Washington Street, grab a pastry and some Red Zinger tea, and sit in the window and study. It was nice place, in an old... More 

1 Thank FroggyHawk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$14 - $24
American, French
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
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: 319-887-1909

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?