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The Hamburg Inn No. 2

214 N Linn St, Iowa City, IA 52245-2149
+1 319-337-5512
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Diner, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
214 N Linn St, Iowa City, IA 52245-2149
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The last time we visited IC - Hamburg had just had their fire & closed. This time it was open & one of the first places we ate. SO GLAD it is back & better than ever. Food is fantastic & memorabilia is amazing. Big...More

Thank BethS13
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have a taste for food like you've never tasted before, fake time to find the Hamburg Inn. An Iowa City Landmark and a place where a thousand poems have been born, this writers' haven popular for pumpkin pancakes and bottomless coffee and a...More

Thank Joye C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another spot I saw on the Big Ten Network show Campus Eats. I was in town for a college football game. This place specializes in pie shakes and it did not disappoint. Stepping into the place, I thought I time machined back to the past,...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed April 29, 2018

My husband, Steve, my son, Storm, my daughter, Brittany and I decided to try The Hamburg Inn No. 2 before we went to see Kevin Smith at the Englert Theatre. What a brilliant decision!! Storm is a tenderloin fanatic and was pleasantly pleased with his...More

Thank Pam S
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

I found myself in Iowa City after 20 years away. The Hamburg Inn is still fun, quirky with excellent food. You want a casual lunch or dinner, this is your place.

Thank AnnfromSF
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

😢😡 won’t be back. Frustrating when the employees smile and laugh through the locked door an hour before close.

Thank HollywoodPixie
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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Was a staple in my husbands diet while in college. Have to stop every time we are in town. Always a long wait but always worth it.

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Reviewed April 6, 2018

The Mushroom Swiss Burger was really good and includes 2 side items for around $11.00. I had enough food to save half of it for the next meal. Try a pie milkshake, a must try, share your meal with a friend and then order the...More

Thank 22NotPicky
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We were passing through Iowa (as one does), and we had a hankering for a pie shake. So, we pulled off the interstate in Iowa City, meandered through the University of Iowa campus, and found our way to the Hamburg Inn No. 2. This place...More

Thank WallyIsTired
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This place has been around forever for good reason. A cozy atmosphere and classics served with a truly Iowa city flair. The kind of place that literally can not start today because of regulatory laws. It's always delicious and although I can't eat them... everyone...More

Thank cburrier
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 N Linn St, Iowa City, IA 52245-2149
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-337-5512
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