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19 S Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3902
+1 319-338-5500
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good49%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“noodles” (14 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (10 reviews)
“greek salad” (4 reviews)
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American, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
19 S Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3902
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Reviewed May 26, 2015

Just to be clear, Z'Mariks is actually called Z-mariks Noodle Cafe and apparently there are other around the country. I can see why. From some of the finest Mac and Cheese (and admit it, as an adult you like this too) around to a peso...More

Thank Randy L
Reviewed April 22, 2015

I have eaten periodically at Z'marick's since 2003 with friends and solo. It is an excellent option for those of us who are gluten and (dangerously) wheat intolerant. The staff is very attentive to anyone with gluten and wheat free diets and go out of...More

Thank IAMermaid
Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

Consistently delicious macaroni and cheese! I recommend it to everyone! One of my favorite places to eat in Iowa city for lunch!

Thank Shelby A
Reviewed January 16, 2015

Liked the marinara with added chicken and broccoli, was just right for a cold day. During winter break, was even fairly quiet at lunch time. Can count on the food being the same time to time...basic.

Thank GailCheryl
Reviewed November 6, 2014

Z'Marik is a fun, fast lunch spot with amazing pasta dishes. Lunches are usually crowded, but the line moves fast. A favorite among college students with low prices and fast service.

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Reviewed September 22, 2014

1st time visitor. Stopped this past Friday around 5:30pm. It was fairly busy. Also saw people getting carry-out, including 1 very large order. We were greeted quickly. The young man that took our order, and later served our meals, was very nice. I noticed he...More

Thank iowacityia
Reviewed July 11, 2014

Z'Mariks is always consistently delicious, great food, great service! It's inexpensive and you get so much for your money!

Thank elainehayes
Reviewed June 11, 2014

Z'Marik's is a place my family enjoys for quick pasta. Thoughtful, timely and fun service always enhances the experience. Order a large pasta, and you won't be disappointed! We are fans in Des Moines and in Iowa City!

Thank BizTraveler_FarmKid
Reviewed May 1, 2014

First time to this restaurant, which does a lot of lunch time traffic. Located downtown just off campus. Though the place is not huge inside, the service is efficient, but more importantly the food is excellent. They have great combos on the menu board or...More

Thank DakJack
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Enjoy Asian noodle dishes? You won't be disappointed. Variety very good and price is right!! Food warm and very tasty!

Thank Doug A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 S Dubuque St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3902
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-338-5500
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