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Devotay

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117 N Linn St, between Market & Jefferson, Iowa City, IA 52245-2141
+1 319-354-1001
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“tapas” (24 reviews)
“paella” (17 reviews)
“chorizo” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Spanish, Contemporary, Wine Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
117 N Linn St, between Market & Jefferson, Iowa City, IA 52245-2141
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have been a fan of Devotay for years, but now I think it's even better! Under new ownership, something magic is happening in the kitchen. The restaurant still maintains its charm- large windows, funky art, plants and linens-and provides a welcoming atmosphere. My friends...More

Thank ktmck1
Reviewed May 6, 2018

I stopped here for lunch; I was one of three diners in the place. The modest size interior is quite pleasant with nice art adorning the walls. Unfortunately, the food I was served was very average or below. I tried the soup of the day...More

1  Thank RogerIowa
Reviewed March 22, 2018

Had a great experience here and the menu had many tempting options. Service was a little slow but nothing that upset the experience.

Thank David P
Reviewed March 18, 2018

Enjoyed Sunday brunch with friends. The dining room is bright and staff attentive. The new menu offers nice new options for breakfast on the weekends. And very nice to see weekday lunches again. Bravo! The chicken salad with greens is a filling portion and nutrient...More

1  Thank GailCheryl
Reviewed March 4, 2018

We love Paella and do not expect large portions, but the paella for two was Jack Sprat scale. Our friends had the tapas and, typically, stopped buying before being satisfied. Rumors are that new owners (2018) are trying lower prices, expanded menu, and earlier opening...More

1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

We came here on a Thursday for dinner. I should preface this review by saying that my wife is from Spain. We ordered the following: - Baguette with garlic oil and balsamic vinegar: very good but nothing special - Chorizo - this was not chorizo...More

Thank JoanaLola
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Wonderful tapas restaurant. We enjoyed our first visit so much that we returned for seconds. If we had more time we would have returned for thirds. Each dish was delicious & beautifully presented. The staff was knowledgable and they made excellent suggestions. The setting was...More

1  Thank Keri5476
Reviewed August 8, 2017

We were actually looking for another place for lunch on a Saturday but it was closed and found this place across the street and decided to give it a try as we didn't want to go looking around for a place to eat. It is...More

1  Thank davidjensen399
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

it's a romantic place...atmosphere is nice...service is good...friendly staff...we tried baguette bread with lovely oil balsamic sauce with garlic pieces inside and it was good...then mussels that was not so tasty...and patatas bravas; fried potato cube Spanish style that was Ok too...I had a white...More

Thank Issa M
Reviewed April 5, 2017

Food was excellent. Wine was good. Service was acceptable, but be prepare to wait for your food (waited 50 minutes for our paella, but it was worth the wait).

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anderson1425
November 23, 2017|
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Response from Keri5476 | Reviewed this property |
We had no problem finding street parking during the week. Weekends while the University is in session may be another story.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Spanish, Contemporary, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 N Linn St, between Market & Jefferson, Iowa City, IA 52245-2141
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-354-1001
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