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Galleria de Paco

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622 Commercial St, Waterloo, IA 50701-5416
Tue - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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North Sydney, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent supper. Four course meal was only $30. Service was excellent. Most amazing are the paintings all over the walls and ceiling. Almost like something Michelangelo would have done, but apparently were air brushed. Jackie is an amazing host. Very nice evening!

Thank 295bethl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great atmosphere. ..the décor is lovely and the art work is amazing....it's a little gem hidden in Waterloo Iowa...the food is good. The tapas are a meal in themselves.

Thank Victoria J
Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice dining experience in the Cedar Valley without feeling overly pretentious. My husband and I had the four course meal and were very impressed. We both were very full afterwards, although that didn't stop us from finishing our dessert... Will definitely be going back.

Thank DKL929
Strawberry Point, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful place to have dinner with family!!! Beautiful doesn't say enough. Staff & food was just as wonderful!!! Owner greeted us & spent the entire time we were there making sure everything was good.

Thank glhawk20
Waterloo, Iowa, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Paco's offers fine dining upstairs and an incredible menu in the downstairs bar. Service is impecable. Love, love, love this place!

Thank Mary H
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Unbelievable restaurant! My group loved it! 4 course meal and 5he beautiful paintings of the Sistene Chapel surrounding you! A definite must do sight in Waterloo.

Thank Oneta A
Waterloo, Iowa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I had dinner there the hosts are wonderful and cater to your needs and the atmosphere is wonderful with art work. The ceiling is amazing. The food is good, caters to corp clients but has a great bar in the basement for hanging out in . I really enjoyed the steak tips with mushrooms cooked in wine sauce. a meal... More 

Thank stana642016
Tampa, Florida
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

First, I am shocked at the quality and quantity of food offered at such a reasonable place in such an out of the way location as Waterloo, Iowa. Whether you Prix fix or a la carte, the selection and quality of food, service and atmosphere are exceptional. I have eaten here many times when traveling through Iowa and make it... More 

Thank D D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

For starters we had Cucumber Mojito, and a cucumber martini down stairs in the "catacomb lounge". Meals were lamb chops, salmon, tuna, and ribeye. Mushrooms ragu, salads everything was very good. No complaints would return next time in town!

Thank Ed S
tinley park, il
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

A very unique dining experience with this hidden gem. When we saw it from the street it was a bit disappointing, but when you entered it was a WOW! It is entering an actual gallery and from what I understand the art was spray painted and it is to give you a feeling of the Sistine Chapel. Food was fabulous,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $25
American, International, European, Eastern European, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 622 Commercial St, Waterloo, IA 50701-5416
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: 319-833-7226

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