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“Never again!”
Review of The Airliner

The Airliner
Ranked #37 of 251 Restaurants in Iowa City
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Description: Sold on Airliner Restaurant in Iowa City! Reasonable Prices, Excellent Service and Tasty food!!! About two weeks ago I ate at the Airliner Restaurant in downtown Iowa City. I now understand why this restaurant has stayed in business for so many, many years. Wow!!! The food, service, casual atmosphere and prices are the best. About two weeks ago I tried the pizza and fell in love with the crust. The next week I returned with friends, and we ordered hamburgers. Delicious and what a deal!!!! We happened to hit it on ½ price night! (There is a ½ price pizza night too). The college aged blonde haired waitress was sweet, and very attentive. She made us feel welcome. The Airliner serves an intergenerational clientele (workers, college kids, families), and has a fun atmosphere with memorabilia and big screen TV’s. Rumor has it that Ashton Kutcher was discovered at this restaurant! This is a great place to frequent in the Old Capitol Cultural District of Iowa City. I will be eating here often!
Marshalltown, Iowa
1 review
“Never again!”
Reviewed June 13, 2013

We will never eat there again. We waited 55 minutes for lunch and the place was nearly empty.The prices did not reflect the food. It was mediocre so $8.99 was was too much for a burger.

  • Visited June 2013
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Jacksonville, Florida
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Good pizza and good company”
Reviewed February 27, 2013

A friend of mine and her husband drove over from Moline to have dinner with me. The supreme pizza we shared was good. The atmosphere was the best part of the experience. We sat in a booth and had a good time catching up.
Take your friends out for a nice relaxing dinner here. Good conversation and decent food can be found.

Visited February 2013
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The Woodlands, Texas
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“An institution with a worn look”
Reviewed August 2, 2012

I was an undergrad then prof and this place NEVER changed. It is a bar. The menu is up and down. But if you are a ugrad and want to drink and be seen, this is the place.

Visited March 2012
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Iowa City, Iowa
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Terrible”
Reviewed June 8, 2012

You may get half off pizza on tuesday, but is it really exciting to get 1/2 the toppings as well?

The buffalo chicken pizza lacked a lot. Your lucky to get 1/2 a chicken breast on the entire large pizza.

Same goes for the beef on the taco pizza, etc.

Not worth 1/2 off even.

  • Visited April 2012
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Iowa City, Iowa
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Tuesday night pizza!”
Reviewed March 26, 2012

Love the half-priced pizza on Tuesday nights. It's a usual stop for us.

Visited March 2012
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