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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Food Court
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“30 minutes away, large shopping mall within 10 minutes of a Trader Joe’s store ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Night Club
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“Great atmosphere including outdoor and rooftop patios. Food is great - I recommend the poke bowl. In fun area with shopping - Von Maur, Evereve, Lululemon. Easy parking.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“People come from all over to have their deep dish pizza. The flying tomato pizza is good (tomatoes are only on top), lots of cheese on it as well. They have all kinds of pizza and other dishes. If you go here on game days be prepared for a long wait.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Food
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“Daily brewery tours at 5pm. Call ahead to reserve a spot! Also great brick-oven pizzas.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Best Brunch: Iowa River Power Restaurant For more than 35 years, Iowa River Power has welcomed diners to this iconic brick early-20th century power plant turned restaurant. Owned by Danise and David Petsel for the past two decades, IRP is famous for brunch served every Sunday from 10am to 1:30pm. The menu features sweet and savory items including prime rib, a Belgian waffle station, eggs dishes and an elaborate dessert bar. This spacious restaurant offers a variety of environments for dining, including a cantilevered patio overhanging the Iowa River. 501 1st Avenue, Coralville www.iowariverpower.net”
  • 5 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Fresh, organic food that's good for your body and the environment. Support local farmers and sustainable producers by shopping at this quaint and delicious grocer year-round. Also includes a spectacular bakery and coffee-shop within.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
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  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 4 locals recommend
Cinema
  • 3 locals recommend
Museum
“It can be hard to keep children entertained while on vacation, or keep their spirits high while visiting the hospital. But this museum is sure to brighten their day! With a huge collection of unique toys to play with and learn about, it is perfect for children of all ages. They even have a special section of the museum dedicated to younger children to ensure they have equal play-opportunities! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Route
“Large variety of stores to visit! Such as Forever 21, Gamestop, Panera Beard, Target, a Food Court, Barns & Noble, etc!”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
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  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 1 local recommends
Plaza
“Nice bars and restaurants and museum too! Great walking and bike riding paths! tons to do and shopping too!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Coralville's Newest Landmark is The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts with the Jim L. Fausett Theater is a 472-seat auditorium located in the heart of Coralville at the corner of 5th Street and 12th Avenue. The Center, which opened in August 2011 and is owned and operated by the City of Coralville, is designed to offer affordable, accessible rental space for performing arts groups, businesses, and residents of the greater Johnson County area. Dedicated to Serving the Community The Coralville Center for the Performing Arts, a space dedicated to serving the community, is designed to host: Full scale performances of musicals and plays by some of the area’s best performance groups Lectures, presentations, and panel discussions Meetings and receptions Orchestra concerts, chamber ensembles, and solo recitals Productions by professional dancers and local dance academies Public and private events”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Night Club
“Great atmosphere including outdoor and rooftop patios. Food is great - I recommend the poke bowl. In fun area with shopping - Von Maur, Evereve, Lululemon. Easy parking.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“People come from all over to have their deep dish pizza. The flying tomato pizza is good (tomatoes are only on top), lots of cheese on it as well. They have all kinds of pizza and other dishes. If you go here on game days be prepared for a long wait.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best Brunch: Iowa River Power Restaurant For more than 35 years, Iowa River Power has welcomed diners to this iconic brick early-20th century power plant turned restaurant. Owned by Danise and David Petsel for the past two decades, IRP is famous for brunch served every Sunday from 10am to 1:30pm. The menu features sweet and savory items including prime rib, a Belgian waffle station, eggs dishes and an elaborate dessert bar. This spacious restaurant offers a variety of environments for dining, including a cantilevered patio overhanging the Iowa River. 501 1st Avenue, Coralville www.iowariverpower.net”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Large Mediterranean-inspired spot serving flavors of France, Spain, Greece, North Africa & Italy. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“Snug restaurant doling out sushi, sake & other Japanese specialties in upmarket surroundings.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend

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