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Chef's Table - CLOSED

223 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3927
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
9 Jan 2014
“The Best Burger in Town...”
1 Dec 2012
“Great Place for Dinner but sadly closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, American, Vegetarian Friendly
223 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3927
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Reviewed 9 January 2014

Why did they close? My husband and I have shared many memories at Chef's Table, and the Burger was OUTSTANDING! I have had burgers from around the country and this was by far the best! The fancier fair was good, but that burger - Oh...More

Thank CC-ELL
Reviewed 1 December 2012

This restaurant was a real treat but unfortunately has been closed for some time now. I had a surprise birthday dinner there which was terrific and I will miss Chef's Table :(

Thank Scott319
Reviewed 18 July 2012

This is my favorite anniversary restaurant. This is the most authentic French food I've had in Iowa City and I have eaten extensively in France.

Thank Amelia K
Reviewed 15 July 2012

Good bistro food and wine tastings. If you would like a taste of French Cuisine at a reasonable price this is a great option. Romantic enough for dates, casual enough for everything else. Every dish I have had has been tasty. Not perfect but an...More

Thank gurutogo
Reviewed 12 June 2012

Dreadful service. The last lunch I ate there took nearly 20 minutes to take our drink order, then there was another 30 minute wait for our appetizer, and finally our lunch entree was taken to go because we had been there for an hour and...More

Thank PinoSteph
Reviewed 9 June 2012

We were celebrating our son's graduation. The restaurant followed the requests we made on our OpenTable reservation. We were seated in the exclusive wine room which is pristine. The waiter Brian was superb as was the food. As a side it is an interesting layout...More

Thank otisokansascity
Reviewed 11 May 2012

This french - new american Haunt is something to savor . Weekends get crowded later in evening so go early , weeknights are safe .Chef Eric and their stellar kitchen staff put out food that looks great , smells good , and tastes amazing/ delicious/inspired...More

Thank hawkirish
Reviewed 30 April 2012

As you may see from my other reviews, I travel a bit. As a person who grew up in the Midwest, I was generally raised on meat and potatoes. Bless her soul, but my mother cooked for me as she knew, and as the market...More

1  Thank ExoticDave
Reviewed 11 March 2012

Expect small portions, blend food. Expensive. No vegetarian dish (not that I'm a vegetarian, but sometimes our guests are), and what the "chef" whipped up was horrible. Not impressed.

Thank NewToIowa
Reviewed 10 March 2012

I spent a fortune taking my friend here. They served foie gras and when I questioned the foie gras (violent goose meat) the chef came out and scolded me. My meal was TINY and mediocre, but paid $40 for it anyway.

1  Thank alisaMeg
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3927
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
I ate here last night and had a fabulous dinner. Not sure why it's not listed as they have been open for nearly a year
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