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The Red Avocado - CLOSED

521 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-1841
+1 319-351-6088
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible25%
28 Feb 2013
“at best vegen food is bearable”
25 Jan 2013
“Organic, Quaint, Lots of Veggies”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
521 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-1841
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Reviewed 28 February 2013

we tried it. We weren't hip enough, wan, or into sallow tallow as the waitresses veins blue through her skin. Here, darling. Gnosh on some nice pastrami and kosha mustud. Butter. Fat. There's a reason they call it "bulgar" wheat, because it rhymes with vulgar....More

1  Thank Big-Steve-Smith
Reviewed 25 January 2013

Pops is more meat lover than veggie/cheese type, so this was not really his kind of place. However, Grams loved the interesting cucumber sauce & combination of flavors in the soup & sandwich! She said it was VERY good & she is coming back with...More

Thank PapanGramma
Reviewed 10 March 2012

VERY intentional food and it's supporters just LOVE it. Sad that the city let it go to a housing development.

Thank alisaMeg
Reviewed 21 February 2012

Thought we'd give it a try after shopping at the Co-op, it was not good. Like the previous poster I tried the burger and it was just as they described, but with a strong taste of Spike seasoning. The ginger tea is hot water with...More

Thank buck2904
Reviewed 6 February 2012

I'm not vegatarian but my husband and I like fresh vegatarian food. I had a "famous" veggie burger which was a mushy mess of beans and rice between two dense pieces of bread. I left most of it on the plate and went for coffee...More

1  Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 15 December 2011

We have been to The Red Avocado a couple times and have enjoyed each experience. It's a vegan restaurant tucked away in a cute neighborhood in an old house. Eclectic for sure, but fun. Very nice outdoor eating space as well.

Thank CKMP_11
Reviewed 9 December 2011

Good variety, great veggies options, very fresh. I like to eat organic good when I can so it was nice to find this place.

Thank R P
Reviewed 11 November 2011

This restaurant uses your plate as a palette to make beautiful, delicious art. All organic, local, and vegan art, at that. If you're a carnivore, don't let the word "vegan" scare you. This food is better than ANY meal you would get with animal products...More

Thank Kristen B
Reviewed 20 February 2011

My husband and I were a little disappointed in one of our entrees but saw the creative vegetarian combinations. I would recommend the vegan rueben which was very tasty..a tad greasy but tasty. My husband had the buckwheat pancakes with mushrooms which sounded pretty safe...More

1  Thank SCauwels
Reviewed 28 October 2010

Stayed one night in Iowa City. Surprised to find such a cool all vegan restaurant in a smallish city, but it was excellent! The atmosphere is charming. The menu is creative, and every thing we had was so good!

1  Thank lles87
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  • Address: 521 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240-1841
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-351-6088
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