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122 2nd St SE, Swisher, IA 52338-9602
+1 319-857-5000
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Tue - Fri 06:30 - 20:00
Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live near this restaurant and visit frequently. I highly recommend it. Food is great, fun atmosphere. They have a good selection of beer. The only downside is their wine selection, as they only carry Iowa wines. Bring your own - they don't mind.

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Thank Lynn A
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is the nicest little place to eat. They have all kinds of coffee and pastries. The pastries are huge and they have a nice variety. Very cutely decorated! The prices are very reasonable and the staff is friendly. It's not very far off if highway 965 or interstate 380. You should definitely stop if your in the area!!

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Thank Diane H
Ames, Iowa, USA
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

There's nothing better than a Kava House Chai Tea Smoothie! Well, except maybe their desserts or their soups or their sandwiches or.... You get the idea. The environment is very welcoming and the staff is super friendly!

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Thank HornIT_Ames
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We were visiting Cedar Rapids for Christmas and my aunt suggested that she, my sister, mom and I go for lunch. It was cute inside, the workers were friendly and we each enjoyed our lunches. Three of us did a soup and sandwich combo and all got the baked potato soup...yum! And the price was reasonable too! Then the four... More 

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Thank Anne H
Fairfax, Iowa
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I have been here several times as I live only 5 minutes away. This past weekend I brought my daughter who is from St. Paul. This place is consistent with its tasty food and homey small town atmosphere. She was totally impressed. We had soups and sandwiches which were great tasting and fresh. The coffee delicious! There are also two... More 

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Thank mygalsal28
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

My first time venturing out to Kava House. Loved the atmosphere! Very relaxing and enjoyable place to spend an hour or so. Nice little shop area to buy cute bags, mittens, bracelets, books. A friend bought bulk coffee in various flavors. We had our lunch. One ordered salad - nice size and delicious. One ordered roast beef sandwich and pizza... More 

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Thank victoriah788
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Love this place very cute, lots of lovely antiques. I went there to have coffee with friends. They had a big variety of homemade breakfast items. There were so many choices it was hard to pick one. The restaurant was very clean and the staff was friendly! If your ever in Swisher Iowa you should try it. You won't be... More 

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Thank Diane H
Ely, Iowa
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

On our way out of town we decided to grab lunch before the long day of driving that was ahead of us. When we drove up to the Kava House we thought it would be impossible to find a table but realized that a lot of their customers drive separately which meant the parking area was full so we decided... More 

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Thank Karen T
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I've been there several times with friends. Their lunches are very tasty and such a wide variety of dessert it's hard to make up your mind.

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Thank CedarRapidsGuy
Swisher, Iowa
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This cafe/coffee shop is a combination of old fashioned small town cafe, that has wonderful breakfast, lunch and dinner options or just a place to meet a friend for coffee or with free secure wifi access, catch up on work. They're is also a small store in the rear of the cafe that sells unique locallalkynsourced gift items.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
06:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 20:00
Thursday
06:30 - 20:00
Friday
06:30 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 2nd St SE, Swisher, IA 52338-9602
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Swisher
  • Phone Number: +1 319-857-5000
Description
Káva House & Café is located in downtown Swisher in a restored 1914 general store. Here at Kava we specialize in fine coffees, available by the cup or in bulk, in a full complement of flavors. If it’s just a plain cup of medium or dark roast coffee you’re looking for, we have that too. Kava is a full-service coffeeshop, serving a variety of drinks, including frappes, chai tea, fruit smoothies, latte’s and fountain sodas; along with old-fashioned malts and shakes.Share a random moment…Káva House & Café is located in downtown Swisher in a restored 1914 general store. Here at Kava we specialize in fine coffees, available by the cup or in bulk, in a full complement of flavors. If it’s just a plain cup of medium or dark roast coffee you’re looking for, we have that too. Kava is a full-service coffeeshop, serving a variety of drinks, including frappes, chai tea, fruit smoothies, latte’s and fountain sodas; along with old-fashioned malts and shakes.Káva House & Café is located in downtown Swisher in a restored 1914 general store.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?