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303 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241-2609
+1 319-338-7400
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“quiche” (9 reviews)
“pasta” (23 reviews)
“bread” (21 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
303 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241-2609
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place to eat! This time had a salad and pizza. Everything was well-prepared and tasty. Everything was devoured!

Thank person777
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have eaten at Monica's just about every time we go to Iowa City and I have never been disappointed. I have had Pizza and pasta dishes and they are all excellent. The service is top notch because the wait staff is right there when...More

Thank Karl D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With the gauntlet of restaurants on 2nd, this was a good change of pace. We came from out town before my son's high school hoops game. We didn't have a reservation, but they got us in on busy night. It happen to be the weekly...More

Thank Kevin C
Randy L, Owner at Monica's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I’m so glad your family enjoyed our food. We appreciate your appreciation!

Reviewed 11 January 2018

Great food, great atmosphere and great service. Large menu with lots of different options. There is something for everyone here.

Thank Christy L
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We enjoyed our dinner at Monica's and would certainly recommend it to others. A great menu with something for virtually everyone, food quality good and service prompt and attentive. Nothing fancy or outstanding in terms of the decor or atmosphere but tastefully done and pleasant....More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We were looking for a place to eat before the game. Looked online and found Monica's it had good reviews so we thought we would check it out. It did not disappoint, we all had the pizza. It was one of the best wood fired...More

Thank BruceVW
Randy L, Owner at Monica's, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Thank you so much. Glad you enjoyed dinner bc I know the game was disappointing! 😊

Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

We were in town for a sporting event and we were looking for pasta! Monica’s has Pizza, pasta, salads, great food and super Friendly, helpful staff! YUM!

Thank flowermanfan
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I ordered some carry out food one night while in town for a conference. I was vexed that they did not seem to have any prepared garlic bread, or mozzarella bread. I was given a very very small piece of a baguette with some kind...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We went to Monica ' s on a Tuesday night. Our server, Katera, was attentive. My friend and I shared a pear with Brie salad and the crab cake appetizer. We were also served complimentary warm bread with olive oil or honey butter. Our booth...More

Thank cynchChicago
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Great atmosphere with a good staff. Stopped by for lunch and had lots of options to choose from. The wait staff was on top of it and we were not left wanting for anything. Free bread with meal!

Thank 007mpd
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23 September 2017|
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Response from radiosteveIA | Reviewed this property |
While we often go to Monica’s in mid-week, I would recommend a reservation for the weekend. Worth it !
11 September 2016|
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Response from Doug A | Reviewed this property |
They do not serve brunch as best I know. Noon traffic is not heavy on a Sunday, especially if you arrive before 11.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 2nd St, Coralville, IA 52241-2609
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Coralville
  • Phone Number: +1 319-338-7400
  • E-mail
We provide great choices for everyone with our huge menu of over 90 items of American favorites or Italian Specialties, plus more than 4 dozen of them can be made gluten-free. The American menu items are mostly classics from the heartland such as Chicken Pot Pie, Beef Stroganoff, Meatloaf, Jambalaya and sandwiches headlined by a great custom-ground fresh Hamburger made with 3 cuts of Iowa beef for great flavor and juiciness. The Italian Specialties include such tasty creations as Baked Ziti with Chicken and Shrimp, Lobster with Black Fettucine, Chicken and Spinach Ravioli, Chicken Balsamico, Baked Salmon, and Bruschetta, as well as several Panini's. We also have 10 Big Specialty Salads, many appetizer choices, homemade cupcakes and delectable desserts. We offer a full line of beers and wines, as well as a full bar. You can choose to sit in the room with tv's and a dining room without, as well as out on the patio. Thanks for visiting!
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