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Kava House & Cafe

122 2nd St SE, Swisher, IA 52338-9602
+1 319-857-5000
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Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good13%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“soups” (10 reviews)
“apple butter” (2 reviews)
“pizza soup” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
122 2nd St SE, Swisher, IA 52338-9602
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1 - 10 of 59 reviews

Reviewed 17 July 2017

A nice restaurant in a small Iowa town. Excellent coffee, great grilled sandwiches and very good soup. A down home rural feel with old wood tables and chairs. A very friendly and courteous staff. There is beer and wine available and wonderful ice cream. A...More

Thank Lynel V
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Friday nights are their Burger nights and I couldn't have been more pleased. Kava House is a great little gem in Swisher and worth the drive from nearby Iowa City or Cedar Rapids. A small but nice patio area in front as well as a...More

Thank IA_Hawks
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I came in with my family on a Friday night after first seeing what a madhouse the nearby winery was where we had been planning to stop. The sign on the door said they were open until 8, but that the kitchen closed at 7:30,...More

Thank 730jane
Reviewed 30 March 2017

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.

Thank Lynn A
Reviewed 14 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...More

Thank Diane H
Reviewed 14 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!

Thank HornIT_Ames
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...More

Thank Anne H
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...More

Thank mygalsal28
Reviewed 12 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....More

Thank victoriah788
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...More

Thank Diane H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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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