Taste of Iowa City celebrating 10th anniversary

Event continues until 8 p.m. today

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IOWA CITY — Mother Nature may not have cooperated with Monday’s total solar eclipse, but she’s casting a friendly smile on tonight’s Taste of Iowa City event.

With temperatures in the upper 70s, the 10th annual event, hosted by the Iowa City Downtown District and presented by MidWestOne Bank, got underway at 4 p.m. and continues until 8 p.m.

The event aims to highlight the culinary diversity of downtown and northside restaurants.

Tickets are $1 each and will be sold in strips of five until 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available during the event at six ticket booths located in downtown and the Northside Marketplace.

Participating businesses are as follows:

Oasis Falafel

Pop’s BBQ

The High Ground Cafe


Brix Cheese Shop and Wine Bar

Hamburg Inn No. 2

Northside Bistro

Joe’s Place

PiZan Pizza



Dumpling Darling


Aspen Leaf Yogurt

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

Micky’s Irish Pub and Grill

Pullman Bar and Diner

Nodo Downtown



Which Wich

Coldstone Creamery



Cortado Coffee & Cafe

Jimmy Jack’s BBQ


Molly’s Cupcakes

Sweets and Treats

Java House

Heirloom Salad Co.


One Twenty Six

Quinton’s Bar and Deli

Mesa Pizza

Iowa Chop House

Mama’s Deli


The Mill

Donnelly’s Pub


El Patrón



Bread Garden Market & Bakery

Share Wine Lounge & Small Plate Bistro

Banh Mi Amore

Officials said restaurants will not accept cash; samples must be purchased using Taste of Iowa City tickets.

For more information, including a Taste of Iowa City map, go to downtowniowacity.com.

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