Iowa City Area Restaurant Guide

*Please note - This page is a work in progress. Please message me with additional restaurants to be added and where they are located. I know there are tons more - I just need to look up the information for each! Thanks! Last updated: 1/28/15

Iowa City - Coralville - North Liberty

Fairgrounds Coffeehouse
345 S. Dubuque Street
Iowa City, IA
Located one block south of the Sheraton Hotel. Fresh baked Panini bread, fair trade coffees, and no extra charge for soy or rice milk. Soy whipped cream available!!

Masala Indian Cuisine
9 South Dubuque Street
Iowa City, IA

Lots of veg choices! Vegan dishes marked clearly on menu.

New Pioneer Food Co-op
22 S. Van Buren St.
Iowa City, Iowa 
Groceries, baked goods and fresh made deli items that are vegan and vegetarian.

New Pioneer Food Co-op and Bakehouse
1101 2nd Street
Coralville, Iowa
Groceries, baked goods and fresh made deli items that are vegan and vegetarian.
Recommend you try a fresh made Peanut Butter Bar (vegan)

Oasis Falafel
206 N. Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52245
Downtown Iowa City
(319) 358-7342
Hands down the best hummus on the planet! Tons of vegan options with really great staff and the owners make this a fun place to eat.

Thai Flavors
340 E. Burlington Street
Iowa City, IA
Tons of vegetarian options!! Highly recommend the drunken rice with gluten.

The Wedge Pizza
Delivery and Carry out in Iowa City area.
The Wedge has great vegan and vegetarian choices. Sub vegan cheese on any pizza, I recommend the Nutcracker with Vegan cheese!.

Trumpet Blossom Cafe
310 E. Prentiss Street
Iowa City Iowa 52240
A 100% vegan restaurant opened by one of the former owners of Red Avocado. Gluten free options available! Yum!!!

19 S. Dubuque Street
Iowa City, IA

Capanna Coffee
Capanna - North Liberty
710 Pacha Prkwy Ste. 6
North Liberty, IA
Fresh roasted coffee blends. Authentic Italian gelato. Vegan gelato flavors marked with a different color handle in cooler. (It was blue last I was in there)

Capanna - Ames
3329 W. Lincoln Way
Ames, IA


  1. Masala Indian Cuisine also serves meat now, but continues to have a large selection of vegetarian and vegan foods, with gluten-free options clearly marked.

    1. Thanks for the update! The listing is revised.

  2. Hey--this is Katy, owner of Trumpet Blossom Cafe. Just wanted to let you know that the food at my restaurant is 100% vegan. Thanks!

  3. I love Trumpet Blossom's GF options (so many!)!