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The Brown Bottle

1111 Center St, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
+1 319-266-2616
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“lasagna” (35 reviews)
“prime rib” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Pizza, Italian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1111 Center St, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our favorite for Prime Rib, and their Chicken Marsala is the standard by which I judge all others. They are known for their Italian entrees, and also have many heart healthy selections. Atmosphere is sophisticated, yet friendly. On nice evenings, their outdoor seating...More

Thank Patricia F
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Ate here on a Saturday night my family and in laws. They have the best chicken marsala along with their own special way of cooking it. We also had lasagna and fettuccini Alfredo. In addition to the meals, their salads with ranch dressing are great...More

Thank Randy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here when it was new and I was in college. Great Italian food. It has been updated and looks good. We were able to get seated on a Saturday night, but we did go early before 6. The server was excellent - helpful...More

Thank Northwomn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrated our 50th anniversary here with a family dinner! Food was excellent and the waitresses( Micah, Kayla & Sarah) were top notch! Would highly recommend it for a party!

Thank Elaine N
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great menu selections available and the food is fabulous. Very nice restaurant and a unique experience.

Thank Dani C
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Had been many years since eating at the Brown bottle so given the chance, we took it. Good Italian fare. The salmon was excellent. Drinks a little on the weak and skimpy side. Great pasta dishes. Good service in spite of being fairly busy at...More

Thank GreenDean101
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

We forgot to make reservations. Our 5 person business meeting grew into 10 people and the staff was able to accommodate our group on a relatively busy night without a reservation. Thank you! Also the food was great!

Thank JoeTheDiver
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Our 3 generation family of 6 had a delicious meal on Mothers' Day. Children enjoyed personal pizzas and chicken strips. The adults had outstanding Italian choices. The kids enjoyed watching the flying birds, turkey, and rabbit along the river while we waited for our meals....More

Thank Grammie1950
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Excited to eat here and we weren't disappointed. There was 4 of us and we all enjoyed our meals. Excited to visit again when in town.

Thank Lisalangel
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Menu variety is pretty good. Focus on Italian food. I had the prime rib. Ask for the horseradish sauce. Sides are good and big. Wine selection is pretty good. Limited draft beer selection, but good local brew...not just Bud Light and Blue Moon. Service was...More

Thank isumike
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Hi there - Looks like you may have accidentally posted your question on the wrong site. The Brown Bottle is located in Cedar Falls, IA and is not associated with any resorts. But your trip sounds lovely - good luck and have... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 20
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 Center St, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 319-266-2616
  • E-mail
Description
A Cedar Falls tradition for more than 40 years, this family-owned restaurant offers a wonderful blend of classic Italian dishes like lasagna, chicken parmesan and manicotti, along with crowd favorites like chili pepper penne and garlic chicken pasta to tempt your taste buds. Come, relax and enjoy the delicious Italian scents and tastes of juicy tomatoes, melting mozzarella, sweet basil, crushed garlic and sauces made from scratch.
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