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1006 Melrose Ave, Iowa City, IA 52246-1925
+1 319-887-5564
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“jambalaya” (7 reviews)
“burgers” (22 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
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1006 Melrose Ave, Iowa City, IA 52246-1925
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Loved it! Huge variety of burgers, it was hard to decide on what one to order. The fries are excellent. Quick, friendly service. Will return for sure!

Thank rogue_kielbasa
Reviewed 18 November 2017

A ton of different Burger combos, plus they have Wagyu beef. They are really good. Monday nights, its busy. There fries are really good also. Fair wine menu. Lots of craft beer.

Thank Kent C
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I was in town for business and was told to check out Stella's. I'm gald I did. It is not a real big establishment but the food and service was top notch. I had a light craft beer which I cannot remember it's name but...More

Thank fishing_crazy5500
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I called in at 4:30 PM for a 5 PM pickup on their 1/2 off Tuesday special which starts at 5 PM but they would not honor the deal if I wanted to have the order ready at 5 PM. Seems like local businesses should...More

2  Thank Charles S
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We were back in town after a couple months and it is still a "wow" place. I had the tomato basil soup - off the chart great - and unbelievable Cobb Salad. Shrimp and chicken look at the picture. My wife wanted to "finally" try...More

Thank ClintTraveler
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I had a cheeseburger that comes with French fries...the burger was good and tasty and the fries were good too...good service and friendly staff...I like it...it is recommended

Thank Issa M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Great food, beer selection and well trained, attentive staff. Reduced price specials Monday - Thursday.Convenient parking in their lot, or at nearby Kinnick on non-game days.

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Have been here a couple times. Love sitting outside on the small patio. A nice getaway from downtown but the same awesome burgers! Will definitely go back again.

Thank lizbh315
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We tried Stella's when visiting my daughter in Iowa City. We made reservations so we got our table right away. Outdoor seating is pleasant. Our waitress was excellent. Checked on us frequently without being too much in our faces. The food is excellent. I had...More

Thank mexchi
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Went for a late lunch on a Sunday afternoon with the family. Great menu, a lot of exciting options, actually too many for me to decide. Had the Fish and Chips special and it was a lot of food. The fries are wonderful, the fish...More

Thank F Austin J
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Jena D
22 February 2017|
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Response from cheesecake2015 | Reviewed this property |
southwest of kinnick. actually in university heights. great stopping place before football games I was told.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1006 Melrose Ave, Iowa City, IA 52246-1925
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-887-5564
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