Eat Drink Local Week Restaurants

2015 Participating Restaurants

All restaurants with * will be using locally sourced ingredients on their menus features.


  • *Atlas - Has been committed to local producers and growers for 15 years. They are proud to partner with them to bring their customers the best of the season.


  • Baroncini Ristorante ItalianoBaroncini is an authentically Italian fine-dining restaurant. They make everything from scratch, and change the menu regularly, sourcing local ingredients whenever possible.


  • *Basta Pizzeria Ristorante - Serves modern Italian cuisine, inspired by tradition and local Iowa ingredients. All bread, pasta, mozzarella, ricotta, desserts and pretty much everything else we do is hand crafted daily.




  • *Devotay -A leader in innovative local cuisine for 18 years.


  • Formosa -A vibrant and trendy hot spot located on the ground level of Hotel Vetro. Featuring contemporary sushi, Asian dishes and it's bar Formosa please even the most discerning appetite.


  • Givannis -Specializes in delicious Italian-inspired food featuring fresh ingredients and masterful preparation, hand-crafted cocktails, inspired wines and an award-winning atmosphere. Givannis lively, casual yet upscale atmosphere environment and friendly staff makes it perfect for dining with friends, family & business associates.


  • *Josephs Steakhouse - A fine dining Steakhouse that also servers sushi grade fish, vegan, vegetarian and small plate options.




  • *Oasis Falafel -Mediterranean / Middle Eastern food including hummus, Baba Ganoush, Tabbouleh and more. Grilled Kebabs (chicken, lamb, gyro, shawarma, grilled vegetables), baklava, Rice Pudding and Turkish Coffee.


  • Pints -A sports bar located in the heart of downtown boasting 20 beers on tap, over 40 in bottles, a premium liquor selection and a unique nightlife scene. Now celebrating our sixth year in business, we welcome all to stop in for a pint of your favorite brew or an easy-sipping cocktail!


  • *Pullman Bar & Diner -At Pullman we value three things: Service - There's nothing more important to us than delivering a positive and memorable experience for our customers. Community - Our team is comprised of proud Iowan's who have a deep passion and love for historic Downtown Iowa City. Quality - Striving for excellence in all that we do. Come join us in Iowa City for freshly made products using only the best ingredients.


  • Takanami -Most widely known for it's award-winning sushi, however it also boasts an impressive Asian-inspired Entree menu and features it's interactive Teppanyaki grills. Locally owned and operated Takanami is a staple of downtown Iowa City.


  • *The Mill -A local institution, The Mill offers a casual dining experience, along with a full service bar and music venue.


  • *Yotopia, “Iowa City's Original FroYo,” - An independent self­-serve frozen yogurt company, featuring yogurt that contains a fraction of the calories compared to other frozen desserts and is packed with live and active probiotic cultures, which aid in digestion and immunity. With our build-your-own setup, you'll be the master of your own creation by swirling your own yogurt and topping it with anything from fresh fruit, granola, and nuts to cookies, crushed candies, and gourmet sauces. Yotopia prides itself in sourcing local ingredients, including yogurt from Country View Dairy and local toppings offerings from Molly's Cupcakes, Organic Matters, and New Pioneer Coop.