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Get Wilder at Gene's

Named for notable Iowa alum Gene Wilder, Gene’s celebrates the actor’s most memorable (and hilarious) decade — the 1970s. This rocking indoor-outdoor bar features the era’s signature décor, with stained glass lamps, lots of knotty pine, macramé and a beaded curtain for good measure. Kick back with pals in a booth and enjoy downhome bites. Right on the Ped Mall, our retro retreat in downtown Iowa City is open dinner, late-night drinks and weekend brunch.

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210 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City, IA 52240, United States

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Sunday - Thursday

4:00pm - 11:00pm

Friday - Saturday

4:00pm - 1:00am


Saturday - Sunday

11:00am - 3:00pm