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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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Kitchen

Monday - Friday

4 pm - 10 pm

Saturday & Sunday

10 am - 10 pm

Brunch: Saturday & Sunday

10 am - 2 pm

Bar

Monday-Thursday

4 pm - 11 pm

Friday

4 pm - 1 am

Saturday

10 am - 1 am

Sunday

10 am - 10 pm