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John's Grocery Inc.

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John's Grocery Inc.John's Grocery Inc.
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4.6/5
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105 Ratings
John's Grocery Inc.John's Grocery Inc.
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

401 E Market St
Iowa City, Iowa, 52245-2628
United States

(319) 337-2183 | map
johnsgrocery.com

Notes:
Specializes in imported beer and glassware; also known as “Dirty John’s” for selling Playboy magazines in the 1950s.

Monday - Thursday: 7:30am –- Midnight
Friday & Saturday: 7:30am -– 2:00am)
Sunday: 9:00am –- Midnight

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PLACE STATS
Reviews:
66
Ratings:
105
pDev:
6.96%
 
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4.68/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Great find during my weekend in IA. Will definitely be back!

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4.23/5  rDev -8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Dr_Fox
5/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of dcotom
4.44/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Unpretentious neighborhood corner grocery store featuring a "beer room" with a world-class selection of over 3,000 beers. John's boasts one of the largest selections of Belgian beers outside of Belgium, plus many from Germany, eastern Europe, and the UK as well. Everything is well organized by country and style. Go to their web site (johnsgrocery.com) and take the video tour to get a feel for what this place is like. You won't be disappointed.

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Photo of Taybeh
4.11/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Angerhaus
4.22/5  rDev -8.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of tillmac62
4.36/5  rDev -5.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Ivan52
5/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Best place for beer and spirits in all of Iowa and maybe beyond.

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Photo of burtonryan
4.31/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Photo of mrjbrown27
4.44/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of hoosier222002
4.42/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of YodersBeerEmporium
4.84/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Photo of elkinbrown
4.57/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of wapcap
3.57/5  rDev -22.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

A small grocery downtown.
They seemed to have a good selection. Nothing blew me away though. Its a grocery store so you can get some foods of course.
I'd recommend stopping if you are in the area.

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Photo of spacecake9
4.75/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Great place, a real surprise in Iowa. Lots of great beer to choose from. Most of the American craft beers are in the cooler so they are ready for drinking!

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Photo of ALC82
4.66/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Photo of Reinbeck11
4.67/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of JessLehn
4.89/5  rDev +6.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Best beer selection in town!

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Photo of jak
4.29/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of Doctor_Bogenbroom
4.38/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

It's a little cramped, but it has a good selection and you are going to get decent service. Definitely worth going to if you are in the area.

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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of heyheymdn
5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of NathanStelter
5/5  rDev +8.7%

Always stop in here when I'm in Iowa City...selection is consistently strong and broad.

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Photo of Spike-likes-beer
5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of beersdmf17
4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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John's Grocery Inc. in Iowa City, IA
Place rating: 4.6 out of 5 with 105 ratings
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