Want to find out what our students think about life in Iowa City?

What’s your favorite aspect of living in, or around, Iowa City?

Danielle Beekman – “The downtown. There’s so many great restaurants, as well as the farmers market, the festivals, etc.”


Shyam Ramachandran – “Food!!! Due to the high influx of international students and professionals, Iowa City has the highest density of international cuisine and really good food.”


Sara Hanson – “I love that it is a college town. There are plenty of cultural and athletic events to keep you entertained, and it feels very safe.”


Favorite downtown activity/restaurant/bar?

Danielle Beekman – “I enjoy reading in the library downtown, and my favorite restaurant/store is the Breadgarden Market. There’s just so much good food there.”


Matt Faron – “Shorts has some good burgers, and the Moose Head has a nice on tap selection.”


Emily Beck – “I like eating at Donnolly’s, best reuben ever!”