Iowa City, IA Restaurant

Motley Cow Cafe

Motley Cow Café offers a unique dining experience in Iowa City, IA with a long list of dishes that can satisfy your taste buds. We use local and organic ingredients as a rule for flavor, freshness, and health. All dishes are made to order. We use organic ingredients whenever possible.

We change our menu regularly to represent the local products available to us. Knowing our sources personally gives us confidence in the quality of each ingredient and the method with which it was raised

Restaurant - Iowa City, IA - Motley Cow Cafe

Learn More About Motley Cow Cafe:

  • Starters - ciabarra and olive oil, House-marinated olives, cheeses, and more
  • Soups and salads - lettuce salad with sherry vinaigrette or cumin-buttermilk dressing, grilled baja shrimp salad
  • Supper - sandwich, pizza, penne bolognese, and potato-crusted tart
  • Dinner - grilled pork chop, whole-grilled rainbow trout, grilled pavelka point lamb chops, wood oven-roasted salt pork farm chicken
  • Dessert - key lime pie, truffle, cardamom funnel cake, black forest chocolate torte, honey buttermilk panna cotta

Call Motley Cow Café at 319-248-7899 for reservations or catering details, or visit

Contact Information


Motley Cow Cafe  160 N. Linn St., Iowa City, IA 52245
Motley Cow Cafe
160 N. Linn St.
Iowa City, IA 52245

Hours of Business:
Monday to Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday brunch: 9:30am - 2:30pm