Top Iowa City Bars
18 S Clinton St
Iowa City, IA
3/5 with 27 votes
15 User Reviews & Comments
September 29, 2010
Jakes has cleaned up their downstairs level, new lighting, new staff, definitely a nice place to go hang out downstairs, and if u wanna dance, the upstairs rocks, dark clubby feel without all the pretentiousness of other iowa city clubs. Give it a shot!
February 28, 2010
Well all you people that are hating on jakes are just stupid. I went there for my birthday and had an amazing time! it was fun and crowded and everyone was dancing on the second floor. It was amazingly a great night. The bouncers and bartenders were nice, cheap and tasty drinks, and great music! so all you new people who haven‘t been there go and try out the second floor if you like to dance! its a good time
December 11, 2009
This is the WORST bar in Iowa City. Terrible staff and an even worse DJ. I‘ve never had a good experience here
July 26, 2009
One of the worst bars anywhere. Underage everywhere and drunk. Don‘t bother.
March 7, 2008
Great Bar For All Types of People. DJs at Jakes and Summit both are amazing....gets crazy...good drinks...they‘ve cleaned up a lot of the riff raff there!!! Give it a GO!!!
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February 14, 2008
worst bar in iowa city, unless your 18 and still think its a "cool" place to hang out.
February 2, 2008
This is the place that everybody is afraid to admit they like, but always hang out there. I kinda like the place too. Diverse college crowd and cheap drinks. Usually pretty busy.
January 30, 2008
its great to hangout with your friends downstairs and have a couple drinks and talk then u can go upstairs and dance and party!
January 11, 2008
wed. card nights enough said!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
December 6, 2007
I‘ve never been in a place that sucked so much in my life.
November 10, 2007
Loud and dark, in the worst way. Avoid at all costs unless you‘re not the one who‘s buying.
June 29, 2007
Great place to just chill and relax w/friends. Not top of the line, but the environment is nice if you are in the know. Just pull up a chair to the bar, and let the night unfold.
June 26, 2007
its a fuckin frat bar. If you‘re not a slut...and you don‘t have greek letters across your cest-don‘t go there.
June 22, 2007
This is quite possibly the worst establishment in all of Iowa. It‘s dirty, usually packed and full of underaged people who go there because they aren‘t afraid of getting busted with an MIP. If they gave negative ratings I‘d probably give this bar a negative 5.
May 14, 2007
awsome place to just go and hang out, very nice
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