The best indicator of a favorite local restaurant/pub is a full parking lot. Showing up twenty five minutes early for a 7:30 appointment and not able to find a parking spot right away prompted the question, "Was it a good idea to have a meeting here on a Friday night?"
It all turned out ok. The wait for a table was about a half-hour, the rest of the meeting party showing up around 7:30 didn't have a long wait at all. It was a bit loud around the bar area, but it was after all a Friday night.
The food was great, the service was top notch, the prices very reasonable. The Wigatoni - a signature dish - was outstanding as usual. Another in the group stated that the fish & chips were the best he had ever eaten. That's what's so great about the Wig & Pen, consistency. The always good food and friendly service are why it's a favorite place for so many people.
The Wig & Pen is located at: 1220 Hwy 6 W, Iowa City, IA. 52246 PH: 319-354-2767