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Johns groceryJohn’s Grocery has been integral to the history of Iowa City since John Alberhasky bought the grocery business in 1948.  But the history of the building goes back a century further.  In fact, the State of Iowa itself is only two years older than 401 E.Market Street, which was built in 1848.  Since then the building has been a grocery store, an apartment building, a saloon, a barbershop, a fire station, office space, and even a factory for the Ernste Manufacturing Company.

No matter the variation, the building has always functioned as a service to the community.  We honor that history by continuing to provide Iowa City and surrounding communities with great products and service. 

Deli & Bakery

Cocktails & Spirits


Store Hours
Sunday: 9am to 12am
Monday - Thursday: 7:30am to 12am
Friday - Saturday: 7:30am to 2am

Contact Us
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (319) 337-2183
401 E. Market St. Iowa City, IA

via johnsgrocery.com




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