Sanctuary Pub

Welcome to Sanctuary Pub! With an ever changing beer lineup, great food, and unique environment, you won’t ever want to leave. Belly up and try something new. We have over 20 beers on tap. Or have a seat in the Red Room and indulge in some of the best food in Iowa City. Add in live music regularly and you won’t want to leave.


Open daily for lunch 11AM (Sundays at 4PM) - Bar Close

Happy Hour specials daily
4 - 6
$1 off Drafts
$2 off Wine by the glass
$8 Pub Burger & Pint of Lager
Mondays are Happy Hour Every Hour!

Sundays are 1/2 off
All Pizza All Day!

Kitchen open until 10 Sunday-Thursday and 11 Friday and Saturday!




(319) 351-5692

405 S Gilbert St, Iowa City, IA 52240

We are so Social

2 days ago

Sanctuary Pub

Come on in for a tasty lunch! Added bonus-that Jennings boy will be here from 12-3:30 ... See MoreSee Less

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5 days ago

Sanctuary Pub

Looking for Jelly Legs? Look no further— we’ve got it at the Sanctuary. Stop by to try this imperial sour, made with tart cherries and raspberries, from Surly Brewing. 10oz for $10. ... See MoreSee Less

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7 days ago

Sanctuary Pub

Looking for the perfect spot for your holiday party? Come check out the Red Room at the Sanctuary! ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

Sanctuary Pub

Come warm up with a cup or bowl of our new gluten free beef stew— beef, potatoes, carrots, and onions in a rich broth, served with homemade bread and fresh-cut parsley.

Bowls $5.50
Cups $3.50 or add it as a side to any meal for $2!
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3 weeks ago

Sanctuary Pub

New on tap: Big Grove Turtle Hunter 🐢Come in and try this New England style hazy IPA from right here in Iowa City! ... See MoreSee Less

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Upcoming Events

  1. Harper & Lee

    November 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  2. Ross Clowser Quartet

    November 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  3. Steve Grismore Trio

    November 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  4. Blake Shaw Trio

    November 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm