Cortado Mediterranean Cafe

Cortado Mediterranean Cafe and Coffee in Iowa City

Coffee Bar

Cappuccino / Latte$3.25$4.10$4.90
Matcha Latte$4.00$4.80$5.60
Reg Drip Coffee / Decaf$2.95$3.40$4.15
Pour Over Coffee$2.95$3.25$4.50
Red Eye$3.40$3.80$4.55
Cafe au Lait$3.40$3.80$4.55
Chai Latte$4.05$4.85$5.85
Hot Chocolate$3.70$4.40$5.45
Iced Coffee / Iced Tea$3.75$4.25$4.75
Cold Brew$4.00$4.75$5.75
Iced Cappuccino Latte$4.25$4.90$5.60
Iced Mochaccino$4.40$5.40$6.40
Iced Chai Latte$4.30$5.00$5.95
Iced Chocolate$4.30$5.00$6.05
Espresso Shot / Flavor Shot$0.85


Rainbow Salad

Romaine, arugula, avocado, cucumber, radish, curly carrot, roasted pepper, tomato, red onion

Chicken Ceasar Salad

Grilled chicken breast, parmigiano-reggiano, croutons, caesar dressing, romaine

Tuna Salad

Tuna, artichoke heart, boiled egg, cherry tomato, black olives, romaine

Mediterranean Salad

Chickpeas, hard-boiled egg, cucumber, cherry tomato, onion, parsley, romaine

Beet Salad

Diced beets, apple, sheep's milk feta, walnuts, arugula

Greek Salad

Kalamata olives, feta, cucumber, tomato, red onion, romaine

Italian Salad

Mozzarella, basil, cherry tomato, red onion, croutons, romaine

Deconstructed Falafel Bowl

Add Pita $1.00
Hummus, romaine, tomato, cucumber, onion, pickle, falafel, tahini

Cortado Meal for 2

8 oz hummus, 2 pitas, 10 falafel, 1 order of fries

Cortado Meal for 4

16 oz hummus, 6 pitas, 20 falafel, 1 salad of choice, 2 orders of fries
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Bakery & Breakfast

Yogurt and Fruit Parfait


Fresh Fruit



Choice of milk (extra charges for alternatives)
(add fruit or nuts for $0.50)

Bagel with Cream Cheese or Butter

(add ham or bacon $1.00) or (bacon pepper sausage $1.50)

Ciabatta with Cream Cheese or Butter

(add ham or bacon $1.00) or (bacon pepper sausage $1.50)

Bagel with Egg & Cheese


Ciabatta with Egg & Cheese

(add ham or bacon $1.00) or (bacon pepper sausage $1.50)

Ultimate Croissant

Egg, swiss, bacon, cream cheese, romaine, tomato

Ultimate Wrap

Egg, bacon, ham, cheese, tomato, onion

Ham and Swiss Croissant

Ham, swiss cheese, seasoned mayo

Perfect Hawaiian Wrap

Egg, bacon pepper sausage, grilled pineapple, ham, hot sauce, seasoned mayo

Wrap Royale

Smoked salmon, grilled tomatoes & onions, poached eggs, spicy mayo


Egg Salad

Egg salad, pickles, red onion, tomato, aged cheddar


Fried eggplant, hard-boiled egg, tahini, tomato, parsley


Roasted turkey, bacon, avocado, seasoned mayo, caramelized onion balsamic jam

Grilled Halumi Cheese

Halumi cheese, cream cheese, romaine, tomato, pickle


La Quercia prosciutto, salami, fresh mozzarella, roasted red pepper, basil, tomato, balsamic vinaigrette

The Smoked salmon

Lemon zest, dill, sour cream, sliced radish, red onion, tomato, trout

Tuna Salad

Tuna salad, romaine, tomato, red onion, pickle

Chicken Breast

Grilled chicken breast, sun-dried tomato spread, romaine, tomato, red onion, pesto mayo


Grilled chicken breast, red onion, sliced radish, cilantro, basil, house-made hot sauce, seasoned mayo



Side of fries



Hummus Plate

Made to order with pita

Hummus Plate W/ Any Half Salad


Labane Plate

Made to order with pita





Falafel Pita Wrap Original

Hummus, tahini, romaine, tomato, pickle, red onion, cucumber

Lamb Shawarma Pita wrap

Hummus, tahini, romaine, tomato, pickle, red onion, cucumber

Falafel Pita Wrap - El Rey

Sun-dried tomato spread, romaine, feta cheese, tomato, kalamata olives, tahini

Falafel Pita Wrap - El Sol

Egg plant, hard boiled egg, pickle, tomato, parsley, tahini

Falafel Burger

Hummus, tahini, romaine, tomato, pickle, red onion, feta cheese

Chicken Schnitzel

Hummus, romaine, tomato, red onion, hot sauce
*Egg may be cooked to order, consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food-borne illness.


Espresso being poured from a machine to make a Cortado
Man pouring craft beer into a pint glass
Group of people eating sandwiches and salads while drinking
Close up picture of Sandwiches and Salads
Women reading a book while drinking espresso drink
Freshly baked goods on a sheet pan
Close up picture of a croissant

Our Mission

We are a metropolitan-inspired, fast-paced, European style espresso bar specializing in properly prepared, high quality espresso drinks and drip coffee. We offer an assortment of freshly baked pastries and unexpected Mediterranean-inspired, nutritious sandwiches, salads, and soups.

Find Us

26 S. Clinton Street
Iowa City, Iowa
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Phone: 319.519.2340

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