The finest selection of imported beer and microbrews in the state of Iowa, carefully chosen by our experts.



A hand-selected collection encompassing all major appellations, represented in both old and new world styles.



Iowa City’s best selection of high-end spirits, including rare and prized bottles.


Weddings & Events

From small to large events, we have your catering needs covered.

Featured Products

Big Grove Arms Race

6pk 12oz cans – $9.99

Buffalo Trace Bourbon


Casal Garcia Vinho Verde


Cobra Verde

$2.99/each or 2 for $5

John’s Grocery has been integral to the history of Iowa City since John and Erma 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, a fire station, an apartment building, a saloon, a barbershop, and even a toiletry factory for the Ernste Manufacturing Company. No matter what 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.

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