Tavern Blue brings mini golf, Neapolitan pizza to Coralville

The nautical-themed indoor, miniature golf course at Tavern Blue, 805 Second St., in Coralville. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)

CORALVILLE — Summer may be drawing to a close, but Tavern Blue’s warm vibes are just getting started.

With nine holes of mini golf, diners at Tavern Blue, opening the week of Aug. 16 at 805 Second St., can enjoy a beach-side bar and restaurant any time of year.

“It’s designed to bring the beach to Iowa, that’s the idea,” said majority owner Karim Abdel-Malek.

The sprawling 15,000 square-foot space, previously home to retail stores, has undergone extensive renovations over the past year

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