About Us

Award Winning Cuisine

Formosa is a restaurant with great service, great atmosphere, fresh sushi, and great drinks! Located at the ground level of Hotel Vetro in the beautiful Downtown Iowa City.Explore Our Menu

Come In For Dinner

We offer a modern environment that welcomes a variety of social gatherings. Before trying our wonderful menu, take a seat in our lounge and try one of our many specialty martinis or sake selections!Make A Reservation

Weekly Specials

Come in and sample some of our delicious weekly specials including: signature rolls, martinis and sake bombs!View Our Specials

Award Winning Cuisine

Formosa is a restaurant with great service, great atmosphere, fresh sushi, and great drinks! Located at the ground level of Hotel Vetro in the beautiful Downtown Iowa City.Explore Our Menu

Come In For Dinner

We offer a modern environment that welcomes a variety of social gatherings. Before trying our wonderful menu, take a seat in our lounge and try one of our many specialty martinis or sake selections!Make A Reservation

One of the top Sushi and Asian Fusion restaurants in the Midwest

Formosa is located in the heart of Downtown Iowa City. Situated in the ground level of Hotel Vetro, our modern architectural features are sure to catch your eye. We are known for a lively, energetic, and friendly atmosphere. Whether you are a local resident or visiting Iowa City for business, Formosa welcomes you to a dining experience that is a staple of the University of Iowa campus life.
 
Formosa is a wonderful place to celebrate a special occasion, enjoy a family dinner, or simply spend time with your friends. Our Sushi and Asian Fusion menu is composed of traditional, as well as innovative items. Our Chef’s frequently enjoy adding new menu items, exerting their creativity to provide our customers with numerous mouth-watering and high quality options.

 

"We take pride in introducing our customers to the popular world of Sushi and Asian Fusion."

  

Whether it is your first time at Formosa, or you are a seasoned vet, you will be able to enjoy a tasteful meal. Our cuisine is a feast for the eyes as well as the palette, an experience that will make you come back for more! As a locally owned restaurant, we value the relationships we build with our customers and are proud of the close ties we have within the community. We are in constant contact with customers through various social media accounts and have established relationships with various organizations and non-profits.
 
Visiting Formosa is not just a dining experience; it is the start of a new friendship. We appreciate any feedback from our customers, as we strive to provide excellence in our food and service. We believe that being a part of our customer’s lives, as well as an active member of our community, enables us to provide you with the best experience possible filled with devotion and warmth.