209 W 5th Street

Waterloo, Iowa 50701

  (319) 232-3014

Blue Zone Restaurant

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The Blue Zones Projectis a community well-being improvement initiative designed to make healthy choices easier through permanent changes to environment, policy, and social networks. Its mission is to lead and ignite community-by-community well-being transformation, where people live and work together in Blue Zones Communities™ for a better life. The Brown Bottle became a Blue Zone restaurant in February 2014. Our Blue Zone Menu offers guests a smaller portion of popular dishes as a healthy option.


Blue Zone Menu


Two slices of a dense Italian bread topped with marinated tomatoes and baked with mozzarella cheese.
Add Pesto 2.00


Garlic Bread

Two pieces of bakery fresh French bread, hand sliced and topped with a garlic butter.
Add Mozzarella 2.00
Add Pizza Sauce and Mozzarella 2.25


Seasoned Chicken Salad

A mixed greens salad topped with red onion slices, cucumbers, tomatoes, black olives, and a seasoned chicken breast. Served with two of our handmade toasties. your choice of one of our house made dressings.


Spaghetti Marinara

A plate of tasty, steaming pasta topped with Tangy marinara sauce.



Chunky tomato marinara sauce is topped on your choice of a tender tube of pasta stuffed with your choice of:
-Three cheese blend
-Seasoned beef mixture
Baked to perfection!


Chicken Fiorentina ♥

A single breast of chicken basked with our homemade chunky, tomato marinara sauce, garnished with ham strips and sliced black olives. Served with your choice of side: steamed vegetables or spaghetti marinara.



A choice, 4-ounce filet of salmon gently baked with your choice of:
-Wine mushroom sauce topped with capers
-Herbed butter dill sauce
Served with your choice of side: steamed vegetables or spaghetti marinara.


One Scoop Blue Bunny Vanilla Ice Cream

Choice of topping: chocolate, strawberries, or cherries.