1. Maxwell’s Beach Cafe, Okoboji
Maxwell’s Beach Cafe offers lunch and dinner, with a variety of seafood, sandwiches and other tasty dishes. Their open air deck and views of lake Okoboji are stunning.
2. The Port on Lake Panorama, Yale
The Port on Lake Panorama offers just that: panoramic lake views on their restaurant deck or at their fun tiki bar. So settle in, get a great meal and fruity drink, and pretend you’re a million miles away from it all.
3. Louie's Lakeside Bistro & BBQ, Moravia
Stare out at Lake Rathbun while you enjoy some amazing barbecue and a cocktail or two at Louie's Lakeside Bistro & Barbecue.
4. Bev’s On The River, Sioux City
Located in Sioux City, Bev's On The River offers beautiful river views while you enjoy great food. They’re well-known for their Sunday Brunch, every Sunday from 10am to 2pm.
5. Offshore Bar & Grill, Bellevue
The Off Shore Bar & Grill offers stunning views of the Mississippi River, along with a delicious selection of burgers and other tasty things, like loaded baked potato fries and deep fried cheddar cubes. Yum.
6. The View Bar & Grill, Dubuque
Another Mississippi-side restaurant, you can enjoy beautiful views, live music and great pizza and sandwiches.
7. Go Fish Marina Bar & Grill
Go Fish Marina Bar & Grill has a large deck overlooking the Mississippi with plenty of seafood options, like fish n’ chips, blackened Mahi Mahi tacos or smoked Alaska Sockeye Salmon.
8. PM Park, Clear Lake
At this unique restaurant, you can relax at colorful picnic tables right by the lovely Clear Lake and choose from a large menu of classic American entrees, salads, wraps, burgers and more.
9. Catfish Charlies, Dubuque
Catfish Charlies offers Mississippi River views and amazing seafood dishes like crab stuffed shrimp, walleye, bourbon salmon and twin lobster tails.
10. The General Store Pub, Stone City
The General Store Pub is a fun and laid back place with a back deck overlooking the Wapsipinicon River. Enjoy some live music and specialty burgers like the BerryGoudaburger, topped with smoked Gouda, bacon and caramelized onions, or Wapsi Willies, fresh caught shrimp caught daily right in their backyard.