Iowa Is Home To The Best Loose Meat Sandwiches And Here Are The 8 Places To Find Them

Whether you call them Taverns, Loose Meat Sandwiches, or Maid-Rites, there’s no question that the best places to find these sandwiches are right here in Iowa. Nobody’s really sure exactly when Iowans started eating these sandwiches – tales of their origin trace back to Sioux City and Muscatine. Wherever they came from – once they were here, they were here to stay! Make it a point to try every one on this list and decide for yourself who the king of the beef truly is!

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