These 11 Restaurants In Iowa Don’t Look Like Much… But WOW, They’re Good

They say you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover; some of the best ones are a little worn, a little rough around the edges. The same goes for restaurants. Some of the best ones don’t worry about outward appearances, instead, they focus on what really matters: the food. You won’t find fancy facades or decadent decorations at these 11 restaurants in Iowa, and although they may not look like much on the outside, the food is out of this world.

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What are some more delicious, hole-in-the-wall restaurants in Iowa?