11 Unassuming Restaurants To Add To Your Iowa Dining Bucket List

When it comes to restaurants, you can’t always judge a book by its cover. Sometimes, the most unassuming, no-frills places are the ones that serve the most mind-blowing food. Iowa is full of such places – low on pretension or gimmicks, and big on what matters most – making great food with excellent service. The following are 11 of our favorite unassuming restaurants to add to your Iowa dining bucket list.

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Have you eaten at any of these spots? What were your favorites? Did we miss any? Let us know in the comments. Want to add more awesome places to your culinary bucket list? This Ultimate Burger Bucket List In Iowa Will Make Your Mouth Water.