Iowa September 17, 2018
The 8 Very Best Milkshakes You Can Possibly Find In Iowa
There’s nothing like finding a great milkshake maker. These tasty treats are perfect for ice cream addicts and anyone with a sweet tooth, and it can be hard to find one that’s truly made right! Luckily, Iowans don’t have any trouble tracking down delicious desserts, and some of our diners, restaurants, and bars make up the best shakes you’ll ever try. Below, you’ll find a few of the spots that truly stand out.
1. Central Standard Craft Beer and Burgers, Waukee
Central Standard is far more than just a burger bar with a beer list. Their milkshakes are outrageous, with toppings that overlfow their glasses and a variety of flavors that will make you believe anything is possible.
Address: 1222 SE University Ave, Waukee, IA 50263
2. The Filling Station, Madrid
The Filling Station is an old fashioned diner that serves up tasty malts and shakes. Enjoy a classic vanilla, chocolate, or strawberry shake, or try one of their creative creations. Whatever you order is sure to become one of your favorite treats in town.
Address: 129 S Water St, Madrid, IA 50156
3. Junction Creamery, Osceola
Junction Creamery is a small ice cream shop known for their "Twister" shakes. Try one loaded with toppings like their minty "Oscar the Grouch", or something that gives the illusion of healthiness like their triple berry cheesecake shake.e
Address: 212 E McLane St, Osceola, IA 50213
4. Over the Top, Pleasant Hill
Over the Top is a perfect little ice cream shop that actually makes their own ice cream, in store! With over 30 homemade flavors to choose from, designing your perfect shake is easy.
Address: 8439, 955 NE 56th St, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
5. Zombie Burger + Shake Lab, Ankeny
Zombie Burger and Shake Lab is the place to go for the most creative milkshakes in Iowa. Pick your flavor and choose from a huge selection of toppings to make a dessert that you will fall in love with.
Address: 1550 N Ankeny Blvd #100, Ankeny, IA 50023
6. Drake Diner, Des Moines
Drake Diner makes simple shakes that are perfect for topping off a diner meal, like a burger and fries. This greasy spoon landmark is the place to go when you're looking to step back in time.
Address: 1111 25th St, Des Moines, IA 50311
7. Hamburg Inn No. 2
The Hamburg Inn No. 2 is No. 1 to many Iowa milkshake lovers! Try a classic strawberry shake or choose from one of their numerous creations for an old-fashioned treat.
Address: 214 N Linn St, Iowa City, IA 52245
8. Hickory Park, Ames
Hickory Park is known for their BBQ, but regulars will tell you the dessert is the best part of a meal here! Choose from one of over 40 different shake creations to finish off an unforgettable meal.
Address: 1404 S Duff Ave, Ames, IA 50010
Of course, you can always find a tasty malt at one of
Iowa’s old-fashioned drive-ins, so plan a trip for a fun family night out. Have you found the perfect milkshake in Iowa? Tell us about it in the comments below!