Iowa Dining July 24, 2019
The Historic Iowa Smokehouse That Serves The Best Old Fashioned Parlor Sundaes Around
Iowa is home to some fine food – including authentic and mouthwatering barbecue. In fact, the best smokehouse in the state is also home to the best sundaes in Iowa, and you’ll want to plan a trip to this local landmark as soon as you can.
Hickory Park is an Iowa tradition. This Ames Smokehouse opened in 1970 and quickly became a neighborhood favorite.
This restaurant is a place to gather for delicious food and friendly service. You'll feel right at home here.
You might have to wait for your table, as Hickory Park is the worst kept secret in town.
Their famous smoked ribs, chicken, pork, and brisket draw foodies from all over the midwest to feast.
Homemade sides like mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, and baked beans pair perfectly with the main meal.
Hickory Park is also known for making enormous one-pound burgers, like the Stacked Pounder. This burger features grilled ham, crispy bacon, mushrooms, lettuce, two types of cheese, and three oversized onion rings.
Every meal at Hickory Park should end with one of their famous old fashioned ice cream sundaes. They have more than 50 creations on the menu!
Splurge on a banana split, order a bake shop cake sundae, try a Pepperment Patty candy bar sundae, or even pick an old fashioned shake.
No matter which you choose, your sweet tooth will appreciate the best sundaes in Iowa after a hearty meal.
Address: 1404 S. Duff Avenue, Ames, IA, 50010
Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
For more delicious brisket and bbq in the Hawkeye State, read
This Down Home BBQ Restaurant In Iowa Serves Ribs That Fall Right Off The Bone.