These 8 Secret Restaurants In Iowa Are Well Worth Finding

Iowa’s dining scene is unique – we’ve got world famous restaurants, the Ice Cream capital of the world, a James Beard Steakhouse… and hundreds of tiny, hole in the walls that remain hometown favorites. If you’re trying to track down the best hidden Iowa restaurants, check out these best kept secrets that will be so worth driving to find.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Do you love any of these Iowa classics? Be sure to spread the word – support our local businesses and help you friends find the best kept secrets in the state! When you fall in love with a hidden Iowa restaurant, you’ll be amazed you didn’t make the trip sooner.