Interestingly, as far as we can tell, the oldest fast-food chain in the world is A&W, a chain that was founded in 1919. But the oldest fast food restaurant in Iowa, according to MSN Travel, at least, opened its doors just a few years after that. It’s still going strong nearly a hundred years later, and you may have heard of it before: Maid-Rite.
Find the location nearest you on the Maid-Rite website here so you can head over to sample the oldest fast food restaurant in Iowa soon. Interestingly, Iowa has quite a few local fast-food chains. B-Bops and Casey’s are two more examples. Food – it’s one of the many things we do well here in Iowa!
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