This Remote Restaurant In Iowa Will Take You A Million Miles Away From Everything

It’s nice to just get out of town, take a deep breath and enjoy some peace, quiet and relaxation. This restaurant is remote enough to take you away from the daily grind, and good enough to provide you a memorable dining experience. The Gathering Table Restaurant at the Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center is just outside the tiny town of Orient, Iowa, and it brings new meaning to the term farm-to-table. Not only are you served your meal in a restored barn, the ingredients are provided by food harvested from the gardens on-site, so you know your meal is going to be fresh, delicious and unforgettable.

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Lunches and dinners are served on Fridays in the Gathering Barn from 11 am to 1 pm and 5:30 to 8 pm, March through October. Make sure to give them a call to make reservations in advance at 641-337-5019, and keep in mind that they’re closed on certain dates for private events. Located at 2773 290th Street, Orient, IA.

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