The Mom & Pop Restaurant In Iowa That Serves The Most Mouthwatering Home Cooked Meals
This isn’t a James Beard Award winning restaurant. You may spend more gas money getting there (depending on how far you are willing to drive) than you will on lunch. You won’t agonize over the menu, as the options are quite limited. They don’t take reservations, and no one cares what you are wearing. Taylor’s Maid Rite in Marshalltown is just a hometown mom & pop joint that’s been offering pretty much the same choices since 1928. Yet, somehow, we don’t seem to get tired of their amazing and legendary maid-rite sandwiches and delicious milkshakes or their fast and friendly service.
Pull up a seat at the counter and check this place out.
If you were hoping we’d have a high-flying super-fancy option for you here, don’t be sad. Just give Taylor’s Maid-Rite in Marshalltown a try. It’s an Iowan hometown tradition in the heart of the state that won’t disappoint. In fact, you may find that you have a new appreciation for old-time small-town Midwestern diners that serve some of the best food in the land.
Are you from another part of Iowa and wishing we would feature an amazing mom and pop joint in your town? Please tell us about your favorite hometown restaurant!
Here’s an article featuring great small-town restaurants from all over the state that you’ll want to visit:
Rachel lives in eastern Iowa. She was born in Wisconsin, but only lived there for a few weeks before her parents realized how much better Iowa was and moved. She believes in serial commas, kindness, and good food.