Sweet Joy Shoppe

Sweet Joy Shoppe, located in Atlantic, Iowa, is one of the area’s true hidden gems. The shop is known for their amazing homemade gelato, delicious paninis, delightful chocolates, strong coffee, rich espresso and hearty soups – and is the perfect spot for a quick lunch, a morning latte, or even a place to meet friends over a delicious espresso and pastry.

The shop also features a small gift shop – stocked with books, toys, the work of local artists, and unique gifts. Every Wednesday, the shop is open late for Italian Night, and many locals made visiting Sweet Joy Shoppe for Italian food their weekly dinner outing or date night.