Experience the culinary charm of Southwest Iowa. As you criss-cross the countryside visiting these 12 communities, you'll dine on everything from elegant panini sandwiches to deep-fried-to-perfection tenderloins.
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Tobey Jack's Steakhouse, located on the Wabash Trace Nature Trail, is the perfect place for a relaxed and casual lunch or dinner.
Vine Street Cellars, Bella Terre Winery, King's Crossing Winery and Keg Creek Brewery offer you a wide variety of red and white wines made with local grapes or a unique microbrew that is a little bit upscale, a little bit down-home. For a casual lunch or dinner, check out Doodles Grill or have a bite at Tom & Tiff's.
Whether you're looking for a gourmet triple tall non-fat raspberry vanilla latte with extra foam, a homemade scone or want to dine on homemade meals in their cozy atmosphere, they'll treat you right at the Classic Cafe.
Find your Sanctuary in this church turned restaurant as you enjoy made-from-scratch favorites. Or spend an evening at M's Fine Dining and enjoy the atmosphere in this restored historic building. Have a sip at the Wabash Wine Co. while tasting homemade bread with specialty dipping sauces. Or enjoy everyday family fare while savoring a pint of the Depot Microbrewery's favorite bock or wheat.
Fountain Perk has just the right blend of coffee, pastries, breakfast items and lunch specials to start your day out right. If you want a chance to catch up with friends over a great meal and selection of adult-version drinks, step on out to the Red Coach Inn & Restaurant.
Looking for a gourmet dinner, a fabulous dessert or a specialty item that can only be found at Our Daily Bread? It will soon become the go-to spot for your next southwest Iowa vacation.
Sweet Joy will abound after you have sampled the diverse paninis, gelatos and specialty coffee drinks along with a sweet treat for your sweet tooth.
Looking for an outrageous tenderloin with a piece of homemade pie? Come join the conversation at TJ's Cafe.
Maybe you're in the mood for something Down Right Delicious to start your morning? Take a break and enjoy one of the Garrison Coffee House specials or traditional American fare at Vaughn's Cafe. Looking for an evening outing spot? Check out J Bruner's, J's Pizza & Steakhouse or the Ice House Restaurant. For a creative outing, visit the Painting Barn Studio and sip some wine or beer with friends while painting.
Who wouldn't want Dessert First? And it would be lovely to stop at Frosty Trete on a hot summer's day.
Sit on the deck of the Floating Vine at the Corning Winery as you sip one of their award-winning wines. Book a couple tables at the Fickle Frog for a luncheon to tantalize your tastebuds. Start your day or sneak in an afternoon treat at Sweet Desires Bakery or select dinner from the new gourmet menu at Happy Hollow Country Club.
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If you're looking for a juicy steak, Greek salad or gyro, A & G Pizza Steakhouse and Lounge will make a great stop. Or if you're looking for a boutique bakery, full lunch menu or a frozen meal-to-go, you'll satisfy your tastebuds at Upper Crust Culinary Creations.