As if Iowa wasn’t already beautiful enough—now, thanks to a number of iconic rooftop bars, you can take in the gorgeous sights of some of the state’s most beautiful cities via a bird’s-eye view too. Here are some of the best rooftop bars in Iowa to visit on your next evening outing.
Food & Drink
Food and drinks in Iowa including best restaurants.
From jambalaya and pasta to traditional fried chicken and mac and cheese, these Iowa restaurants specialize in crafting comforting food for the soul.
With three Iowa locations, Falbo Bros Pizzeria is a casual and easily accessible dining destination serving more than just delicious pizza. The long-time favorite also tempts taste buds with subs, salads, wings and more.
Feedwell Kitchen & Bakery is located on the northeast side of Cedar Rapids, just on the edge of Cedar Rapids and Marion. Opened in September of 2020, Feedwell’s mission is to “feed people well” with its delicious selection of baked goods and breakfast and lunch dishes, as its name suggests.
From 50-year-old doughnut institutions to quirky bakeries with bold flavors, perk up your morning routine with a sweet treat from one of the top Des Moines doughnut shops.
Vivian’s Soul Food is located on the southwest side of Cedar Rapids, just minutes from downtown, and specializes in soul food and bringing traditional Southern meals to Eastern Iowa. Its mission is to “bring people of all walks of life and backgrounds together through soul food.”
Feb. 22 marks National Margarita Day, and to celebrate, here are five Iowa restaurants and bars for sipping your favorite salt-rimmed tipple.
Urban Cellar, located in West Des Moines, opened in 2019 after major renovations. This local, family-owned restaurant features modern décor and American cuisine and is home to a small market as part of its unique concept.
Fong’s Pizza is a funky pizza place that has taken traditional Chinese dishes and created them into pizza, counting Alton Brown, Jim Gaffigan, Adam Richman and Killswitch Engage as celebrity fans. Fong’s Pizza has four locations throughout Iowa, with the original being in the heart of Downtown Des Moines.
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we’ve got chocolate on the brain. Whether you’re craving truffles, fudge or chocolate-covered strawberries, here are the top Des Moines chocolateries to put those sweet-tooth pangs to rest.