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Iowa is known as one of the safest states to live in, which adds to its appeal as a place to visit. With many attractions and things to do, you’re bound to work up an appetite for one of the many local dishes - and there are many! Iowa offers typical restaurant meals from almost any culture imaginable with many of the ingredients being grown in the area. You’ll also see foods iconic to Iowa, such as a loose meat sandwich called Maid Rite, rhubarb pie, Iowa chops, and taco pizza. Although specific to Des Moines, the steak de burgo is a popular item throughout the state. Don't miss some of Iowa's classic corn on the cob.

Frequently asked questions

The best reviewed restaurant in Des Moines is Noir

The best vegan restaurants in Des Moines are 801 Chophouse – Des Moines, Fresko and Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Clive

The best vegetarian restaurants in Des Moines are Ruth's Chris Steak House - West Des Moines, HoQ and Fresko

The restaurants with the best service in Des Moines are LP - Street Food, Wissota Chophouse - Ottumwa and Wasabi - Ankeny

The restaurants with the best ambiance in Des Moines are 30hop Coralville, LP - Street Food and 30hop Ankeny

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