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    Frank Lloyd Wright house

    About 25 miles east of Waterloo, just south of 20 near Quasqueton is cedar rock park. The Walter house, built by Frank Lloyd Wright is open for tours. This house is just as Wright designed it. Few Wright homes are open for tours and fewer yet have all their original furnishing. The tour is free, but donations are accepted.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 72r60/7 View Post
    food and points of interest.
    Each year the Des Moines Register chooses the 10 best burgers in Iowa.
    Here's the list for 2017.

    The list, in alphabetical order:

    Ankeny Diner, Ankeny
    BeerBurger, North Liberty
    BW’s Burgers, West Des Moines
    Doc’s Stadium Bar & Grill, Jefferson
    Down Right Delicious, Clarinda
    Elm’s Club, Creston
    Saucy Focaccia, Cedar Rapids
    Smokin’ Hereford, Storm Lake
    The Irish Shanti, Elgin
    Vaughn’s Café and Bakery, Clarinda

    https://www.desmoinesregister.com/st...owa/308276001/


    Here's the winners from the last 5 years for the best Pork Tenderloin.

    2017 Grid Iron Sports Bar and Grill, Webster City

    2016: Nick's, Des Moines

    2015: Belmond Drive-In, Belmond

    2014: Lucky Pig Pub & Grill, Ogden

    2013: River Rock Café, Mount Pleasant

    Nick's is 9 miles south west of the fairgrounds on Army Post Road.
    https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Iowa...41.5261722!3e0
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lee View Post
    Each year the Des Moines Register chooses the 10 best burgers in Iowa.
    Here's the list for 2017.

    The list, in alphabetical order:

    Ankeny Diner, Ankeny
    BeerBurger, North Liberty
    BW’s Burgers, West Des Moines
    Doc’s Stadium Bar & Grill, Jefferson
    Down Right Delicious, Clarinda
    Elm’s Club, Creston
    Saucy Focaccia, Cedar Rapids
    Smokin’ Hereford, Storm Lake
    The Irish Shanti, Elgin
    Vaughn’s Café and Bakery, Clarinda

    https://www.desmoinesregister.com/st...owa/308276001/


    Here's the winners from the last 5 years for the best Pork Tenderloin.

    2017 Grid Iron Sports Bar and Grill, Webster City

    2016: Nick's, Des Moines

    2015: Belmond Drive-In, Belmond

    2014: Lucky Pig Pub & Grill, Ogden

    2013: River Rock Café, Mount Pleasant

    Nick's is 9 miles south west of the fairgrounds on Army Post Road.
    https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Iowa...41.5261722!3e0
    We are staying in Clive ... any close bye?
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    Best Pork Tenderloin

    Quote Originally Posted by Lee View Post
    Each year the Des Moines Register chooses the 10 best burgers in Iowa.
    Here's the list for 2017.

    The list, in alphabetical order:

    Ankeny Diner, Ankeny
    BeerBurger, North Liberty
    BW’s Burgers, West Des Moines
    Doc’s Stadium Bar & Grill, Jefferson
    Down Right Delicious, Clarinda
    Elm’s Club, Creston
    Saucy Focaccia, Cedar Rapids
    Smokin’ Hereford, Storm Lake
    The Irish Shanti, Elgin
    Vaughn’s Café and Bakery, Clarinda

    https://www.desmoinesregister.com/st...owa/308276001/


    Here's the winners from the last 5 years for the best Pork Tenderloin.

    2017 Grid Iron Sports Bar and Grill, Webster City

    2016: Nick's, Des Moines

    2015: Belmond Drive-In, Belmond

    2014: Lucky Pig Pub & Grill, Ogden

    2013: River Rock Café, Mount Pleasant

    Nick's is 9 miles south west of the fairgrounds on Army Post Road.
    https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Iowa...41.5261722!3e0
    Have you tried Smitty's on Army Post Road? It is my understanding that they have been there since 1964.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gsinnc View Post
    We are staying in Clive ... any close bye?
    BW Burgers is the closest. 4 miles south of Clive.
    https://www.facebook.com/BWs-Burgers-1452535648394981/

    https://www.google.com/maps/dir/BW's...=en&authuser=0

    Next is Nick's at 15 miles, then Ankeny Dinner at 20 miles.
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    Quote Originally Posted by billspurgeon View Post
    Have you tried Smitty's on Army Post Road? It is my understanding that they have been there since 1964.
    I have not been there but I hear it's good. Only a couple blocks from Nick's, so a person can try both and compare
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    Burgers

    Quote Originally Posted by Lee View Post
    Each year the Des Moines Register chooses the 10 best burgers in Iowa.
    Here's the list for 2017.

    The list, in alphabetical order:

    Ankeny Diner, Ankeny
    BeerBurger, North Liberty
    BW’s Burgers, West Des Moines
    Doc’s Stadium Bar & Grill, Jefferson
    Down Right Delicious, Clarinda
    Elm’s Club, Creston
    Saucy Focaccia, Cedar Rapids
    Smokin’ Hereford, Storm Lake
    The Irish Shanti, Elgin
    Vaughn’s Café and Bakery, Clarinda
    Doesn't The Gunderburger qualify?? Gunder. Iowa
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    Quote Originally Posted by R1100rtp View Post
    Doesn't The Gunderburger qualify?? Gunder. Iowa
    They made the top 10 list.
    The Irish Shanti.
    http://www.thegunderburger.com/
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