Restaurants - American/Family Feed

The Encounter Cafe - Iowa City

The Encounter CafeA place to gather with friends and/or family and enjoy breakfast or lunch. We provide a place for study or business meetings or just good conversation. Also, serve the best coffee and espresso drinks as well as fruit smoothies.

We love our customers and hope to see you when you visit us during normal business hours.  Plan to enjoy the wonderful, made on-site, pastries in Iowa City!

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376 S Clinton St, Iowa City, IA 52240

(319) 519-2044


IHOP - Coralville, Cedar Rapids

IHOPFor 58 years, the IHOP family restaurant chain has served our world famous pancakes and a wide variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner items that are loved by people of all ages — offering an affordable, everyday dining experience with warm and friendly service.


2435 James St., Coralville
PH: 319-248-1122

2545 Edgewood Rd SW, Cedar Rapids
PH: 319-390-0077



Midtown Family Restaurants - Iowa City

Midtown Family RestaurantsTo many Iowa City families, Midtown Family Restaurants are the perfect place to grab a bite. Our restaurants are quick yet comfortable spots, with food that satisfies both kids and adults. We cater to all different ages. 

Midtown specializes in breakfast, lunch and dinner comfort foods. We bread own onion rings and tenderloins, hand cut our own chicken fried steak, and make our own brown gravy and mashed potatoes. Although it's all freshly prepared, you won't have to wait long for your feast. We like to get people in a hurry in, get them fed and get them on to the rest of their day. In addition to excellent food and service,  our staff is more than willing to accommodate.


Corridor Area Locations



Ox Yoke Inn - Amana Colonies

Ox Yoke InnThe famous Ox Yoke Inn® is a full service restaurant, founded in 1940 by William and Lina Leichsenring. The restaurant is located in the Amana Colonies in the village of Amana.  The Amana Colonies, located in eastern Iowa, are one of the State of Iowa's leading visitor attractions.  The Ox Yoke Inn is located just 20 miles south of Cedar Rapids and 20 miles west of Iowa City.  The Cedar Rapids Eastern Iowa Airport is 10 miles north.  Des Moines, the state capital, is 110 miles west on Interstate 80. The  The Ox Yoke Inn®'s nationally recognized reputation of fresh, quality cooking and “Family Style” service is based upon our unique menu offerings of old world signature entrees, and recipes featuring traditional German and American favorites.  You can eat hearty or light the choice is yours.  We serve daily breakfast, lunch, dinner and banquets. A brunch buffet is served on Sundays instead of breakfast.

The dining experience is targeted to exceed the expectations of our guest.  This is the commanding reason why guests have perpetuated our reputation.  They confidently recommend the Ox Yoke Inn® to their friends.  Each guest is treated as an invited friend to a home away from home.  The service, attitudes and standards of hospitality, make each visit more than a meal…it becomes a total commitment of sharing a family tradition.  Five generations of the Leichsenring family have worked at the Ox Yoke Inn®. Our 70 staff members invite you to come and visit the Ox Yoke Inn® - "An Amana Colonies Tradition Since 1940."

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4420 220th Trail
Amana, Iowa 52203



Perkins Restaurant and Bakery - Coralville

PerkinsFounded in 1958, Perkins® Restaurants offer consumers in 34 states and five Canadian provinces a full menu of over 90 assorted breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack and dessert items at competitive prices. Perkins signature menu items include omelettes, secret recipe buttermilk pancakes, Mammoth Muffins®, salads and Melt sandwiches. Breakfast items are available any time of day. 


819 1st Ave  Coralville

PH:  319-351-1260.


Ronneburg Restaurant - Amana

RonneburgWe have the perfect serving for every appetite!  For those that are very hungry we have our famous family style meals. We also offer a smaller plated version of each family style entree.  In addition to those choices we offer appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, desserts, and breakfast. 

We have a full bar located on the east side of our restaurant with local Millstream Brewery beers on tap.  German, domestic, and craft bottled beers. Amana fruit wine from Ackermans Winery, along with traditional grape varieties.  Liquor and mixed drinks are also available.

Ronneburg Restaurant

4408 220th Trail, Amana, Iowa 52203, United States

(319) 622-3641


Village Inn - Coralville, Iowa City

Village InnSince 1958, guests have visited Village Inn because they know they will enjoy great-tasting food and extra-friendly service in a clean and comfortable family environment. Our breakfast heritage is based on made-from-scratch buttermilk pancakes, eggs cooked any-style and a pot of hot coffee on every table.

From the moment we open our doors until we say goodnight, our guests enjoy our famous buttermilk pancakes, mouth-watering omelettes and other traditional breakfast offerings, including unlimited hot coffee refills. Our skillets, filled with an assortment of tempting ingredients and prepared by the Village Inn Skillet Experts™, make us a sought-after destination.

Rounding out our wholesome menu are more of the country's favorite foods. We offer something for everyone . . . fresh green salads, juicy burgers, all-American sandwiches, traditional dinner entreés like Chicken-Fried Steak and well-loved children's items.

We also serve a wide variety of delicious pies—French Silk, Lemon Supreme, Country Apple and Caramel Pecan Silk Supreme, to name just a few.

With over five decades of success behind us, we have corporate and franchise restaurants totaling more than 200, located in the Rocky Mountain region, the Midwest, Arizona and Florida.

While our business has grown and changed to include home-style lunches and dinners, we have not forgotten what made us a family tradition—providing good food and good feelings at a reasonable price.

Many of our guests who visited our restaurants in their youth now take their children and grandchildren to Village Inn—when they're hungry for life's simple pleasures.


2800 Commerce Dr.
Coralville, IA 52241
(319) 545-6445

#9 Sturgis Corner Dr.
Iowa City, IA 52240
(319) 351-1094