In a quest to find new places to explore during this extended pandemic, we asked you to name Iowa's most underrated restaurants.

The feedback we got was amazing, over a dozen small town diners, pubs, and restaurants were nominated in the comments section of our recent Facebook post. We managed to save one big city spot for Tornado's, a Cedar Rapids favorite. And we loved seeing a landslide of votes for Newt's Cafe in Nichols, Iowa.

With these hearty recommendations, you can be sure to find a place to fill your comfort food cravings.

These Top 10 choices will take you on a journey through small town Iowa at it's finest.

10. Teluwaut Grille House & Pub - 627 Main St Osage, IA 50461

9. Copper Lantern 101 N Jefferson St Sigourney, IA 52591

8. Pigtail Charlie's - 508 E 6th St Hedrick, IA 52563

7. The 10th Inning - 110 25th Ave Gilbertville, IA 50634

6. The Grove Bar and Grill 11668 CR-E17 Scotch Grove, IA 52310

5. Puebla Mexican Restaurant 124 E 3rd St, West Liberty, IA 52776

4.Tornado's Grub and Pub - 1600 3rd Street SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

3. Meyers Grill 303 S Highland St Williamsburg, IA 52361

2. T&L Delli -101 S Main St Moulton, IA 52572

1. Newt's Cafe 425 Main St Nichols, IA 52766

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