We welcome you to try ethnic cuisine from all around the world, right here in Ottumwa and Wapello County. With menus from dozens of different countries - and some Southern Iowa specialties — you're sure to find something new to try.
Latin: Order Mexican street food and treats at Botanitas Isa-Abys. Get your burrito fix at Burritos Los Roy. Explore the Guatemalan menu at Ganacheria y Taqueria Ebenezer. Try the award-winning tacos at Mimi’s Taqueria. Discover Salvadorian papusas at Pupuseria Juanita’s Restaurant.
Classic Americana: Get some real-deal barbecue at Bubba-Q’s and Warehouse Barbecue Co. Order award-winning burgers at Morgan’s Corner. Be part of Ottumwa’s history at Canteen Lunch in the Alley. Sample the variety of menu items at Mike’s Pizza & Steakhouse.
Coffee: Our city’s coffee shops serve a bigger purpose. The Coal Palace is one of nine microbusinesses operated by Optimae LifeServices. Hub Coffee is operated by The Bridge Church. The Vine Coffee & Eatery is part of The Lighthouse Plaza, a one-stop shop for great taste and great atmosphere. Top Hat Coffee & Entertainment is owned by the couple who runs the volunteer-based Blessings Soup Kitchen in the building behind the shop.
Sweets: And don't forget the sweet treats! Try the ice cream and signature decorated sugar cookies at Ashby’s Bakery & Ice Cream Shop. Go back in time with a handmade shake at Southside Drug’s Soda Fountain.
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