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Dine Around the World

International cuisine is our specialty.

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.

Asian: Enjoy authentic Asian buffets at China Star and Jade Palace. Sample Vietnamese cuisine at Coffe Pho 77. Try sushi and hibachi favorites at Shiki Hibachi Sushi.

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.

For more of our favorite dining locations, click HERE.

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