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A great meal is always a treat. But when that meal comes with a spectacular view of our beautiful Iowa landscape, that meal is made even better. OpenTable named two Iowa eateries 'most scenic' in the state. They are worthy of a road trip, of course, but we also have some scenic restaurants right here in the Des Moines metro that offer stunning vistas. Here's a look. Wochit

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Try a juicy, dry-aged steak from Archie's Waeside in Le Mars. Or feast on crispy, wood-fired pizza at Bombfire in Sabula. How about some smoky burnt ends from Up in Smoke BBQ in Afton?

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For the diehard Iowa food aficionado, Travel Iowa has put together the ultimate county-by-county restaurant tour.

One restaurant in each of the 99 counties is featured, and the state is broken up into "easily-digestible" sections. It's the ultimate Iowa foodie road trip.

“Iowa’s diverse ethnic communities, range of small towns and urban centers, and a strong agricultural industry combine to make our state home to some of the most interesting and memorable breakfast, lunch and dinner opportunities in the nation,” said Shawna Lode, manager of the Iowa Tourism Office. 

Adventurous diners are encouraged to take photos at the restaurants and share using the hashtags, #ThisIsIowa or #99restaurants. For more information, visit traveliowa.com/99restaurants.

Here are the 99 ways you can enjoy Iowa food in the months ahead:

Central

Related: Take a culinary tour of central Iowa with this A to Z Foodie Trail

South Central

Southwest

West Central

Northwest

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North Central

Northeast

East Central

East

Southeast

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