Food & Drink in Marion

$10 for American Food at Scott's Family Restaurant

Cedar Rapids

$20 $10

Omelets, seasoned potato skillets, and hot sandwiches covered with housemade meatloaf and gravy

Quiznos – 50% Off Toasted Sandwiches

Cedar Rapids

$4 $2

Meats, cheeses, and vegetables piled on sandwiches or rolled into wraps crisp and melt when toasted in an oven or on a grill

51% Off Pub Food at 101 Gastropub

Cedar Rapids

$38 $19

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Gourmet bar food and rare whiskey are a standard pairing at the pub; the drink menu is anchored by nearly 30 kids of scotches and whiskeys

50% Off Soul Food at Iowa Soul Food Market

Cedar Rapids

$41 $20.50

Each diner can eat one meat, two sides, and one corn muffin

Up to 51% Off Pizza and Beer at Bulicek's Deli & Brew

Cedar Rapids

$24.50 $12

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Diners drink tall-boy beers or sodas while eating chicken-bacon-ranch or other specialty pizzas and watching sports on several flat-screens

$11 for Mexican Food at Casa Tequila Authentic Mexican Grill

Multiple Locations

$20 $11

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Fajitas, quesadillas, and more than 50 types of margaritas made from scratch with super-fresh ingredients

45% Off at El Cactus Authentic Mexican Cuisine

Multiple Locations

$20 $11

Menu includes steak Colorado topped with El Cactcus's special red sauce, vegetarian entrees, and seafood specialties such as pescado relleno

Half Off at Pub Food and Drinks at J&A Tap

North Liberty

$10 $5

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Craft drafts complement burgers, pizzas, and nibbles in pub with two volleyball courts and weekly live music and karaoke

45% Off Mexican Food at El Cactus Authentic Mexican Cuisine

Coralville

$20 $11

Chicken breasts in chocolate mole sauce, breaded steak milanesa, and enchiladas stuffed with chorizo and potatoes

50% Off American Food and Steakhouse at House of Lords

Best Western Cantebury Inn & Suites

$40 $20

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Restaurant and pub serves prime rib, shrimp diablo linguine, blackened ahi tuna, steaks, and beer-battered cod amid medieval decor

Up to 50% Off at Quinton's Bar & Deli

Multiple Locations

$20 $11

House specialties include grilled-cheese burgers, bread-bowl potato soup, loaded potatoes, and cocktails with house-made ginger beer

45% Off Ice Cream at Cold Stone Creamery

Iowa City

$10 $5.50

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Ice cream in a wide variety of flavors mixed with fruit, candy, and cookies atop a chilled stone in front of customers

50% Off Mexican Cuisine at Los Portales

Iowa City

$14 $7

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Shrimp chimichangas, huevos rancheros, nachos, burritos and hard- and soft-shell tacos

Up to 56% Off at Gumby's Pizza

Iowa City

$38.96 $17

Specialty pizzas made with fresh handmade dough; signature Pokey Stix smothered with cheese and garlic; wings in one of seven tangy sauces

Half Off Tea and Scones at Leaf Kitchen

Iowa City

$14 $7

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Steaming pots of cream tea pair with freshly baked scones and fruit jam during afternoon teatime

44% Off

Waterloo

$9 $5

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$10 for American Food at Steamboat Garden

Waterloo

$20 $10

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Since 1933, Steamboat Garden has been serving affordable, family-friendly food, including burgers, chicken wings, and housemade chili

50% Off Coffee Drinks and Beans

Galena

$20 $10

The coffee is roasted to impart one of many flavors, including whiskey, marshmallow, pumpkin spice, and bacon

50% Off Tastings at Rocky Waters Winery

Hanover Illinois

$24 $12

During private wine tastings, winemakers serve seven samples and answer visitors' questions

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Periwinkle Place Manor B&B

$270 $139

Pairs dine on a hearty meal while participating in a twisting tale of mayhem and murder, and enjoy a one-night stay with breakfast

Dairy Queen – Up to 52% Off Food and Ice Cream

Marshalltown

$20.95 $10

One of the oldest Dairy Queens in the country serves burgers and hot dogs along with ice cream, blizzards, and orange julius

Up to 57% Off Wine Tastings in Muscoda

Orion

$22 $11

Award-winning winery produces 30 wines and offers wine tastings and hillside views from the patio

Up to 50% Off at Badger Bros Coffee

Platteville

$5 $2.75

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Tea, smoothies, italian sodas, and lemonade join a variety of coffee-based drinks, including the Rabid Badger!, a high-caf, flavored latte

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*For $12, you get a box of 12 cupcakes in any flavor (a $24 value). *For $24, you get a box of 24 cupcakes in any flavor (a $48 value).

2515 8th Ave
Marion,
IA
US

The chefs at Sam's Pizza spend 60 minutes with each Chicago-style pie. They stuff its double crust with mozzarella, fresh toppings, and good intentions before baking it to a golden brown. Toppings for the Chicago-style and thin-crust pies range from the traditional (sausage or mushrooms) to the novel (gyro meat or nacho chips). The chefs at Sam's Pizza also concoct their own marinara sauce, ladling it onto calzones and platefuls of spaghetti.:m]]The chefs at Sam's Pizza spend 60 minutes with each Chicago-style pie. They stuff its double crust with mozzarella, fresh toppings, and good intentions before baking it to a golden brown. Toppings for the Chicago-style and thin-crust pies range from the traditional (sausage or mushrooms) to the novel (gyro meat or nacho chips). The chefs at Sam's Pizza also concoct their own marinara sauce, ladling it onto calzones and platefuls of spaghetti.:m]]

629 2nd Avenue Southwest
Cedar Rapids,
IA
US

With more than 20 specialty pies on their menu, it's clear there's very little the cooks at Cranky Hank's haven't tried putting on their pizzas. Said specialty pizzas host everything from seasoned gyro beef and ranch dressing to reuben sandwich fixings, whereas personalized pies often sport more traditional toppings, including artichoke hearts. The rest of Cranky Hank's menu spotlights other pizzeria favorites, from customizable calzones to wings tossed in roasted-garlic barbecue sauce.

To complement feasts, bartenders whip up mixed drinks and serve craft beer by the bottle, pint, pitcher, and trough. As adults enjoy their grownup beverages, youngsters can play video games in Cranky Hank's game room. Family karaoke, meanwhile, raises the roof each Sunday. The bar also entertains patrons with 12 televisions broadcasting major sporting events and every flower-arranging competition.

4444 1st Ave NE
Cedar Rapids,
IA
US

A procession of blips and blinks marches through Planet X's arcade room. The noise and neon spills over and accents the facility's surroundings, where guests can zap their least favorite cousins during laser tag, release pent-up road rage in bumper cars, or just stand, flabbergasted by the number of activities available. Though interactive entertainment is its bread and butter, Planet X also features a sports lounge with flat-screen TVs, beer, wine, and views of the kitchen staff tossing pizzas by hand.

4444 1st Ave
Cedar Rapids,
IA
US

The Prairie Soup Company serves lunchtime punters a trifecta of soups, sandwiches, and salads, as well as breakfast bites and coffee, in its downtown location. Ladling up six made-from scratch-soups Monday–Friday, the soupsmiths create heart cockle-warming flavors, such as Grandma Lil's chicken noodle, red beans and rice, and New England clam chowder (8 oz., $3.50; 12 oz., $4.50; 16 oz., $5.50), and pair each bowl with a piece of fresh-baked sourdough bread.

425 2nd St SE
Cedar Rapids,
IA
US

Salsa del Rio's menu offers more than 30 classic Mexican dishes (most of which cost less than $10) and an array of ever-changing daily specials. Stick with staples, such as enchiladas, tacos, and quesadillas, or introduce your appetite to the big boy burrito ($5.99), a gigantic tortilla wrapping your choice of barbacoa, beef, or chicken, plus a heaping helping of cheese, beans, and pico de gallo. Lovers of the leafy greens can choose from the cranberry, fajita chicken, or taco salads, and vegetarians can nosh a grilled veggie and cheese sandwich, with a stack of onions, peppers, mushrooms, swiss cheese, and cheddar cheese. If the vibrant oranges, reds, and greens mixed into the fresh flavors of Salsa del Rio's plates don't keep all your senses entertained, let the smell of spices tickle your nose and an under-table thumb war occupy your hands.

209 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids,
IA
US