Restaurants & Cafes

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Audubon and the surrounding area boasts many delicious restaurant and cafe options. Here are our top picks:
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El Adobe Restaurant

Travel Time: 7 minutes

Description: El Adobe Restaurant serves made-to-order Mexican, Italian, and American dishes, and features a full bar. This historic building has housed many Audubon eateries, including the long-time Hamburger Shoppe.
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The Bakery on Broadway

Travel Time: 7 minutes

Description: Peruse The Bakery's cute gift section while sipping your delicious coffee or tea drink, fruit smoothie, or frappe. True to their name, their breakfast pastries, cakes, and cupcakes are also superb. Serving ice cream and sundaes in the summer!
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The Bull Pin

Travel Time: 9 minutes

Description: Enjoy a set of appetizers, burger or fresh pizza, along with a beer or soda, while enjoying a game of bowling or catching the game on the flatscreen. The Bullpin is the newest restaurant in Audubon, located in the Audubon Rec Center.
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The Marketplace

Travel Time: 20 minutes (Manning, IA)

Description: This is a one-stop shop! Check out The Market Place's well-curated clothing, interior, and beauty collections while sipping on a delicious smoothie or coffee (with an endless list of syrups and flavors!). Hint: don't miss their local and Iowa-themed gifts.
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Darrells Place

Travel Time: 10 minutes (Hamlin, IA)

Description: The Best Tenderloin in Iowa*. Enough said. Munch on every delicious fried appetizer you can imagine, a meat or fish entree, Tenderloin sandwich or one of their many other finger-lickin offerings. *Awarded 2003 Iowa Pork Producers Tenderloin of the Year
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Queen Beans

Travel Time: 30 minutes (Carroll, IA)

Description: Queen Beans has become a hometown staple in the West-Central capital of Carroll. It certainly has the largest menus of flavored syrups and inventive flavor combinations every holiday and season.
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Brickhaus Brews

Travel Time: 20 minutes (Manning, IA)

Description: Inventive specialty pizzas, fresh pasta dishes, and a selection of beers for every taste make this joint a staple on Manning's Main Street. Their spacious space can accommodate larger parties as well!
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CoffeeGirl

Travel Time: 35 minutes (Harlan and Atlantic, IA)

Description: CoffeeGirl offers a sizable flavored-syrup menu to complement your espresso-drink. Their smoothies are made with fresh ingredients, and you can customize to your liking. The soup of the day meal makes you feel as though you’re enjoying a hearty lunch at grandma’s.
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