Iowa Cafe

The Iowa Café is a new, innovative partnership between Iowa's Area Agencies on Aging and licensed food service establishments like restaurants, food trucks, cafés, convenience stores, and grocery stores with hot and cold food options.

Participant Eligibility

To participate in The Iowa Café, individuals must be 60 years of age or older, or a spouse of an eligible individual regardless of age. Meals are provided on a voluntary contribution basis, and individuals will be given the opportunity to contribute towards the cost of the meal.

How to Participate

Register by filling out The Iowa Café Registration Form. Once the registration is processed you will receive a key card in the mail. When you visit one of the participating restaurants,? you can choose an item from the Iowa Cafe menu and use your key card to pay. Each participant will receive 12 meals each month and may use their key cards once per day. If you are traveling across Iowa you can visit other participating restaurants as well! 

For more information call 1-800-779-8707.

NEI3A Participating Restaurants 

Aprils Downtown Diner     
    118 N. Franklin Street - Manchester, Iowa
    - April's Menu   

Bents Smokehouse Pub & Grill
    100 Main Street - Westgate, Iowa 
    - Bents Iowa Cafe Menu

Gus & Tony's Townhouse Cafe  
    131 S. Vine Street - West Union, Iowa
    - Gus & Tony's Iowa Cafe Menu   

Hungry Charlie’s Lunchbox Deli
    206 E 4th St, Waterloo, IA 50703
    -Hungry Charlie's Iowa Cafe Menu   

Johnson's Restaurant & Catering
    916 High Street - Elkader, Iowa
    - Johnson's Iowa Cafe Menu  

Locals Bar & Coffee Shop 
    107 W. Main Street - Epworth, Iowa    
    - Locals Menu     

Restoran Bosna    
    1010 E. Mitchell Avenue - Waterloo
     - Restoran Bosna Menu - English
     - Restoran Bosna Menu - Bosnian

Sheps Riverside Bar & Grill 
    10 S. Front Street - Lansing, Iowa   
    - Sheps Iowa Cafe Menu    

Sodes Perk  Central Coffee House & Cafe
    7 Goethe Street - Guttenberg, Iowa
    - Sodes Menu   

Westside Family Restaurant
     229 6th Avenue W. - Grinnell, Iowa
    - West Side Menu


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