Visitors Guide to

Places to Eat
for Western Illinois and the
Iowa-Missouri Border Region
V’s Restaurant and Brewpub
3461 Main Street
Keokuk, IA
  V’s offers all day breakfast, lunch and dinner featuring appetizers, salads, soups, sandwich baskets, Tex-Mex cuisine, dinner platters. Our bakery offers signature cupcakes and other baked items for takeout. Enjoy one of our hand crafted brews or something from the bar while enjoying your favorite team on our jumbo TVs.
V’s Restaurant and Brewpub
3461 Main Street
Keokuk, IA
  V’s starts serving breakfast at 6 am and offers its breakfast menu all day. They serve ample portions of American classics and their daily home baked specialties from their bakery are sure to start your day put right.
Hawkeye Restaurant
105 North Park Drive
Keokuk, IA
  Keokuk’s favorite restaurant, the Hawkeye Restaurant’s made from scratch Pork Tenderloin was one of USA Today Dishes of the Year!
Hotel Nauvoo‎
1290 Mulholland Street
Nauvoo, IL
  The Hotel Nauvoo Buffet’s quantity and variety will challenge even the biggest appetite. Some of the entrées featured on our buffet are southern fried chicken, channel catfish, carved roast beef, turkey, and ham. Our famous wild rice dressing along with vegetables, potatoes, and homemade breads. There is also an ala carte full menu.
The Ivy Bake Shoppe & Cafe
622 7th Street
Ft. Madison, IA
  Downtown historic Fort Madison’s small bakery cafe serves incredible pastries and sweets, as well as lunch specials off a chalkboard menu.
Jimbeana's Grill and Bar
120 South 10th Street
Quincy, IL
  Jimbeana's is one of Quincy's casual dining experiences with inside or outside dinning. Its specialty is the whole Catfish on the bone. Jimbeana's carries a wide assortment of sandwiches including 13 kinds of the original Yoagies, homemade breaded tenderloins, and soups. Jim's famous Cajun sausage gumbo, salads made fresh daily.
The Lost Duck
Brewing Company

725 Avenue H
Ft. Madison, IA
  The Lost Duck Brewing Company serves pub-style foods and hand crafted house brews. In keeping with the uniqueness of the building and the area, the bison and elk used for the menu items are locally raised and the brats are locally made. The menu also features a variety of other sandwiches and pizza.
The Patio
133 South 4th Street
Quincy, IL
  Located in the Hotel Elkton since 1959 the Patio is famous for specializing in charcoal steaks, the best pork chops around, and chicken and seafood entrees.  The Patio has a full bar service and a wonderful wine list.
Thyme Square Café
500 Hampshire Street
Quincy, IL
  Thyme Square Café is a family-owned restaurant featuring fresh, seasonal, locally-sourced products. All of our dishes are prepared in-house and feature the finest foods the Quincy area has to offer. Thyme Square Café serves farm fresh breakfasts, homemade lunches, and weekend brunches. Breakfast and lunch only. Closed Mondays.
The Wild Whisk
807 Avenue G
Ft. Madison, IA
  Rated "Destination Dining" and "Best Of The Midwest" with "Innovative dishes with a European influence" by Midwest Living Magazine! Serving breakfast, lunch and the finest coffee drinks in the area. Featuring homemade soups and salads, deep dish quiche, flat bread pizzas, pastas, sandwiches and the now nationally known Croissant Bread Pudding.
    Restaurants serving breakfast east of the Mississippi
Looking for a place to start your day? Start by checking out this listing for eateries in Pike, Adams and Hancock counties in Illinois.
  Restaurants serving breakfast west of the Mississippi
Looking for a place to start your day? Start by checking out this listing for eateries in Lee County, Iowa and Lewis & Clark Counties in Missouri.
  Pike County, Illinois
Coverage includes restaurant listings for the communities of Barry, Griggsville, Kinderhook, Nebo, New Canton, Perry, Pittsfield, & Rockport.
  Quincy, Adams County, Illinois
As a large river community, Quincy offers its visitors a substantial variety of eatery options from fine dining, old fashioned diners and restaurants, unique bistros, and venues that provide scenic overlooks of the Mississippi River. A visitor should have no trouble finding something to please the palette in Quincy.
  Hancock County, Illinois
Coverage includes restaurant listings for the communities of Nauvoo, Hamilton, and Carthage.
  Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa
Coverage includes restaurant listings for the community of Keokuk, Iowa.
  Fort Madison, Lee County, Iowa
Fort Madison has a vibrant downtown area and the number, variety, and uniqueness of the eateries in the area reflect this quality. Visitors to Fort Madison will find it easy (or difficult) to find a restaurant to choose for a meal. As a larger town Fort Madison also features a wide variety of restaurants that can be found wherever in town you are at.
  Lewis & Clark Counties, Missouri
Coverage includes restaurant listings for the communities of Canton, Kahoka, and La Grange.
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