Driving from Connecticut to Iowa on I-80

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Justin3938
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Driving from Connecticut to Iowa on I-80 - Wed, 05/2/12 12:24 PM
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Any good places to stop?

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Re:Driving from Connecticut to Iowa on I-80 - Wed, 05/2/12 12:50 PM
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In Ladd, Illinois it's Rip's that gets the press but last year I had some very good fried chicken across the street at Lanuti's.
 
Ron's Cajun Connection in Utica has a good reputation but has been packed every time I've tried to stop, so I can't speak first-hand about the food.
 
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Re:Driving from Connecticut to Iowa on I-80 - Wed, 05/2/12 1:08 PM
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Highly recommended by me is Restaurant Augusta in the small town of Oxford, IA just off I-80 west of Iowa City. The have an award winning breaded pork tenderloin sandwich and their menu is unique as you can read in the cited article.

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Re:Driving from Connecticut to Iowa on I-80 - Wed, 05/2/12 2:13 PM
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I always make it a point to detour off to the Penn State Creamery when making a run through PA on I-80.

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Re:Driving from Connecticut to Iowa on I-80 - Wed, 05/2/12 2:37 PM
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Justin ... Welcome to RF.
Good luck and be sure to let us know any discoveries after the trip.
 

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Re:Driving from Connecticut to Iowa on I-80 - Thu, 05/3/12 10:02 PM
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Buckhorn Family Restaurant in Buckhorn, Pennsylvania. I can't recall the exit number. It's a truck stop, but the food is terrific -- if you can ignore the stuffed Nittany Lion (read cougar).

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Re:Driving from Connecticut to Iowa on I-80 - Fri, 05/4/12 10:33 AM
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Michael Hoffman


Buckhorn Family Restaurant in Buckhorn, Pennsylvania. I can't recall the exit number. It's a truck stop, but the food is terrific -- if you can ignore the stuffed Nittany Lion (read cougar).

 
Exit 232, I believe.

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Re:Driving from Connecticut to Iowa on I-80 - Fri, 05/4/12 10:53 AM
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It's terribly touristy these days but if you haven't been before the Amana Colonies in Iowa can be interesting. Plenty of places to eat and shop.
 
http://amanacolonies.com/
 
 

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Re:Driving from Connecticut to Iowa on I-80 - Fri, 05/4/12 12:12 PM
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kevincad


Michael Hoffman


Buckhorn Family Restaurant in Buckhorn, Pennsylvania. I can't recall the exit number. It's a truck stop, but the food is terrific -- if you can ignore the stuffed Nittany Lion (read cougar).


Exit 232, I believe.

It is, indeed, Exit 232. I just checked. I also checked Yelp and saw some good reviews, so I guess it hasn't changed since I last was there.