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Mac & Cheese Please

Ask a local and find your new favorite mac and cheese!

We asked a local macaroni and cheese connoisseur, 11-year-old Stella, to share some of her favorite bowls!

Kingston’s Steakhouse
568 Boyson Road NE, Suite 100a, Cedar Rapids, IA • 319-826-6627
Why it tastes so good: Creamy, cheesy with hints of spice from the pepper jack.

Lucky’s on 16th
86 16th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA • 319-200-4590
With a wide variety oand every changing options of mac and cheese, I enjoyed a spicy and smoky mac & cheese with sweet and tangy barbecue sauce. The crispy fried onions made it a spoon of joy.

The Edison Pub & Eatery
475 Northland Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, IA • 319-200-6662
Why it tastes so good: A delightful crunch bread crumb topping.

West End Diner
809 6th Ave, Marion, IA • 319-892-3012
Why it tastes so good: A slightly chewy noodle smothered in a delicious mouthwatering sauce.

951 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA • 319-200-2010
Why it tastes so good: A fun curly noodle with a salty bite.

But don’t take Stella’s word for it, check out more of the area’s best mac & cheese locations:

Black Sheep Social Club
Daisy's Garage
Emil's Hideaway
Goldfinch Tap + Eatery
Nelson's Meat Market & Deli
Parlor City Pub and Eatery
Pedalers Fork
Pickle Palace
Pub 217
Quinton's Bar & Deli
Sacred Cow Tavern
The Blind Pig
The Red Frog
Up In Smoke BBQ
Zeppelin's Bar & Grill

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