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Group-Friendly Dining

Explore a variety of dining options in Madison County for tour groups.

Henry Wallace Center Country Life Center farmhouse aesthetic exterior.Henry Wallace Farm in Orient

Location: 2773 290th Street, Orient
Phone: (641) 337-5019
Number of diners: 20 (min) – 60 (max)
Price: $16.50 – $19.50 

Select one menu item for all guests. Program (or tour) can be added to any lunch or dinner menu option for an additional $3.00 per person. Programs and tours can be customized regarding your interests and schedule – typical range, 30-60 minutes.

Dessert (only) and a program are offered for $9.00 per person.

First Presbyterian Church brick exterior in Madison County, Iowa.First Presbyterian Church

Location: 210 W. Green St., Winterset (one block west of the courthouse square)
Phone: 515-468-2066 (Pat Dickerson)
Number of diners: Groups of 55 or fewer recommended.
Price: $15 all-inclusive (hot entrée, salad, side potato and vegetable, bread/rolls, dessert, coffee/tea/water)

This is Midwestern home-cooking served with lots of smiles at an historic church with beautiful stained glass windows and a pipe organ. Choose from Swiss Steak with mashed potatoes and gravy, or Ham Balls with Cheesy Potatoes.

First Christian Church

Location: 103 W. Green Street, Winterset (one block northwest of the Welcome Center)
Phone: (515) 468-1275
Number of diners: No minimum
Price: $15 per person

Choose from three options – Baked potato bar, lasagna with tossed salad and bread, or grilled pork loin sandwiches with sides. All options include dessert and beverages (coffee, tea, water). There is outside access to an elevator and a handicapped-accessible bathroom.

First United Methodist Church front entrance.First United Methodist Church

Location: 309 E. Jefferson, Winterset
Phone: (515) 462-4731
Number of diners: Minimum of 20
Price: $15 per person

The meal includes Smothered Tenderized Pork Loin, Potatoes Au Gratin, green beans with bacon & onion, dinner rolls, brownies and ice cream, and beverages (water, iced tea, coffee).

Pizza Ranch in Winterset, Iowa.Pizza Ranch

Location: 1009 N. John Wayne Dr., Winterset
Phone: 515-493-1223
Max. number of diners: 290
Price: Check with the Winterset branch for pricing. Buffet hours are from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm.

Pizza Ranch Listing

Pergola at Madison County Winery.Madison County Winery

Location: 3021 St. Charles Rd, St. Charles (15 minutes from Winterset)
Phone: 641-396-2220
Number of diners: 40 or fewer

Hours: Seasonal — refer to the Madison County Winery website for details.

Madison County Winery Listing

The Vineyard at St. CharlesVineyard at St. Charles

Join us for an Italian-inspired lunch at The Vineyard at St. Charles. Menu includes flatbreads, salad and wine tasting.

Location: 15166 20th Avenue, St. Charles
Phone: (515) 344-4545
Number of diners: 20-50
Price: $20 per person