Monday's derecho left thousands of Iowans without power. You don't realize just how much we rely on power and just how many things in our households use it until we are without. If you are without power in your area and are in search of a hot meal, we've done the work for you and gathered a list of restaurants and fast food places in the area that are up and running,

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We asked our followers to share places they've seen that are open so we can spread the word and here's what we've gathered.

  • Arby's- Lindale
  • Bricks
  • Bryant Grill and Chill- Williamsburg
  • Cedar River Landing
  • Chick-Fil-A- Lindale
  • Chrome Horse
  • Copper Kettle- Dubuque
  • Franny's- Edgewood
  • Highway 63 Diner
  • Hy-Vee Cafe- Collins Road, Wilson Ave.
  • Joensy's- Center Point
  • La Cantina taco truck- Edgewood
  • Landmark- Williamsburg
  • Little Bohemia
  • Longhorn- Coralville
  • Los Tres Agaves Mexican Restaurant- Anamosa
  • McDonalds- Center Point
  • Old Neighborhood Pub
  • Popeye's- Blair's Ferry
  • Prairie Moon- Prairieburg
  • R&R Cafe- Independence
  • Sally's in Springville
  • Short's Burgers- Marion
  • Sugarfire
  • The Blind Pig
  • The Bread Basket- Manchester
  • The Down Under Pub- West Branch
  • Tootsies Ice Cream and More- La Porte City
  • Tornadoes
  • Tucker's Tavern- Anamosa
  • Villas- Marion
  • Wendy's- Collins Road

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