Restaurants & Lodging
Restaurants, Bars & Catering

Just a Small Town Grill

smalltowngrillFall off the bone good BBQ Rib’s, Pulled Pork, Burgers, Breakfast and more at your fingertips! 

211 East Main Street, Montezuma, Iowa 50171.  641-623-2220

Business Hours: Monday 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., Tuesday – Thurs 10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m., Friday 7 a.m. - 10 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

Sauce’d Pizza & Pub

A great selection a pizza and pasta including the best taco pizza around!  106 North 4th St., Montezuma, Iowa 50171. 

Business Hours: Monday 3 pm - 10 p.m., Tues & Wed  CLOSED, Thursday & Friday 3 p.m.- 2:00 a.m., Saturday 11 a.m. – 2 a.m., Sunday  11 a.m. – 10 p.m.  641-623-4444

Montezuma Dairy King

djThe Dairy King serves up cold treats and grilled eats from late-Spring to early-Fall each year!  Park in front or take a break in the outdoor seating area to enjoy soft serve ice cream and frozen yogurt, shakes, malts, smoothies, sundaes, novelty items, and an extensive selection of menu items from the grill.  

400 North Front Street, Montezuma, Iowa 50171 phone, 641-623-2174.  


Jumpin Jimmy's pirates of ponderosa

Quench your thirst and satisfy your hunger at Pirates of Ponderosa, a resturant and bar located at entrance #2 (199 Marina Drive) on the east side of the lake.  Pirates is family-oriented, featuring a playset, sand volleyball court, open air dining and live entertainment on weekends!  Call 641.623.1313 for more information.    


Subway-150x150Subway is conveniently located at the corner of Highway 63 and Main. Come on in for custom made sandwiches on fresh-baked bread, delicious soups, straight from the oven cookies, with breakfast and  Seattle’s Best Coffee served all day. Free WIFI.  Call ahead for catering orders!  

101 North Front Street, Montezuma, Iowa 50171, phone 641-623-7827. 


Casey’s Pizza & Deli

caseyspizza-150x150Casey’s Pizza & Deli is located at Casey’s General Store on Highway 63. Takeout a selection of traditional pizza pie, or call ahead to order one of the rotating monthly specials, including taco pizza, bacon cheeseburger pizza, or if you’re not feeling carnivorous the garden pizza.  Breakfast pizzas, fresh made bakery items, sandwiches, chicken strips, sandwiches and appetizers are also available all day.  

106 North Front Street, Montezuma, Iowa 50171, phone 641-623-3902.

Business Hours:  5 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. 7 days a week.  


Longhorn Saloon
longhorn - CopyThe Longhorn Saloon in Barnes City is owned by Montezuma native Kolton Kudart.  Just a 10-minute drive will take you to delicious lunch specials, carry-outs, cold beer on tap, street dances and live entertainment featuring local bands.  

Open 7 days a week at 405 Broadway, Barnes City, Iowa 52211, phone 641-644-5145.


The Daily Grind
grind-300x225Great sandwiches, lunch specials, smoothies, coffees, cappuccino, lattes, iced coffee & baked goodies!

Open Monday –  Friday, 7:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m. and Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 105 North 4th Street, Montezuma, Iowa 50171.  


Camping & Cabins

Diamond Lake Park
diamondcampingDiamond Lake Park offers lakeside and wooded camping sites throughout the 692-acre wildlife preserve.  Both primitive and electric sites are available with access to modern shower facilities.  

4896 Stagecoach Road, Montezuma, Iowa 50171, phone  641-623-3191.  


Bed & Breakfast and Hotels

English Valley Bed & Breakfast
bandbEnglish Valley Bed & Breakfast is nestled in the rolling hills along the English River.  The 1920′s farmhouse offers beautiful views of the rolling countryside, as well as access to many features around the acreage, including beautifully landscaped gardens and areas to relax on your getaway, and a common area with flatscreen television, a gaming table and overstuffed chairs.  Delicious breakfasts and reservation dinners are available for all guests.  The Big Red Barn next to the house offers catering, banquet facilities, and bunkhouse accomodations for larger groups.  Regular rates are $35-$125 per night, although the rates change during hunting season.  
4459 135th Street, Montezuma, Iowa 50171, phone 641-623-3663.  MAP

Cozy Country Inn
Cozy Country InnCozy Country Inn offers rooms that are nicely appointed and with the hunter in mind.  The inn offers amenities such as complimentary WIFI, non-smoking rooms, wheelchair accessibility, and hot tub use after a long day.  Continental breakfast is also included with the inexpensive room rate of $35-55 per night.  309 North Front Street.


Linden House Bed & Breakfast
Linden House Bed & BreakfastLinden House is located on the scenic North Skunk River in historic Lynnville, Iowa. Enjoy newly renovated and refurnished rooms, and a warm, small-town hospitality in a relaxed country setting with a lovely riverfront view. Accommodations include private rooms with king and queen size beds, six-bed bunk rooms, and the luxurious master suite. 

202 East Street, Lynville, Iowa 50153, phone 641-527-2332.