Eat at center grove orchard
Coming and going
Whether you're just arriving or heading back home, stop by one of our fantastic places in our main building before you head back to your next activity!
Rain or shine, you can sit down and enjoy a delicious and unique meal. The Hay Café offers sandwiches, soups, chicken pot pies and more! Kid-friendly options, too. For dessert, check out our variety of bakery treats like donuts, slices of seasonal pies, and ice cream! Cider, slushies, and soft drinks are also available.
Once the aromas catch your nose, you're hooked! The Bakery offers a variety of yummy things to eat, including cider donuts, apple crisps and pies, turnovers, Deanna's Dumplings, pumpkin pies, pumpkin rolls, ice cream, apple cider—both hot and cold—and apple cider slushies!
Stop by our Coffee Shop and enjoy espressos, lattes, mochas, Americanos, and cappuccinos made from freshly-ground beans. Beyond coffee, try a hot chocolate, chai, or traditional apple cider. Don't forget to grab a cider donut before taking in our beautiful Iowa farm (or an extra from the drive home).
food at the farmyard
If you're coming to the Farmyard to enjoy our activities, we hope you'll stop at one of our many food stands and enjoy a meal!
Come hungry, because you definitely won't leave that way! Our Feed Bunk is ready to serve you on the weekends with burgers, hot dogs, pulled pork sandwiches, and our fresh-cut fries. Oh, and don't forget our famous applesauce!
Find what you're looking for at the Pumpkin House. Grab some corn dogs to take with you around the Farmyard or find a bench to enjoy a snack or meal—the Pumpkin House is the place to be.
Feeling parched? The Lemonade Stand has you covered. Grab a refreshing Fresh Squeezed Lemonade and continue with your farmtastic day!
Shucks offers gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, chicken strips, and our refreshing Apple Cider Slushie! Whether you're looking for a snack or a meal, you can find it at Shucks.
Country Corner is your headquarters for U-Pick bags for the Apple Orchard. Drinks and snacks, such as caramel apples and cider donuts are available during the weekend.
The mouthwatering aromas of our classic kettle corn are unforgettably delicious. With notes of sweet and salty, it is sure to satisfy everyone!
Apple Jacks is loaded with all things apple. Caramel apples, apple nachos, cider donuts, cider slushies and more—it's all here at Apple Jacks.
Join our family in tradition, by grabbing a bucket of cookies or enjoy a variety of shake ups, with such flavors as cookie, s'more, and apple cider!