Food Trucks

The Food Truck Zone is located in Visitor Parking Lot #26, east of the Judicial Building. Stop by the Food Truck Zone for unique specialties from these approved vendors:

  • Travelin' Tom's Coffee of Ankeny
  • Lou - Lou B's
  • Antojitos Mexicanos Food Truck
  • Best Spudz 
  • Railroad Bill's
  • Thumbs Up & Tropical Snow

Café Baratta’s

Café Baratta’s is offering lunch for state employees and museum visitors every other Wednesday from now through August 28—with the exception of July 3. From 11:00 a.m. through 1:00 p.m., enjoy your lunch in the café, on the private terrace, or take your meal to go. 

The cost is $14.00 while supplies last. To guarantee a lunch, you may preorder by emailing michelle@barattas.com. Vegetarian meals are available by pre-order only.

For those taking their meals to go, temporary parking is available in the loading zone on East Grand Avenue.

The menus will be posted on the Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/IowaHistory/ and on the Capitol Complex Dining Options Calendar

  • Wednesday Lunch Dates:
    May 8 & 22
    June 5 & 19
    July 17 & 31 
    August 14 & 28

Capitol Cafeteria

The cafeteria will reopen January 2025.

Capitol Complex Dining Options Calendar

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For more information send an email to ​capitol.complex.events@iowa.gov