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Susie's Kitchen

404 Broad Ave., Stanton, IA - (712) 829-2947
The one pie that must be eaten is Fruit of the Forest, a multi-fruit extravaganza of apple, rhubarb, strawberry, blueberry, and raspberry heaped into a golden, lard-rich crust that is light, flaky, and flavorful.
100% Approval Rating (4 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Fruit of the Forest Pie
Rye Bread
Swedish pancakes
pie

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (8)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Stanton, known as "The Little White City" for its charming wood-frame houses, is home of the world’s largest coffee pot. The multi-thousand cupper sits 125 feet above town to honor native daughter Virginia Christine, who played Mrs. Olson, the kindly Swedish lady who ..."   [Read More]
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Al Prosser
July 09, 2012
"Susie's Kitchen is a hidden gem. Susie's is home to the friendliest people God put on this earth. At Susie's, you can sit with any of the local folks and get caught up on all the happenings in and around Stanton. Stories and laughter fill the air and if you happen to ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

404 Broad Ave., Stanton, IA
(712) 829-2947

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
One of Iowa's top pies: fruits of the forest, made in a fine, flaky crust that only the inclusion of lard can achieve.
"One of Iowa's top pies: fruits of the forest, made in a fine, flaky crust that only the inclusion of lard can achieve."
Michael Stern





Swedish pancakes are egg-rich and ultra thin, complemented by lingonberry jam.
"Swedish pancakes are egg-rich and ultra thin, complemented by lingonberry jam."
Michael Stern


Susie adds molasses to her rye bread, giving it a sweet edge.
"Susie adds molasses to her rye bread, giving it a sweet edge."
Michael Stern


Toasted and buttered, Susie's rye is an ideal egg companion.
"Toasted and buttered, Susie's rye is an ideal egg companion."
Michael Stern


When I ordered the amazing coconut pie, I was expecting a creme pie.  Instead, it was a flaky-crusted, delicious custard pie.
"When I ordered the amazing coconut pie, I was expecting a creme pie. Instead, it was a flaky-crusted, delicious custard pie. "
Cliff Strutz


Susie's own lingonberry jam is the perfect accompaniment to the thin Swedish pancakes.  The excellent chewy rye bread used for the toast is also homemade by Susie.
"Susie's own lingonberry jam is the perfect accompaniment to the thin Swedish pancakes. The excellent chewy rye bread used for the toast is also homemade by Susie."
Cliff Strutz


Susie shows off a loaf of her homemade rye bread.
"Susie shows off a loaf of her homemade rye bread."
Michael Stern


Susie's Kitchen is where the denizens of Stanton, Iowa gather for good food and local news.
"Susie's Kitchen is where the denizens of Stanton, Iowa gather for good food and local news."
Cliff Strutz


When Susie's Kitchen is crowded, it is customary for diners to help themselves to coffee or tea and leave a dollar in the basket.
"When Susie's Kitchen is crowded, it is customary for diners to help themselves to coffee or tea and leave a dollar in the basket."
Michael Stern


Where all are welcome
"Where all are welcome"
Michael Stern


Stanton's giant coffee pot
"Stanton's giant coffee pot"
Michael Stern



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