Midwest Living's "Best of the Midwest 2010" says ''Local flavors in creative dishes star at Decorah's premier restaurant, where dining is an elegant experience.''
2008 & 2009 Wine Enthusiast Award of Distinction
2009, 2010, 2011 Wine Spectator Award of Recognition
1 of only 3 restaurants in Iowa to receive BOTH awards!
"Having never eaten here before EXCELLENT is the only word for our anniversary evening at Rubaiyat. The food was beyond our wildest imagination! From the time we walked thru the door our service was perfect. We look forward to coming back soon to the absolutely delicious HUGE portions!
Pat & Larry, Cresco , IA
"The dining experience was way above and beyond any expectation we could have had for Decorah or even a city 10 times its size."
Jim, Galena, IL
"The restaurant has a very exciting menu that changes on a regular basis. The wine list is equally appealing as the food is delicious. Prices are very reasonable and the service was top shelf. We will be back anytime we go through Decorah."
Roger, Minneapolis, MN
"The Sunday Brunch is the best kept secret in Northeast Iowa. Great!! The evening meals are terrific as well. The ambience is charming...lovely bar too!"
Susan, Cresco, IA
"Great food, great atmosphere, great staff!! Best menu and wine list in all of Iowa."
Cynthia, Cedar Rapids, IA