The Machine Shed Opened in 1978
The Machine Shed opened it's first location in 1978 on the outskirts of Davenport, Iowa.
We had just 100 seats but we started with a powerful commitment.
Dedicated To The American Farmer
That was a five-word constitution: “Dedicated to the American Farmer.” That dedication meant we worked hard to have a restaurant
that wasn’t just “farm themed”, but something that farmers could be proud of.
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award winning food
Over the years we have prided ourselves in presenting farm to table food that exceeds expectations, time and time again.
In 1978, we opened our first Machine Shed Restaurant on the outskirts of Davenport, Iowa. We had just 100 seats, but we started with a powerful commitment. That was a five-word constitution: “Dedicated to the American Farmer.” That dedication meant we worked hard to have a restaurant that wasn’t just ‘farm themed’ but something that farmers could be proud of.
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The weather is turning, which means it's time to get out our Fall decor! Want something new to display this year? Try making your own fall wreath. We made ours out of a foam wreath and wine corks - but we found so many options on Pinterest, including twig wreaths,...
Did you know you can home-freeze blueberries so that you can use them all year long in oatmeal, yogurt, smoothies, muffins and cobblers? Fun fact: one cup of blueberries has 80 calories, 3.6 grams of fiber and provides 25% of daily Vitamin C. Below is the...
If you are lucky enough to get some of the remaining sweet corn available this year, we have an easy - and delicious - recommendation on how to cook it. Have you tried roasting it in the oven? Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. When the oven is warm, place the corn...