This Might Be the Most Popular Place to Get Taco Pizza In Iowa
One of my favorite discoveries ever since I moved to Iowa has been a classic Midwest delicacy; taco pizza.
I've been on a bit of a mission to find the best taco pizza in the area. Back home on the East Coast, the closest thing we have to taco pizza is a walking taco. My mind was blown when I saw you could put all of the good parts of a taco on a pizza.
We threw this thought to Facebook and got a litany of responses on the best spots for taco pizza in Northeast Iowa. Most people gave their favorite pizza places as their go to for taco pizza, but a whole lot of them actually recommended this one place...or places...
Several Iowans say that the absolute best taco pizza they've ever had was from a place called Happy Joe's. When you see a whole bunch of people give the same answer to this question, you have to check it out.
Some Iowans even say this is where the very first taco pizza was born.
After a quick Google search I found that Happy Joe's is actually a chain. They have several different locations located all across the region. The original restaurant is in Davenport and opened in November of 1972, according to their website.
The Taco Joe's is the most popular item on their menu, and several people swear that it's the best taco pizza they've ever had. There are 23 locations right here in Iowa. These include several ones somewhat close by including; Dubuque, Dyersville, and Cedar Rapids.
These are the closest locations to Waterloo unfortunately.