DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 10, 2020) — Ridgecrest Village is happy to invite the public to our Open House, February 21 and 22, 2020.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 20, 2019) — Ridgecrest Village proudly presents their sponsorship of the 50th Honor Flight of the Quad Cities. The flight is set for takeoff on Thursday, October 31, 2019 from the Quad Cities Municipal Airport and head to Washington DC. Upon arrival, the veterans and guardians will be taken to different memorials where their service has been honored.

Veteran’s Day dinner Reservations at Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse in Moline are completely booked – but we are happy to take lunch reservations.

Johnny’s Italian Steakhouses will be welcoming Veterans and active Military to join us for a complimentary lunch or dinner on Veteran’s Friday, November 10th 2017.

Veterans and active Military need only show a valid form of Military or Veterans ID to enjoy a complimentary lunch or dinner. A special menu has been created especially for this occasion and includes sides and a non-alcoholic beverage.



Thunder Bay Grille continues serving fair favorites at the Mississippi Valley Fair! They are expanding their menu to include unique new items and will continue to feature fair favorites with a Thunder Bay Grille twist! Be sure to come visit Thunder Bay Grille on the main road inside the front gate of the fairgrounds to enjoy!

Heart of America Group is pleased to announce the opening of the Figge Café, a casual lunch café which is located within the Figge Art Museum at 225 W 2nd St, Davenport, IA 52801. Lunch will be served every weekday the museum is open, Tuesday through Friday from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM. 

If the museum is closed during the week for a holiday, the Café will also be closed.

Chef Steve Hall will provide a new menu each week as he sources both fresh and local food options to feature, when possible. The menu will include a selection of soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts as well as Cappuccino and Espresso.  

Heart of America has been a catering partner for the Figge since 2010. The Café will add an additional attraction to the museum and as well as provide additional lunch options to the entire downtown area.

The Quad Cities based Heart of America Group owns and operates 20 restaurants in six states including The Machine Shed, Thunder Bay Grille and The J Bar in Davenport, Johnny's Italian Steakhouse in Moline and Gramma's Kitchen/Checkered Flag near Walcott.

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Johnny's Italian Steakhouse is having a Thanksgiving Buffet

The Johnny's Italian Steakhouse in Moline is having a traditional Thanksgiving Buffet on November 27th Thanksgiving Day from 11am-4pm. Serving all of your Thanksgiving favorites with all the trimmings. Adults-$24, Children up to age 12 - $1.00 per year of age. Johnny's is located on John Deere Commons, 1300 River Dr, Moline.  Make your reservations today by calling 309-736-0100


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Thunder Bay Restaurant Open On Thanksgiving

November 27th 2014, from 11am-3pm. The Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet will include traditional favorites such as: Roast turkey, baked ham, traditional stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potato casserole, candied carrots, buttered corn, green bean casserole, salad bar, pies and assorted desserts, plus much more.

Prices for the buffet are:

Adults - $19.99

Ages 5 to 10 - $8.49

Ages 4 and under - free

Large parties are welcome. Thunder Bay Grille is now taking reservations. Thunder Bay is located at 6511 North Brady Street, Davenport across from the new Menards store. For more information call 563-386-2722 or visit www.thunderbayrestaurant.com.

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Honored as a Top Performing Thunder Bay as Reviewed by Travelers on the World's Largest Travel Site

 Davenport, Iowa - June 4, 2013 - Thunder Bay Restaurant today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.

To qualify for a Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor, and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.

"Thunder Bay Restaurant is pleased to receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence," Michael Whalen, Owner of Thunder Bay. "Our guests are the reason we do what we do - we strive to offer each guest a dining experience by offering innovative food combined with great customer service."

Thunder Bay has been a Quad City favorite since it was opened in 1997. This is the second time Thunder Bay has won the Trip Advisor Award of Excellence. The restaurant's cuisine is centered on an eclectic menu featuring steaks, seafood and Cajun entrees. Soft seating area is the perfect place to gather with friends or try our private dining option for a working lunch or intimate dinner . Thunder Bay has banquet facilities for up to 100 and caters to parties of any size. For more information visit www.thunderbaygrille.com

Thunder Bay is owned and operated by Heart of America Group, a Midwest based hospitality company founded by Michael Whalen in 1978.

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On Sunday, March 31st, Thunder Bay, will host Easter Brunch from 9am-3pm.; reserved seating is recommended. Enjoy an elegant Easter brunch buffet with smoked salmon, carved turkey and dressing, carved ham, omelet bar, peel and eat shrimp, fried shrimp, home made waffles with all the toppings, Sausage, Mushroom and Swiss scrambled eggs, pasties, variety of salads, Fresh fruit with chocolate fountain and a champagne fountain much more.

Prices for the brunch are $20.99 per person, $8.99 children age 5-10 and under 4 free. Make your reservations today by calling the restaurant at 563-386-2722.

Thunder Bay, 6511 Brady Street, Davenport, Phone 563-386-2722, thunderbaygrille.com


Sunday, March 31st, 2013  -  10am-2pm

On Sunday, March 31st, The Figge Art Museum is hosting the Easter Brunch prepared by Heart of America chef Dave Mickelwright. The brunch will take place in the elegant dining area with river views as your backdrop. After your meal, browse the unique merchandise in the Museum Store, or talk with a docent for an informal exhibition tour. Your brunch receipt is your ticket to free admission to the museum, as well as a 10% discount in the Museum Store! Prices are $22.99 non-member, $19.99 member; children 4-10 $10.99 and under age 4 is free.

Fresh Fruit Platter with Raspberry cream
Asst. Danish & Fresh Pastries
Asst. Salads & Marinated Vegetables - Small Peel & Eat Shrimp, Smoked Salmon

Oven Baked Waffles w/ all toppings
Plain Scrambled Eggs
Denver Egg Casserole
Bisquits with Sausage Gravy
Cheddar Hashbrown Casserole
Applewood Smoked Bacon
Sausage Links

Mashed Potatoes with Turkey Gravy
Candied Yams, Green Bean Casserole, Buttered Corn O'brien
Macaroni & Cheese
Roast Turkey w/ Sage Dressing, Carved Ham
Carved Prime Rib - Au Jus & Horseradish
Asst. Dessert Cakes and Fresh Baked Pies

Reservations are required and can be made by calling 563.345.6647 (reservations only, please).