Necessities & Specialties
For all the staples of daily life, Ottumwa has the places to go. A vast selection of grocery stores, drug stores, discount retailers, and mini marts allow people to keep homes and businesses well stocked. Stores such as Target, Super Wal-Mart, Kmart, and Hy-Vee Food Store are among the area’s retail providers.
The Quincy Place Mall houses such businesses as Herbergers, Maurices, Bath & Body Works, Foot Locker, JC Penney, and Goody’s. As well, Ottumwa has a vast selection of specialty stores, including jewelers, sporting good stores, furniture stores, and more.
Antique shopping is also available in Ottumwa. An antique mall and several stores have a vast selection of unique items, furniture, and more.
There are numerous restaurants in Ottumwa, ready to satisfy any culinary cravings. Friendly wait staff and skilled chefs and bakers offer top-notch cuisine in eateries, bakeries, and diners located throughout the community. Running the gourmet gamut from fast food and sub-shop sandwiches to fine-dining and ethnic flavors, Ottumwa’s restaurants and take-out places make dining a treat.