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Decorah, Iowa: Viking with Pie

A glum-looking Viking with a large horned helmet holds a piece of pie on a plate. He stands outside, next to a restaurant. His owners call him "Pie-king."

Family Table Restaurant

817 Mechanic St., Decorah, IA
Family Table Restaurant. Southwest side of the city. On the west side of Mechanic St. just north of its intersection with Sanford St.
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Viking Pie King.

Viking with Pie

The poor Pie-king has a crack running down his slice now, and his view from the road is blocked by a giant FOR SALE sign outside the restaurant (which is still operating). Hopefully he stands proud advertising the "just good food" for as long as he can.

[Harmon, 06/15/2023]

The Pieking.

Pieking Statue

The Family Table Restaurant's slogan is "Nothing Fancy, Just Good Food!"And nothing says that more clearly than a Viking holding a piece of pie! Scott Gossling (one of the restaurant owners) says they call this culinary Viking, "Pie-king."

[R Fox, 10/26/2017]

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