UPDATE: 10/26/23

We have a date! According to a press release, Sweetopia will be filming their episode of  America’s Best Restaurants on Thursday, November 9th from 9 am to 12 p.m. at their location in the Collins Road Square Mall. Press is invited to attend the filming. The episode premiere date will be announced on their Facebook page - you can follow the account HERE.


Get ready to see a familiar eatery on America's Best Restaurants! Sweetopia Emporium in Marion has been selected to be featured in an episode!

According to the official website, America's Best Restaurants is "on a mission to feature the best independent restaurants in the USA and help you tell your story like never before." Restaurants have to apply to be featured in an episode, which are then posted on the company's social media channels.

Sweetopia Emporium, Facebook
Sweetopia Emporium, Facebook

Sweetopia is located in the Collins Road Square Mall right next to Michael’s at 1468 Twixt Town Road. They were formerly located inside Lindale Mall, but moved into their new space back in the fall of 2021. According to the America's Best Restaurants website:

"Sweetopia Emporium specializes in high-quality, hand-made chocolates that look as good as they taste. We’re serious about quality, so we use only the best Belgium chocolate. Visit our boutique and explore new seasonal flavors and perennial favorites. We offer 100% premium Belgium chocolate in all of our handmade chocolates, freshly made pastries, and custom cakes."

Sweetopia hasn't revealed when their episode of America's Best Restaurants will air, but we're looking forward to its debut! The other Iowa eateries that have been featured on America's Best Restaurants include:

You can check out all of 'America's Best Restaurants' across the U.S. HERE.

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