Family Owned
& Operated
Since 2008
Family Owned & Operated Since 2008

Harlan, Iowa

Open 6 days a Week!* -ย Dine-in or Carry Out

Monday - 11 to 2 pm (Lunch Only)

Tuesdayย through Friday - 11 to 8 pm (Lunch/Dinner)

Saturday - 11 to 2 pm (Lunch Only)

* Closed all major Holiday unless otherwise posted.

Catering Available with 24 hour notice.

From Facebook

Today's soup is Cheesy Hash Brown!

How about a slice of our made from scratch chocolate layered cake wiith peanut butter - butter cream frosting. #forkingawesome #madefromscratch #harlaniowa
posted: September 26th

It's a Tomato Basil type of day today.
posted: September 25th

Saturday - We will be serving Philly Cheesesteak Soup. Meet up with family and friends in Historic downtown Harlan. #harlaniowa
posted: September 23rd

Look what we have for Friday other than our famous Flying Pig Slop!

I made two Coconut Cream Pies with Meringue topping. One has Chocolate and Chopped Almonds. Now that's Forking Awesome! #madefromscratch #lardcrust #coconutcream #meringue #iowafoodfan #harlaniowa
posted: September 22nd

Let's get fired up with Ham & Bean soup today.
posted: September 21st

Is it too early for Pumpkin Spice Extreme Cream Pie? Well, I made one anyway!
posted: September 20th
  • My faaaavorite!!! (Laura Andersen)
  • Your pumpkin pie is delicious! (Calla Poldberg)
  • Hope you have some Tuesday night when I come I . (Jeanna Winston Rudolph)
  • ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ (Ashley Marie Schechinger)
  • Never to soon yum! (Mike Burroughs)

Just in time for dinner. Sour Cream Raisin Pie!
posted: September 20th

Today's soup is real homestyle chicken noodle soup. See you soon!
posted: September 20th

Tuesday is Loaded Creamy Potato soup.
posted: September 19th

Today's soup is Broccoli Cheddar.

Today's Desserts we have Lemon Meringue Pie or Chocolate Fudge Extreme Cream Pie.
posted: September 18th
  • Peaks (Kristine Olson Harmon)

Who's excited about Prime Time and Flying Pig Slop? Open at 11. Call early to reserve your slice of Awesomeness.
posted: September 15th

Today we have Peach Shortcut Cake topped with Cool Whip topping. #forkingawesome #shortcutcake
posted: September 14th
  • Yummy looks so good.. (Debby King)

Today's soup is Chatburn. It's our Chatburn Sandwich tossed into a creamy potato soup.

Friday we will be featuring our Awesome Prime Rib Sandwiches and Flying Pig Slop!
posted: September 14th

Well yesterday's cake disappeared fast! Today we made a German Chocolate Cake for your enjoyment. Better call early to reserve a slice of Awesomeness. #forkingawesome
posted: September 13th

Today's soup is Vegetable Beef.

This Friday we will be serving our Awesome Prime Rib Sandwiches. Please share with family & friends.
posted: September 13th
  • Wow how much will one of those sandwiches set me back? What time do you start serving them? (Jane Rothe)

Mmm ... already missing a few slices. "SORRY" . Chocolate Layered Cake with Chocolate Butter Cream frosting.
posted: September 12th
  • This looks incredible! (Jennifer Bostick)
  • ๐Ÿ˜‹ (Becky Chipman)
  • Don, if I were home tonight we'd be getting this! *sigh* I'm out of town for all the good stuff. BTW...Randy that apple pie last week was DELICIOUS! Happy tummies all around that evening. :-) (Kristina Jones)
  • ๐Ÿ‘ (Nancy Jacobs)
  • It was delicious (Dakoda Ball)

Who needs a slice of fresh Iowa grown apple pie? #madefromscratch #harlaniowa #iowafoodfan
posted: September 7th
  • Me!!!! Save me a piece please! You waited till I left to cut it!! (Brittney Dollen)
  • Crust looks amateur! (Gene Seaton)
  • I think it looks pretty good for his first try at Apple pie. It tastes amazing (Sandwich Bowl LLC)

It's a Porkin Party everyday at the Sandwich Bowl in Historic downtown Harlan, Iowa
posted: September 2nd
  • That's one Delicious sandwich!! (Paul Schmidt)
  • Always have the best time and amazingly good good....if you haven't been you need to go, and if have been there you need to be there again, great pie. (Debby King)

Check out our new T-Shirts! Now taking orders for our next t-shirt run.

Sandwich Bowl Harlan will donate $5 for each T-Shirt sold to the Red Cross - Harvey Relief fund.
S, M, L, XL - 20.00
2XL/3XL - 22..00
4XL -24.00

Stop by the Sandwich Bowl to place your orders. All orders must be pre-paid before ordering. Thank You for being Forking Awesome.
posted: September 1st

From Facebook

Ran out of loaded creamy potato soup for lunch today so we nade a double batch of Creamy Chicken Wild Rice for dinner tonight. Call early this won't last long even though we're in a heat index tonight.
posted: July 18th


  • ugghhhh. I need some. (Barbara N. Watson Carter)

Today's soup will be home grown Broccoli Cheddar soup today. See you for lunch.
posted: July 17th


  • Yum yum yummy in the tummy (Debby King)

Officially re-opening our Lawrence store in a new location on Wednesday July 12th. It only took a few hard weeks to turn this place around. Special shout out to our hard working kids Jerod and Jesi, my wife and all of support staff at both locations to make this possible.
posted: July 11th

Who's hungry for fresh peach pie? Just out of the oven cooling down.
posted: July 7th


  • ๐Ÿ˜ฎ (Kyle Gordon)
  • Looks good. (Angie Petersen)
  • Yummm (Bill Mickey)
  • I want some.... (Jesi Marie)
  • Yummy (Bill Mickey)

Sweet tooth alert! We have Nishna Mud Brownie Pie today.
posted: July 6th


  • Nick Konsbruck (Noelle Cash Konsbruck)

We will be closed Saturday, June 24th for unseen reasons, and to give all of our awesome employees a well deserved day off. See you on Monday for lunch.
posted: June 23rd


  • No! We're going to be in town this weekend! (Nicole Carl)
  • I will wait patiently... (Keith Carl)
  • Hope it isn't serious, love your food. (Debby King)

Saturday's soups are Creamy Chucken Wild Rice or Cheesy Hash Brown. See you for lunch!
posted: June 3rd

Stop in for a smoked beef brisket sandwich today with cup of flying pig slop. Grab a slice of raspberry or triple berry pie. Open until 8 pm for the Harlan Relay for Life event.
posted: June 2nd

Yum Alert! Oreo pudding poke cake just in time for dinner.
posted: May 30th


  • Had a piece tonight it was good!! (Jeff Mayne)

Partime Help Wanted in Harlan.
Fun Summer Job. Call Randy
posted: May 25th


  • Brodrick Greer (Kathy Johnson Hillwick)
  • Chloe Brouillard (Abigail Jacobsen)
  • Still hiring? (Eric Jessica Labenz)

Made another double batch of Loaded Creamy of Potato for this evening. Check out tonights desserts. Chocolate Pecan Pie or Better than my XES cake.
posted: May 23rd

Warm up with Creamy Chicken Wild Rice or Broccoli Cheddar today.
posted: May 20th


  • Bless you Randall Feldman. I will be in!!!!!!! :) (Barbara N. Watson Carter)

Join us tonight for the first 2017 Roar into Harlan - Bike Night on the square. Tonight, not only do we have Forking Awesome Sandwiches Burgers and Salads. Check out the freshly made from scratch desserts.
Strawberry Rhubarb Pie or Banana Split Cake.
#forkingawesome #roarintoharlan #harlaniowa #shelbycounty #iowafoodfan #madefromscratch
posted: May 18th


  • We are going to stop in sometime this summer! Looks good! (Suellen Reher Conant)

Start dinner tonight with a slice of 1/2 Mile Peanut Butter Brownie Pie. Only $ 3.99 slice.
posted: May 17th

Who's ready for a Prime Rib Sandwich today? We cut 26 slabs, let's see how long they last.
posted: May 12th

Fresh Blueberry Pie ready to enjoy. 3.99 slice.
#forkingawesome #madefromscratch

Plan your Prime Rib lunch date tomorrow.
posted: May 11th

Who's hungry for German Chocolate layered cake. Love the family photo bomb.
posted: May 11th


  • That looks so yummy!! (Kathleen Meinstad)
  • Laura Andersen! (Justin Andersen)

Strawberry Jello Cheesecake ready for your enjoyment. #forkingawesome
posted: May 10th

It's back... Very Berry Walnut Salad. Served with a side of fat free raspberry vinaigrette.
posted: May 8th

Lawrence - 785-856-3675
3514 Clinton Parkway Suite E
Lawrence, KS 66047
Harlan - 712-235-4663
1008 6th St.
Harlan, IA 51537