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Top bar recommendations from locals

Art Gallery
“Great little neighborhood to stroll around and stop in local shops or get a delicious bite to eat. The market offers many different cuisines as well as booths for local artists. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Café
“Good friends own this, and our daughter worked there in high school. Great place to hang out. Awesome breakfasts, esp breakfast burrito.”
  • 7 locals recommend
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“Great food with some vegetarian options. Live music Thursday, Friday, Sat. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
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“Fantastic place to enjoy the large beer menu sit with some friends and order some late night appetizers . Slightly classier then the rest with a great atmosphere. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
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“Cobble Hill is probably the finest restaurant in Cedar Rapids. It has a distinct New York atmosphere, and the food is outstanding. Be prepared to pay for it - drinks, dinner and tip will probably be around $100 for two, but worth it if you are looking for a really classy night out.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Set in a historic bank building, this stylish fixture serves upscale Italian fare & craft cocktails.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Caucho is an urban taco joint in Cedar Rapids, IA with handcrafted unique eats, original recipe & authentic mexican food. Stop by for dinner or takeout!”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Familiar, casual Mexican fare served in a dark & contemporary space with a sports-bar vibe.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Quarter Barrel is certainly the most unique brewery (and not just in Cedar Rapids!) It boasts 8 or more by now, house brewed beers, and always have a couple guest taps available too. However, what makes this brewery unique is that it is also an arcade. Like, from the '80s, PacMan, DigDug, Street Fighter, and pinball, arcade. They also are a Pizzeria, so if you work up an appetite trying to beat your kid at Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (kids are always welcome), you've got a lot of great options. They even have a Crab Rangoon Pizza ("Crab Rangoonies") !”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Neighborhood haunt with handcrafted burgers & ample beers, plus weekend brunch & TVs showing sports.”
  • 1 local recommends
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“Irish pub decorated with stained glass & vintage beer ads & featuring a pool table & arcade games.”
  • 1 local recommends
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“Don't feel like cooking breakfast? This is a great stop for breakfast all options on the breakfast menu are sure to please!! Lunch or supper time? Loaded nachos are sure to please. Lucky's also offers a build your own Mac and Cheese, that is one of families favorites.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“One of my favorite Indian places in town. Located in the Noelridge neighborhood off Old Marion Road this restaurant will fulfill your Indian food cravings!”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Narrow, storied beer hall with 2 floors offering BBQ sandwiches & other eats, plus many tap choices.”
  • 1 local recommends
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“If you like rock, bands, and late night drinks this is your spot! They have bands playing here every day of the weekend and stay active at very late hours. Open until 2:00am”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“Serves lunch and a great place for a night cap, located jsut across the strett.”
  • 1 local recommends