Summer is Patio Season!

posted by Emily Yaddof on Thursday, July 07, 2016

Summer is the season of dining alfresco and there is no better place to tantalize your tastebuds than in downtown Cedar Falls! Whether you're treating your sweetie to a romantic dinner under the stars or meeting the guys for a cold one, you'll find the perfect patio setting in downtown Cedar Falls.

Montage Rooftop PatioFOR THE HOPELESS ROMANTIC

Montage - Enjoy a glass of wine by light of the moon next to a cozy fire on Montage's rooftop patio; the perfect setting for a romantic evening. 
Tony'sIf you're looking for an excuse to snuggle up a little closer to your sweetie after the sun goes down, hit up the back patio at Tony's LaPizzeria. The couches are perfect for cuddling under the stars! 

FOR YOUR NEXT GIRLS' NIGHT OUT

Soho - Make memories with your girls over sushi and martinis on Soho's front patio! 
Cafe Due - Bright umbrellas and beautiful flower baskets give Cafe Due's front patio an alluring, fresh vibe. Dinner and drinks on the enclosed back patio taste just as good though!

Noble Oak Patio

FOR THE FAMILY

Noble Oak - The family will love dining alfresco on downtown's newest patio, Noble Oak! 
Pablo's Mexican Grill - Take your Pablo's to go and enjoy it on the patio tables outside or even take it to a park! 
Maid Rite - You can never go wrong with a classic sandwich from Maid Rite. It's a pinic staple! Plus they have homemade pie with ice cream. Yum!

FOR THOSE WITH ADVENTUROUS TASTEBUDS

Ginger Thai - Fresh ingredients infused with delicious thai flavors will have you thinking you're actually in Thailand, especially when you enjoy your meal outside!
Los Cabos - Margaritas and authentic dishes from south of the boarder on the vibrant patio at Los Cabos. Need we say more? 

Cup of Joe Patio

FOR THOSE WITH A SWEET TOOTH

Cup of Joe - Morning coffee is always best enjoyed on the patio along with fresh, homemade pastries!
Chocolaterie Stam - Gelato, chocolate, coffee...we bet you can't stop in to Chocolaterie Stam and not buy something to enjoy on their patio.
Scratch Cupcakery - Cupcakes are a pretty portable anyway, but now you can enjoy them on the new sidewalk seating outside of Scratch Cupcakery!

Luna Art+Wine Patio

FOR THE SOPHISTICATED DRINKER

Luna Art+Wine - The quiet back patio at Luna Art+Wine is the perfect place to grab a glass of wine after work. Unless someone is playing a game of yard Jenga!
SingleSpeed Brewing Co. - SingleSpeed brews are made right here in downtown Cedar Falls and brewed to perfection to enhance your outdoor patio experience. Plus, the boys in the back make a mean flatbread pizza!

  1. craft beer
  2. dining
  3. girls' night out
  4. nightlife
  5. summer

About The Author

Emily Yaddof has been eating, shopping and living local in downtown Cedar Falls since she moved to town in August 2012. As the Events & Promotions Coordinator for Community Main Street, she spends most of her time working with local businesses and volunteers to make downtown Cedar Falls a pla ... read more