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Outdoor Dining Options in Waterloo

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posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2019

For many of us, summer means being outside and enjoying the weather with family and friends and fun activities.  With numerous Waterloo restaurants offering outdoor patios, you do not need to come inside to enjoy your favorite restaurant.    From coffee and tea to sandwiches and pizza and more, check out Waterloo’s list of available outdoor patios.

Outdoor dining_BasalBasal Pizza and Cibo di Strada (photo by Matt Ohl)

DOWNTOWN

American Legion Post 138
728 Commercial St
319.234.8511
Serves lunch and dinner

Basal Pizza
225 W 4th St
Wood fired pizza, salads, and sandwiches

Blue Iguana
250 Westfield Ave
319.888.7245
Authentic Mexican cuisine

Briqhouse Bar & Grill
307 W 5th St
319.233.4131
Sports bar meets family restaurant

Cibo Di Strada Street Food Bar
223 W 4th St
Cocktails and sandwiches

El Patron
301 E 4th St
319.287.8110
Mexican cuisine

Jameson’s Public House
310 E 4th St
319.233.0701
Cedar Valley’s authentic Irish pub. Eat. Drink Dance

Laughing Tree Café
Inside Waterloo Center for the Arts
225 Commercial St
319.610.7525
Café and tea shop that specializes in hand blended loose-leaf tea with soup, salads, and sandwiches

Legends Sports Grill
118 Commercial St
319.233.3352
Sports bar and grill

Lincoln Perk Coffee House
218 E 4th St
319.888.4832
Custom roasted coffee, gourmet grilled cheese, and other breakfast/lunch items

Locals Bar & Grill
229 E 4th St
319.888.4700
American cuisine and burgers with a full bar

Newton’s Paradise Café
128 E 4th St
319.234.0280
Breakfast, burgers, wraps, salads all made with fresh local ingredients

Screaming Eagle American Bar & Grill
228 E 4th St
319.235.8865
Sports bar with live music and Thursday evening Bike Night during summer

Sidecar Coffee Shop
21 W Jefferson St
319.443.3385
Local, handcrafted coffee with fresh house-made treats

SingleSpeed Brewing Co
325 Commercial St
319.883.3604
Microbrewery and American restaurant

CROSSROADS

Carlos O’Kelly’s
2060 Sovia Dr
319.521.6021
Mexican cuisine.

Tokyo Bay Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar
1931 Sears St
319.433.0999
Traditional Japanese Steakhouse cuisine and sushi menu.

Outdoor dining_18501850 Patio & Grill (photo by 1850 Patio & Grill)

KIMBALL/RIDGEWAY

1850 Patio & Grill
1850 W Ridgeway Ave
319.274.9589
Casual dining with class!

Chilito’s Mexican Bar and Grill
414 E Tower Park Dr
319.233.1400
Mexican cuisine

Green House Kitchen
1730 W Ridgeway Ave
Fresh, clean, local. Fast-casual dining using only whole, clean ingredients.

LJ's Neighborhood Bar & Grill
3550 Kimball Ave
319.234.3680
Sport’s bar. Sport’s minded – Family friendly.

Sidecar Coffee Shop
1850 W Ridgeway Ave
319.242.7279
Local, handcrafted coffee with fresh house-made treats

Your Pie
126 E Ridgeway Ave
319.252.4471
Wood fired pizza, panini, salad, and gelato.

UNIVERSITY

Casey’s 218 Pub
4014 University Ave
319.234.0862
Sports bar and grill serving dinner and drinks.

Maid-Rite
2808 University Ave
319.833.2010
Loose meet ground beef sandwiches, plus salads, sides, and shakes.

Spicoli’s Reverb
3555 University Ave
319.287.5747
Bar and grill with American cuisine and live music.

OTHER

VFW Post 1623
1406 Commercial St
319.232.1244
Click the link above to check menu and times.

Wishbone
201 W 18th St
319.234.4641
Sports bar with great food serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

For a complete list of dining option in Waterloo, visit our Eat section on our website.


- Annette Freeseman, Experience Waterloo

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  2. american legion
  3. basal pizza
  4. blue iguana
  5. briquhouse
  6. carlos o'kelly's
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  8. chilitos
  9. cibo
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  12. el patron
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  14. jameson's public house
  15. laughing tree tea
  16. legends sports grill
  17. lincoln perk
  18. lj's neighborhood bar & grill
  19. locals bar and grill
  20. maid-rite
  21. newtons paradise cafe
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  24. screaming eagle american bar & grill
  25. sidecar coffee
  26. single speed brewing
  27. spicoli's
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  32. your pie
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