Much of the area’s nightlife can be found in downtown including the elegant Black Sheep Social Club at 600 1st St SE, White Star Ale House at 305 2nd Ave SE and Della Viti Wine Bar at 411 1st St SE. For a more casual vibe check out Bricks Bar & Grill at 320 2nd Ave SE, or Pub 217 at 217 3rd St. SE. If you are ready to dance visit Hazzard County American Saloon at 420 2nd Ave SE. Looking for laughs? Penquin’s Comedy Club at 208 2nd Ave SE has you covered. Visit these and many additional bars and restaurants throughout the downtown.
A growing neighborhood, the New Bohemia/Czech Village is fun to explore. Caucho at 1202 3rd St SE, serves up street tacos, margaritas and cocktails. Parlor City Pub & Eatery at 1125 3rd St SE has a great patio and live music. The Pig & Porter, 1028 3rd St SE is known for serving local craft beers, creative cocktails and a great whiskey menu. Across the bridge in the Village, stop in Lion Bridge Brewing Co. at 59 16th Ave SW and Lucky’s on 16th at 86 16th Ave SW.
If you are staying at a hotel on the SW side of Cedar Rapids consider a nightcap at The Hideout, within the Ramada Hotel & Convention Center. On the NE side of the city check out 30Hop at 951 Blairs Ferry Rd NE or 3rd Base Brewery at 951 Blairs Ferry Rd NE.
Please drink responsibly. Uber is available in the area or ask your bartender to call you a taxi.