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Clarion Inn University Plaza

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 5826 University Avenue , Cedar Falls, IA, US, 50613

  • Phone: (319) 277-2230
  • Fax: (319) 277-0364
3.5 out of 5 (118 reviews)
68% of guests recommend this hotel


»Ginger Thai Cuisine

Situated just a stone's throw away from Cedar Falls' oldest park, Overman Park, Ginger Thai Cuisine has many Asian treats in store for you. Starting with appetizers like crab rangoon, shrimp rolls and chicken satay, you can move on to a meal comprising delicious preparations like garlic fried chicken, Thai beef with rice and more. You can also enjoy traditional Thai beverages like jasmine tea.

111 West 2nd Street
Cedar Falls, IA 50613

»Z's Restaurant & Lounge

Z's Restaurant & Lounge, located on West Airline Highway, is a family friendly restaurant serving a wide range of traditional American eats. Their menu includes hot wings, beer battered vegetables, pizzas, pizza combo meals, subway sandwiches and more.

3937 West Airline Highway
Waterloo, IA 50703

»Highway 63 Diner

Highway 63 Diner is a family style restaurant located on Marnie Road which serves a wide range of steaks, seafood and vegetarian options. Try out their deep fried calamari, chili, handmade burgers, chicken wraps, submarine sandwiches and more.

3030 Marnie Road
Waterloo, IA 50701

»Fiesta Jalisco

Fiesta Jalisco is a family-run chain of Mexican restaurants owned by the Rodriguez family. They serve a number of authentic Mexican dishes like burritos, fajitas, enchiladas, taco salads, tostadas and so on.

350 Fletcher Avenue
Waterloo, IA 50701

»The Brown Bottle

Located in the Historical Russell Lamson Building, The Brown Bottle is a family-run, Italian restaurant which has been around since the early 1970s. The restaurant serves a wide range of pizzas, pastas, seafood, poultry and so on.

209 West 5th Street
Waterloo, IA 50701

»Newton's Paradise Cafe

The centrally located Newton's Paradise Cafe is one of the city's favorites for breakfasts and hearty lunches. The cafe occupies a historic space, and is done up in a classic diner theme, with neon-lit signs outside and lively colors inside. Besides conventional tables, the restaurant offers comfy booths as well as counter seating to complete the diner feel. The airy outdoor patio is a perennial favorite among patrons. Opening early at 6a, the restaurant caters to early risers who come for their classic breakfast delights from Homemade Pancakes and Steak & Eggs to their very popular Biscuits & Gravy. The lunch menu offers hearty sandwiches, salads and wraps, while the restrained dinner menu includes delights like Hot Roast Beef and Homemade Grilled Meatloaf. Their made-from-scratch Bloody Mary is not to be missed. Check website for more.

128 East 4th Street
Waterloo, IA 50703


Located on Mulberry Street for more than five decades, Morg's is a diner with great local flavor. The old-school, pocket-friendly place is mainly known for its breakfast items. Try out pancakes, sausage rolls, bacon and eggs, hash browns and so on.

520 Mulberry Street
Waterloo, IA 50703

»My Thai

My Thai is a unique chain of Thai restaurants which mixes contemporary experimental recipes with authentic Thai cuisine. Their menu consists of innovative dishes like shrimp chips, golden calamari, coconut chicken soup, mango salad, mango chicken, pad zucchini, sweet soy noodles, lemon grass chicken and so on.

624 Sycamore Street
Waterloo, IA 50703

»Mama Nick's Circle

Mama Nick's Circle is a 50 year old establishment serving pizzas as well as other Italian and Greek dishes. Try out their Alfredo pizzas, pasta dinners, french bread sandwiches, calzones and so on.

1934 Washington Street
Waterloo, IA 50702


Feast on authentic Mexican specialties in a convivial ambiance at this lively restaurant located in the heart of the city. The menu at Chapala is extensive to say the least, offering something for every Mexican food lover. From burritos and enchiladas to seafood, chicken and meat specialties, you'll be spoilt for choice. Vegetarians are well catered to, with more than a handful of choices and kids have their very own selection of treats. Some of the menu highlights include Camarones Mazatlan, Chorizo Burrito, Steak Carnitas and Chicken Chipotle. Pair up your food with a Mexican soda or a specialty margarita to complete the experience. The restaurant interiors are done up in warm hues of yellow, with deep wooden hues offering good contrast. Elegant lighting choices give the place a cozy vibe. Check website for more.

900 La Porte Road
Waterloo, IA 50702
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