The next time you're headed to a concert in Downtown Cedar Rapids, leave a little earlier so you can enjoy one of the awesome local restaurants nearby! Here are the places within walking distance of the Alliant Energy Powerhouse Arena, Theatre Cedar Rapids, and the Paramount Theatre (restaurants near the McGrath Amphitheatre are at the end):

Where to Eat if You're Going to a Concert in Downtown Cedar Rapids

The next time you're headed to a concert in Downtown Cedar Rapids, leave a little earlier so you can enjoy one of the awesome local restaurants nearby! Here are the places within walking distance of the Alliant Energy Powerhouse Arena, Theatre Cedar Rapids, and the Paramount Theatre (restaurants near the McGrath Amphitheatre are at the end):

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350 First (Top Floor of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel)

  • 350 1st Ave NE
  • Open for dinner daily from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Barrel House

  • 102 2nd St SE
  • Open Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Black Sheep Social Club

  • 600 1st St SE
  • Kitchen Hours
    • Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Friday & Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Bricks Bar & Grill

  • 320 2nd Ave SE
  • Kitchen Hours
    • Sunday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
    • Friday & Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Cellar 19 Wine & Deli Cedar Rapids

  • 425 2nd St SE (Skywalk Level)
  • Open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Chophouse Downtown

  • 411 1st St SE
  • Hours
    • Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Friday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Saturday from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Sunday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Cliff's Dive Bar & Grill

  • 227 2nd Ave SE
  • Open daily from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. (kitchen hours are not listed)

Cobble Hill

  • 219 2nd St SE
  • Hours
    • Tuesday through Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Friday & Saturday from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

El Dorado Bar & Grill

  • 112 2nd St SE
  • Hours (kitchen hours are not listed)
    • Sunday through Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Thursday from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.
    • Friday & Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Gianna's Italian Beef

  • 375 3rd Street SE
  • Hours
    • Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Izumi Sushi

  • 221 2nd Ave SE
  • Hours
    • Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Friday & Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
    • Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

The KETO Kitchen

  • 210 3rd Ave SE (Armstrong Centre Food Court)
  • Open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Map Room

  • 416 3rd St SE
  • Hours
    • Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Friday & Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Midtown Reserve

  • 319 7th St SE
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Midtown Station

  • 715 2nd Ave SE
  • Hours (kitchen hours not listed)
    • Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
    • Friday & Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 a.m.
    • Sunday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Need Pizza

  • 207 2nd Ave SE
  • Kitchen Hours
    • Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Friday & Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
    • Sunday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Pub 217

  • 217 3rd St SE
  • The kitchen is open daily from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.

The Quarter Barrel Arcade & Brewery

  • 616 2nd Ave SE
  • Kitchen Hours
    • Wednesday & Thursday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Friday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Sunday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Rock Bar American Grill

  • 219 2nd Ave SE
  • The kitchen is open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Runt's Munchies

  • 118 2nd St SE
  • Open Monday through Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Taco Gato

  • 209 3rd St SE
  • Kitchen Hours
    • Tuesday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tipsy Tomato

  • 319 7th St SE
  • Open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Near the McGrath Amphitheatre:

Bari Italian

  • 450 1st St SW
  • Open Tuesday through Saturday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

LP Street Food

  • 302 3rd Ave SW
  • Kitchen Hours
    • Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Friday & Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Quinton's Bar & Deli

  • 450 1st St SW
  • The kitchen is open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

15 Iowa Restaurants on the Water That You Can Visit This Summer

We may not have as many bodies of water as Minnesota or Michigan, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy the ones we have! If you're looking to have some food or drinks out on a patio by the water this summer, there are quite a few places here in Iowa that you can check out. Here are 15 of them!

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