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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Bar
“Definitely a local favorite...the food is amazing. There is usually a bit of a wait for the table, but you can have a drink at the bar while you wait. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Cozy, yet lively microbrewery. Check out their Waterloo location for live music, yard games, and killer small plates to share.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Build-your-own pizza (enough said... well, it's just delicious. Highly recommended)”
  • 1 local recommends
Sports Bar
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“Fun atmosphere with a couple pool tables and shuffleboard on the more happening side and dinner booths/tables on the quieter side. Good food with a lot of variety, decent priced drinks and meals. On Main Street with plenty of other fun places to hop throughout the night. Mix of college scene and locals out for a safe fun night.”
  • 1 local recommends
Night Club
“Unique martini and yummy appetizers. Great place for after work and chit-chat ”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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“Many drink options (check out The Wall!), good food/variety (pizza, burgers, seafood), easy to get to”
  • 1 local recommends
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“Killer selection of daily specials and great for college game days. Go on Sundays for half-priced drinks (that means any drink!)”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Awesome pizzas with interesting new ingredients and flavors. Great sports bar/restaurant on one side and total family restaurant side. Pretty popular with UNI students and locals alike. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
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  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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“Best Italian food ever! Located right on the Cedar River. Great date night spot!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“They have amazing food and are known for their sushi with around 50 amazing martinis to choose from. The atmosphere is super romantic! I recommend going to the back lounge seating area for the most romantic seating.”
  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 1 local recommends
Mexican Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends