Downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Things to do in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Main Street of old Downtown Cedar Rapids speaks to once what was and what could be once again. As Cedar Rapids the community gathers, it leaves a pocket of opportunity for small business owners to come in and set up shop.Take a few minutes to explore what each downtown has to offer by viewing our directory below.

Downtown Cedar Rapids brings smiles by way of doughnuts and pastries made fresh daily for your enjoyment. Everyone has their favorite of course but having a variety of bakeries is what makes downtown so special. Fritters, scones and pies oh my!

Downtown Cedar Rapids has that special dining venue and you are sure to find something to please with numerous meals served to satisfy each palette. A wide variety of restaurants and delis are available to choose from with a nice selection of entrees and especially desserts.

Downtown Cedar Rapids hosts several events per year for your listening enjoyment but visit your piano shop to learn how to play and possibly purchase your grand, upright or digital piano. Don't forget the specialty work involved such as tuning and moving which are performed by skilled technicians.

Downtown Cedar Rapids can warm you up on a cloudy day or simply offer your daily perk by visiting your local coffee shop. Quality, purity and punch are targeted with coffee beans curated globally and locally roasted while being served fresh as it is made right in front of you. Order up!

Why do you love downtown?

Tracy Friend
It's adorable and friendly. Love to visit all the shops.

Gen McClelland
going for my 1st visit in beginning of August

Downtown Salem is getting better and better - love the small businesses!

Mary Ann Schlumpberger
It is just a fun place to go! Love Blind Georges' popcorn

Snow Charpentier
It's grown and changed so much since I moved away for a few years and came back. Great to see a lot of smaller businesses expanding and hoping to contribute to the growth of downtown Medford.

Restaurants in Cedar Rapids, Iowa


3030 Mount Vernon Road Se
Downtown Cedar Rapids

Aladdin Restaurant

4342 16th Avenue Sw
Downtown Cedar Rapids

Arvid B Silvers

1524 Center St Ne
Downtown Cedar Rapids

Bella Restaurant

221 2nd Avenue Se # 100
Downtown Cedar Rapids

Bettys Pies

4401 Fairlane Drive Ne
Downtown Cedar Rapids

Bavarian Restaurant & Bakery

95 16th Avenue Sw
Downtown Cedar Rapids

Bata's Restaurant

1006 3rd St Se
Downtown Cedar Rapids

Downtown Cedar Rapids Hotels

Finding the best hotel in Downtown Cedar Rapids can make or break the experience of your entire trip. Take a few minutes to explore what each hotel has to offer by viewing our directory below. Here are some tips to consider:

Always tip staff when you feel the service was great and don't forget the housekeeping staff which you may never see. You should tip every day if you are staying multiple days as the staff may rotate out and miss the bounty at the end.

Bring an actual credit card to avoid deposits and pre-authorizations consuming money in your checking account which will reduce your available balance. Hotels that accept paper cash often ask for a hefty deposit to cover potential damages in your room leaving you scrambling to find an ATM.

Ask to be placed opposite of any roadways. Road noise can be a constant source of pollution which may not be a noticeable problem during the day but reveals itself at night. Don't be afraid to request a room change to get a better sleep.

Red Roof Inn Cedar Rapids
3243 S Ridge Dr Sw

Mainstay Suites Cedar Rapids
5145 Rockwell Dr Ne

Super 8 Cedar Rapids
720 33rd Ave SW

Marriott Cedar Rapids
1200 Collins Rd Ne

Days Inn Suites Cedar Rapids
2215 Blairs Ferry Rd Ne

Rodeway Inn
4011 16th Ave Sw

Motel 6 Cedar Rapids
3325 Southgate Ct Sw

Quality Inn South
390 33rd Ave Sw

Comfort Inn North
5055 Rockwell Dr Ne

Comfort Inn & Suites
2025 Werner Avenue NE

The Hotel at Kirkwood Center
7725 Kirkwood Boulevard SW