Waterloo Date Ideas

Whether you haven’t planned a date yet or are looking for ideas, we have your back as you get ready to enjoy the perfect evening with your special someone! Scroll down for resturants and recreational activities that are great date ideas in Waterloo.

For even more date ideas than those on this list, check out our HUGE list of 50 First Date Ideas in the Cedar Valley!


A list of places with the perfect meals to enjoy with your special someone!

  1. Grab a slice and and an old fashioned Coca-Cola at Basal Pizza
  2. Enjoy some amazing guacamole at Blue Iguana Mexican American Cantina
  3. Kick back and enjoy good food and darts at Briqhouse Bar & Grill
  4. Relax in some tasty mexican cuisine at El Patron Family Mexican resturant
  5. Valentine Buffet – Farmer’s Pick Buffet
  6. For art and European food, Galleria De Paco is your stop
  7. Valentine Tea – Laughing Tree Café
  8. Take a step back into the ’50s at Morgs
  9. At Newton’s Paradise Cafe, the tenderloins are bigger than your face
  10. Go to the Isle Casino and enjoy a steak at Otis & Henry’s Steakhouse
  11. Satisfy your taste buds with delicious seafood at Red Lobster
  12. Love on some soul food at Rodneys Kitchen
  13. Hit up Rudy’s Tacos for some casual mexican cuisine
  14. Biker themed, live music and casual vibes at the Screaming Eagle
  15. Share the Love: A Beer Dinner at SingleSpeed Brewing Co.
  16. For a casual Italian  experience,  get a reservation at The Brown Bottle
  17. Enjoy some good ‘ole fashioned comfort food at Wishbone

50 Cedar Valley Date Ideas

The only date list you will ever need in the Cedar Valley!

50 Date Ideas


There are tons of activities and things to do! No list could cover them all but we sure tried. Did you see our award winning waterpark and the accoucement of the new theme park coming to town!?

  1. Go ice skating at Black Hawk Young Arena
  2. Visit the Bluedorn Science Imaginarium
  3. Smell the roses at the Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens
  4. See the latest movies at Crossroads Theatre
  5. Strike out or live in virtual reality at Cadillac Lanes XBC
  6. Get a quick workout in at the Cedar Valley SportsPlex
  7. Go shopping at local shops in downtown Waterloo
  8. Pass the time at the Exchange Disc Golf Park
  9. Experience the wildlife and recreation in George Wyth State Park
  10. Get some air at Get Air
  11. Give yourself a spooky thrill at The Heart of Darkness during Halloween
  12. Have some fun at KW Paintball
  13. Summer fun in the sun at Lost Island Waterpark, have you heard about the new theme park?!
  14. See what Palmer’s Family Fun has to offer
  15. Enjoy the Phelps Youth Pavilion
  16. Take a leap into military history at the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum
  17. Experience a Waterloo Blackhawks Hockey Game
  18. See the world through the eyes of an artist at Waterloo Center for the Arts

Have fun!

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