Sleep Inn & Suites
310 Virgil Avenue
Mount Vernon, IA 52314
Phone: (319) 895-0055
Fax: (319) 895-0066
Bars & Cafes
New Shack Tavern is a neighborhood bar with a casual ambiance. Pickled eggs and cod nuggets are not to be missed.
With scrumptious American food, more than 50 beers on tap and awesome music put together at Parlor City Pub & Eatery, no wonder it's the most preferred haunt for the locals to hangout. The service rendered by the friendly bartenders simply adds to the fun of gulping down a bottle or more of beers and ales with your friends. Be ready to stumble up on some exotic drinks like the Ayinger Jahrhundert, Founders Red Rye IPA, Lindemans Framboise and Summit Oatmeal Stout. If you are not much into experimenting with your drinks, then there's also Guinness served here. And just like it's beer collection, the food served here is also impressive. Dishes like Buffalo Chicken Wraps, Sweet Potato Fries, Spicy Chicken Wings and Spicy Lucy burger go excellently with chilled beer. As for the entertainment, the pub attracts a number of popular local and national artists/ bands almost every evening to give you a perfect atmosphere to hangout.
33rd Ave Sports Bar & Grill is a great place to unwind over your favorite drinks and tasty pub food options. The bar's vibrant atmosphere makes it an ideal party haunt over the weekend.
The Early Bird Coffee Shop is well located in the bustling downtown area of Cedar Rapids. Menu features organic teas, delicious coffee and savory bites. It also provides fresh lunch and breakfast delights on request.
Hazzard County Saloon is a popular country bar in Cedar Rapids. The dive bar remains popular for its live music gigs and an amazing selection of drinks. Woodpecker Cider is a must try here.
Mulligans Pub Sports Bar is found on Old Marion Road North East. Its eclectic menu features flavorsome burgers, sandwiches and appetizers apart from a great selection of drinks.
The Blue Room at the Blue Moose is a bustling bar that is filled with a vibrant crowd all through the year. The snazzy bar is located within the Blue Moose Tap House which is a thriving music venue. The bar serves an array of beer and alcohol to ensure you remain in high spirits. The decor is very chic and the service quite efficient. The bar also has its own stage that hosts many gigs, jam sessions and live performances. Many popular bands and artistes have performed here. A hot spot for all music lovers and beer connoisseurs! Call ahead to know more.
At Gabe's it is all about live music. During its long history the bar has build the reputation of a great music venue. Back in the days bands like Nirvana and the Smashing Pumpkins have rocked the stage. Today the bar continues the tradition and offers a unique experience for the music lovers. Check the website for upcoming shows.
The place that occupies the Short's Burger & Shine was earlier used as a shoe-shine shop by its former owner H.D. Short. Keeping the name of the passionate proprietor and his moto intact, today this place serves delicious varieties of creative, gourmet burgers. Their burgers are created using the freshest possible beef sourced from local farmers, and the craft beers on tap commemorate the breweries of the state. They have over 25 varieties of beef burgers, and these come infused with mayonnaise, bacon, Swiss cheese, ham, pickles, cheddar, sour cream, salsa, sauteed onions and more. Air your wishes, and a burger is read for you! The menu also features a separate section for chicken burgers, and their Black Bean Burgers also come highly recommended. An institution of Iowa City, the Short's Burger & Shine is a must-visit restaurant for anyone with a large appetite.
One of the most notoriously famous bars of Iowa City, the Union Bar is located on College Street in the Downtown area. This amazing place offers the holy trifacta that makes any place pop - cool ambiance, awesome music and cheap drinks! If you're expecting a swanky shiny place, The Union Bar isn't for you. But if you can get past the loud atmosphere, the occasional booze puddle that often forms on the floors and a an overall feeling of chaos, Union Bar will be only happy to show a good time. Live music events and private parties are often hosted here. Check the website for schedule of events.