Valentines Day is one of those days when you want to take your significant other to an exceptional place. Here are five of the best spots in Cedar Rapids for a special night.

1. White Star Ale House

One of Cedar Rapids' most popular night spots, White Star Ale House (305 2nd Ave SE) is also popular for its wonderful food. A medium-priced contemporary American menu offers great variety.

2. Black Sheep Social Club

One of the newer hot spots in downtown C.R., Black Sheep Social Club (600 1st St SE) has 24 craft beers but this place is more about the atmosphere and rustic beauty... and of course, the food. Find their dinner menu here.

3. Butcher Block Steakhouse

One of many restaurants in Cedar Rapids owned by Richard Pankey, Butcher Block Steakhouse (568 Boyson Rd NE, Suite 100) has everything from steaks to prime chuck burgers, plus a wine list and draft beers. They even have a special event planned for Valentines Day (see below).

4. 350 First

The 16th floor of the Doubletree Hotel in downtown Cedar Rapids provides incredible views from 350 First (350 First Ave NE). The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner so you can enjoy the great eats and see everything from the sunrise to sunset. All their menus are available here.

5. Vino's Ristorante and R.G. Books Lounge

You might call it one of the hidden treasures of Cedar Rapids. Vino's Ristorante and R.G. Books Lounge is tucked inside the Town and Country Shopping Center (3611 First Ave SE). They offer fresh and flavorful Italian cuisine in a cozy, candle-lit atmosphere with a bar area surrounded by bookshelves. You can see their menu here.

[via 350 First, Vino's Ristorante, iamtheBlackSheep, Facebook, and White Star Ale House]

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