A new restaurant is open and ready to go in Downtown Cedar Falls. Very soon you can sit down at this new spot for a quick bite.

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A few months back, we reported that a new restaurant was in the works on Main Street in Cedar Falls. Carter House Market & Café is located right in the heart of Downtown and is located right next to the historic Black Hawk Hotel which is owned by the same company.

Carter House has a takeout-friendly menu with items like sandwiches, salads, and even picnic basket meals. Some other items they'll have include charcuterie boards, lasagna, and even deli sides.

Beer and wine will also be available at the new Downtown Cedar Falls restaurant/market.

The restaurant's ultimate goal on their website reads, "We hope this concept meets folks where they are in COVID and post-COVID times; farm to table becomes farm to lunchbox, to pantry, to picnic, to party! It’s our goal to bring good quality food wherever you are."

Carter House won't be opening its doors fully until sometime in August, but they have officially announced that they are going through with a soft opening.

If you are walking in Downtown Cedar Falls right along Main Street, right outside of the storefront, you'll see a sign. This sign advertises the restaurant that will soon be open fully to the public. However, as a part of their soft opening, you can order items off of their menu online.

All you have to do is scan the sign's QR code and you'll be good to go!

The name "Carter House" is a tribute to the hotel's long history in Cedar Falls. After the hotel's Winslow era, the hotel went by the moniker of the Carter House. It was a major success but in the late 1870's it was destroyed in a fire. Following this tragedy, the hotel was replaced by the building that stands today.

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