Festive Fall Food & Beverage Guide

Fall is finally here, and so are our favorite festive food and beverage options! Whether you prefer a hot caffeinated drink or a unique fall snack, there are so many options in Council Bluffs. 

712 eat + drink

Fall beverages at 712 eat + drink

To celebrate the season, 712 eat + drink added three new fall beers and five festive cocktails to their menu!

Beer: Backpocket Hawktoberfest, Backpocket Clonefest, and Backpocket Pumpkin Porter

Cocktails: Manzanasada (silver patron, apple cider, lemon, ginger beer), The Big Sapple (apple whiskey, lemon, orange, maple), Black Cat (scotch, blackberry brandy, honey, ango bitters), Chaikovsky (vanilla vodka, chai, amaretto, cream) Peartini (grey goose pear, honey, pear juice, brown sugar simple syrup)

Caddy’s Kitchen & Cocktails

Witch's Flight at Caddy's Kitchen & Cocktails 

Caddy’s is known for their creative cocktails, so you know they’ll be serving something extraordinary this season! Check out the Witch’s Brew Fishbowl, the boozy pumpkin spiced iced coffee, a Witch’s Flight, or an apple pie hot cocoa. Check them out on Facebook to see their other options.

Cellar19 Wine & Deli

Caramel pecan cheesecake at Cellar19 Wine & Deli

In addition to Cellar19’s regular menu, they’re serving autumn-inspired desserts and drinks this season! Enjoy pumpkin cheesecake, macaroons, caramel pecan cheesecake, Lucky Bucket Octoberfest brew, craft hard cider, and more.

Ditmars Orchard & Vineyard 

Fall food and beverage options at Ditmars Orchard & Vineyard

Ditmars is the go-to place for all things fall in Council Bluffs! While visiting the Orchard Store, try out their well-known apple cider donuts, hand-dipped caramel apples, and apple pies! To drink, check out their variety of apple cider flavors, hard cider, and wine.

Full Fledged Brewing Co. 

Full Fledged Brewing Co.

Full Fledged has a new brew for you to check out this season! The "Stay Oatful, Dream Big" beer is an exceptionally smooth oatmeal stout with hints of coffee and chocolate characteristics supported by an underlying chocolate finish. It was named after the owner Marshall’s big dream and determination to keep on truckin’. This delicious brew has been aged in different types of bourbon barrels and pairs perfectly with the crisp fall air.  

J’s Coffee & Donuts

Pumpkin spice latte at J's Coffee & Donuts 

New to the 100 Block, J’s Coffee & Donuts has a delicious pumpkin spice drink, and a brown sugar cinnamon coffee that’ll give you all the cozy fall feels this season. They also have scones, pumpkin bread, and a full line of high protein, gluten-free OCookieO’s, including pumpkin!

Nutrition 712 

Jack-O-Lantern tea at Nutrition 712

This season, Nutrition 712 has a wide selection of festive fall teas and protein shakes! Options include Treat Street (Blue Razz, green apple, pink starburst), Frankenstein (green apple, grape, cherry), Jack-O-Lantern (kiwi-lime, orange), Walkin Dead (kiwi-lime, blue razz), Apocalypse (blue razz,  green apple, grape, cherry, and Caramel Apple Cheesecake shake. They also serve hot coffee, hot tea, and hot chocolate

Stella & Irene’s / Wenday’s

Caramel apple oatmeal scone at Wenday's Bakery & Boutique

Stella & Irene’s and Wenday’s Bakery & Boutique have a wide variety of festive desserts and drinks to enjoy this season! Each day they make something new and unique to try. Popular items include pumpkin bars, caramel apples, autumn line of scones, autumn macrons, pumpkin rolls, ooey-gooey cinnamon rolls, chai spiced cupcakes, spiced apple cakes, cappuccino line of pastries, and oh so much more.

Tastee Treet

Pumpkin pie candy malt at Tastee Treet

Just because the temps are cooling down, doesn't mean that it's no longer ice cream season! To celebrate fall, Tastee Treet's October candy malt of the month is pumpkin pie. Grab it before it's too late! 

But Wait! There's More

Council Bluffs is home to so many wonderful restaurants and bars that it’s hard to fit them all in one place. For a full list of places to drink and dine in Council Bluffs, visit our directory.  

Did we miss your favorite fall treat? Let us know by emailing us at content@unleashcb.com!

This post was originally published on October 4, 2022 on the Unleash Council Bluffs blog.