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

creme brulee martini
Creme Brulee Martini at 712 eat + drink

To celebrate the season, 712 eat + drink added a few festive cocktails to their menu! Check out options like the Creme Brulee Martini, Boozy Butterbeer, and Apple Pie Press. Check them out on Facebook to see more festive options. 

Caddy’s Kitchen & Cocktails

Caramel Apple Mule
Caramel Apple Mule 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 salted caramel apple mule, cranberry apple cider margarita, or the hayrack mule. Check them out on Facebook to see their other options.

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.

J’s Coffee & Donuts

pecan latte
Pumpkin spice butter pecan latte at J's Coffee & Donuts 

J’s Coffee & Donuts has a delicious pumpkin spice butter pecan latte that you won't want to miss this year! They've got other festive caffeinated beverages that’ll give you all the cozy fall feels this season. They also have scones, donuts, and other baked goods for sale. 

Sugar Makery BitterSweet Dessert Bar 

halloween candy
Coffin Treat Trays at Sugar Makery 

The Sugar Makery is your one-stop shop for all things sweet and delicious! This spooky season, they'll be selling the widely popular candy-filled chocolate break-apart skulls, ground brain rice krispie treats, coffin treat trays, and more. Check them out on Facebook to see more options! 

Nesting Grounds 

coffee, scones, and muffins
Iced maple latte, scones, and muffins at Nesting Grounds

Located just a short drive from Council Bluffs, Nesting Grounds is an adorable coffee shop in Underwood. This season, they've got delicious items like an iced maple latte with pumpkin cold foam, snickerdoodle latte with maple cold foam, scones, muffins, and so much more! Give them a follow on Facebook to find your next favorite drink. 

Prairie Crossing Vineyard & Winery

growler of cider
Fall cider in the new signature growler at Prairie Crossing Vineyard & Winery 

Check out your favorite local winery's newly released fall cider flavors! The pumpkin spice, caramel apple, cinnamon bun, and ruby red grapefruit ciders will make your fall that much more flavorful. These new options will be dropping on October 1 during the Winery's Sip & Shop Craft Fair event. 

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 September 19, 2023 on the Unleash Council Bluffs blog.