Party Planning Waterloo IA

Local resource for party planning in Waterloo. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to party planners, caterers, wine and spirits and liquor stores, as well as advice on themed parties and mixed drinks.

Locker Room Lounge
(319) 234-9270
1918 Hawthorne Ave
Waterloo, IA
Description
Locker Room Lounge - Maybe you'll see Norm in the corner. Or Cliff sitting next to him. Maybe Sam behind the bar. Yep, Locker Room Lounge is that comfortable, cozy neighborhood bar - the kind where the bartender seems to know everyone who walks through the door.

Jim's Place
(319) 232-3044
1408 Commercial St
Waterloo, IA
Description
Jim's Place - Happy hour never looked so good. Jim's Place, located at [Address] caters to an anxious after-work crowd but once the drinks start coming, the ties start getting loose.

Buzz's Bar
(319) 234-9100
1340 Hammond Ave
Waterloo, IA
Description
Buzz's Bar - There's not much to be said about the cocktails at [name]. They're not necessarily cheap, but they're as tasty as they are potent...a delicious and dangerous combination.

Joan's 9er
(319) 234-9169
929 W 5th St
Waterloo, IA
Description
Joan's 9Er is the type of place you start off your night. The drinks are cheap and strong but the crowd isn't the type to get the party started. Grab a quick drink here and then head out to the real party. -Review of Joan's 9Er

Flirts Gentlemen's Club
(319) 287-7000
319 Jefferson St
Waterloo, IA
Description
Flirts Gentlemen's Club - There's not much to be said about the cocktails at [name]. They're not necessarily cheap, but they're as tasty as they are potent...a delicious and dangerous combination.

Legends Sports Bar & Grill
(319) 235-0616
2122 Kimball Ave
Waterloo, IA
Description
Legends Sports Bar & Grill, located at [Address], is your garden variety pub. It's not going to win any raves of "Hottest. Bar. Ever.," but it's a serviceable place to relax and unwind. Just keep your expectations grounded. And there's something to be said for beers that cost less than $14 bucks. Review of Legends Sports Bar & Grill.

Mustang Bar
(319) 234-4180
1927 Jefferson St
Waterloo, IA
Description
Mustang Bar - While you don't need to be wearing a suit to get into Mustang Bar, looking nice will help. The crowd is attractive and the bartenders even more so. If you're looking for a nice spot to hang with friends and meet new (attractive) people, Mustang Bar will do the trick.

Paulies Place
(319) 236-6135
814 Laporte Rd
Waterloo, IA
Description
Paulies Place - You might see a celeb here. But he/she will probably be on one of the many flat screen TVs lining the walls. Paulies Place is the place you'd likely go to to watch that big game but you'll probably have so much fun, you'll stick around longer.

Beck's Pub & Grille
(319) 287-9282
425 Franklin St
Waterloo, IA
Description
Beck's Pub & Grille - If you're looking to kick back, Beck's Pub & Grille, located at [Address], is a safe bet. It's not the kind of place that's going to break your wallet, so that's more you have left over for happy hour.

Half Pint Saloon
(319) 232-2563
1831 Independence Ave
Evansdale, IA
Description
Half Pint Saloon - Boasting excellent service and strong drinks, Half Pint Saloon, located at [Address], has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there's no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget.

Ideas for a New Years Party

By Russ Cobbe

If you are planning to host a New Years Eve party this year you might be looking for some help to make it extra special or at the very least more unique. A big part of most New Years Eve party's is various alcoholic drinks. Instead of just providing (or having guests bring their own) the regular beer, wine, rum, vodka and rye, why not create a theme around the drinks available.

There are various cocktails and shooters that have New Years names. A quick visit to www.idrink.com shows about 20 different recipes around the New Years Eve party. One idea is to setup a table with the various ingredients for the drinks with small recipe cards and the appropriate glasses so everyone can be their own bartender. Trying something new and breaking old habits is part of the long-standing tradition of New Years. Here is a sample of some recipes to try:

Happy New Year

0.25 oz Brandy
4.0 oz Champagne
0.75 oz Orange juice
0.75 oz Port

Shake brandy, port and orange juice well over ice cubes in a shaker. Strain into a champagne flute, fill with champagne, and serve.

Celebration

1.0 oz Cognac
1.0 oz Cointreau
1.0 oz Lemon juice
1.5 oz Rum

Shake over ice and pour into cocktail glass. Garnish with orange peel.

Steaming Hot Holiday Punch Recipe

3.0 cups Apple Juice
1.5 teaspoons ground Cinnamon
3 sticks Cinnamon
0.75 teaspoon ground Cloves
6.0 cups Cranberry juice
0.75 cup Maple syrup
0.75 teaspoon ground Nutmeg
3.0 cups Orange juice
2.0 ...

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