Welcome to Clouds
Welcome to Clouds where we strive to provide a unique experience in everything we do.
During the Fall, Clouds will be opened five days a week, along with exclusive events.
Clouds Winter Hours*
Monday - Thursday: Closed
Friday: 10:00am- 5:00pm
*Clouds will be closed during the Thanksgiving weekend (Nov 27, 28, 29), the holiday weekend (Dec 25, 26, 27) and new year weekend (Jan 1,2,3).
Since safety is an important concern for us, we developed a Coronavirus action plan for our reopening to ensure maximum safety. Click below for more information about safety procedures at Clouds.
Influenced by European Style Café’s, Clouds offers an experience that is unlike any other in Ames, Iowa. Our atmosphere embraces lounging and coziness to make any visitor feel right at home. Our mission is to provide an environment as an island away from the busyness of life, to relax, and enjoy the present moment. Here at Clouds, we believe in specialty coffee that supports a local non-profit, Café El Zapote, and fresh European style dishes and desserts. Since our beginning in the Fall of 2019, Clouds has taken a huge step to provide visitors more of the Clouds experience.
Clouds' has a number of items on the all-day menu kept to the essentials in order to ensure quality products. Clouds' has a selection of pastries and dessert that’s are freshly baked every day to sweeten your European experience. At Clouds, we master the art of chocolate/confectionery/bakery to offer an assortment of traditional European sweets to take home. We offer exclusive themed dinners that will take you out of Ames and place you somewhere around the world! Our experience and products are unmatched and can be enjoyed with a spectacular view of campus from 100 feet above.
European atmosphere... 100 feet above
With a focus on healthy options, Clouds presents European inspired foods with distinctive flavors. Take a seat in the welcoming yet elegant design of the space, and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere as you enjoy a variety of unique dishes. Healthy and delicious ingredients are top priorities in the Clouds kitchen. You can enjoy every dish guilt-free, and feel safe in the knowledge that we refuse to use preservatives, artificial colorings, or any other additives in all dishes and drinks that we create for you. Our culinary artists use's fresh ingredients to create every dish from scratch, and with a focus on nutritious elements.
Clouds uses a limited amount of ingredients to create unlimited flavors... 100 feet above.