Welcome to Clouds 

Welcome to Clouds where we strive to provide a unique experience in everything we do.

Clouds Hours

May 1st - August 22nd

Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday:10:00am - 5:00pm

Sunday:10:00am - 5:00pm

Clouds Safety Procedures

Since safety is an important concern for us, we developed a Coronavirus action plan.


with new Exclusive Dinner Events, Wine tastings, 

new Special Menu for groups (12+), new Brunch options

and much more coming soon with our new website...

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European atmosphere... 100 feet above

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.

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.