Welcome to Clouds
Welcome to Clouds where we strive to provide a unique experience in everything we do.
May 1st - August 15th
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.
What is a European Style Café?
In a European Style Café, you are welcome to come, relax, read, spend time with us at a leisurely pace. Have some coffee, try a pastry made in our kitchen and if time eats away from you then please stay for lunch!
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 and gifts to take home. We offer exclusive themed dinners, events, wine tastings 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.
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Our desserts & pastries are handcrafted at Clouds, creative, flavorful, aesthetic and more important: additive & preservative free.
At Clouds we believe in great coffee and great mission. Therefore we serve exclusively Café El Zapote, a local non-profit coffee.
Our menu is kept to the essential. Handcrafted dishes inspired from the European cuisine using traditional recipes and no preservatives.
Join us at Clouds on selected Friday nights for a vineyard style Wine and Hors d'oeuvres event.
The Clouds Exclusive Dinners are more than a dinner, they are an experience like none other!
Clouds 5, 7 or 9 course fine dinning menu at your home or at Clouds with your Clouds Private Chef.
Enjoy a fun workshop or sign up for a five weeks cooking class with our Clouds Chef.
Our extended menu is for group 12+ and can be customized for your special occasion.
Shop the perfect gift within an assortment of European inspired retail items 100% made at Clouds.
Clouds themed parties are inspired by the most popular themed parties found on the other side of the ocean.
Our catering menu is ideal for fancy events.
The Clouds Event Planners will assist you planning you Graduation party, Baby shower, Wedding or Corporate retreat.