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Clouds is a European Style Café but it is much more than that.  Clouds offers an experience that is unlike any other in Ames, Iowa. The atmosphere is created by the people who support it.  Plus, where else can you get a specialty coffee that supports a local non-profit. Our fresh European style dishes and desserts can be enjoyed with a spectacular view of campus from 100 feet above.  Clouds is not just a café,  It is the perfect spot to hold your next event and create memories 100 feet above. 


The memories you make at clouds are brought together by healthy and unique dishes. With its central location and its breathtaking views over Iowa State’s campus, it is the perfect place to enjoy coffee all day long. Clouds is also a great place to catch up with friends or host events. With a comfortable, eclectic ambiance you will feel more at home than ever before! Lean back and take a sip or two of coffee, while taking in the soft sounds of music and chatter of coffee enthusiasts like you. 


We have covered parking spots available in our garage entrance for our guests. 

A taste that's pure

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. Clouds use's fresh ingredients to create every dish from scratch, and with a focus on nutritious elements, we use a limited amount of ingredients to create unlimited flavors. We focus on having healthy dishes so that you don't have to and can choose any item that your heart desires.

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Clouds Panna cotta

Only here you can feel like you're in the clouds

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