Eating Healthy in Cedar Falls

Hungry but want something that won't defeat your efforts to stay healthy? Check out these restaurant options in Cedar Falls, Iowa!


222 Main Street
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613

Using locally sourced ingredients whenever possible, the Montage menu features items such as Rosemary Cashew Crusted Chicken with Orange Horseradish Sauce; Blackberry Salmon (Faroe Islands salmon with sweet, hot blackberry sauce served over lemon couscous with fresh spinach); Citrus Sea Bass with Tomatillo-mango Salsa (Chilean sea bass line caught in New Zealand); and Texas Brisket Tacos (slow-roasted and dry rubbed with their signature spice mix, finished with homemade BBQ sauce, served in tortillas with a light slaw and queso fresco cheese).

Table 1912

5307 Caraway Lane
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613

Table 1912 is an elegantly styled private event space with seating up to 50 guests. This vegetarian-friendly restaurant uses locally-sourced ingredients whenever possible. Menus and wine selections are customized for each event with the guidance of their culinary team.

Big Acai Cedar Falls

100 East 2nd Street
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613

Using primarily organic, plant-based ingredients, menu items include Smoothies, Toasts, Salads, Burritos, and Build-Your-Own Bowls. Try the Matcha Smoothie (cashew, lavender, matcha, agave); Egyptian Toast (avocado spread, cashew garlic aioli, piquante pepper, Dukkah seasoning on sourdough bread); or the Chipotle Turkey Burrito (chipotle ground turkey, green rice, quesadilla cheese, cilantro lime jalapeno and cashew cream sauce, green onion, fresh spinach).

Cottonwood Canyon

419 Washington Street
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613

Located in the historic Cedar Falls business district, Cottonwood Canyon offers menu items such as Grilled Portobello Sandwich (Portobello mushroom, melted mozzarella, green peppers, onion, tomato, and teriyaki sauce); Avocado Slices Sandwich (fresh avocado slices topped with lettuce, tomato, onion, pesto, and guacamole); Curried Chicken Salad (chicken breast flavorfully seasoned with curry and coconut milk on mixed greens, onion, tomato, peppers, and ranch); and Berry Berry Chicken (grilled chicken, seasonal berries, mixed greens, onion, tomato, peppers and almonds with house dressing).

Discover more outstanding restaurants in the Cedar Falls area or wherever you may be! Check out The Templeton List.

The Templeton List

About The Templeton List

Created by James Templeton, a 30+ year Stage 4 Melanoma cancer survivor, the Templeton List and restaurant guide is part of his lifelong dream to give back and lend a helping hand to cancer survivors and to anyone desiring to increase or maintain their good health. James experienced first-hand the challenge of finding quality restaurants and food sources when traveling.

The successful CEO of Uni-Key Health Systems and founder of the Templeton Wellness Foundation, James developed The Templeton List to help anyone easily find trust-worthy, vetted healthy restaurants all across America. Read more about our 5 Star Rating System here!

You can read about James’ personal journey as a cancer survivor in his best-selling book, I Used To Have Cancer. For more information about The Templeton Wellness Foundation, visit You’ll find inspiring stories of other cancer survivors along with video interviews with top experts from around the world in the integrative and functional medicine arena as they bring the latest leading-edge health and healing information to the holistic treatment and prevention of cancer.