Food & Drink in Ames


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  • Snus Hill Winery
    For four generations, the Larson family has farmed the verdant parcel of land where Snus Hill Winery now sits, carrying on and improving upon the traditions of their Swedish immigrant ancestors who settled there back in 1878. From their American and French?style grapes, they've crafted a wide variety of award-winning wines, some of which are lovingly named for their beloved cats??and all of which wear the face of a feline on the label. Red, white, ros?, and even dessert and specialty wines create a well-rounded portfolio of varietals, from the bone-dry cabernet sauvignon the Whisker White, with notes of pineapple, mango, and graceful indifference.
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    2183 320th St
    Madrid, IA US
  • Cookies Etc
    Tutored in the ways of cookie craftwork, Cookies, etc.'s team of bakers bend batter to their will to bake a variety of tantalizing treats from scratch using tested family recipes. Take the echo out of lonely cookie jars with a lid- and taste bud-lifting dozen baked discs in any combination of six flavors. The chocolate-chocolate-chip cookie settles exponential cocoa cravings by embedding milk-chocolate chips into a chewy brownie circle, and the pecan-chocolate-chip cookie infuses a nutborne crunch to please textural tasters. Cookies, etc.'s Frankenstein refreshment fabricators have harnessed all the powers of edible science to assemble the monster cookie, a rich blend of crunchy peanut butter and oatmeal dough packed with M&M'S and chocolate chips.
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    2801 Grand Ave
    Ames, IA US
  • Medicap Pharmacy
    Now in its 40th year, Medicap Pharmacy stocks its shelves with an array of healthcare products, specializing in a neighborhood-friendly atmosphere staffed by personable pharmacists. Guests are invited to peruse Medicap Pharmacy's thoroughfares lined with medicinal home goods, or stop by the pharmacy counter to fill a prescription or ask about seasonal flu shots. Customers can tenderly tend to wounded ankles with an ankle brace ($29.90), reward immune systems with reinforcing cold medicine ($1.59–$11.49), or keep the body stocked with the vital nutrients by picking up women’s vitamins ($8.90). Medicap Pharmacy also keeps customers in tip-top shape by offering preventative health screenings as well as at-home delivery.
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    105 Lincoln Way
    Ames, IA US
  • Jeff's Pizza Shoppe
    Owned by an intrepid pair of dough-spinning brothers, Jeff's Pizza Shop is a haven for delicious, quickly prepared Italian-American cuisine. Patrons can design trillions of custom pizzas using the five pie sizes and an ample toppings list or choose a specialty creation such as a 12-inch Cordon chicken ($13.49), which mixes rich ham with chicken strips and dumps the meaty medley over a thin crust stippled with alfredo sauce and honey mustard. Diners diagnosed with meat-deficiency syndrome can wrap their lips around a 14-inch Farmer Frank and all its ham, ground beef, bacon, bison meat, and extra cheese ($15.99), and vegetarians can indulge in the self-explanatory spinach, havarti, and artichoke pie ($10.69/10") paired with Sprecher's root beer ($1.69). Jeff's menu delves deep into baked savories beyond pizza, heaving hot, hefty calzones ($4.99+), toasted subs ($5.79), and thick cuts of saucy lasagna ($5.99) directly into mouths before they can apologize for taking small bites out of all the breadsticks ($2.99/side).
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    2402 Lincoln Way
    Ames, IA US
  • Cafe Milo
    Ames Beat reviewers give Cafe Milo an average of 3.2 stars, and three Google Mappers give it an average of 4.3 stars:
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    4800 Mortensen Rd
    Ames, IA US
  • Hickory Park Restaurant
    Chow down on ribs, slaw and more at Hickory Park Restaurant, a down-home barbecue joint in Ames. None of the fare at Hickory Park Restaurant is low-fat, so you'll have to put the diet aside for a visit here. Hickory Park Restaurant visitors can also take advantage of the many drink options offered here. You won't need to get a sitter before heading to Hickory Park Restaurant — kids are more than welcome at this family-friendly establishment. Hickory Park Restaurant can provide comfortable seating options for parties of any size. Between the music and the crowds, Hickory Park Restaurant's noise levels can be intense. Hickory Park Restaurant tosses the jacket-and-tie dress code convention in favor of a more casual dining experience. Impress the diners at your next gathering by calling in Hickory Park Restaurant for catering. If you need to get somewhere fast, the restaurant also serves up grub to go. Don't waste time or money searching for a parking space — pull into the lot next door at no extra charge. Typical diners should plan to spend about $30 per person on Hickory Park Restaurant's moderately priced fare.
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    1404 S Duff Ave
    Ames, IA US
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