Restaurants in Ames


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Inspired by trips to the state's northwestern lakes, Okoboji Grill conjures the wayfaring spirit of summer vacation with hearty American comfort food. Chefs marinate chicken strips in beer before hand-breading them in a secret blend of spices, crown crispy onion strings with Iowa-raised pork chops, and stack thin-sliced meats into towering club sandwiches and edible replicas of the Chrysler Building. Okoboji Grill also culls recipes from international cuisines, adding an American take to greek gyros, housemade tzatziki sauce, and italian bruschetta and pastas.
114 S Duff Ave.
Ames,
IA
US
Wallaby's sports-centric atmosphere lures revelers with big-game broadcasts, daily drink specials, and an upscale pub-grub menu, which has led to a 10-time ranking as the Best Sports Bar in Story County by the Ames Tribune. Under the luminous glow of 34 sports-beaming televisions, kick off a meal with a group of friends or pet footballs by savoring a single order of ISU State Flappers, classic wings served in a choice of sauces including sweet asian chile, buffalo garlic, and inferno ($5.99 for 6 or $10.99 for 12). Open-faced Wallaby burgers use mushroom-and-marsala-wine sauce to incite incisors ($8.49), and the Wally dip's sliced roast beef and cup of creamy au jus provide fuel for choreographed homerun celebrations ($8.79). To quell inland blues, treat taste buds to underwater treasures, such as the grilled Atlantic salmon or the Cajun ahi tuna ($9.99 for each).
3720 Lincoln Way
Ames,
IA
US
Ames Beat reviewers give Cafe Milo an average of 3.2 stars, and three Google Mappers give it an average of 4.3 stars:
4800 Mortensen Rd
Ames,
IA
US
Enjoy traditional American cuisine at Happy Chef Restaurant of Story City, home of American comfort food. Health nuts will love Happy Chef Restaurant of Story City for its gluten-free and low-fat menu options. Happy Chef Restaurant of Story City is a great location to host a group dinner. Not a popular place for dress-up dining, most Happy Chef Restaurant of Story City patrons come in casual attire. You can also grab your food to go. The restaurant also offers catering if you want to bring the flavors of Happy Chef Restaurant of Story City to your next party or event. A nearby parking lot is readily available for Happy Chef Restaurant of Story City's diners. $15 can't buy you much, but it can buy you an amazing meal at Happy Chef Restaurant of Story City. Happy Chef Restaurant of Story City dishes up breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so stop by for your favorite meal.
1550 Broad St
Story City,
IA
US
Hankering for a side of fries? Try the grub at Suburban Restaurant, a tasty restaurant serving American-style fare. The gluten-free and low-fat fare at Suburban Restaurant will leave you happy and full. Your large group can all sit together at Suburban Restaurant. No need to dress up for a trip to Suburban Restaurant — the casual restaurant encourages laid-back attire. Always five minutes behind schedule? Pick up your food to go instead. Suburban Restaurant's diners will appreciate the free parking in a lot next door. A mid-priced establishment, Suburban Restaurant offers meals that typically cost about $30 or less. Head on over to Suburban Restaurant first thing in the morning or last thing in the evening — Suburban Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
17029 US Highway 69
Ames,
IA
US
Find something on the menu for everyone at King Buffet in Ames. Dieters beware — King Buffet does not offer low-fat cuisine. Beer, wine, and more are also available from King Buffet's extensive drink list. King Buffet is kid-friendly, so little ones are welcome to tag along. Your group can sit comfortably at King Buffet, a local restaurant. Enjoy the vibe here with a business casual dress code. For those in a rush, the restaurant lets you take your food to go. If you need to feed a big crowd, King Buffet also offers catering services for parties and get-togethers. King Buffet offers complimentary parking at a lot close by. The grub at King Buffet is also a downright bargain — most people can chow down for less than $15.
1311 Buckeye Ave
Ames,
IA
US
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