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Cafe Beaudelaire

$$ - $$$American, ,
2504 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014-7145
+1 515-292-7429
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“peas” (5 reviews)
“gyro” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Brazilian, Latin, Cafe, Pub, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2504 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014-7145
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

Cafe Beaudelaire is a truly unique dining option in central Iowa. They bill themselves as a Brazilian cafe, but the menu items seem a bit more international. On a recent visit, the menu included feijoada (a Brazilian stew), but also gyros, and a sandwich dubbed...More

Thank Cyclone05
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

I was here 29August2015 and got the specials for take out. The waitress was very friendly, the food was hot, fresh, too salty and I had asked for the chipotle catsup on the side and they put it on the burger, which made it too...More

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 25 August 2015

I absolutely love everything about this place, from the service, to the drinks,and of course the food. My goal is to try at least everything once on the menu, I am half way there and still have not found anything that I do not love!

Thank Danielle B
Reviewed 25 August 2015

I have been here a a couple of times for a drink and once to eat. The food tastes ok but is wildly overpriced and the portions are small. The drinks are pretty good but also overpriced. Cafe B has a nice bar and overall...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2015

Visited Ames for Work and was recommended Cafe Beaudelaire. It might be because I was not expecting much from a restaurant in Iowa but this place was great. The menu had a good selection, the food was delicious, and they had a decent craft brew...More

Thank Stuart b
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

My wife and daughter ate supper here and loved it. The menu is diverse from burgers to awesome Latin and mideast dishes. Our waitress was attentive and patient answers our questions about the food. We tried a variety and loved them all. Our daughter will...More

Thank bigfishISU
Reviewed 11 August 2015

My friend & I had dinner here over the past weekend & enjoyed the Brazilian street food. We had the Beaudelaire Bauru sandwich, which could be described as emptying your refrigerator onto a bun-hamburger patty, ham, onions, corn, peas, cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, fried egg &...More

Thank Yumagirl
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Fun place to eat. Unique yet simple food. Small menu but an excellent selection nevertheless. Service was great. Our food came out hot and fast.

Thank peelynn
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This restaurant has been serving delicious Brazilian food un Ames campustown for a long time, and their success comes from an interesting variety of choices, with food that is fresh and delicious.

Thank Vallisneria
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Cafe Baudelaire takes you right out of Ames and into Rio. Well, not quite, but the food does. The fare is fresh, light, interesting and tasty. Lots of options for the vegetarians amongst us and not some sloppy sides. Rather , the chef reworks the...More

Thank Anne K
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4 October 2016|
Response from gseth51 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do. I don't worry about gluten free, but this restaurant is in a college town, so they are ready for anything.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:30 AM
10:00 AM - 1:30 AM
10:00 AM - 1:30 AM
10:00 AM - 1:30 AM
10:00 AM - 1:30 AM
10:00 AM - 1:30 AM
10:00 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2504 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50014-7145
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-292-7429
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