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Aunt Maude's

547 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6008
+1 515-233-4136
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tri tip” (8 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
547 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6008
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took her mother here for her 90th birthday. The ambience is nice, but beyond that very average. The menu is not very extensive, and for what you get, overpriced. Charging for a couple of pieces of french bread, come on. On...More

Thank Mark672
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think you would have a tough time finding a restaurant like this one. The food is really good, the prices are fair and the atmosphere is just right. Not a lot of college people seem to hang out as it isn't the cheapest for...More

Thank S8512VIkeithl
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Never miss eating here when home in Ames or Story City! Manage to get the same table by the end of the bar! Great food and great staff!

Thank coezetteb
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant for the first time and left satisfied. I ordered the steak sandwich and it was tender and full of flavor. For dessert our group tried one of everything and I enjoyed the peanut butter pie. If you find yourself in Ames this...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We were intrigued enough by the reviews and ratings to venture a bit further from the interstate than we would normally to pay a visit to Aunt Maude's. Good call. My wife had the traditional French Dip and I had the Love at First Bite...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We have eaten at Aunt Mades dozens of times over dozens of years and the food is consistently great. Service here is impeccable. Nice place for date night or to catch dinner before a show.

Thank Marla M
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic- soup and salad should be included in entree price. The service was attentive. Great choice

Thank Craig D
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We sat in a small alcove near the front door which was surprisingly quiet and quaint. The service was superb. The food excellent. I ordered the vegetarian omelet from the lunch menu. Excellent! Three egg omelet with lots of roasted veggies and a special cheese...More

1  Thank DEB309
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We sat in the outdoor seating area, which faces main street but is far enough away from the crowds. The staff were very friendly and accommodating and the food was delicious!

Thank ABaker1218
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The food is worth the extra expense. They seem to get that extra dash of care when it comes to their food and waite staff. The atmosphere is dark and charming. There is nothing not to like at this restaurant, except maybe when the bill...More

Thank leisamandell
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 547 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6008
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-233-4136
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