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Pizza Ranch

1404 Boston Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8776
+1 515-232-1999
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good29%
  • Average29%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“fried chicken” (11 reviews)
“salad bar” (7 reviews)
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American, Pizza
1404 Boston Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8776
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

An all-day buffett of chicken and pizza, you just can't go wrong! The servers were great and the food was awesome.

Thank Ike R
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Has a good variety in their buffet and will special order pizzas for you at no charge. A quality buffet place and worth your money.

Thank Adam D
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Good place to eat in a hurry between classes. Good food and good people at the front counter. Recommended!!

Thank boucher24
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

One of the great things about traveling in Iowa is the pizza ranch restaurants all over the place. They are all consistent when it comes to their food and this one is no different. Very quiet experience and the staff was engaging and baked you...More

Thank Byron H
Reviewed 17 February 2016

this place needs a good scrubbing. while the staff was amazingly friendly, it really wasn't very clean.

Thank janemasterman
Reviewed 19 January 2016

The staff was very friendly, they offered to make any kind of pizza we wanted, they checked on us frequently, great food, restaurant very clean, location great.

1  Thank rej1988
Reviewed 14 December 2015

I enjoyed their unique (at least to me) take on pizza buffet style eating. The fact that the buffet also contained fried chicken didn't hurt my favorable view considering I'm a fried chicken junkie.

1  Thank DMII
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Pizza, thin crust, lots of variety, they will take your fav' and prepared, chicken, fried, very fried! Salad bar, average, lunch was 9.99 till 2 p.m, 10.99 after 2 p.m., includes drink, all you can eat.

Thank rrcer
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Came here with a group of 10 family members. Kids love it here because refer can go up as often as they want. Lots of different types of pizza to choose from. Salad bar doesn't have a lot of veggies to chose from. Iceberg lettuce...More

1  Thank puma1954
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Very good Salad Bar, good variety of Pizza, Great Fried Chicken, excellent service. Lot of families and Students so a little noisy, but not too bad

Thank Francis M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1404 Boston Ave, Ames, IA 50010-8776
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ames
  • Phone Number: +1 515-232-1999
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