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Ranallo's On 3rd - CLOSED

417 SW 3rd St, Ankeny, IA 50023-3052
+1 515-964-9510
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
16 Mar 2016
“Double birthday celebration for grownups”
12 Mar 2016
“Local and top drawer!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Vegetarian Friendly
417 SW 3rd St, Ankeny, IA 50023-3052
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Reviewed 17 March 2016

We enjoyed our first dinner at Ranallo's, Early March is my husband;s birthday and our son in law's also. We love the grandkids, but wanted to treat their parents to a nice dinner out without any parental duties, where "No one has a crying fit...More

Thank etta3216
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Had dinner with friends at Ranallo's tonight. Fantastic! Service was impeccable by our server Lisa who is an elementary school art teacher by day. The ambiance was just right with the lights down low and no loud music blaring in our ears. The appetizers selected...More

Thank jsyverson
Reviewed 2 December 2015

This is a small place with good food! The only thing that keeps me from returning is the bar that can be rather noisy open right into the restaurant! This is the kind of place you expect a quiet, date night atmosphere, only to have...More

Thank 749kevinn
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Very nice Des Moines metro place for a great dinner. We went there as a large group and everyone's dinner looked great and tasted delicious. Our problem was our server who was very slow and came back to our table smelling overwhelmingly of smoke. Obviously...More

Thank Juneiowa99
Reviewed 2 September 2015

This restaurant provided a nice, quiet atmosphere. Food was cooked as ordered and delicious. We did not have reservations on a Friday evening, but they seated us and served us quickly.

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

If you are traveling I80 or I35 through Iowa you want to stop in Ankeny for a wonderful dinner. We started with a cup of green bean soup. Had never heard of it but the creamed soup had a delightful mild green bean flavor. The...More

Thank jackorrcc
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

This is a great little place for that special dinner with a client or a date. The menu is fresh, interesting and always well prepared. The portions are just right, and the staff is very attentive and we'll trained. We have brought large groups here,...More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 16 April 2015

The menu items are on the fancy side - lots of interesting drinks from the bar - elegant ambiance - professional wait staff - a little pricey but not too expensive for what you get. I will say that a couple of times we have...More

Thank teacher_from_Iowa
Reviewed 18 March 2015

we had been by this place and have always wanted to try it. we tried several appetizers and then several entrees. our group of 6 really enjoyed the food. the steak was very good. the toasted ravioli was also very good. then the oatmeal pie...More

Thank coolrman33
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Love the food here, always count on well prepared and delicious entrees. The menu is well thought out and even with a change of owners a few years ago, the high quality has never been lacking.

Thank Chuck B
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417 SW 3rd St, Ankeny, IA 50023-3052
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: +1 515-964-9510
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