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Whiskey River

Open Now: 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Open today: 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Nice atmosphere offseason

Husband and I came in for dinner one Sunday night. We liked the atmosphere, there was music but you... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Bonnie D
Great bar!!

If I lived in Ames, this would be my bar. Loud, raucous, and filled with folks having fun. Great... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
David W
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible9%
11 Jun 2018
“Nice atmosphere offseason”
29 Apr 2018
“Slow service”
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132 Main St, Ames, IA 50010-6360
+1 515-612-4949
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Husband and I came in for dinner one Sunday night. We liked the atmosphere, there was music but you could still talk comfortably. It wasn't too busy but it's definitely more of a bar feel so we wouldn't bring the kids here. Personally, I liked...More

Thank Bonnie D
Reviewed 30 April 2018

More bar then restaurant. Bloody Mary’s seem to be the best choice. I thought the food was below average. We waited over 45 minutes for our food. Pretty disappointed when we ate it.

Thank Sandymac66
Reviewed 22 January 2018

If you're looking for a great tasting burger, this is the place. Great burgers with lot's of options. My wife got the Whiskey burger and I got the breakfast burger. Both were excellent! It's a bar with great food so be prepared for the bar...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 15 July 2017

If I lived in Ames, this would be my bar. Loud, raucous, and filled with folks having fun. Great selection of beers on tap and some really nice local craft beers available.

Thank David W
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

5 couple went for the Sunday Bloody Mary bar. The person responsible for opening the bar, didn't show up. The servers had No Training on opening procedures. I understand the servers had extra work when they first opened up. There is No Excuses why a...More

Thank wendy k
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Our first visit- we were wanting to try something new and taking my In-Laws out for their birthdays before a Cyclone game. I would say it was at least 10-15 minutes before they acknowledged we were there. Our waitress was very rude when she stopped...More

Thank Traci S
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Was in town for the night and looking for a small bite and a beer. Found Whiskey River and was very suprised to find good quality "bar food" and $5 draft Guinness. Can't beat that. The bartender is very personable but gets to caught up...More

Thank BrianRhonda
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We were in town for beep baseball World Series(baseball for the bllind) and needed a reasonably priced place to eat. The nachos were good and so was the hawiian burger. I meet the needs for everyone in our group. We would recommend this restaurant.

Thank Debra S
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Laid back local bar with good burgers and nachos, Plenty of beer and big screen televisions. Located in downtown Ames.

Thank susanm1962
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for drinks and food. Sat at a table, like we have before. We waited 15 minutes and no one checked on us. We left.

Thank Jean H
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